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 […]

Specialist manufacturer invests for growth

Catherine Bray, manufacturing growth manager, Andy Styles, of Heelman, and Caroline Cattle, MBIG programme manager

A family-owned manufacturing business which has operated in Ludlow since it was founded in 1982, has expanded its base so that it can better meet customer demand, drive operational efficiencies, improve the working environment and create new jobs thanks to two grants supported by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

Green light for world’s leading agri-tech hub

A world leading agri-tech research and innovation hub is to be built in Newport – after permission was granted last night by Telford & Wrekin Council’s planning committee. Ni-Park will be an enterprise and science park in due course creating up to 950 jobs and providing a range of flexible space for technology-focused firms including […]

New Shropshire business show hailed a success

A new Shropshire business show aimed at opening up export opportunities for firms across the county has been hailed a success. The Business Growth and Export Show – staged by the Marches Growth Hub – attracted an audience of around 80 to Shrewsbury to hear expert advice from the Department for International Trade (DiT) and […]

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