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New West Midlands Combined Authority Board portfolios announced
Andy Street has today announced the new top team to continue to drive the West Midlands forward.
The WMCA unveils £25m boost for adult skills
Thousands of adults will benefit from better skills and jobs thanks to a £25m training boost in the West Midlands.
New National Centre for Construction Excellence to open in Wolverhampton
A new national centre for construction excellence will be built in Wolverhampton, it has been announced.
All Aboard For Metro's 20th Birthday
It’s party time for West Midlands Metro as the network celebrates its 20th birthday
Year 6 Pupils get a Taste of Career Opportunities
Black Country LEP connects businesses and pupils
£6.8m for Midlands-wide workplace mental health pilot
West Midlands Combined Authority's (WMCA) Thrive team and partners are celebrating news of a £6.8m Midlands Engine award for a workplace mental health pilot.
High streets to benefit from £62 million heritage boost
New funding will bring old buildings back into use and turn them into offices, housing and creative spaces.
New £2 million local fund announced at West Midlands’ first Cycling Summit
A £2 million fund has been launched to help communities make their streets safer and encourage more cycling and walking.
Pitchfest 2019 Now Open: Refer a Business!
Boost your business’ profile and increase your chances of winning investment through Pitchfest 2019.
Green light given for new homes on former industrial site in Wolverhampton
A former industrial site is to be transformed with the construction of 151 much-needed new homes, thanks in part to a £770,000 grant from the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
More than 1,000 work placements created for unemployed young people in the West Midlands
More than 1,000 unemployed young people in the West Midlands will be offered work placements in a bid to cut youth unemployment in the region.
How to grow your tourism business for free
VisitBritain/VisitEngland’s relaunched Business Advice Hub provides free resources to help England tourism businesses to grow.
Black Country announced as Careers Hub to help transform careers education
The Black Country is to become one of 20 Careers Hubs, following an announcement from the Secretary of State
Mayor launches “Beat the Bots” fund
The Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street has today launched a £5 million “Beat the Bots” fund to help train the region’s workers for the jobs of the future.
Public backing for new powers to tackle anti-social behaviour on the buses
New laws to crack down on anti-social behaviour on the region’s bus network have moved a step closer after getting overwhelming public support.
Congestion plan gets a test run during Cricket World Cup
The region’s new congestion-busting transport co-ordination centre will step into action this summer as Birmingham plays host to the Cricket World Cup.