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, […]
Businesses across the Marches are being urged to have their input into a new strategic plan to help unlock millions of pounds of future investment in the region.
Communities in the Marches could benefit from grants worth more than £1 million to help get more people into work, it was revealed today. The European Social Fund’s new Community Grants Programme will see funding of up to £20,000 given to organisations to help support unemployed people through packages of training and support. The Education […]
The search has begun for a new business leader to help drive economic growth across the region.
The Marches LEP has launched a new campaign to encourage small employers to make a difference to the futures of young people in The Marches The Give an Hour campaign is targeting small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) to offer an hour of their time to help young people prepare for the fast-changing world of […]
A rallying call has gone out to Shropshire’s “world-class businesses” to bid for national recognition by entering the UK’s most prestigious award scheme. The Marches LEP joined forces with Anna Turner, the new Lord-Lieutenant of Shropshire, to host the Shropshire launch of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise last Thursday. LEP Chairman Graham Wynn OBE welcomed […]
A family-owned cleaning and janitorial supplies specialist which has operated in Shrewsbury since 1976, is setting its sights on increased revenues and a wider geographical reach following an extensive refurbishment project which has been made possible thanks to a grant supported by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).
A massive £23.5million funding pot has been made available for companies across the region to help them turn their growth plans into reality.
More teenagers in England may be out of education training or work (NEET) and for longer periods than previously thought, a study has suggested.