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Taskforce sets out ten priorities for the West Midlands economic recovery
A West Midlands road map to secure a successful post-Covid 19 economic recovery is to focus on 10 key goals.
Hospital staff shuttle bus service used more than 2,500 times during coronavirus outbreak
A special shuttle bus service was used more than 2,500 times to ferry NHS and social care workers to hospital and health facilities since the start of April, according to new figures.
The latest news and updates from across the Black Country and more in our May 2020 newsletter
The latest edition of the Black Country LEP newsletter is available now, featuring the most up-to-date information about business initiatives, events and successes in the region.
£50 prize survey launched to help shape public transport after lockdown
Members of the public are being urged to fill in an online survey to help plan for the future of transport following the Covid-19 lockdown.
i54 western extension enters new phase of works
An expansion of a major Midlands business park has moved into the next phase with preparation for factory platforms and services infrastructure works starting.
Black Country businesses urged to enter for Queen’s Awards for Enterprise
The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise have opened for 2021 entries and the Sandwell Business Ambassadors are urging Black Country businesses to apply.
WMCA urges social care employers to take advantage of free apprenticeship training
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is urging more social care employers to take advantage of a scheme which funds apprenticeship training for small and medium-sized firms.
Black Country LEP supporting people and business through COVID-19
The Black Country LEP is providing a range of support and guidance to people and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic
The Black Country Economic Intelligence Unit providing real time economic intelligence and analysis to support region wide strategic planning
The Black Country Economic Intelligence Unit is providing real time economic intelligence and analysis to the Black Country and West Midlands Combined Authority as part of the West Midlands Regional Economic Development Institute (WM REDI) partnership.
City markets to re-open under phased return
City of Wolverhampton Council’s Bilston, Wednesfield and City Centre markets will re-open this weekend – but under strict guidelines.
Residents urged to reveal secret acts of kindness they have experienced during lockdown
People who have experienced little – and big – acts of kindness during the coronavirus pandemic are being asked to share their stories and help raise awareness and understanding of good mental health.
All Party Parliamentary Group on the Black Country Economy Launches
A new All-Party Parliamentary Group has been announced by the Black Country Chamber of Commerce to promote the Black Country’s prosperity, economic growth, business and commerce.
Thousands to get travel pass refunds during coronavirus outbreak
Thousands of commuters will be given refunds on their bus, train and tram season tickets through a new refund scheme which has been set up since the coronavirus lockdown began.
Going, going, gone! Cavendish disappears from Dudley skyline
Cavendish House has finally disappeared from Dudley’s skyline – with council bosses vowing its demolition sparks the start of a “bright new future” for the town centre.
Pharmacy graduate, talks about life on the frontline as a Pharmacist
Baldev Danny Singh, University of Wolverhampton Pharmacy graduate, talks about life on the frontline as a Pharmacist at Boots during the COVID-19 crisis.
Global tech company appointed for revolutionary data sharing project
Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) has awarded a major contract to Chordant, Inc. to create a software platform to accelerate research and development in transport.