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West Midlands company is first of its kind to use 5G to transform manufacturing
A West Midlands manufacturer is to become the first smaller sized business to use a 5G private network to boost productivity.
Town projects to get under way following funding boost
Work on town projects worth a total of £2.25 million are getting under way in Sandwell this month (January) following a successful bid for funding.
City businesses can now apply for new lockdown grants
Eligible City of Wolverhampton businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors can now apply for an additional one-off national lockdown grant of up to £9,000.
Fly-through footage shows first glimpse of what Metro extension is set to look like in Dudley
A computer-generated fly-through released today gives a glimpse into the future showing how the much-anticipated Wednesbury to Brierley Hill Metro extension is set to look in Dudley town centre.
£1.75m investment in accommodation to prevent return to rough sleeping
A £1.75m grant will help provide a safe place to stay and long-term accommodation for homeless people who were helped off the street during the coronavirus pandemic.
Businesses to get expert local advice on navigating new EU trade deal
Thousands of West Midlands businesses are being offered local, tailored support to help capitalise on the benefits of the new European Union (EU) trade deal while reducing some of the risks.
BT announces ‘Lockdown Learning’ support scheme for kids and families
BT introduces connectivity support scheme to help disadvantaged children continue their education, while schools remain closed
£4.6 billion in new lockdown grants to support businesses and protect jobs
This follows the Prime Minister’s announcement last night that these business will be closed until at least February half-term in order to help control the virus, and, together with the wide range of existing support, provides them with certainty through the Spring period.
What does Lockdown 3 mean for Black Country businesses?
Yesterday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced there would be another national lockdown which could last until mid-February 2021.
Black Country takes another step toward  leading a clean growth revolution
The Black Country Consortium has been awarded funding from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to support clean industrial growth through the Repowering the Black Country Project
Application submitted for phase three Heath Town homes
A planning application has been submitted for phase three of new council homes to be built as part of a major transformation of the Heath Town estate
Aim for Gold companies thrive as they help with PPE
Two Wolverhampton businesses working in partnership during the Covid-19 pandemic to produce PPE for the NHS have been helped by the Council’s Aim for Gold programme to grow and create new jobs for local people.
Leader visits National Innovation Centre construction site
The leader of Dudley Council has visited a Dudley town centre construction site to officially break ground where a new £24m Very Light Rail National Innovation Centre is being built.
Sandwell Skills Strategy approved to support residents and businesses
A new strategy to boost skills for residents in Sandwell and support local businesses and the economy to grow has been approved by councillors.
Volunteers hailed for role in Wrens Nest retaining Green Flag status
Volunteers have been hailed for their efforts in helping Wrens Nest National Nature Reserve retain its Green Flag status.
New photos show off Wolverhampton i9 development
New photographs show the progress being made on City of Wolverhampton Council’s eye-catching modern office development i9.