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General | 13th January 2021

West Midlands Growth Hubs launch new EU website

Growth Hubs across the West Midlands are working together to encourage businesses to access free advice to Check, Change and Go following the end of the transition period and the UK’s exit from the EU...
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West Midlands Growth Hubs launch new EU website13/01/2021
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General | 12th January 2021

Phase two art gallery renovations set to be kickstarted

City of Wolverhampton Council is set to finalise plans for the second phase of Wolverhampton Art Gallery improvement works to start in June 2021.
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Phase two art gallery renovations set to be kickstarted12/01/2021
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General | 12th January 2021

Businesses to get expert local advice on navigating new EU trade deal

Thousands of West Midlands businesses are being offered local, tailored support to help capitalise on the benefits of the new European Union (EU) trade deal while reducing some of the risks.
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Businesses to get expert local advice on navigating new EU trade deal12/01/2021
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General | 11th January 2021

The way we trade has changed, so what next?

The Department for International Trade is organising Going for Global Growth 2021 on 26 January 2021
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The way we trade has changed, so what next?11/01/2021
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General | 17th December 2020

Aim for Gold companies thrive as they help with PPE

Two Wolverhampton businesses working in partnership during the Covid-19 pandemic to produce PPE for the NHS have been helped by the Council’s Aim for Gold programme to grow and create new jobs for loc...
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Aim for Gold companies thrive as they help with PPE17/12/2020
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General | 16th December 2020

Sandwell Skills Strategy approved to support residents and businesses

A new strategy to boost skills for residents in Sandwell and support local businesses and the economy to grow has been approved by councillors.
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Sandwell Skills Strategy approved to support residents and businesses16/12/2020
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General | 15th December 2020

"Hugely encouraging" progress at Birmingham 2022 Alexander Stadium

Athletes and Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games project partners are set to visit the Alexander Stadium site today, to inspect progress on its redevelopment ahead of the Games.
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"Hugely encouraging" progress at Birmingham 2022 Alexander Stadium15/12/2020
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General | 15th December 2020

New photos show off Wolverhampton i9 development

New photographs show the progress being made on City of Wolverhampton Council’s eye-catching modern office development i9.
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New photos show off Wolverhampton i9 development15/12/2020
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General | 11th December 2020

National Brownfield Institute receives planning approval

The building of a new £17.5million National Brownfield Institute (NBI) in Wolverhampton will start in the New Year after it today (Friday) received planning approval to be constructed on the Universit...
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National Brownfield Institute receives planning approval11/12/2020
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General | 11th December 2020

Further grants now available to Sandwell businesses

Government funding has been made available for the Council to pay a range of support grants to businesses.
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Further grants now available to Sandwell businesses11/12/2020
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General | 3rd December 2020

Shop Wolverhampton on Small Business Saturday

As part of Wolverhampton’s Shop Local campaign residents and businesses are being urged to show their support for city traders on Small Business Saturday (5 December).
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Shop Wolverhampton on Small Business Saturday03/12/2020
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General | 1st December 2020

New Dudley fund opens for businesses

Cash sums of up to £2,000 are being offered to businesses across the Dudley borough that have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic in the latest financial lifeline.
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New Dudley fund opens for businesses01/12/2020
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General | 1st December 2020

Details of further local restrictions support grants confirmed

City of Wolverhampton Council has confirmed details of how city businesses can gain access to further local restrictions Government support grants.
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Details of further local restrictions support grants confirmed01/12/2020
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General | 24th November 2020

Images showcase new Civic Halls balconies

New computer-generated images have been revealed showcasing what the Civic Halls interior will look like once major refurbishment works are completed.
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Images showcase new Civic Halls balconies24/11/2020
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General | 24th November 2020

Sandwell Council events team receives welcome grant from Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund

The Sandwell Council events team has been awarded £97,277 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Sandwell Council events team receives welcome grant from Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund24/11/2020
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General | 24th November 2020

New Relight Business Programme to support small businesses

City of Wolverhampton Council has announced a new ‘Relight Business Programme’ to support up to 200 micro and small businesses in the city.
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New Relight Business Programme to support small businesses24/11/2020
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General | 20th November 2020

City residents urged to shop local to make a difference

Wolverhampton residents are being urged to shop local during lockdown and in the run up to Christmas to support city businesses and protect jobs.
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City residents urged to shop local to make a difference20/11/2020
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General | 19th November 2020

