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Advertise care vacancies for free

Proud to Care is a new initiative aimed at connecting West Midlands care providers with people looking for jobs and careers in care work.

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Queen’s Award for Enterprise – the 2022 round

The Queen’s Awards are the most prestigious awards for UK businesses and a Royal endorsement that winners tell us gets their business noticed, above and beyond the competition, both at home and overseas.

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M6 Junction 10 weekend closure rescheduled 6 – 9 August

The closure of the M6 at Junction 10 has been rescheduled again. The full closure will now take place next weekend, between Friday 6 and Monday 9 August.

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Sandwell manufacturing business Metpro acquires Scottish firm Demon Cato

Smethwick-based multi-service manufacturing business Metpro supplies the UK mechanical and electrical markets and has recently acquired Demon Cato in Edinburgh for an undisclosed sum.

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West Bromwich office building fully let following Go Train deal

A purpose-built office building situated just off West Bromwich High Street is now fully let after a deal with training provider Go Train.

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Sandwell executive helps lead MAN forward

Peter Davies, chief executive of Smethwick firm James Lister & Sons, has been appointed co-chair of the Manufacturing Assembly Network.

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Energy superhub coming to Sandwell

Energy company Pivot Power has announced plans to develop an energy superhub in Sandwell.

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Consultation for West Bromwich masterplan/interim planning statement launches

Businesses and residents are being asked for their views to help shape the future regeneration of West Bromwich.

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This #MadeInSandwell Monday, meet SAFL: Sandwell Adult and Family Learning

This #MadeInSandwell Monday we’re putting the spotlight on Sandwell Adult and Family Learning (SAFL), which provides daytime and evening courses to individuals and businesses across the borough.

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