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Sandwell Council is building the new state-of-the-art Sandwell Aquatics Centre in Smethwick which is providing opportunities for local people in Sandwell to gain new skills and employment.
Residents, community organisations and businesses with innovative ideas to help local areas recover from the effects of the pandemic are being offered the chance to win funding and support of up to £15,000.
People across the region are playing their part in a virtual forest, in a bid to plant a new tree for every West Midlands resident by 2035.
The development of HS2 in the West Midlands will turbocharge the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic as it brings forward 175,000 new jobs and generates some £20 billion investment.
We recognise that during Covid businesses have been impacted in ways that have never been experienced before
Plans to give Aldridge its own railway station have moved forward after the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) agreed a £400,000 investment to buy the land needed to build it.
A scheme set up by the West Midlands Combined Authority to fund apprenticeship training for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) has smashed the £20m milestone.
This year, the 14th annual National Apprenticeship Week (#NAW2021) will run from Monday 8th February through to Sunday 14th February 2021
People of all ages in the City of Wolverhampton are being encouraged to find out more about apprenticeships during National Apprenticeship Week (February 8-14)
It’s National Apprenticeship Week – and Dudley Council is sharing success stories of people the local authority has taken on and helped onto the first rung of a career ladder.
Sandwell Council has started more than 750 people on apprenticeships since the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy scheme in 2017.
One of the sectors most affected by the pandemic is to get some extra support from a new scheme led by West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
Black Country Consortium to showcase opportunities
Funding secured for new Interchange cycle hub
Nearly 2,000 laptops will be provided by Sandwell Council for children ages five, six and seven.
The Ladder for the Black Country is actively supporting the ‘Rewrite the Story’ campaign by the Black Country Consortium to recruit enterprise advisors to support secondary and special education need schools across the area.