Wolverhampton Interchange wins top regional planning award

A £175m state-of-the art new transport hub for rail, tram and bus services in Wolverhampton has carried off the top prize at this year’s Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) West Midlands Awards for P...
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Wolverhampton Interchange wins top regional planning award19/11/2020
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General | 19th November 2020

Castle Hill regeneration plans gather pace

People are being given the opportunity to help shape £25 million regeneration blueprints for a major gateway into Dudley.
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Castle Hill regeneration plans gather pace19/11/2020
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General | 18th November 2020

Constructing West Midlands appoints contractor partners

The new Constructing West Midlands (CWM) framework has officially named its contractor partners for the £2.1 billion of capital works across the West Midlands region.
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Constructing West Midlands appoints contractor partners18/11/2020
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General | 18th November 2020

Wolverhampton Interchange project scoops top award

The ambitious Wolverhampton Interchange project being led by City of Wolverhampton Council and Ion Developments - working with a host of partners - has won a major award.
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Wolverhampton Interchange project scoops top award18/11/2020
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General | 16th November 2020

Businesses forced to close can now apply for grants in Sandwell

Sandwell Council has launched the application process for businesses to apply for support grants if they have been forced to closed due to the latest national government restrictions.
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Businesses forced to close can now apply for grants in Sandwell16/11/2020
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General | 13th November 2020

Wolverhampton’s i9 development hits new heights

City of Wolverhampton Council’s eye-catching modern office development i9 has hit new heights with its roof structure in the process of being completed.
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Wolverhampton’s i9 development hits new heights13/11/2020
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General | 13th November 2020

Council confirms new business grants details

City of Wolverhampton Council has confirmed details of how city businesses affected by the Coronavirus local restrictions and national lockdown can access new Government support grants.
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Council confirms new business grants details13/11/2020
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General | 11th November 2020

Wolverhampton firm raises £25,000 to help city hospital in Covid-19 fight

A Wolverhampton business has been praised after raising more than £25,000 to support the city’s NHS Trust tackle the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Wolverhampton firm raises £25,000 to help city hospital in Covid-19 fight11/11/2020
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General | 4th November 2020

WV Online Lending pilot of digital devices goes live

City of Wolverhampton Council has joined forces with city partners on a pilot scheme to help residents get online and improve their digital skills.
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WV Online Lending pilot of digital devices goes live04/11/2020
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General | 20th October 2020

Businesses urged to act fast on new small grants scheme

City of Wolverhampton businesses are being urged to act fast when the new Black Country Small Grants Programme goes live next month (November).
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Businesses urged to act fast on new small grants scheme20/10/2020
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General | 20th October 2020

Railway station phase 2 steel framework construction begins

Work has begun to erect the steel framework for phase two of City of Wolverhampton’s new railway station building.
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Railway station phase 2 steel framework construction begins20/10/2020
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General | 20th October 2020

Major milestone reached on the Sandwell Aquatics Centre site

This month marks a huge milestone at the new Sandwell Aquatics Centre in Smethwick.
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Major milestone reached on the Sandwell Aquatics Centre site20/10/2020
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General | 16th October 2020

Date unveiled for Wolverhampton to host Birmingham 2022 time trial

Excitement is building today (16 Oct) as the date that Wolverhampton will host the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games cycling time trial has been officially announced.
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Date unveiled for Wolverhampton to host Birmingham 2022 time trial16/10/2020
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General | 15th October 2020

Major project milestone reached at Your Wolves Civic

Wolverhampton Civic Halls’ (Wolves Civic) restoration has reached a major milestone with the first new steel beams being installed to improve the 82-year-old venue’s infrastructure - and create new sp...
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Major project milestone reached at Your Wolves Civic15/10/2020
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General | 5th October 2020

National Brownfield Institute planning application submitted

The building of a new £17.5million National Brownfield Institute (NBI) in Wolverhampton has today (Monday) moved a step closer after a planning application was submitted for it on the University of Wo...
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National Brownfield Institute planning application submitted05/10/2020
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General | 30th September 2020

Campaign launched to help businesses with new immigration system

The Home Office has today (30 September) launched a new campaign to ensure businesses are ready for the introduction of the UK’s new points-based immigration system as free movement ends.
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Campaign launched to help businesses with new immigration system30/09/2020
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General | 24th September 2020

Council secures site critical to Canalside Quarter masterplan

City of Wolverhampton Council has secured a 9 acre site integral to its transformational Canalside Quarter city centre project.
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Council secures site critical to Canalside Quarter masterplan24/09/2020
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General | 23rd September 2020

