More than 150 local companies benefit from £50 million in grants

More than 150 companies have received £50 million in funding since the launch of a new investment programme last year. The Midlands Engine Investment Fund was set up to address a market gap in finance available to small and medium enterprises across the region.

Hundreds turn out for James Morris MP's Jobs Fair

Nearly 500 hundred jobseekers flocked to the 6th Halesowen & Rowley Regis Jobs and Skills Fair, organised by local MP James Morris and Jobcentreplus, at Cornbow Hall in Halesowen. This was the 11th jobs and skills event James has organised since 2010.