Shropshire’s business support organisations are joining forces for the first time in 2017 for an unmissable event aimed at helping county enterprises grow and thrive.
House builders in the Marches are being urged to have their say on the challenges facing their industry to help develop a new strategy that will drive forward the creation of more new homes.
A new strategy which sets out Shropshire Council’s commitment and ambition to grow the local economy of the county has gone out to consultation.
Business Secretary Greg Clark launched the first competition to access funding from the government’s £100 investment programme supporting the creation of test facilities for connected and autonomous vehicles at the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Connected Conference in London.
Nearly 3,000 international delegates visited the Midlands UK Pavilion at global real estate show MIPIM 2017 to learn about opportunities to invest in the region.
A new strategy for freight transport across the Marches will aim to reduce congestion, shorten journey times and find ways to support businesses moving goods from A to B.
The publication of the Government’s Midlands Engine Strategy marks an important moment for the region. Since the Midlands Engine formed over a year ago, it has been engaging with stakeholders across the region to identify the best opportunities to boost economic growth in the Midlands for the benefit of Britain.
Residents in Herefordshire are set to benefit from a new £1.7m fund to be invested in activities which tackle poverty, promote social inclusion and boost the local economy. Organisations are now being invited to bid to deliver the Building Better Opportunities (BBO) project, which is funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social […]
The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership has agreed funding allocations for projects which are being supported by the LEP’s latest Growth Deal with Government announced today. Organisations and partners behind the projects have welcomed news of the funding boost, with figures announced today the minimum levels of expected investment via the Growth Deal and further funding […]
Communities Secretary Sajid Javid today announced a government cash boost of £21.9 million for The Marches to help create jobs, support businesses and encourage growth. Some of the locally-chosen projects likely to benefit over the next few years include: A new university in Hereford specialising in technology and engineering; A new Enterprise and Science Park […]