Cllr Phil Page is set to become the 160th Mayor of the City of Wolverhampton during Wednesday night’s (MAY 16) full council meeting.
A derelict brownfield site in Birmingham will soon be back in industrial use thanks to a £3.6 million investment by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
The latest results of the Quarterly Economic Survey (QES), carried out by the Black Country Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership, point to an improved export outlook for the region’s businesses, particularly in relation to the manufacturing sector
City of Wolverhampton’s Grade II-listed Civic Halls celebrate their 80th anniversary tomorrow (May 12). Completed in 1938 the Civic Halls were Wolverhampton’s first dedicated performance venue for music recitals, theatre productions and even film projection.
The West Midlands Combined Authority has today formally launched its bid to bring Channel 4 (C4) to the region. The WMCA submitted its case to the broadcaster for why the West Midlands should become home to C4’s planned new national HQ as part of the '4 All the UK' strategy.
City of Wolverhampton’s new city centre market will open for business on Tuesday, July 17, with an official opening event four days’ later. The city council is relocating the market from its current Market Square base.
From Sunday, May 20, 2018, the pedestrian subway at Wolverhampton Railway Station will be closed until summer 2019, as part of plans to develop a new station building. The closure will enable demolition of the current station building and a new one to be built adjacent to it.
West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has today issued an invitation for interested people to help design drone technology trials in the region.
200 students from 14 Black Country schools and 150 business representatives attended a speed networking event last week organised by The Black Country Skills Factory in collaboration with The Black Country Chamber of Commerce.
Young people across the Black Country will be able to tell business leaders first hand of their difficulties in trying to get a job when a conference focussing on youth unemployment takes place this week.
Closer ties between colleges and local business leaders are critical if we are to close the West Midlands skills gap and help youngsters fill the new jobs being created, a conference in Birmingham heard today (Friday April 20).
Organisations are being invited to bid for more than £4 million of funding to help thousands of disadvantaged people and long-term jobseekers get into work.
The West Midlands Celebrating Construction Excellence Awards were held on Friday night where Black Country LEP and WMCA picked up the top winners award of the night in the Client of the Year category
West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has issued a call for evidence about disability and sport – in a bid to get people moving more on a daily basis.
Direct Digital Controls Limited has received investment from the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) Small Business Loans to help further its specialisms in a number of key business sectors and grow its current workforce, making it one of the first businesses to be funded by the finance vehicle.
The West Midlands has received a major productivity boost today, with the launch of a new £3m Technical Academy that will help bridge the skills gap and get the region ready for the next industrial revolution.