LEPs focus on green innovation to drive zero carbon growth

Friday 23rd of October 2020 08:09 AM

Green business experts joined LEPs from across the country to discuss their ideas on delivering a green recovery with the Minister for Business and Industry, Nadhim Zahawi MP, the Minister for Energy and Clean Growth, Kwasi Kwarteng MP, the Minister for Science, Research & Innovation, Amanda

C&W Chamber welcome Job Support Scheme changes

Thursday 22nd of October 2020 12:54 PM

 Louise Bennett, chief executive of the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce

Business leaders in Coventry and Warwickshire have welcomed the additional support for firms facing a drop in demand due to the ongoing Coronavirus crisis – especially those placed under Tier 2 restrictions.

LEPs focus on green innovation to drive zero carbon growth

Thursday 22nd of October 2020 07:50 AM

Green business experts joined LEPs from across the country to discuss their ideas on delivering a green recovery with the Minister for Business and Industry, Nadhim Zahawi MP, the Minister for Energy and Clean Growth, Kwasi Kwarteng MP, the Minister for Science, Research & Innovation, Amanda

Financial boost for Coventry's FarGo Village

Thursday 22nd of October 2020 07:42 AM

Christmas Makers Market at FarGo Village in 2019

Coventry’s Creative Quarter is set to continue its much-needed work to support independent businesses following a boost from the Government’s Cultural Recovery Fund.

FarGo Village has been awarded £150,000 from Arts Council England and the Department for Culture, Media & Sport.

Call to join new strategic faith partnership

Tuesday 20th of October 2020 10:19 AM

Key members of faith and community groups are being asked to join a new West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) group which will help improve the lives of local people.

Investing in digital platforms

Tuesday 20th of October 2020 07:46 AM

Craig Humphrey, the managing director of the CWLEP Growth Hub

Culture, tourism, hospitality and leisure businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire are investing in digital platforms as alternative revenue streams following the impact of Covid-19, according to a new report.

Free business course for Warwickshire entrepreneurs

Tuesday 20th of October 2020 07:43 AM

Erik Prins, who is launching Talk of the Dog

Warwickshire-based entrepreneurs considering taking the leap and setting up their own business due to Covid-19 and increasing unemployment rates can take advantage of a free course.

Stratford Mop Fair hopeful of return next year

Tuesday 13th of October 2020 10:28 AM

Front row from left: Cllr Tony Jackson and Cllr Tony Dixon. Back row from left: Rev Patrick Taylor, William Wilson, and Willie Wilson

Stratford-upon-Avon is a place which knows the value of respecting history and keeping its traditions alive.

The Warwickshire town, famously the birthplace of William Shakespeare, attracts thousands of tourists annually who come for its rich history.

SMEs urged to sign-up to new free programme

Tuesday 13th of October 2020 09:09 AM

Craig Humphrey, the managing director of the CWLEP Growth Hub

Small businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire have been urged to sign-up for a free new Government-funded programme to grow and develop their organisations for future success.

Cycling project has got the West Midlands in the saddle

Thursday 8th of October 2020 03:29 PM

Michelle Hemming and sons Josue and Juan-Andres

More than 200 people who hadn’t been in the saddle for a decade, or had ever cycled with their family, have started cycling thanks to free sessions in the region’s parks this summer.

ESIF Programme COVID-19 Notification Bulletin, 6 October 2020

Tuesday 6th of October 2020 01:33 PM

Welcome to the ESIF Programme COVID-19 Notification Bulletin. Through these bulletins we aim to keep you updated and notified of the latest information published for the 2014 to 2020 ESIF Programme in response to COVID-19.

Magical exhibition launches at The Herbert as it builds towards City of Culture

Tuesday 6th of October 2020 09:58 AM

Thirteen Ways of Looking has been unveiled at The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

A new exhibition has been launched at a Coventry art gallery as it builds towards UK City of Culture 2021.

Thirteen Ways of Looking has been unveiled at The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, bringing together 13 artists and curators to create a ‘magical’ experience for visitors.

Coventry company's commitment to Wyken community continues

Monday 5th of October 2020 01:58 PM

From left to right - Matthew Crucefix (Stonewater), Eleanor Deeley and Peter Deeley

A Coventry family-firm is continuing a near 70-year commitment to improving a community in Wyken.

Deeley Group has started work on a fourth development in the area of Coventry – after already building a school, church and church hall since the 1950s.

ESIF Growth Programme Bulletin October 2020

Monday 5th of October 2020 12:51 PM

Welcome to this October issue of the European Structural and Investment (ESI) Funds Programme Bulletin. This month, alongside the usual Programme updates, we reflect on the last few months and our ESIF Programme response to COVID-19.

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