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Sandwell local plan public consultation

Sandwell Council is in the process of preparing a new local plan for the borough. It is looking for local people and businesses to get involved. The consultation takes place from Monday 6 February for six weeks.

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Energy cost crisis: share your story

The WMIET is organising a series of sessions with local manufacturers to record their experiences of the energy cost crisis.

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Major works in Oldbury town centre: Monday 6 February – Tuesday 16 May

National Grid is installing a new electricity supply to Sandwell Council House in Oldbury next week. Expect traffic delays! We explain all here.

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Meet the buyer

Come to West Bromwich on Wednesday 1 March for a chance to meet a dazzling array of Black Country contractors and buyers.

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Cradley Heath redevelopment gets funding

Haden Hill Leisure Centre in Cradley Heath will undergo redevelopment with money from the Levelling Up Fund.

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Sandwell in the Express & Star: Regeneration West Midlands Supplement

This week the Express & Star published its ‘Regeneration West Midlands 2023’ supplement, highlighting some of the region’s major projects, homes and transport schemes – including some of Sandwell Council’s projects.

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Take part in the LSIP initiative and share what matters to your Black Country business

The Black Country Chamber of Commerce is inviting local businesses to get involved in the West Midlands Local Skills Improvement Plan. The initiative aims to shape the future of skills provision across the region by facilitating dynamic working arrangements between employers and skills providers.

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Support for import and export businesses

Sandwell Council is offering specialist support and advice to Sandwell businesses with global trade ambitions.

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Free business support consultation

Sandwell College is offering free, tailored training for organisations that are looking to become more customer-focused.

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Free support and training for entrepreneurs

Sandwell Council is offering a free programme of training and support for start-ups.

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