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Calling Sandwell businesses: help us to make Think Sandwell the best it can be

We’re carrying out important research to help shape the future of Think Sandwell, this website, and Sandwell Council’s services to businesses. We’d love you, our Sandwell business community, to tell us how we can best support you. Complete this short survey and be in with the chance of winning a £50 voucher.

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Historic West Bromwich company has most successful year ever

Congratulations to West Bromwich business Ian Guest Holdings on its exceptional financial results for 2021.

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Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee at Wednesbury’s free family fun day tomorrow!

Let the festivities begin … Wednesbury is holding a free family fun day tomorrow to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee! Get on down to Union Street at noon for live music, street performers, free goody bags for children, tea, cake and loads more entertainment.

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Tipton site has bright future

A derelict Tipton industrial site will be brought back to life by Black Country metal recycling company Enablelink.

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Smethwick Town Fund: government go-ahead for five projects

Funding for five Smethwick regeneration projects has been given the go-ahead by central government. Find out what this means for Sandwell.

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Green McCloskey diggers prepare land for HS2 in Birmingham

Virtual conference: HS2 business opportunities

You’re invited to attend a virtual conference on Thursday 9 June and hear directly from those involved in the HS2 project about resulting opportunities for West Midlands businesses.

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Two green events not to miss

Help your Sandwell business do more to protect the environment. Register for these two free events and find out 1) how to move from disposable plastic to sustainable materials and 2) how thermal conversion can turn asbestos into sustainable aggregate.

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Smethwick to Birmingham Corridor Framework shortlisted for prestigious awards

A collaborative project spanning Birmingham and Sandwell has been shortlisted for two important awards. But what is the Smethwick to Birmingham Corridor Framework and how will it benefit our region?

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Plan of canalised development

Scheme for 50 apartments at historic Sandwell canalside site

A historic canalside site in Sandwell with plans submitted to build 50 apartments has come on the market for £1.25m. The Grade II-listed Boat Gauging House is located at the Tipton canal basin off Factory Road.

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Public consultation on smoke control in Sandwell

Sandwell Council has launched a public consultation on proposals to make the borough a smoke control area. 

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