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New online 5G hub for manufacturers

UK5G has launched a new online resource to support 5G adoption across the manufacturing sector. The dedicated new hub aims to help manufacturing businesses unlock the power of 5G by exploring practical ways to effectively implement it across operations.

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£3m for regional low energy projects

Three projects in the West Midlands have secured £3m in government funding for projects aimed at reducing energy use.

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Share your Sandwell business stories

At this strange and tough time, we think it’s more important than ever to share our good news as well as our challenges. How is your Sandwell business faring? Tell us.

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Sandwell community project wins mental health accolade at 2020 Thrive Awards

Sandwell community project Brushstrokes has won an award at the 2020 Thrive Awards for the important work it does supporting the mental health and wellbeing of new arrivals to the region.

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Slavic holidays celebrated with a day of music and food in Sandwell

At times like these it’s good to look back on happy memories, so while crowds and group celebrations are off the schedule for now, we’re cheering ourselves reminiscing about festivals in our diverse and vibrant borough. Read about Maslenitsa, one of the oldest surviving Slavic holidays.

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Callout for spare personal protective equipment

Calling tattoo parlours, nail and beauty salons and manufacturers who use gloves/aprons/masks! Do you have any personal protective equipment (PPE) you are not using? Sandwell needs your donations.

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A large helping of tasty treats that are #madeinsandwell

Hungry? You will be after reading this. Today #madeinsandwell Monday is celebrating Robinson’s Bakery, a company that works hard to keep Sandwell well fed.

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Sandwell company makes Fast Track league table

Big congratulations to Sandwell’s Ash & Lacy for making it into the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200.

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Council support for vulnerable residents: how you and your business can help

Sandwell Council staff are mobilising to help deliver support to vulnerable people hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s how the Sandwell business community can help.

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Support and advice for businesses during coronavirus outbreak

Sandwell Council and Think Sandwell are communicating with businesses in the borough to highlight the support and advice on offer to them during the coronavirus outbreak.

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