West Midlands bucking the trend as bus usage begins to grow

Monday 25th of March 2019 02:35 PM

Half-price travel for under-18s and low fare zones are driving growth in bus usage in West Midlands.

Fare-busting initiatives, delivered through the West Midlands Bus Alliance, are seeing the region buck the national trend of falling passenger numbers and rising fares.

£5m project to train engineers of the future

Tuesday 19th of March 2019 11:55 AM

  • Collaboration involving Coventry University and Unipart Manufacturing Group to train engineering graduates to be extended following its success

Make the most of 2021 and 2022, regional businesses told

Monday 18th of March 2019 04:24 PM

The West Midlands will have two years in the international spotlight – and that will mean major opportunities for Coventry and Warwickshire businesses to help grow the regional economy.

Michelin star chef to open restaurant at historic Coventry venue

Thursday 14th of March 2019 09:06 AM

One of the UK’s best-known chefs has agreed terms to open a new fine-dining restaurant in one of Coventry’s most historic buildings.

Glynn Purnell, who holds a Michelin star at his eponymous restaurant in Birmingham, is planning to open his third eatery at the Charterhouse in Coventry.

MIPIM Blog, Day Three - Keir Edmonds of MCS

Wednesday 13th of March 2019 03:09 PM

“This is our first year at MIPIM and we came here on several fronts.

“We are keen to raise our profile as we are on an ambitious expansion plan so we need to be as well known in the industry as possible and this is the perfect stage to ensure that happens.

Ambitious MCS Group explores potential acquisitions

Wednesday 13th of March 2019 10:07 AM

Leading main contractor MCS Group announced today at MIPIM that it is exploring potential merger and acquisition opportunities as it confirmed it has already secured contracts worth more than £120 million for 2019.

Give an hour.....make a difference

Wednesday 13th of March 2019 10:02 AM

We’d like to invite you to give an hour and make a difference to the future career choices that a young person makes.

Share your career journey and insights with young people in schools and colleges in your local community.

Barberry reveals £295 million industrial development pipeline

Wednesday 13th of March 2019 10:01 AM

Commercial property investor and developer Barberry Group has smashed through the milestone figure of two million sq ft of industrial and warehouse developments in the pipeline, the company revealed today (Wednesday, March 13) at MIPIM.

MIPIM Blog - Day Two, Monica Fogarty of Warwickshire County Council

Tuesday 12th of March 2019 02:09 PM

Today illustrated the value of MIPIM for a region like ours.

Many people will know that we have been working with Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council and other partners on Transforming Nuneaton, a project aimed at regenerating one of our most important towns.

West Midlands unveils £10bn investment prospectus at MIPIM

Tuesday 12th of March 2019 12:32 PM

Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street has launched £10bn worth of housing, regeneration, commercial and infrastructure development opportunities to international investors at the MIPIM property marketplace in Cannes, South of France.

Major double announcement for Coventry

Monday 11th of March 2019 03:09 PM

A leading property developer is set to announce major new developments in Coventry – and plans to create a modular building plant in the city.

Paula Deas: International Women's Day

Friday 8th of March 2019 11:04 AM

Paula Deas is the Operations Director at the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP) and here she discusses the importance of having women involved at board level in LEPs.

 

Professor Lord Bhattacharyya

Friday 1st of March 2019 12:53 PM

Jonathan Browning, chair of the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership, said: “Lord Bhattacharyya was unique and this is very sad news. The region and, in fact the whole of the UK industry, owes him a huge debt.