Wolverhampton’s i9 office development flying up

The concrete frame and upper floors for City of Wolverhampton Council’s eye catching modern office development i9 are close to completion.
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Wolverhampton’s i9 office development flying up23/09/2020
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General | 23rd September 2020

University of Birmingham unveiled as official partner of Birmingham 2022

The University of Birmingham has been unveiled as an official partner for Birmingham 2022, signing the most comprehensive university partnership agreement in the history of the Commonwealth Games.
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University of Birmingham unveiled as official partner of Birmingham 202223/09/2020
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General | 23rd September 2020

West Midlands business can grab their share of HS2 contracts

Small and medium sized businesses in the West Midlands can find out more about the thousands of high speed rail contracts on offer at an online regional summit next month.
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West Midlands business can grab their share of HS2 contracts23/09/2020
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General | 21st September 2020

WV Living announce newest show home at Leasowes Farm

City of Wolverhampton Council’s wholly owned housing development company, WV Living, has opened its newest show home at Leasowes Farm, former site of Merry Hill House.
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WV Living announce newest show home at Leasowes Farm21/09/2020
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General | 18th September 2020

Let’s talk skills and jobs series part of Business Week

Skills and jobs events in Wolverhampton will feature as part of this year’s Wolverhampton Business Week online programme under the ‘Let’s Talk’ series of webinars.
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Let’s talk skills and jobs series part of Business Week18/09/2020
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General | 17th September 2020

Relighting Wolverhampton: Share your views

Local people, businesses and organisations are being encouraged to share their views on a new plan aimed at helping Wolverhampton recover from the impact of coronavirus (Covid-19).
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Relighting Wolverhampton: Share your views17/09/2020
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General | 17th September 2020

Wolverhampton residential opportunities in focus

City of Wolverhampton’s growing residential development opportunities will be highlighted at a city Business Week free online event on Tuesday (September 22).
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Wolverhampton residential opportunities in focus17/09/2020
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General | 15th September 2020

Station demolition completed ready for phase 2 construction

Full demolition of Wolverhampton’s old railway station building has been completed in just over a month.
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Station demolition completed ready for phase 2 construction15/09/2020
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General | 15th September 2020

Free webinar to support city’s black businesses

Bespoke support and advice for black businesses in Wolverhampton as they deal with the impact of coronavirus (Covid-19) is being offered as part of this year’s Business Week.
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Free webinar to support city’s black businesses15/09/2020
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General | 8th September 2020

Sandwell Business Ambassadors wanted: Your chance to positively influence Sandwell’s future

Sandwell Business Ambassadors are looking for business leaders to join their collective, helping to shape the economic recovery and growth of Sandwell.
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Sandwell Business Ambassadors wanted: Your chance to positively influence Sandwell’s future08/09/2020
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General | 7th September 2020

Opening up opportunities: ‘meet the buyer’ event aims to help local businesses win work on new landmark hospital

Sandwell Business Ambassadors are congratulating several local firms who have won lucrative contracts on the new £267m Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH) – and encouraging other West Midl...
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Opening up opportunities: ‘meet the buyer’ event aims to help local businesses win work on new landmark hospital07/09/2020
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General | 24th August 2020

Highways improvement works begin for Sandwell Aquatics Centre

Sandwell Council will shortly be starting highways improvement work surrounding the Sandwell Aquatics Centre in Smethwick.
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Highways improvement works begin for Sandwell Aquatics Centre24/08/2020
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General | 19th August 2020

HS2 local business webinar recordings available

'Work with us Wednesday' webinars were held throughout June, July and August and any business that wasn't able to attend can now access the recordings
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HS2 local business webinar recordings available19/08/2020
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General | 14th August 2020

Jobs and Skills in Sandwell Online launches next week

Sandwell Council launches it's online Jobs and Skills event next Friday (21 August 2020).
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Jobs and Skills in Sandwell Online launches next week14/08/2020
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General | 14th August 2020

Final call to businesses for Discretionary Grant applications

Eligible Wolverhampton businesses are being given a final chance to make an application to the Discretionary Grant
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Final call to businesses for Discretionary Grant applications14/08/2020
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General | 12th August 2020

Have your say on how £75 million Towns Fund Investment is spent

Residents and businesses in Sandwell are being urged to have their say on what improvements they would like to see as part of the Government’s Towns Fund deal which will see an investment of up to £75...
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Have your say on how £75 million Towns Fund Investment is spent12/08/2020