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New manufacturing centre hosts visit from local MP
Emma Reynolds, MP for Wolverhampton North East, visited the University of Wolverhampton’s £100 million regeneration project at the former Springfield brewery recently.
Wolves at Work buck trend for women in construction
Wolves at Work has helped two City of Wolverhampton women buck the trend by landing jobs on construction sites.
Launch of the Midlands Engine Economic Observatory
A 20-year strategy to create a ‘Midlands Rail Hub’ was unveiled in a report today by the Sub-national transport body Midlands Connect.
The WMCA wins £2.3m for construction training hubs
Thousands of people across the West Midlands will get access to on-site construction training for infrastructure and housing projects, thanks to a series of new training hubs.
Art gallery to host Hayward Gallery Touring exhibition
A Hayward Gallery Touring exhbition will open at Wolverhampton Art Gallery next month.
Local businesses encouraged to celebrate the Black Country in the lead up to Christmas
To celebrate the diversity and strength of business in the Black Country and the success stories we are proud of, we are once again leading a Twitter campaign in the run up to Christmas 2018 to highlight the achievements of Black Country businesses, people and initiatives from the past year.
Black Country Skills Factory celebrates 5 years  success in developing skills
Set up in 2013, the Black Country Skills Factory is celebrating five years of addressing skills shortages in the five transformational sectors in the Black Country including Advanced Manufacturing, Transport technologies, Construction, Environmental Technologies and Business Services.
Public to have their say on proposed transfer of Police and Crime Commissioner role to Mayor’s office
The public were today (Friday November 16) invited to have their say on proposals to transfer the role of the region’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) to the office of the Mayor of the West Midlands.
Planning granted for hundreds of new Bilston homes
City of Wolverhampton Council has approved plans for Countryside to build hundreds of homes at Bilston Urban Village.
Black Country commercial refurbishment company receives funding boost from MEIF
A leading Black Country based company which refurbishes commercial premises has secured a £30,000 cash injection from the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) through WM Small Business Loans fund manager, BCRS Business Loans.
Work starts on new Loxdale Primary School at Urban Village
Work has this week started on building the new Loxdale Primary School at Bilston Urban Village.
Businesses urged to claim £2500 voucher for broadband boost
Businesses around the UK are being urged to make use of a £2500 voucher for gigabit broadband speeds before the scheme closes due to high demand.
National Award for Cllr Roger Lawrence
Leader of City of Wolverhampton Council, Cllr Roger Lawrence, has been named ‘Leader of the Year’ at a prestigious national award ceremony.
Wednesbury to Brierley Hill Metro extension moves step closer
The Wednesbury to Brierley Hill Metro extension has moved a step closer with the next stage of the project now underway.
NIC Chair excited by city’s regeneration plans
City of Wolverhampton Council (CWC) and regional partners yesterday (Wednesday) played host to the chairman of the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC), Sir John Armitt, and his colleagues.
Still time for businesses and others to have their say on building an economy fit for the future
With a further £100 million for the West Midlands announced in last week’s Budget, businesses and other key sectors can still have their say on how to channel such funding to build a regional economy fit for the future.