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Five major business wins to celebrate in the West Midlands
21/08/2020
A string of international companies moving to the West Midlands has put the region top of the UK’s overseas investment chart for five years running.
WMCA holds online summer careers festival for young people to find out more about their options
21/08/2020
Young people are being urged to join a week-long online summer careers festival to find out more about the opportunities available to them.
Applications encouraged for climate friendly business ideas
18/08/2020
The University of Wolverhampton’s Built Environment Climate Change Innovations (BECCI) project has launched a new Innovation Incubator programme - supporting 12 climate friendly business ideas over six months.
Get ready for transport changes ahead of new school term
18/08/2020
Those returning to school or college next month are being urged to plan ahead and prepare for a very different commute to the one they were used to before lockdown.
Local powers on transport, housing and funding will help drive West Midlands’ recovery
14/08/2020
Council leaders in the West Midlands and the Mayor, Andy Street, are calling on the Government to grant more powers to the region to aid recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
Have your say on how £75 million Towns Fund Investment is spent
12/08/2020
Residents and businesses in Sandwell are being urged to have their say on what improvements they would like to see as part of the Government’s Towns Fund deal which will see an investment of up to £75 million in Sandwell.
Have your say on the future of Ultra Low Emission Vehicles within the Black Country
11/08/2020
People living in the Black Country can have their say on the future of ultra low emission vehicles (ULEV)
West Midlands public transport network is ready and waiting as more people return to work
10/08/2020
The region’s public transport network is ready and waiting to safely carry more people, as the return to the workplace gathers pace following the Covid-19 lockdown.
Town regeneration to include health
10/08/2020
Dudley Council has confirmed it is working with health partners to look at new ways of incorporating health facilities into Dudley town centre’s exciting regeneration programme.
Final bid for multi-million cash injection for town centre
10/08/2020
A final bid for nearly £10million to boost the prospects of a Dudley borough town centre has been submitted to government.
City centre improvements to encourage cycling and visitors
06/08/2020
New seating areas outside pubs, bars and cafes, planters full of greenery and more cycle storage will be introduced into Wolverhampton city centre as the council continues to encourage visitors and support businesses during this difficult time.
Safer Travel release new one-year plan with an increased team and new technology
06/08/2020
The Safer Travel Partnership has today released a one year Safer Travel Plan which includes a pledge to put four extra special constables on the public transport beat.
The latest news and updates from across the Black Country and more in our August 2020 newsletter.
06/08/2020
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.
Black Country's £28m boost to kick start economic recovery
05/08/2020
Eight ‘shovel ready’ projects, ranging from the National Brownfield Land Institute to Very Light Rail developments are to benefit from £66 million of Government funding secured for the region, £28 million of this is being spent in the Black Country.
BT’s Small Business Support Scheme
04/08/2020
BT is helping small businesses fund the cost of an ultrafast business connection
Innovation in technology, transport and housing in £66 million package to help kick start West Midlands economic recovery
04/08/2020
Eight ‘shovel ready’ projects, ranging from the National Brownfield Land Institute to Very Light Rail developments are to benefit from £66 million of Government funding secured for the region.