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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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Profits up for Sandwell-based steel manufacturer

The Sandwell-based arm of one of the largest steel manufacturers in the world has reported success during its latest financial year. Metsec reported pre-tax profits of £15m for the 12 months to 31 March 2020.

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Double celebration #MadeInSandwell: Wednesbury scaffolding firm celebrates two new prestigious contracts

This #MadeInSandwell Monday we’re celebrating the success of Wednesbury scaffolding firm UK Access Solutions in securing two new contracts in the borough, worth a combined total of £500k.

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Protect Sandwell staff against new variant of coronavirus

A large proportion of Sandwell’s population works in industries crucial to keep the rest of the country operating. Let’s show our pride in our essential workers by working hard to keep them safe.

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Demolition of another redundant bridge marks step forward in sustainable transport scheme

Work to extend the West Midlands Metro from Wednesbury to Brierley Hill continues with the demolition of the disused Tame Valley canal bridge.

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Catering firm #MadeInSandwell wins Aquatics Centre contract

This #MadeInSandwell Monday we’re celebrating with local catering firm Mollies Café, Baguette and Outdoor Catering for securing the prestigious contract to supply on-site catering provisions during the construction phase of the Sandwell Aquatics Centre.

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Approaching deadline for Black Social Entrepreneurs Futures programme

Black entrepreneurs in the West Midlands have until Sunday 31 January to apply for a free place on the Black Social Entrepreneurs Futures programme.

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Profits up at Ramfoam

Congratulations to Tividale firm Ramfoam, which is celebrating a rise in profits in the financial year to 31 March 2020.

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Construction success is #MadeInSandwell

Several Sandwell SMEs are celebrating after successfully tendering for a cluster of multi-million pound construction contracts.

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Design the Queen’s baton for Birmingham 2022

The Birmingham 2022 organising committee has just launched the search for a supplier to design, engineer and fabricate the baton for next year’s Queen’s Baton Relay.

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