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All Party Parliamentary Group on the Black Country Economy Launches
A new All-Party Parliamentary Group has been announced by the Black Country Chamber of Commerce to promote the Black Country’s prosperity, economic growth, business and commerce.
Thousands to get travel pass refunds during coronavirus outbreak
Thousands of commuters will be given refunds on their bus, train and tram season tickets through a new refund scheme which has been set up since the coronavirus lockdown began.
Going, going, gone! Cavendish disappears from Dudley skyline
Cavendish House has finally disappeared from Dudley’s skyline – with council bosses vowing its demolition sparks the start of a “bright new future” for the town centre.
Pharmacy graduate, talks about life on the frontline as a Pharmacist
Baldev Danny Singh, University of Wolverhampton Pharmacy graduate, talks about life on the frontline as a Pharmacist at Boots during the COVID-19 crisis.
Global tech company appointed for revolutionary data sharing project
Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) has awarded a major contract to Chordant, Inc. to create a software platform to accelerate research and development in transport.
WMCA funds new training to help local people maintain the country’s infrastructure
Local people are learning specialist skills for essential work to maintain the country’s infrastructure, thanks to new training funded by the West Midlands Combined Authority
Council Delivers 10,000th Food Parcel
City of Wolverhampton Council has delivered 10,000 emergency food parcels to vulnerable residents since the start of the coronavirus lockdown.
Learning Communities supporting almost 1,000 residents
City of Wolverhampton’s Learning Communities partnership has successfully adapted its services during coronavirus lockdown to provide support for almost 1,000 residents on a weekly basis.
New free online learning platform to boost workplace skills
Online platform ‘The Skills Toolkit’ will help people to build their skills during the coronavirus outbreak and beyond
Small businesses boosted by bounce back loans
New 100% government backed loan scheme for small business
Sandwell's Cash for Sports Club gets a makeover to tackle Covid-19
Sandwell Council’s Cash for Sports Clubs scheme is getting a new makeover to help provide financial support to clubs during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
West Midlands recovery plan to be drawn up as scale of Covid-19 impact on regional economy is revealed
A recovery action plan is to be drawn up specifically tailored to help the West Midlands economy bounce back quickly once lockdown restrictions start to be lifted.
Coronavirus testing FAQs for employers of essential workers
Coronavirus testing for essential workers or their household self-isolating with symptoms, is vital to help get them back to their important work as soon as it is safe to do so.
Accles & Pollock receives prestigious Queen’s award for export performance
Accles & Pollock, the precision metal tubular assembly business which is part of Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG Alliance, has won the International Trade category in the prestigious Queen's Awards for Enterprise 2020.
Investment for screen-industry body to support the growth of the West Midlands film, TV and games sector
Create Central, the industry-led body set up in late 2019 has secured £2million of investment to deliver a programme of activities to help turbo charge the West Midlands film, TV and games sector.
Derelict Allotment to be Restored to Former Glory
A disused former allotment in Wolverhampton will be brought back into use after the city council agreed to hand it over to a community group.