Two teams of engineering apprentices from Shrewsbury Colleges Group have been crowned the best in the UK after designing and building a remote-control crane from scratch.
A Telford-based estates management company which operates across the country is expanding after receiving help from a grant programme supported by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership. Halesfield-based Spacecare received just over £7,000 from the Marches Building Investment Grant (MBIG) to create new offices at its headquarters in a move which has also created two new […]
The Marches LEP today launched a search for the region’s best business and boardroom leaders to join its team.
Three new centres to train the next generation of engineers could be built on Hereford’s Enterprise Zone after the Marches LEP agreed a £5.66m funding package for the city’s proposed new university. The decision follows a submission of a business case to the LEP from the New Model in Technology and Engineering (NMiTE) supporting the […]
The NexT Level campaign will ensure young people have the information they need to apply for the first of the pioneering T Levels starting September 2020. With just a year to go before the first T Levels are taught, the Government has ramped up its preparations by launching a nationwide campaign so that young people […]
Work is set to start on constructing the infrastructure to support a world leading agri-tech research and innovation hub on the edge of Newport, ultimately supporting the creation of up to 950 jobs.
Rural businesses in The Marches are being invited to apply for up to at least £175,000 in EU grant funding for projects which help grow the regional economy and create new jobs. DEFRA‘s Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) Growth Programme provides grants for rural business development, food processing businesses and those involved in rural tourism infrastructure. […]
A special programme to help small and medium sized businesses across the Marches to grow is on target to create more than 260 jobs, an independent report says.
A new training scheme for the construction industry is helping to provide life-changing career opportunities, those behind the project say.
A milestone in the £7.3m scheme to transform Hereford’s Shell Store into a business incubation and innovation centre has been marked with an official visit from leaders of two organisations involved in the landmark project. The Leader of Herefordshire Council, Councillor David Hitchiner, and Andrew Manning Cox, the Chairman of the Hereford Enterprise Zone, were […]