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Ten-storey office block bought for residential development

A ten-storey office block in West Bromwich has been bought for potential redevelopment into residential property in a £4m deal.

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Trailblazing Black Country urges businesses to make bids to the Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative

Black Country manufacturers are being urged to make the most of a new £125 million fund to support their work. The government’s Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative is a £125 million pot, created after the Black Country LEP, together with partners Coventry and Warwickshire, Greater Birmingham and Solihull and Liverpool City Region, made a successful […]

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Black Country firms get inside line on funding from LEP

A £1 billion funding stream, aimed at creating private sector jobs, was showcased to around 30 Black Country businesses at a recent event. The Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership hosted the event to support businesses looking to bid into round three of the national Regional Growth Fund. The workshop, held at Pure Offices in Oldbury, […]

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Talking Business: Jason Wouhra of East End Foods

republished from the  Editor: Marc Revees In the latest in a series of ‘Talking Business’ interviews, Jason Wouhra of East End Foods chats to publisher Marc Reeves, and KPMG‘s Narinder Paul. The quiet success of East End Foods, the ethnic food and wholesale business of the Wouhra family has perhaps gone relatively unnoticed in the […]

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West Bromwich based Steel & Alloy Holdings sees turnover up by 30%!

Turnover has been driven up by more than 30 per cent at Steel & Alloy Holdings as the automotive sector started to make a recovery. The West Bromwich group, which supplies steel to car makers in the UK, including Jaguar Land Rover, Honda and Ford, is undergoing a rebranding process to focus 100 per cent […]

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BT’s new 75,000sq ft office formally Opens in West Bromwich

1 Providence Place (formerly known as the All Saints development) is now open… to mark the formal event, on Tuesday 7th February 2012, Olympic hero and  record-breaking decathlete Daley Thompson, joined children, community leaders, dignitaries and Sandwell businesspeople to celebrate what is being touted as “a giant leap into the future”. This major office development […]

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Manufacturing Advisory Service pledges support to Black Country SMEs

THE newly-reconstituted Manufacturing Advisory Service has outlined how it will continue to support SMEs in its Black Country heartland. At a meeting arranged by the Black Country Chamber of Commerce and hosted at the West Bromwich headquarters of the National Metalforming Centre, MAS representatives outlined to more than 70 manufacturers from the area what would […]

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Interview with Pure Offices Centre Manager on New Oldbury Offices

news story  By Ceri Lenahan ⋅Easy Space on January 16, 2012, take from Pure Offices is an independent serviced office company that runs environmentally-focused business centres across the UK. Backed by a long-term funding agreement with property management firm Highcross, Pure Offices now operates from 11 business centres across the country in prime locations […]

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AluCast Ltd in Olympic Torch Deal

Alucast, which employs over 100 people at its Wednesbury base in the West Midlands, has been chosen by Coventry-based Premier Group to manufacture the top and bottom caps for the London 2012 Olympic torch. The company is responsible for tooling, machining and polishing using gravity casting technology to produce the aluminium components that hold the […]

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Majorsell Ltd relocates to new facility in Sandwell

Front L – R:  Deborah Burrows &  Arthur Turner  – Directors of Majorsell Ltd Back L – R :   Charles Lartey  – thinkSandwell   &  Rachel Eade  – Manufacturing Advisory Service Inward Investment Officer                National Automotive Sector Lead. Images from Majorsell launch event 20th January 2012. (more to be added shortly.) thinkSandwell supports Majorsells relocation to Oldbury.

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