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Growth Hub to connect Black Country  manufacturers to the agricultural sector
Black Country LEP Growth Hub becomes members of Agri-Epi Centre in order to connect manufacturers to supply chain opportunities in agricultural and agri-tech sectors.
On-site works restart on iconic Civic Halls restoration
Works on the restoration of Wolverhampton’s iconic Civic Halls have restarted after an enforced break due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Home-based businesses urged to apply for grant scheme
City of Wolverhampton Council is calling on the city’s home-based businesses to check if they are eligible for the second round of its Discretionary Grant Scheme.
£20 million in new grants to boost recovery of small businesses
£20 million new funding to help smaller businesses recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
Deadline announced for Government business grants
Eligible Wolverhampton businesses yet to apply for vital coronavirus grants are being made aware the Government has announced the schemes will close on Friday, August 28.
Illustration students see lockdown work come to life
University of Wolverhampton Illustration degree students who had worked on a live creative project brief for the Mander Shopping Centre during lockdown have seen their work come to life.
Boost for colleges to help young people stay in further education or training
A partnership of colleges in the West Midlands, supported by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), has been boosted by a Government fund aimed at keeping more young people in further education and training.
New research project to capture community pandemic response
A team of academics at the University of Wolverhampton has been successful in winning a bid to carry out research into the local community response to the pandemic.
Board set to submit £48million ‘Towns Fund’ bid
Wolverhampton’s Town Deal Board is set to submit a final bid for up to £48million of Government funding to transform the city centre, Bilston and Wednesfield.
WMCA welcomes young people’s call not to forget Black Lives Matter
West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has welcomed a letter from young leaders urging it to continue to fight racism.
Climate change challenge to be at the heart of the region’s updated transport plan
The region’s wide-ranging transport plan is set to be updated with a greater focus on meeting the #WM2041 climate change challenge.
WMCA signs up to West Midlands National Park
Plans to create a West Midlands National Park have taken a step forward after the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Birmingham City University.
New rules on face coverings come into force
Face coverings must be worn in borough shops from today (Fri) – with certain exemptions.
Second round of grant scheme launching to help businesses
City of Wolverhampton Council will launch on Thursday (July 23) the second round of its Discretionary Grant Scheme to help small businesses.
Council progresses plans for new-look city centre
City of Wolverhampton Council is progressing its transformation plans for a new-look city centre to ensure works can start as soon as Government funding is secured.