62 articles found

WMCA funds new training to help local people maintain the country’s infrastructure
30/04/2020
Local people are learning specialist skills for essential work to maintain the country’s infrastructure, thanks to new training funded by the West Midlands Combined Authority
Council Delivers 10,000th Food Parcel
29/04/2020
City of Wolverhampton Council has delivered 10,000 emergency food parcels to vulnerable residents since the start of the coronavirus lockdown.
Learning Communities supporting almost 1,000 residents
29/04/2020
City of Wolverhampton’s Learning Communities partnership has successfully adapted its services during coronavirus lockdown to provide support for almost 1,000 residents on a weekly basis.
New free online learning platform to boost workplace skills
28/04/2020
Online platform ‘The Skills Toolkit’ will help people to build their skills during the coronavirus outbreak and beyond
Small businesses boosted by bounce back loans
28/04/2020
New 100% government backed loan scheme for small business
Sandwell's Cash for Sports Club gets a makeover to tackle Covid-19
28/04/2020
Sandwell Council’s Cash for Sports Clubs scheme is getting a new makeover to help provide financial support to clubs during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
West Midlands recovery plan to be drawn up as scale of Covid-19 impact on regional economy is revealed
27/04/2020
A recovery action plan is to be drawn up specifically tailored to help the West Midlands economy bounce back quickly once lockdown restrictions start to be lifted.
Coronavirus testing FAQs for employers of essential workers
27/04/2020
Coronavirus testing for essential workers or their household self-isolating with symptoms, is vital to help get them back to their important work as soon as it is safe to do so.
Accles & Pollock receives prestigious Queen’s award for export performance
27/04/2020
Accles & Pollock, the precision metal tubular assembly business which is part of Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG Alliance, has won the International Trade category in the prestigious Queen's Awards for Enterprise 2020.
Investment for screen-industry body to support the growth of the West Midlands film, TV and games sector
24/04/2020
Create Central, the industry-led body set up in late 2019 has secured £2million of investment to deliver a programme of activities to help turbo charge the West Midlands film, TV and games sector.
Derelict Allotment to be Restored to Former Glory
24/04/2020
A disused former allotment in Wolverhampton will be brought back into use after the city council agreed to hand it over to a community group.
Council agrees new deal for Gatis Community Space
24/04/2020
Community Interest Company Acts of Random Caring has been given a major boost after City of Wolverhampton Council agreed to release more land to the group
University launches fundraising campaign to support PPE manufacture
23/04/2020
The University of Wolverhampton is manufacturing PPE for distribution across the West Midlands to keep health professionals safe.
Sandwell Council’s employment advisers are open for business
23/04/2020
Sandwell Council’s Employment and Skills and Connexions teams are continuing to offer support to residents, young people and employers during the coronavirus emergency.
WMCA announces major investment to transform brownfield sites as part of plans for a sustainable post-Covid-19 economic recovery
23/04/2020
The West Midlands Combined Authority has approved a further suite of multi-million-pound investments to transform former industrial sites across the region
Look after yourselves - and each other
23/04/2020
People across Dudley are being encouraged to look out for each other during the coronavirus pandemic – but to ensure they do so safely.