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Taking a bird’s eye view on everything #MadeInSandwell


It’s always good to get a fresh perspective on a project or business, and this week’s #MadeInSandwell Monday star can help you do just that.

Turnover up for Sandwell-headquartered parcel giant DPD


Smethwick-headquartered parcel giant DPD reported turnover nearing the £1.3bn mark during its latest financial year.

Diversity and entrepreneurship


Professor Mark Hart from Aston University will deliver a keynote presentation outlining an exciting research agenda for diversity and entrepreneurship in the West Midlands.

Warning to drivers as height restriction reduced on Oldbury bridge


Drivers of large vehicles are being warned about a change to the height restriction on a railway bridge between Oldbury and West Bromwich.

Pitching competition extends application deadline


The application deadline for this year’s Minerva Birmingham Pitch Up programme has been extended to Friday 11 December.

A brand new look that is #MadeInSandwell


Back at the start of 2020, it seemed like the perfect time for Oldbury technology company CSCM Limited to embark on a massive rebranding exercise. And then along came Covid-19.

Oldbury building transformation plans approved


Sandwell Council’s Planning Committee has given the go-ahead to plans to redevelop the site of the former Toys R Us store on Wolverhampton Road in Oldbury.

Opportunity and hope for young people: thousands of jobs created by Kickstart Scheme


Over 19,000 job placements for unemployed young people have been created under the government’s £2bn Kickstart Scheme – with tens of thousands more expected in the months ahead.

Black Country Chamber Business Awards winners honoured in dazzling digital celebration


The Black Country Chamber of Commerce (BCCC) crowned the winners of its 2020 Business Awards in an online live-streamed ceremony hosted by actor and comedian, Aaron James. The awards celebrated the efforts of local people and businesses during the coronavirus crisis.

Twenty jobs to be created by local household products business


A Sandwell household products business is set to create 20 jobs for the borough due to expansion into new premises in Smethwick.