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Young people and adults to benefit from new training courses to help them gain jobs
04/08/2020
Young people in the West Midlands will benefit from new one-year training courses at further education colleges and private providers
Historic day for Wolverhampton Railway Station scheme
04/08/2020
Historic day for Wolverhampton as full demolition of its old railway station building begins.
Boost for Wolverhampton’s National Brownfield Institute
04/08/2020
City of Wolverhampton’s plans to develop a National Brownfield Institute (NBI) have been handed a major boost.
Very Light Rail back on track as council secures £13m
04/08/2020
Very Light Rail is back on track in Dudley – after the government answered a plea to meet a near £13 million shortfall in funding for the scheme.
Growth Hub to connect Black Country  manufacturers to the agricultural sector
31/07/2020
Black Country LEP Growth Hub becomes members of Agri-Epi Centre in order to connect manufacturers to supply chain opportunities in agricultural and agri-tech sectors.
On-site works restart on iconic Civic Halls restoration
31/07/2020
Works on the restoration of Wolverhampton’s iconic Civic Halls have restarted after an enforced break due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Home-based businesses urged to apply for grant scheme
30/07/2020
City of Wolverhampton Council is calling on the city’s home-based businesses to check if they are eligible for the second round of its Discretionary Grant Scheme.
£20 million in new grants to boost recovery of small businesses
30/07/2020
£20 million new funding to help smaller businesses recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
Deadline announced for Government business grants
29/07/2020
Eligible Wolverhampton businesses yet to apply for vital coronavirus grants are being made aware the Government has announced the schemes will close on Friday, August 28.
Illustration students see lockdown work come to life
29/07/2020
University of Wolverhampton Illustration degree students who had worked on a live creative project brief for the Mander Shopping Centre during lockdown have seen their work come to life.
Boost for colleges to help young people stay in further education or training
29/07/2020
A partnership of colleges in the West Midlands, supported by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), has been boosted by a Government fund aimed at keeping more young people in further education and training.
New research project to capture community pandemic response
29/07/2020
A team of academics at the University of Wolverhampton has been successful in winning a bid to carry out research into the local community response to the pandemic.
Board set to submit £48million ‘Towns Fund’ bid
28/07/2020
Wolverhampton’s Town Deal Board is set to submit a final bid for up to £48million of Government funding to transform the city centre, Bilston and Wednesfield.
WMCA welcomes young people’s call not to forget Black Lives Matter
28/07/2020
West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has welcomed a letter from young leaders urging it to continue to fight racism.
Climate change challenge to be at the heart of the region’s updated transport plan
28/07/2020
The region’s wide-ranging transport plan is set to be updated with a greater focus on meeting the #WM2041 climate change challenge.
WMCA signs up to West Midlands National Park
27/07/2020
Plans to create a West Midlands National Park have taken a step forward after the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Birmingham City University.