Manufacturers can now access specialist support and grant funding to improve their business thanks to a new programme in the Marches. The Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP) will help businesses identify opportunities and create plans for growth and improvement under the new initiative. The £9.7m programme is being funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) […]
Funding streams worth £3.5m to boost the tourism and the food processing industries in the Marches have been announced.
Thousands of employees are to be given the chance to develop their knowledge, skills and career prospects as part of a new project supported by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).
Businesses across the Marches are being invited to highlight the challenges they face with transporting goods across the region ahead of a new Freight Strategy being developed for the Marches.
Telford & Wrekin Council and the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) are delighted to announce that automotive parts supplier Polytec Group is to build an additional manufacturing site at the T54 technology park.
A project to transform a dilapidated four-hectare site in Telford into a state of the art industrial facility could provide up to 240 jobs starting with those in construction – thanks to £720,000 of financing from the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership.
The University of Wolverhampton has secured £8 million funding to help increase the number of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to progress into higher education, including youngsters across the Marches.
Detailed plans for a new state-of-the-art training hub in Shropshire were unveiled for the first time yesterday, with the aim of supporting ‘2020 learners by 2020’.
Manufacturing is one of the strongest industries that we have in the Marches, accounting for more than 14.1 per cent of all employment across Shropshire and Herefordshire and employing 36,700 people.
Moves to bring superfast broadband to even more people in the county have been announced by Shropshire Council.