Sandwell businesses urged to get involved in consultation on proposed exceptions to Commonwealth Games advertising and trading restrictions
Will your business be affected? Don’t miss the opportunity to have your say and get involved in the open consultation on proposed exceptions to Commonwealth Games advertising and trading restrictions. The consultation closes Monday on 11 January 2021.
We always publish good news on Think Sandwell and, this year, it has felt more important than ever to shine a light on the businesses achieving more, bucking the trend or rallying around others. So here is a selection of good things that have happened in our Sandwell business community since the first national lockdown in March 2020.
Around one in three people with Covid-19 don’t have any symptoms. So it’s great that free rapid Covid-19 testing is coming from Monday 21 December for everyone living or working in Sandwell. Here’s how to book your test.
Sandwell-headquartered lubricants firm Exol Lubricants has reported a rise in both turnover and pre-tax profits during its latest financial year, and anticipates further growth in the coming year.
This week’s #MadeInSandwell star is Robinson’s Bakery, which is getting ready for Christmas with its festive range of treat, gift and share boxes.
Sandwell-headquartered bus and coach operator Rotala aims to reduce its carbon footprint with a new fleet of environmentally friendly vehicles.
Engineering solutions provider Deritend Group has been announced as a preferred supplier to IESA in a deal that could be worth up to £1m per year.
Property firm Stenprop has acquired the Phoenix Industrial Estate in West Bromwich from a private investor in a deal worth £2.8m.
Local community project Friends of Dartmouth Park recently approached Sandwell Council seeking help to repair its sensory garden. It was introduced to local civil engineering firm Currall Lewis and Martin Construction, which was looking to support a local cause.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced further funding for West Midlands councils to create more safe cycling and walking routes.