The Midlands and the North come together in landmark open letter urging party leaders to publicly commit to completion of HS2 Phase Two
The latest meeting of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee board took place on 21 January and four new members were welcomed by Chair of the Board, John Crabtree.
The University of Birmingham and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) have launched a new study funded by The Drake Foundation to review and potentially enhance concussion diagnosis in Premier League football.
Ian Reid has been confirmed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC), the team organising the largest event ever to be staged in the West Midlands.
The Midlands Engine has welcomed the announcement of the locations of the UK’s first Manufacturing Zones across Melton Mowbray, Leicester, Greater Lincolnshire and Northern Derbyshire.
A Midlands Engine trade mission to China has been hailed ‘highly successful’ after preparing the ground for agreements and deals that will drive economic growth and investment across the region.
The Midlands Engine is entering the beginning of an exciting 12 months for the partnership as it seeks to engage with as many businesses, residents and stakeholders across the Midlands as possible.
A musical send-off has been given to some members of a Midlands Engine delegation who are heading to China in order to forge commercial links and increase trade.
A powerful new economic observatory that will provide valuable data and insight has been officially launched.
The Midlands has received a hugely significant show of support in the Budget with the Chancellor of the Exchequer re-affirming the need to ‘fuel’ the Midlands Engine in order to drive productivity.
This followed some very encouraging results from the Conservative Party Conference and a series of positive announcements in the run-up to the Budget.