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Nov 21 2022

Midlands Rail Hub proposals to be released

Midlands Connect will release the details of the Outline Business Case for its flagship project the Midlands Rail Hub which is being submitted to government. The proposals will reduce journey times, increase rail capacity and supercharge the economy by bringing the East and West Midlands closer together.

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Nov 18 2022

Thirty-six road accidents per year hit A5 logistics hotspot

 The A5 between Hinckley and Tamworth experiences an average of 36 road accidents per year, according to data released today by Midlands Connect.

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Nov 18 2022

A year on: Midlands Connect comment on first anniversary of the IRP

Commenting on the first anniversary of the Integrated Rail Plan, Midlands Connect Chairman Sir John Peace said:

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Nov 17 2022

Business Finance for Net Zero Webinar provides crucial green finance insights

Last week, MidlandsEngine and British Business Bank held a webinar on Business Finance for Net Zero, aimed at supporting SMEs and SME intermediaries in accessing Green Finance.

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Nov 17 2022

Food and drink sector strengths place Midlands at the forefront of responding to key drivers for growth in the industry

A recent Midlands Engine report pulls together headline stats, employment figures and upcoming opportunities in one of the region’s major industries.

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Nov 17 2022

Easier access to Midlands-specific data and research aims to help shape policy and target investment

Putting the power of real-time evidence at the fingertips of diverse private and public sector partners, including central and local Government, the Midlands Engine Observatory Intelligence Hub is a unique and vital tool for anyone working to boost economic growth and social benefit across the region.

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