21 articles found

Sandwell manufacturing group chairman wins lifetime achievement award
21/08/2019
Hadley Group chairman Stewart Towe won the lifetime achievement award at the recent Nachural Summer Business Awards.
WMCA event helps organisations learn more about workplace wellbeing
21/08/2019
More than a dozen organisations came along to a showcase event for West Midlands Combined Authority’s Thrive at Work programme.
West Midlands bucks national trend as the number of people in work continues to rise
16/08/2019
The West Midlands has again bucked the national trend with a further increase in the number of people in work.
£41m secured to help unlock derelict land for housing
16/08/2019
A further £41m has been secured to help unlock hundreds of acres of former industrial land for much-needed new homes.
Future of West Midlands door-to-door transport service is secured
15/08/2019
A new contract to secure the future of a door-to-door transport service for more than 12,300 registered users in the region has been welcomed by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
Thousands granted to local community groups
13/08/2019
Thousands of pounds of community forum funding has been granted to more than 30 local community groups since April this year.
Mayor leads fact-finding mission for West Midlands Centre of Excellence
13/08/2019
The Mayor of the West Midlands has led a fact-finding mission to a construction academy as part of the development of a new national centre for construction excellence in the Black Country.
Over 125 young people apply to be members of new Young Combined Authority
12/08/2019
More than 125 young people have applied to become members of the new Young Combined Authority (YCA).
5 million pension savers could put their retirement savings at risk to scammers
09/08/2019
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) are joining forces again this summer to warn the public about fraudsters targeting people’s retirement savings.
City Learning Quarter full design funding set to be approved
08/08/2019
City of Wolverhampton Council is set to approve funding for the final design of the ambitious City Learning Quarter.
Government report welcomes vision to create a National Park in the West Midlands
08/08/2019
A Government-commissioned report has welcomed ambitious proposals to create a new urban National Park in the West Midlands region.
£2m fund for community cycling and walking projects receives more than 140 bids
08/08/2019
A £2 million fund set up to help communities improve their streets for cycling and walking has been inundated with more than 140 bids.
Boda Builders at the cone
07/08/2019
13 glass artists will be flexing their creative muscles when a new exhibition ‘Boda Builders’ opens at the Red House Glass Cone later this month.
Ground-breaking commitment to mental health in the West Midlands
07/08/2019
West Midlands Combined Authority has committed to a new way of tackling poor mental health in the region by signing up to Public Health England’s Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health.
#wmstrong campaign offering a summer of opportunities to young people
07/08/2019
A summer campaign offering opportunities and activities to school leavers and young people most at risk of falling into crime and anti-social behaviour has been launched.
Major redevelopment of New Park Village estate
07/08/2019
City of Wolverhampton Council is considering major redevelopment plans for council housing in New Park Village.