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Funding boost for cycling and walking schemes


Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced further funding for West Midlands councils to create more safe cycling and walking routes.

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Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone: helping your business to prepare


Birmingham is set to get a Clean Air Zone in 2021 – and West Midlands SMEs could be eligible for up £170,000 in grant funding to prepare. Learn more – including about an online business clinic you can attend on Wednesday 16 December.

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Domestic abuse is a business issue – act now


As Covid-19 safety restrictions continue, leaving many people trapped and isolated, it’s more important than ever that businesses take proactive measures to support any employees who might be at risk from domestic violence.

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.