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Forging Ahead: New Book by Simon Briercliffe

Forging Ahead: New Book Celebrating the Post-War Years of Prosperity in the Black Country In the wake of World War Two, a unique social, economic, and industrial climate led to decades of prosperity in the Black Country, the likes of which the region had not seen before. A new book published by History West Midlands,…

Thank you to our vaccination heroes

NHS leaders have thanked the staff and volunteers who have made vaccinations possible in the Black Country and West Birmingham, as the programme prepares to move into its second phase.  A combination of large-scale vaccination sites, GP practices and local pharmacies have come together over six months to deliver more than 913,000 doses of the…

AIM appoints Lisa Ollerhead as Director (Chief Executive)

AIM has appointed Lisa Ollerhead as its new Director (Chief Executive) following a comprehensive recruitment process. Lisa joins AIM from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). As Head of Museums Policy since 2016, she played a leading role in the response for museums during COVID-19 and was closely involved in the design…