The Marches Energy Strategy funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), recognises the way that energy is generated and consumed in the UK is changing and the challenges that will need to be faced. The current energy infrastructure is already at capacity in many areas and this presents both a threat to […]
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.
New Model in Technology and Engineering (NMiTE) the proposed Higher Education Institution, has put out a call to architects and designers, including local firms in Herefordshire, around its competition to help create the designs for three new buildings on the Skylon site. Deadline for expression of interest is Thursday 5th December and for designs is […]
Communities in the Marches are being invited to apply for funding to support renewable energy projects in the region.
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 future new provider of higher education. The decision follows a submission of a business case to the LEP from the New Model Institute of Technology and […]
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. […]