LEP launches plan to create more than 58,000 new jobs by 2038

More than 58,000 new jobs will be created across the Marches – and the economy grow by £8.7billion – under an ambitious new 20-year blueprint for success unveiled today. The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership says an extra 5,200 new businesses will launch and 54,000 new homes be built as the region’s economy grows to £23.8 […]

The forgotten teens

Sonia Robers

More teenagers in England may be out of education training or work (NEET) and for longer periods than previously thought, a study has suggested.

Oswestry set for jobs and housing boost as £9.3m government funding secured

New jobs and housing could soon be on the way in Oswestry thanks to the efforts of a number of local, regional and national organisations, who are working together to deliver potential housing and employment land developments in Shropshire’s second largest market town. Led by Shropshire Council, the work involves Homes England, Highways England, The […]

Women urged to help build vibrant future for region

The region’s leading businesswomen have been urged to join the drive to build a vibrant economy for the Marches for years to come. Marches Local Enterprise Partnership director Gill Hamer called on women to step forward and help shape the economic future of the area by applying for two vacancies on the LEP board. Her […]

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