More than 20,000 businesses and households are now able to access high-speed fibre broadband thanks to the ambitious Black Country Broadband Project, lead partners Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and BT announced today.
City of Wolverhampton Council has revealed the first artist’s impressions of the new-look Civic Halls.
The Black Country LEP works alongside Jobcentre Plus as one of the key partners who can help businesses move towards ambitious growth aspirations, whilst also reinvesting in local communities.
Tackling the bottlenecks at the heart of the UK’s road and rail networks will unlock faster economic growth and help the Midlands prosper in an increasingly competitive global market place, new Transport Secretary Chris Grayling heard today.
Manufacturing is set to grow as work begins on one of the hubs of a new flagship manufacturing skills centre in the heart of the Black Country.
Dr Andy Palmer CMG, President and Chief Executive Officer of Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd, has agreed to chair the West Midlands Combined Authority’s (WMCA) Productivity and Skills Commission.
An exciting and ambitious new plan to increase physical activity across the West Midlands is being developed.
Ambitious plans to create a new manufacturing skills centre at the University of Wolverhampton’s Springfield Campus as part of a £11.75m project have been submitted.
A new hub – tasked with delivering more high value foreign investment projects into the Midlands region – will be located at Baskerville House in Birmingham city centre.
Local attraction Dudley Canal Tunnel and Limestone Mines are celebrating success, having been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2016.
Consultation on the government’s proposal to allow local government to retain 100% of the business rates they raise locally.
Ahead of Black Country Day on Thursday 14 July, the Black Country LEP joined forces with Ian Austin MP for Dudley North, to host a showcase of goods manufactured in the Black Country to MPs on Tuesday 12 July at the House of Commons.
Wolverhampton Business Crime Reduction Group (WvBCRG), University of Wolverhampton and National Cyber Security Centre, invite you to a free Cyber awareness session aimed at Wolverhampton based businesses - 'Protecting your Profit through Cyber Security'.
Business and political leaders attending a summit to drive forward the Midlands Engine held in-depth talks on transport plans to maximise the economic benefits of HS2.
‘A Mixed Palette’ is the second joint exhibition of artists Jacqueline Bradley and Hazel Gillard. The exhibition encapsulates the artists’ lives, their interests and passions and is on display at the Dudley Canal Trust’s Portal Building for the next two months.
The Black Country Growth Hub at the Wolverhampton Business Solutions Centre, in collaboration with the Black Country Chamber of Commerce, invite you to join us for an early evening networking event to celebrate Black Country Day with businesses.