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Drive Midlands Promotes Black Country Automotive post Brexit strength at Global Showcase
The Black Country’s thriving automotive industry remains open for business post-Brexit, as part of a cluster of global automotive research, engineering and manufacturing excellence.
Black Country LEP to attend Advanced Engineering 2016
The Black Country LEP (BCLEP) will attend the Advanced Engineering 2016 show when it returns to the NEC in Birmingham on Wednesday 2 and Thursday 3 November.
Dudley canal trust festival of light
Dudley Canal Tunnel and Limestone Mines are inviting visitors to join them on Saturday 5th November to celebrate with a free 30 minute boat trip at their first ever Festival of Light, supported by the Celebrate programme of the Big Lottery Fund.
Go-ahead given for next phase of Springfield Campus
The latest plans by the University of Wolverhampton to transform a derelict brewery into a £100m education hub for construction and the built environment have been given the green light.
City Deal Working Together mid-point project successes
City Deal ‘Working Together’ is a pilot project which aims to increase the employability and employment of 2,800 long-term unemployed and economically inactive Black Country social housing tenants, and move 900 of them into work over a three year delivery period.
Wolverhampton i9 design competition launched at MIPIM
City of Wolverhampton Council Strategic Director of Place, Tim Johnson, will today (Wednesday 19 October) officially announce at MIPIM UK an exciting design competition for the city’s prestigious i9 site within the Interchange development.
Black Country LEP receives Highly Commended award at the FSB Regional LEPs Small Business Friendly Awards 2016
On Friday 30 September 2016, the Black Country LEP was awarded a ‘Highly Commended’ award at the 2016 Federation of Small Businesses’ (FSB) Regional Local Enterprise Partnerships Small Business Friendly Awards. The Highly Commended Award under the Local Enterprise Partnership Recognition Award category acknowledges the great work of LEPs for small businesses across the region.
Active Black Country project wins gold at national Sportivate awards
Rise Up Yoga recognised for encouraging more people to get active
Greater Birmingham to present at MIPIM UK for first time ahead of Midlands Engine MIPIM debut
Greater Birmingham regions will join forces to showcase their leading investment offer at national real estate show MIPIM UK for the first time. (19 – 21 October 2016, Olympia, London).
Young people inspired to consider future careers
The Black Country LEP has delivered its first Business Breakfast for young people today, 7 October, at Leasowes High School through the Enterprise Adviser Programme.
Communities in Sync recruitment of volunteer director’s
Directors will support and hold the General Manager appointed to lead the Communities In Sync accountable for achieving the partner development and financial objectives of the Company.
Black Country LEP awarded funding to deliver Passport to Employment
The Careers & Enterprise Company has invested £240,000 through their Investment Fund to support young people across the Black Country to develop their careers in key transformational sectors.
Black Country SMEs get second chance to go for GOLD
SMEs across the Black Country are being given the opportunity to grow their businesses by tapping into a new European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funded scheme led by the City of Wolverhampton Council, working in partnership with Dudley, Sandwell and Walsall councils.
Dudley Canal Trust celebrate funding for festival of light
Dudley Canal Tunnel and Limestone Mines are celebrating receiving a grant from the Big Lottery Fund for their first ever Festival of Light event this November.
2 Years On Talent Match Celebration and Black Country Awards 2016
‘2 Years On’ follows the progress of Talent Match Black Country now celebrating its second year of outstanding achievements.
New hub offers one-stop destination for apprenticeships
The University of Wolverhampton’s Apprenticeship Hub was officially opened in the presence of local guests and dignitaries.