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Submissions are open for the SEUK awards

Social enterprises in Sandwell have until Friday 30 June to enter the UK Social Enterprise Awards 2023.

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FSA ‘Here to Help’ food businesses

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has launched a new online guidance portal to help food businesses operate safely and successfully.

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Giving back in spades: Amey Consulting volunteers lend a hand in Sandwell Valley

Sandwell Council supplier Amey Consulting has delivered above and beyond for Sandwell recently by sending a team of volunteers to help in one of the borough’s most popular parks.

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Extra date for carbon masterclasses

The masterclasses have been so popular that an extra date has been added.

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Advice workshops for new businesses

The Black Country Chamber is running a series of four workshops specifically aimed at new businesses.

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Frozen food chain completes Sandwell retail park

Birchley Island retail park in Oldbury is now fully let after welcoming a prominent frozen food chain. Farmfoods has signed a ten-year lease on a 20,600 sq ft warehouse.

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Springboard: online learning platform to benefit Sandwell residents and local businesses

Sandwell Council has teamed up with Infosys to launch Springboard – an innovative website that provides local people with free digital training courses.

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A grand opening: Sandwell door company invests in £2.5m warehouse and office

Congratulations to this Sandwell door company on the grand opening of its £2.5m warehouse and office. This occasion is hugely positive for the business – but also poignant because the new building is a tribute to a late, important member of the team.

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‘Meet the Buyer’ event: connecting businesses with buyers

On Wednesday 1 March, the Sandwell Business Growth Team hosted a fully booked ‘Meet the Buyer’ event at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich. The aim was to connect Black Country businesses with buyers to form new connections and get them working more closely together.

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MIPIM 2023: Showcasing Sandwell – across the channel

Sandwell Council is off to Cannes for MIPIM, an international property event running from Tuesday 14 to Saturday 17 March.

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