Two weeks to go until the region’s largest business event!

Monday 28th of October 2019 03:31 PM

Image collage of the 2019 Business Festival

After the release of the Business Festival Brochure, the two-week countdown to the Festival has officially started.

The 2019 Business Festival is approaching fast, filled with 70 incredible industry orientated events over a two-week period across Coventry and Warwickshire.

50 ways the West Midlands has made its mark

Tuesday 22nd of October 2019 02:20 PM

Coventry Cathedral

From playing the first game of lawn tennis, inventing the first practical bicycle and pioneering the first automated traffic lights, through to literary heroes such as William Shakespeare, the West Midlands’ innovators, products and ideas have helped drive Britain forward

West Midlands on the move to boost healthy lives

Monday 21st of October 2019 09:49 AM

Locals cycle along a river

An ambitious set of programmes, encouraging people to be more active, have been designed by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) to improve health and life expectancy.

Being Well Festival set to draw big crowds

Monday 21st of October 2019 08:42 AM

Jane Devonshire

The wellness event of the year arrives at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry this week with a host of inspirational speakers and health-related activities.

Brexit workshop to be hosted in Meriden

Friday 18th of October 2019 03:44 PM

Business leaders and stakeholders across Coventry and Warwickshire are being urged to attend a free workshop aimed at providing valuable guidance on Brexit.

Telegraph Hotel unveils transformed interiors

Wednesday 16th of October 2019 03:08 PM

A room at the Telegraph Hotel

Operators behind the transformation of the former Coventry Evening Telegraph building into the city’s first four-star hotel have revealed the first completed interiors.

Heartfelt pledge at centre of Colleges Week

Tuesday 15th of October 2019 10:50 AM

 Marion Plant, OBE FCGI, Principal and Chief Executive at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

Following on from the success of last year’s ‘Love Our Colleges’ campaign, North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College is supporting Colleges Week (14-18 October 2019) by highlighting the amazing work colleges do and why long-term term investment is crucial to the future of the sector.

Results of employment land report in C&W

Monday 14th of October 2019 02:00 PM

Coventry and Warwickshire could be a trailblazer to resolve the shortage of employment land and create a better balance of all types of employment provision.

ESIF Growth Programme Bulletin October 2019

Monday 14th of October 2019 11:26 AM

Welcome to the October issue of the European Structural and Investment (ESI) Funds Programme Bulletin. This month, alongside the usual Programme updates, we include word on the recent publication of two new case study booklets and some important information around the ESF Rese

Pilates-led physiotherapy at Being Well Festival

Thursday 10th of October 2019 08:29 AM

A woman practices Pilates-led physiotherapy

A health and lifestyle clinic that uses the latest developments in neuroscience to unlock physical and mental fitness is hoping to inspire crowds at the wellness event of the year.

100 organisations sign the This is Me pledge

Wednesday 9th of October 2019 03:12 PM

Team members of Loud Mouth

A pioneering campaign to improve mental health in the workplace has taken off in the West Midlands with 100 organisations signing the This is Me pledge in just 10 months.

World Mental Health Day turns spotlight on Thrive Awards

Tuesday 8th of October 2019 02:29 PM

Gary Peake

To mark World Mental Health Day (October 10), the spotlight is being turned on the region’s unsung heroes who have made a difference to the lives of people with mental health issues.

ERDF Special Partner Bulletin October 2019

Monday 7th of October 2019 03:09 PM

We are very pleased to be able to share case studies from the 2014 to 2020 England European Regional Development Fund. The new Supporting Local Growth booklet showcases 44 of the projects funded through our programme.

CSW Broadband Update

Thursday 3rd of October 2019 08:40 AM

Introducing Connecting Solihull & Warwickshire

Following a series of negotiations, Coventry City Council has decided to *withdraw from any further activity with the CSW Broadband Contract 3 programme being carried out in conjunction with BDUK.

FarGo Village celebrates its fifth birthday

Wednesday 2nd of October 2019 02:37 PM

 From the left, Emma Harrabin, Brian Harrabin, Lloyd McGrath senior and Lloyd McGrath junior at The Box

The manager of FarGo Village, Coventry's creative quarter for specialist shops, markets, studios, music and art, has praised entrepreneurs for surviving and thriving after the hub celebrated its fifth anniversary.

Take your business to new heights

Wednesday 2nd of October 2019 01:53 PM

Take your early-stage business to the next level by joining the Aston Programme for Small Business Growth.

Businesses urged: 'Play Your Part' in Belgrade appeal

Tuesday 1st of October 2019 02:03 PM

Play Your Part campaign at Belgrade Theatre

Businesses can help Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre take a stride towards a fundraising target by taking a step in its new development that will make it more self-sustainable in the future.