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VLR test track complete
A major milestone has been reached in the Very Light Rail programme in Dudley with the completion of the test track.
Ten start-ups pioneering new green technologies using 5G
Ten start-ups are pioneering new green technologies using 5G technology.
Council shares success stories
Dudley Council Apprenticeship programme
Housing groups push for trainees
whg Apprenticeship programme
Apprentices can reach new heights with roofing business
SPV Group apprenticeship programme
Ladder helps firm find new talent
MTI Apprenticeships
Construction work to get underway in Dudley for the Wednesbury to Brierley Hill Metro extension
The project to deliver the new Metro extension between Wednesbury and Brierley will intensify this spring when main construction works get underway in Dudley.
Sandwell Aquatics Centre is creating job opportunities for young people in Sandwell
Sandwell Council is building the new state-of-the-art Sandwell Aquatics Centre in Smethwick which is providing opportunities for local people in Sandwell to gain new skills and employment.
Up to £15k offered for innovative ideas to help boost West Midlands communities
Residents, community organisations and businesses with innovative ideas to help local areas recover from the effects of the pandemic are being offered the chance to win funding and support of up to £15,000.
Plant your tree in virtual forest campaign
People across the region are playing their part in a virtual forest, in a bid to plant a new tree for every West Midlands resident by 2035.
New West Midlands HS2 Growth Strategy lays out fast-track to regional recovery
The development of HS2 in the West Midlands will turbocharge the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic as it brings forward 175,000 new jobs and generates some £20 billion investment.
Thrive at Work 2021
We recognise that during Covid businesses have been impacted in ways that have never been experienced before
Plans to give Aldridge its own railway station move forward with £400k land deal
Plans to give Aldridge its own railway station have moved forward after the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) agreed a £400,000 investment to buy the land needed to build it.
WMCA hits £21m in scheme to fund apprenticeship training for small and medium-sized businesses
A scheme set up by the West Midlands Combined Authority to fund apprenticeship training for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) has smashed the £20m milestone.
University celebrates National Apprenticeship Week
This year, the 14th annual National Apprenticeship Week (#NAW2021) will run from Monday 8th February through to Sunday 14th February 2021