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Initiative launched to connect those offering support with those in need during coronavirus crisis
Individuals and organisations keen to do their bit in the fight against coronavirus are being invited to join a new initiative which connects offers of help to those most in need.
Thousands of calls for business help
Almost 350 business across Dudley borough have now been allocated a share of £5millon as council bosses continue to help firms fight the impact of coronavirus.
WMCA joins new support unit to boost recovery of region’s cultural sector
The West Midlands Combined Authority’s Cultural Leadership Board is joining a specially formed taskforce to support the post pandemic recovery of the region’s arts and cultural organisations.
Black Country awarded funding to develop plans to achieve zero carbon across the Industrial Sector
The Black Country Consortium has been awarded funding from UK Research and Innovation to develop plans for decarbonising the Industrial Cluster through the Repowering the Black Country project.
One City: Thanks to city’s care staff on Coronavirus frontline
City of Wolverhampton Council has thanked its frontline care workers who are providing vital care and keeping communities safe during the Covid 19 outbreak.
Advice to pet owners
Sandwell Council is urging all animal owners to follow the latest Government advice.
Borough residents thanked for helping to save lives
Residents in the borough have been thanked by council and police bosses for staying at home – and helping to save lives – over the Easter bank holiday weekend.
Wolverhampton support for NEETs ahead of national figures
Latest data on getting young people into education, employment and training put City of Wolverhampton in the top quintile for 16 and 17-years-olds for the first time
Don’t let off sky lanterns plea
Residents have been urged to avoid letting off sky lanterns tomorrow (Thu) as part of the ‘Clap for Carers’ tribute to frontline staff in the borough fighting coronavirus.
Midlands Connect: HS2 Phase One Notice to Proceed offers certainty during uncertain times
Midlands Connect has responded to the announcement that the Department for Transport has given approval for HS2 Ltd to issue Notice to Proceed the main construction works for Phase One between London and the West Midlands
University equipment supports fight against COVID-19
The University of Wolverhampton has provided a vital piece of equipment to support the national effort in the fight against COVID-19.
Young people a priority as Covid-19 shutdown hits West Midlands economy
Young people have been designated a top priority by a high-level unit tasked with managing the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the West Midlands economy.
University begins large scale production of sanitiser
The University of Wolverhampton’s School of Pharmacy and School of Engineering are working to assist local NHS Trusts and the local authority during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Postgraduate research students help the fight against COVID-19
Seven postgraduate students studying for PhDs in the School of Pharmacy at the University of Wolverhampton have joined front-line staff to help the fight against COVID-19.
WMCA funds new online construction training courses to help local people get jobs in the sector during Covid-19 shutdown
An innovative programme funded by the West Midlands Combined Authority to give local people the skills they need to start a new career in construction has moved online for the first time
Plea to businesses to help protect our carers with PPE supplies
A call to arms has been issued to the region’s army of manufacturers and small businesses to join the Covid-19 fight by manufacturing or donating protective clothing for carers and other frontline workers.