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All aboard – call for volunteers as Whim app begins UK trials
A new integrated transport app that allows people to combine all their travel needs via their smartphone has begun its UK trials in the West Midlands.
Clean Growth Strategy
The Clean Growth Strategy, a key part of the Industrial Strategy, sets out how the UK can take full advantage of the opportunities for industry, working people and consumers while meeting the country’s commitments to tackle climate change
Pedal power revolution for the West Midlands as bikeshare scheme gets set to roll
A bike-sharing hire scheme is to be launched across the West Midlands.
TfWM wins top award at transport ‘Oscars’ for second year running
Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) has been named best in the UK for the second year running after landing the main award at the transport industry’s equivalent to the Oscars.
New Debenhams store staff made in Wolverhampton
Debenhams’ new Mander Centre store today (Thursday) opened its doors – providing a further boost to employment in the City of Wolverhampton.
Sign-up to be part of West Midlands multi-faith conference
Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street is inviting faiths from across the region to a conference aimed at strengthening community cohesion.
Sunbeam deal shows city firm is a ‘glass’ act
A Wolverhampton business is being helped with its expansion plans by the council’s business growth team after securing a £1 million contract from the city’s Sunbeam development.
New city centre market preparatory works to get underway
Preparatory work on Wolverhampton’s new £4.9 million city centre market will tomorrow (Wednesday) get underway.
Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership Board Member Vacancies
The Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (BC LEP) provides a business-led approach to economic development for an area with over 35,000 businesses and 446,000 jobs supporting a total population of over 1.17 million people.
New director joins WMCA leadership team
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) continues to build its leadership team by appointing Dr Julie Nugent as its new director of productivity and skills.
EnTRESS Inaugural Workshop
The Environmental Technology and Resource Efficiency Support Service (EnTRESS) in collaboration with the University of Wolverhampton’s Doctoral College is very pleased to invite you to its inaugural workshop on Bioplastics.
Blyth Group Recruitment Fair (Meet the Buyer)
Are you an independent tradesman or small construction industry business?
Even higher standards and new vehicles en route for passengers as West Midlands Bus Alliance is renewed
Bus passengers across the West Midlands can look forward to even higher standards of service and reliability thanks to a landmark agreement being renewed.
Thousands of jobs and almost £4billion for economy detailed in HS2 Strategy
‘People, place and connectivity’ are the focus of a new East Midlands HS2 Growth Strategy, revealing how the planned high speed rail network could add thousands of jobs and billions of pounds to the region’s economy.
500 businesses in the Black Country benefit from free skills training
Over 500 businesses in the Black Country have benefited from free skills training this year through Black Country LEP initiatives to help businesses in the region raise productivity and boost business growth, by upskilling their staff.

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