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Free energy crisis webinar

The Black Country Chamber of Commerce is hosting a free webinar to help businesses understand and navigate the energy crisis.

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Sandwell Council secures £300,000 EV chargepoint funding

Sandwell Council has successfully secured £300,000 of grant funding to deliver approximately 37 electric vehicle charge points across the borough. The charge points will be located in residential areas.

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Living and working with Covid-19 in Sandwell

As the government changes its focus from reducing the prevalence of coronavirus to encouraging us all to live and work with it, we’ve got information on what this means for Sandwell – including how to request a ‘Booster Bus’ vaccination visit to your business.

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£60m fund application window open

The second application window for the Industrial Energy Transformation Fund (IETF) is now open.

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Shine a light on arts, sports and culture #MadeInSandwell

Sandwell residents are being encouraged to get involved in a new festival showcasing the best of the borough in the run up to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. The Shine a Light Festival will take place over six weekends – one in each of Sandwell’s six towns – from April to August 2022.

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Free mental health training for Sandwell

The Kaleidoscope Plus Group is offering independent businesses in Sandwell free mental health first aid training for adults.

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Employment rates rise in Sandwell

Sandwell’s approach to employment is showing positive results. The latest Labour Force Survey has revealed a substantial rise in employment rates for 16-64 year olds across the borough in 2021.

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Social Enterprise Drive is back for 2022: Save the date!

iSE Social Enterprise Drive is back for 2022. This year it is focused on celebrating innovation and resilience in the West Midlands. If you’ve got an idea you’d like considered for the programme the deadline for submission is Monday 28 February.

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Sandwell SMEs go electric! Want to know more about electric vehicles?

Want to know more about electric cars and understand the implications for your Sandwell business? Energy Saving Trust is holding an ultra-low emission vehicle information event to help SMEs understand how they can go electric.

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Health innovation academy launched

East Midlands Academic Health Science Network has launched an Innovation Academy to help develop new ideas in the health sector.

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