31 articles found

Job scheme launches after trial helps more than 600 into work
09/12/2020
Following the success of the biggest jobs support trial of its kind in the world, the Black Country is getting more support to help people who have health conditions into work.
Council supporting schools to close digital divide
09/12/2020
City of Wolverhampton Council has been working with schools during the Covid-19 pandemic in a bid to start closing the digital divide.
Planning application submitted for council’s first solar farm
09/12/2020
City of Wolverhampton Council has submitted a planning application for its first solar farm to be developed to power New Cross Hospital with renewable energy.
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07/12/2020
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Shop Wolverhampton on Small Business Saturday
04/12/2020
As part of Wolverhampton’s Shop Local campaign residents are being urged to show their support for city traders on Small Business Saturday (December 5).
Create Central launches TV Production Bootcamp to help West Midlands creative talent into jobs following the global pandemic
04/12/2020
The region’s independent TV sector is calling on creative talent from across the West Midlands to join an innovative new skills Bootcamp.
Regional winter plan announced to protect rough sleepers
04/12/2020
The region’s local authorities have come together to announce their joint winter plan for individuals at risk of rough sleeping.
6 Practical Steps to Get Secure Online with Cyber Aware
04/12/2020
SHOPPERS buying Christmas presents online have been urged to follow a new cyber safety campaign after callous criminals swindled an average of £775 from each victim over the last festive period.
Help shape how businesses respond to diversity and inclusion
04/12/2020
The Black Country Chamber of Commerce is reaching out to businesses in Walsall to help understand and shape a regional response to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Still time to shop at virtual Christmas Market
03/12/2020
There’s still time for shoppers to shop local via Dudley’s virtual Christmas Market ahead of this weekend’s Small Business Saturday.
Support in place across city as non-essential shops reopen
03/12/2020
Wolverhampton’s non-essential shops have reopened for business under strict Tier 3 Covid-19 social distancing guidance.
Call for young people to help shape the future of West Midlands
02/12/2020
Sixteen to twenty-five year olds in the West Midlands are being offered the chance to have their say on regional policy.
University manufactures 10,000 face shields to aid Covid-19 effort
02/12/2020
The University of Wolverhampton has used 3D printing technology and injection moulding techniques to make 10,000 face shields in support of the Covid-19 response
Supporting the Work Force of Tomorrow as ‘Virtual Black Country Careers Expo’ Announced
02/12/2020
We live in confusing times, and that can make it harder to plan for the future. But there are some things that we can be certain about.
Plans outlined for Phoenix 10 as contracts exchange
01/12/2020
One of the largest regeneration projects in the West Midlands has taken a step forward, with property developer HBD exchanging contracts with Walsall Council and Homes England on the Phoenix 10 regeneration scheme.