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£40 million unlocked for Midlands’ businesses as MEIF reveals new loan fund
The Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) has appointed a new fund manager and made £40 million available to invest in the region’s small businesses.
WMCA helps homeless people to start a new career in construction
Five people have landed new jobs to escape the downward spiral of homelessness and unemployment, thanks to a training programme funded by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
West Midlands residents and businesses urged to have their say on climate change
The West Midlands Combined Authority has called on local residents and businesses from the West Midlands to have their say on what they feel should be done to tackle the climate emergency.
Wates appointed as main contractor for Sandwell Aquatics Centre
Wates Construction has been confirmed as the main contractor for the new Sandwell Aquatics Centre in Smethwick.
Charter launched to champion good design in the West Midlands
A pioneering initiative to promote, inspire and encourage good design across the West Midlands was officially launched today (Thursday Jan 23).
Bookings Now Rolling in For Next Big Black Country Business Fayre
Many across the region have once again signed up for the next Big Black Country Business Fayre planned for the 25th March at Wolverhampton Racecourse.
Buildings lit up green to banish the blues
The Library of Birmingham, Wolverhampton Civic Centre and historic Himley Hall near Dudley are some of the regional landmarks that have been lit up green to mark #BlueMondayGreen.
Future High Streets Fund bid for £20m submitted
City of Wolverhampton Council has submitted a bid for £20million to the government’s Future High Streets Fund to help deliver its ambitious city centre vision.
Transport Secretary officially opens congestion busting transport centre for the West Midlands
The Regional Transport Coordination Centre, part of a £22 million project to improve coordination across public transport and road networks and manage congestion in the West Midlands, was officially opened today by Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps.
Leader opens new centre to provide family support
Council Leader, Councillor Ian Brookfield, officially opened the City of Wolverhampton’s first community aquarium and sensory activity centre on Saturday at HugglePets in the Community.
HeadStart showcase community approach to young people’s emotional wellbeing
Community organisations from around the city came together today (Friday 17 January) to showcase the work they do for the city’s youngsters and their families as part of the HeadStart Wolverhampton programme.
CCTV camera scheme nears completion
A major plan to boost security across Dudley borough is gathering pace as the roll-out of a £1.7million new CCTV system nears completion.
Smart start to the new year with city centre improvements
City of Wolverhampton Council has installed new digital LED road signage - and is set to make further improvements to city centre footways.
Invitation to Tender - Consultancy support for WM Local Industrial Strategy Sector Development Jan 2020
Tenders must be submitted electronically no later than midday 3rd February 2020.
Thousands download app
People can report issues to Dudley Council quicker by using the council smartphone app.
Home and job seekers buoyed by ambitious new housing scheme
Families seeking a quality but affordable new home and a decent job could benefit from a bold housing scheme set to transform several acres of derelict land in the Black Country.