Six figure funding makes growth a reality for Telford tech hire company

A Telford-based audio-visual hire company has secured £100,000 from the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF). Blue Hire, which supplies equipment to the likes of ASOS, eBay, Nike and Budweiser, has secured this investment from BCRS Business Loans, which manages the WM Small Business Loans fund for the MEIF. Blue Hire has used this investment to create new […]

Craemer Group invests £25m in second Telford facility

Leading plastics manufacturer Craemer Group has now launched a £25m facility for plastics injection moulding at one of Telford & Wrekin Council’s premier business parks at Hortonwood West. It is the Group’s second plastics facility in Telford for the production of wheelie bins, pallets, storage and transport containers. The new site includes large machinery to […]

Direct rail service from Shrewsbury, Telford, Wellington and London made possible by extra capacity released by HS2, research by Midlands Connect reveals

Shrewsbury, Wellington and Telford could benefit from direct trains to London as a direct result of the capacity released by HS2; More frequent services also possible between Shropshire, the Black Country, Coventry, Birmingham International and Birmingham New Street; High speed line will take long-distance rail journeys off the existing network, providing capacity for new routes, […]

The Marches could gain 16 extra passenger trains per day as PM is urged to back £3.5bn Midlands Engine Rail

£3.5 billion plan to revolutionise rail network 16 more trains running in to and out of Shropshire and Herefordshire each day, 736 in total across network New regular, direct services from Telford, Wellington and Shrewsbury to London, as well as more frequent links to Wolverhampton and Birmingham More frequent services between Hereford, Ledbury and Birmingham, […]

Community grants tender totalling more than £1m launched in the Marches

Communities in the Marches could benefit from grants worth more than £1 million to help get more people into work, it was revealed today. The European Social Fund’s new Community Grants Programme will see funding of up to £20,000 given to organisations to help support unemployed people through packages of training and support. The Education […]

Marches to benefit from £3.6 bn Towns Deal fund

Two Marches towns are set to benefit from the new Town Deals announced by Local Government Secretary Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP. Telford and Hereford are among 100 places being invited to develop proposals for a new generation of multi-million-pound Town Deals. The towns eligible for support from the £3.6 billion Towns Fund include places […]

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