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Supporting shoppers and business to open safely
12/06/2020
The Government has announced that more shops can open from Monday (15 June) and Sandwell Council is putting together a package of guidance and support to help local businesses and shoppers stay safe.
Art in Lockdown invite inspires hundreds of creations
12/06/2020
Last month Wolverhampton Art Gallery and City of Wolverhampton Council Library Services invited the city’s public to submit images of their lockdown-inspired creations to be included in a special online exhibition entitled Art in Lockdown.
Student photographers put women in the picture
12/06/2020
University of Wolverhampton photography students took part in Wolves Women’s Day 2020 recently when they put their work on display to highlight Wolverhampton women in the creative arts.
Council boss: We will help protect “jewels in the crown”
12/06/2020
The leader of Dudley Council has pledged to support the borough’s top tourist attractions and help them fight back following the coronavirus crisis.
Advice on face coverings and social distancing from Sandwell’s director of public health
12/06/2020
Sandwell Council’s director of public health is reminding people to follow new rules on wearing face coverings which become compulsory on public transport from Monday (15 June).
Online business hub as shoppers return
10/06/2020
Businesses are being urged to make use of an online hub packed with information and resources to keep Dudley borough town centres safe.
Students in coronavirus lockdown bag creative brief for shopping centre
10/06/2020
University of Wolverhampton art students have delivered a creative brief for a local shopping centre despite being on lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two big employers join WMCA scheme to boost apprenticeships at small companies
09/06/2020
Two large employers are contributing £375,000 to boost apprenticeships at small and medium-sized firms through the Apprenticeship Levy Transfer Fund set up by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
Homeless citizens crisis support success to reshape plans
09/06/2020
Lessons learnt from the success of supporting Wolverhampton’s homeless citizens during the coronavirus outbreak are to be used to formulate a long-term plan to shape the service.
Black Country businesses urged to enter Queen’s Awards for Enterprise
09/06/2020
The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise have opened for 2021 entries and the Black Country LEP are urging businesses to apply. Businesses are able to apply up until 10 September 2020.
Citizens’ Panel to help guide Covid-19 recovery
08/06/2020
A new Citizens’ Panel has been set up to help guide the West Midlands’ recovery from Covid-19.
Test and trace text scam
08/06/2020
People are urged to ignore fake text messages claiming to be from the government’s test and trace service, which asks them to submit financial details.
Ambitious Future High Street Fund final bid submitted
08/06/2020
City of Wolverhampton Council has submitted a final bid for over £20million to the Government’s Future High Street Fund to help deliver its ambitious city centre vision.
Green recovery plan for the West Midlands unveiled
08/06/2020
An ambitious plan to help the region recover from the economic impact of Covid-19 while making it a greener and healthier place to live and work, has been given the go-ahead.
More cash to be released to care providers
08/06/2020
Care homes across Dudley borough are set to receive another multi-million cash boost on Monday (8 June) to help with infection control during the pandemic.
The latest news and updates from across the Black Country and more in our June 2020 newsletter
04/06/2020
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.