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Venturefest West Midlands, festival of opportunity, attracts more than 500 people
More than 500 entrepreneurs and investors turned out to see Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands, open this year’s Venturefest WM, which recognises innovation excellence within the region.
Opportunities to work at HSBC, JD Sports, Ocado and more on offer at Birmingham Jobs Fair
Thousands of jobs at some of the UK’s biggest brands are available at the upcoming Birmingham Jobs Fair.
WMCA set to invest in exciting £30m expansion of Black Country Living Museum
An exciting £30m tourism project that will whisk people back in time to the Black Country’s post-war heydays is set to get a major investment boost from the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
Contractors to Move on Site at Major Midlands Regeneration Project
One of the Black Country’s largest regeneration projects enters a new phase this month as specialist contractors move on site to commence vital remediation work at Phoenix 10, the former James Bridge Copper Works; a 44-acre brownfield site that has been disused for two decades.
Lovell and Wolves at Work deliver for young apprentices
A new Wolverhampton housing development has led to construction apprenticeship opportunities for young people, recruiting and supporting seven apprentices
New Taskforce members sign up to help tackle race inequality across the West Midlands
People from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences have been appointed to the region’s new Race Equalities Taskforce set up to find new ways to ensure all communities share the region’s success.
Electric vehicle ‘filling stations’, Metro and Sprint to kickstart £1.3 billion transport revolution
The search is on to find sites for ten electric vehicle transit stations to provide ultra-rapid charging for cars and larger vehicles as part of the region’s green transport revolution.
Plans proposed to create Oxley health & wellbeing facility and new homes
City of Wolverhampton Council is set to approve plans to create a modern health & wellbeing facility and new homes on the site of the former Oxley Day Training Centre site.
Local plans published to help residents and businesses ‘Get Set for the Games’
A series of local traffic management plans have been published for communities in the vicinity of venues for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games to help residents and businesses plan ahead.
Derelict bread factory transformed into vibrant new community
After lying derelict for nearly a decade the site of Walsall’s former Harvestime Bakery has finally been transformed into a thriving new community.
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More female staff, better design and checks for frontline staff key to ending violence against women on transport
Two leading female transport experts have today (Tuesday 8th March) published a new set of recommendations on making the transport network safer for women and girls.
Outline planning application set to be submitted for transformational city living scheme
City of Wolverhampton Council is set to submit an outline planning application at the end of this month to facilitate the first phase of the transformational Brewers Yard city living regeneration masterplan.
Planning application brings £24m Dudley Interchange another step closer
The development of a new £24 million Dudley transport interchange has taken another step forward with the submission of a final planning application.
Work starts on creating new centre to support city’s vulnerable people
Work has begun to convert a vacant city centre building into additional accommodation with multi-agency support for vulnerable people and people with a history of rough sleeping.