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Free Amazon bootcamp helps local businesses to trade online
18/11/2020
The Mayor of the West Midlands has urged the region’s businesses to increase their digital skills to be able to compete in the post-pandemic economy.
Castle Hill regeneration plans gather pace
18/11/2020
People are being given the opportunity to help shape £25million regeneration blueprints for a major gateway into Dudley.
Carters Green scheme shortlisted for prestigious award
16/11/2020
A major £1.1 million regeneration and safety scheme which has revitalised the Carters Green area in West Bromwich has been shortlisted for a prestigious Planning Excellence award.
Council confirms new business grants details
16/11/2020
City of Wolverhampton Council has confirmed details of how city businesses affected by the Coronavirus local restrictions and national lockdown can access new Government support grants.
West Midlands to receive a further £13 million for cycling and walking
16/11/2020
The Starley Network of safe cycle routes across the West Midlands will benefit from a £13 million Government active travel grant announced today.
 Businesses forced to close can now apply for grants in Sandwell
16/11/2020
Sandwell Council has launched the application process for businesses to apply for support grants if they have been forced to closed due to the latest national government restrictions
Wolverhampton’s i9 development hits new heights
13/11/2020
City of Wolverhampton Council’s eye-catching modern office development i9 has hit new heights with its roof structure in the process of being completed.
Mental health support during lockdown
13/11/2020
People can find advice and support on how to look after their mental health during the latest pandemic lockdown.
Opportunity for local people to find out more about gaining jobs in health and social care
13/11/2020
Local people are being urged to join an online careers fair to find out more about gaining new jobs in health and social care.
‘Get behind Housing First’, Mayor tells homelessness inquiry
11/11/2020
Andy Street, the Mayor of the West Midlands has urged the Government to ‘get behind Housing First’ and roll it out across the country.
5PRING and the WMCA partner on Green Innovation Challenge to accelerate low carbon economy
11/11/2020
The challenge is being run to attract and support start-ups and other small businesses to develop, prove and scale major new green innovations using 5G technology.
West Midlands Combined Authority board to discuss Health of the Region report
06/11/2020
A new report looking at the health of the West Midlands is to be discussed by political leaders next week
Black Country Growth Hub launching COVID19 Small Business Grants.
06/11/2020
Businesses in Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton will be able to apply for a COVID19 Small Business Grant from Tuesday 10 th November at 9am.
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05/11/2020
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CEO: “Sharing my mental health struggles with staff made our organisation stronger”
05/11/2020
A West Midlands chief executive who openly discussed her clinical depression with staff says company leaders need to be more open about mental health to support workers during the pandemic.