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Sandwell set to receive £67.5 million regeneration boost
Sandwell’s bids to the Government’s Towns Fund have been granted in today’s Budget,
Large grants available to struggling city businesses
City of Wolverhampton Council has confirmed payments under its business support grant schemes have been extended until Wednesday, March 31
Incentive payments to boost Ladder
Helping employers to support young people
Chancellor uses budget to back region’s Covid recovery plans
Chancellor Rishi Sunak today backed the West Midlands in its plans to drive a greener and fairer economic recovery from Covid-19 with a range of new measures and investments.
Powering Resilience and Recovery Across the Region as Chamber Launches Major Campaign
The Black Country Chamber of Commerce has joined forces with business partners from across the region
Walsall Works proud to be Gateway organisation for Kickstart scheme
A £2 billion fund was announced by government in November 2020 for the creation of thousands of high quality 6-month work placements for young people
Council commits millions to protect most vulnerable
An additional £10 million is to be spent on looking after the most vulnerable in the borough after the budget was approved at council meeting.
Digital bootcamps helping local people to gain new jobs in tech sector
Nearly 1,500 local people are benefiting from free training to start a new career in the digital sector.
Contractor appointed for National Brownfield Institute
The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a main build contractor for the ‘shovel ready’ National Brownfield Institute (NBI) at its £120m Springfield Campus.
Extra financial boost for businesses
Finance bosses have written to more than 1,500 businesses offering them thousands of pounds worth of extra financial help as the national lockdown continues.
Rough sleeper data released
The number of rough sleepers across Dudley borough remains consistently low, the latest data from the government has revealed.
Digital innovation hub opens to help Walsall residents learn new skills
Walsall College is all set to show local school students, adults and businesses how to make their digital mark with the launch of a new technology centre funded by the West Midlands Combined Authority.
Work begins on new Sprint bus priority measures on the A45 in Birmingham
Construction work is underway on the congestion busting Sprint bus route designed to deliver improved journey times and more reliable services linking Walsall, Birmingham and Solihull