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Open Now: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is now accepting applications. Employers can now claim online for a grant for 80% of their furloughed employees’ salaries, up to a maximum of £2,500 per employee
Tips for families on staying safe at home and preventing accidents
Parents and carers in Sandwell are urged to be extra vigilant of potential dangers in and around the home as young children look for things to do during the coronavirus outbreak.
Help Dudley compete in the City Nature Challenge from home
Dudley Council is encouraging residents to join City Nature Challenge while #DudleyStaysHome during the coronavirus lockdown.
Digital helping hand for physical activity sector during coronavirus crisis
Physical activity providers such as gyms, companies that run gyms for local councils and personal trainers could benefit from a scheme to improve the sector’s digital skills.
Black Country businesses fight against Coronavirus
The Black Country are working hard to find new solutions and provide support the ongoing Covid-19 disruption.
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.