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The latest news and updates from across the Black Country and more in our November 2018 newsletter
The latest edition of the Black Country LEP newsletter is available now, featuring the most up-to-date information about business initiatives, events and successes in the region.
Black Country ERDF Workshops
On behalf of the Black Country Technical Assistance (BCTA) team, Sustainability West Midlands would like to invite you to a series of workshops in the Black Country providing information on available ERDF funding
Ditch the junk! Action plan to combat childhood obesity in West Midlands
Junk food adverts near schools could be banned under proposals to tackle childhood obesity in the West Midlands.
Black Country Manufacturer secures £1.8m investment
CFP Composites, a manufacturer of revolutionary ultra-lightweight and cost-efficient heat resistant materials - used to replace heavy metal parts in a wide range of applications - has secured a £1.8million funding round to bring its next-generation carbon fibre panels to market.
Mayor backs crackdown on anti-social behaviour aboard buses
Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street today (Tuesday October 30) backed a crackdown on anti-social behaviour aboard the region’s buses.
Budget delivers £100 million vote of confidence in the West Midlands
Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street, today (Monday October 29) welcomed the Chancellor’s Budget and said it was a £100 million vote of confidence in the region’s on-going economic revival.
DY5 set to open the doors for potential investors
Businesses can find out more about the huge benefits of being part of the DY5 Enterprise Zone over breakfast next month.
Art gallery hosting First World War video installation
Wolverhampton Art Gallery is hosting large-scale video installation Undead Sun by Jane and Louise Wilson.
Plans to breathe new life into Bilston town centre
Plans to transform and revitalise town centres across the West Midlands have been unveiled.
New Science Centre Officially Opened
The University of Wolverhampton’s new Science Centre has been officially opened.
Wolves at Work programme smashes major targets
‘Wolves at Work’ is celebrating hitting major targets well ahead of schedule.
Plans to breathe new life into town centres
Plans to transform and revitalise town centres across the West Midlands have been unveiled today (Thursday, October 25). The pioneering project from the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) and local councils will initially target five town centres.
Historic Niphon Works project delivers for apprentices
A historic factory that helped put Wolverhampton on the industrial map is delivering construction apprenticeship opportunities for city residents as it is transformed into homes.
Venues Plan for 2022 Commonwealth Games Confirms Sporting Showcase for Birmingham and the West Midlands
The Sport and Venue Programme for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games was confirmed and celebrated today, Friday 19 October
Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme
Full fibre broadband connections offer the fastest and most reliable speeds available and in March 2018 a £67 million Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme was announced
Hundreds of empty private properties brought back into use
Hundreds of privately-owned properties in the City of Wolverhampton that stood empty for years have been transformed into family homes thanks to the efforts of City of Wolverhampton Council.