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Wolves at Work programme reaches 6,000 milestone
Wolves at Work has reached another major milestone as it continues to support Wolverhampton residents with jobs and skills during the pandemic.
Black Country businesses benefit  from peer-to-peer networking
Working with sector specific delivery partners, the Black Country LEP Growth Hub has created four Peer Networking groups to support business.
WMCA unveils plan for region’s digital future
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has launched its plan to give the region a digital reboot, with an aim to tackle digital exclusion, reach net zero and support a post-Covid recovery.
New discretionary lockdown business grants now available
City of Wolverhampton businesses not eligible for the Government’s national Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed) under the current lockdown can now apply for discretionary grant schemes.
Extra funding to support homeless
Dudley Council has secured nearly half a million pounds to provide new accommodation for people at risk of becoming homeless and sleeping rough.
Work on Plaza Mall underway
A landmark Dudley town centre building where Woolworths was originally located is undergoing £100,000 of restoration works
Accelerator funding delivering improvements across city
A host of improvements are being made to the city centre, Bilston and Wednesfield thanks to a £1million Towns Fund Accelerator Grant secured by Wolverhampton’s Town Deal Board.
Story launches free advice series to support region’s businesses as two thirds say they are confident of growth in 2021
More than two thirds of Midlands business leaders are ‘confident’ of growth this year, according to new research from PR agency, Story Comms.
National Express to run zero-emission Sprint bus services
National Express West Midlands has announced its intention to run new rapid transit bus services along the A34 and A45 Sprint route between Walsall, Birmingham and Solihull
Help shape how businesses respond to diversity and inclusion
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.
New images released for Dudley Leisure Centre
These latest images show how Dudley’s new £18 million leisure centre will look – as work continues at pace on the exciting new development.
£100m Phoenix 10 regeneration project moves forward as planning application submitted
The £100m regeneration of one of the biggest derelict sites in the region has moved forward with the submission of a planning application for the Phoenix 10 development in Walsall.
Scrutiny to discuss £1bn of borough investment
An ambitious regeneration programme that is expected to see £1bn of investment in Dudley borough will be discussed at Dudley Council’s scrutiny meeting next week.
Railway station works on track as Interchange wins award
Exterior works on phase two of Wolverhampton’s new railway station building are nearing completion in line with a spring opening to the public.
£3m boost for WMCA scheme to help people with health conditions back into work
The West Midlands is gaining further funding of £3 million from the Government to help people who have health conditions get back into work.
Black Country Consortium Ltd Annual General Meeting 2021
The AGM will be held on 22/02/2021 at 3pm