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Public asked to comment on transport schemes for coming decade
The public is being asked to give its views on a transport blueprint that will see £3.4 billion of tram extensions, new suburban rail lines, cycle routes and motorway improvements built over the coming decade.
Plans approved for next phase of major regeneration scheme
Plans have been approved for the next phase of Walsall’s biggest residential regeneration scheme.
Contractor appointment puts spoke in the works for manufacturing centre
The University of Wolverhampton has appointed Midlands based contractor, Shaylor Group, to build its Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills (ECMS) Spoke at the former Thomas Dudley factory site in Tipton, Dudley.
fDi manufacturing jobs figures put Wolverhampton on top
City of Wolverhampton has been ranked as the number one Western European City for manufacturing in terms of job creation.
Walking out of the Darkness 2017
‘Walking Out Of Darkness’ events will take place in Birmingham and London on Saturday 6th & 13th May 2017, bookending ‘Mental Health Awareness Week’.
First homes selling fast at Bilston Urban Village
The first homes have already been sold - before they have even been finished - at the multi-million pound Bilston Urban Village.
West Midlands Mayoral Election 2017
Our region is gearing up to bring powers from Westminster to the West Midlands. On Thursday 4th May, local residents go to the polls to vote for the first ever West Midlands Mayor.
The Black Country Technology and Skills event
TheBusinessDesk.com, in association with the Black Country LEP and the Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills (ECMS), is holding a seminar to examine what businesses need to do to play an active part in creating a strong, sustainable future.
Launch Event DY5 Dudley’s Business & Innovation Enterprise Zone
This exciting event will mark the official launch of DY5 and is designed to inform delegates about the scale of the Enterprise Zone and the benefits it can provide to businesses.
Black Country Businesses Bucking the National Trend
Businesses throughout the Black Country have reported a rise in confidence according to the results of a recent survey conducted by the Black Country Chamber of Commerce.
Oldbury Viaduct – M5 junctions 1-2 update
After Easter, Highways England will be starting a major concrete repair and waterproofing scheme on the M5 Oldbury Viaduct between junctions 1 and 2.
Black Country Broadband Project gets £1.2 million cash injection as  technology roll-out reaches 40,000 households and businesses
Residents and businesses across the Black Country are being urged to make the most of the new superfast broadband technology being rolled out across the region.
Consultation underway on new Local Nature Reserve
Residents are being consulted on a proposal to designate a new Local Nature Reserve (LNR) along the Wyrley & Essington Canal in the City of Wolverhampton and Walsall.
Commission launched to help raise region’s economic performance
An independent commission to harness the expertise of prominent business people, technical specialists and academics was officially launched today (Wednesday April 5) to help the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) boost the region’s productivity and skills levels.
City gateway improvement scheme vital for jobs and growth
Residents and businesses are being consulted on the details of road improvements to the A449 Stafford Road between M54 Junction 2 and Springfield Lane.
Work to create safer student walking and cycling route completed
City of Wolverhampton Council has completed a £600,000 scheme to create a safer walking and cycling route for students between the city’s transport Interchange and the University of Wolverhampton’s new Springfield Campus.