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Black Country Consortium Ltd Annual General Meeting 2021
The AGM will be held on 22/02/2021 at 3pm
Bridge demolition marks another major step forward for Metro extension
Work to extend the West Midlands Metro from Wednesbury to Brierley Hill has taken a further step forward following the demolition of another aged structure along the keenly-anticipated route.
More financial support for borough businesses
Grants of up to £14,000 are available as part of the latest raft of financial support for businesses across Dudley borough.
Wolverhampton city centre transformation coming soon
City of Wolverhampton Council will begin works in the coming months to transform the west of the city centre after accepting the Government’s Future High Streets Fund offer of £15.7million.
West Midlands announces new housing collaboration to deliver more affordable homes across the region
A collaboration has been struck between the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) and five of the region’s leading housing associations to accelerate and increase the number of affordable homes for local people.
West Midlands company is first of its kind to use 5G to transform manufacturing
A West Midlands manufacturer is to become the first smaller sized business to use a 5G private network to boost productivity.
Town projects to get under way following funding boost
Work on town projects worth a total of £2.25 million are getting under way in Sandwell this month (January) following a successful bid for funding.
City businesses can now apply for new lockdown grants
Eligible City of Wolverhampton businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors can now apply for an additional one-off national lockdown grant of up to £9,000.
Fly-through footage shows first glimpse of what Metro extension is set to look like in Dudley
A computer-generated fly-through released today gives a glimpse into the future showing how the much-anticipated Wednesbury to Brierley Hill Metro extension is set to look in Dudley town centre.
£1.75m investment in accommodation to prevent return to rough sleeping
A £1.75m grant will help provide a safe place to stay and long-term accommodation for homeless people who were helped off the street during the coronavirus pandemic.
Businesses to get expert local advice on navigating new EU trade deal
Thousands of West Midlands businesses are being offered local, tailored support to help capitalise on the benefits of the new European Union (EU) trade deal while reducing some of the risks.
BT announces ‘Lockdown Learning’ support scheme for kids and families
BT introduces connectivity support scheme to help disadvantaged children continue their education, while schools remain closed
£4.6 billion in new lockdown grants to support businesses and protect jobs
This follows the Prime Minister’s announcement last night that these business will be closed until at least February half-term in order to help control the virus, and, together with the wide range of existing support, provides them with certainty through the Spring period.
What does Lockdown 3 mean for Black Country businesses?
Yesterday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced there would be another national lockdown which could last until mid-February 2021.
Black Country takes another step toward  leading a clean growth revolution
The Black Country Consortium has been awarded funding from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to support clean industrial growth through the Repowering the Black Country Project