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 […]
Up to £25m will be invested in both Hereford and Telford as part of a Government investment in 100 towns across the country.
Whitchurch-based Needham Laser Technologies Ltd (NLTL) announces the launch of its new range of laser marking products, initially to the UK market, following a move to a new unit on the Waymills Industrial Estate which was made possible by a grant worth almost £70,000 that was supported by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).
The organisation driving economic growth across the Marches has spelled out ambitious plans for the next 12 months in its new annual report.
The Marches LEP has signed a £2.34m deal to fund the transformation of a former school into facilities for Hereford’s proposed new university. The funding will be used to refurbish and equip buildings at the former Robert Owen Academy in Blackfriars Street for students learning practical engineering skills. NMiTE is aiming to address the shortage […]
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 […]
Up to 30 jobs will be created by a £4m development at Telford’s premier industrial site, T54 Technology Park thanks to a unique Land Deal developed by Telford & Wrekin Council with Homes England and the Marches LEP. Torus Measurement Systems Ltd – part of Torus Technology Group – is building an additional 10,000 square […]
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 […]
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, […]