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Chancellor uses budget to back region’s Covid recovery plans
03/03/2021
Chancellor Rishi Sunak today backed the West Midlands in its plans to drive a greener and fairer economic recovery from Covid-19 with a range of new measures and investments.
Powering Resilience and Recovery Across the Region as Chamber Launches Major Campaign
02/03/2021
The Black Country Chamber of Commerce has joined forces with business partners from across the region
Walsall Works proud to be Gateway organisation for Kickstart scheme
02/03/2021
A £2 billion fund was announced by government in November 2020 for the creation of thousands of high quality 6-month work placements for young people
Council commits millions to protect most vulnerable
02/03/2021
An additional £10 million is to be spent on looking after the most vulnerable in the borough after the budget was approved at council meeting.
Digital bootcamps helping local people to gain new jobs in tech sector
02/03/2021
Nearly 1,500 local people are benefiting from free training to start a new career in the digital sector.
Contractor appointed for National Brownfield Institute
02/03/2021
The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a main build contractor for the ‘shovel ready’ National Brownfield Institute (NBI) at its £120m Springfield Campus.
Extra financial boost for businesses
02/03/2021
Finance bosses have written to more than 1,500 businesses offering them thousands of pounds worth of extra financial help as the national lockdown continues.
Rough sleeper data released
01/03/2021
The number of rough sleepers across Dudley borough remains consistently low, the latest data from the government has revealed.
Digital innovation hub opens to help Walsall residents learn new skills
01/03/2021
Walsall College is all set to show local school students, adults and businesses how to make their digital mark with the launch of a new technology centre funded by the West Midlands Combined Authority.
Work begins on new Sprint bus priority measures on the A45 in Birmingham
01/03/2021
Construction work is underway on the congestion busting Sprint bus route designed to deliver improved journey times and more reliable services linking Walsall, Birmingham and Solihull
City to bloom after funding boost
25/02/2021
Wildflower meadows, tree planting and bat and bird boxes will be introduced at sites across Wolverhampton thanks to a funding boost of more than £600,000.
Bid to boost job opportunities
25/02/2021
Dudley Council’s bid to boost job opportunities across Dudley borough for 16 to 24 year olds has been successful.
£30 million plan to boost bus services through Dudley, Sandwell and Birmingham
25/02/2021
Development work has started on a £30 million package of bus priority measures to improve reliability and journey times on commuter routes
Businesses benefitting from city Relight Programme
25/02/2021
City of Wolverhampton micro and small businesses have started receiving specialist support
Mid-life MOT
25/02/2021
An innovative project to help the over-50s most at risk of long-term unemployment is underway in the West Midlands.
Rough sleeping in the West Midlands at its lowest since 2010
25/02/2021
Latest annual figures show a 62% reduction in the number of people sleeping rough across the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) area.