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Mosaic artist Caroline Jariwala at home in Bearwood

Mosaics #madeinsandwell brighten up the world


Today’s #madeinsandwell Monday spotlight is on Caroline Jariwala, the acclaimed international artist behind Mango Mosaics in Bearwood. We caught up with Caroline and found out what she created in lockdown . . .

West Midlands screen sector secures £2m investment


Create Central has been awarded £2m funding to help boost the film, TV and games sector in the West Midlands.

Sandwell passes £50 million mark in “lifeline” business grants paid


The latest figures published by the Government show Sandwell is in the top 40 nationally – 39th out of 314 councils – for the total number of grants paid to businesses.

Fighting Covid-19 in Sandwell with MiGlass


A Sandwell specialist glass manufacturer is helping in the battle against Covid-19 by producing social distancing screens for retailers across the UK and Europe.

Tipton twosome celebrate #madeinsandwell success


The success of Tipton’s AK Valves is particularly impressive as the company has only been trading since January 2019.

Supermarket with woman shopper wearing mask

Shops reopening: Sandwell Council is supporting shoppers and businesses to stay safe


The government has announced that more shops can open from Monday (15 June) and Sandwell Council is putting together a package of guidance and support to help local businesses and shoppers stay safe.

Sandwell manufacturer positive about the future with Aim for Gold funding boost


A Sandwell pipe-forming manufacturer has received a £10,500 investment boost to help finance new machinery and capitalise on emerging market development opportunities.

Black Country anticipating busy October Business Festival as events sail in


The new Black Country Business Festival (BCBF) dates of Monday 5 to Thursday 15 October are proving to be popular with Black Country businesses, with the fortnight filling up with new and existing events.

Black Lives Matter

Unity against racism: #BlackLivesMatter


Councillor Jackie Taylor has led tributes from Sandwell councillors in support of the Black Lives Matter movement against racism – and Think Sandwell adds its voice to call for an end to social, structural and institutional racism.

With the current crisis, the way businesses communicate has changed #madeinsandwell


Learn how Sandwell telecoms provider @Midshire is providing remote working solutions across the UK
Read more in this week’s #madeinsandwell