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General | 16th November 2017

Bevan Group have been awarded Bodybuilder of the Year 2017

The star-studded Commercial Motor Awards 2017 sees the FinditintheBlackCountry member awarded the well-deserved Bodybuilder of the Year 2017!

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Bevan Group have been awarded Bodybuilder of the Year 201716/11/2017
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General | 15th November 2017

Leader welcomes top-ten success for Wolverhampton

The latest research placing City of Wolverhampton and Walsall in the top ten of the UK’s fastest growing cities has been welcomed by the Leader of the city council.

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Leader welcomes top-ten success for Wolverhampton15/11/2017
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General | 15th November 2017

Artist’s impression showcases new city centre market

An artist’s impression has been revealed to show what Wolverhampton’s new £4.9 million city centre market will look like.

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Artist’s impression showcases new city centre market15/11/2017
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General | 15th November 2017

Electric taxis showcased in city ahead of new infrastructure

Taxi drivers and council officers from across the UK got their first look at the new all electric taxis that could soon be on City of Wolverhampton streets.

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Electric taxis showcased in city ahead of new infrastructure15/11/2017
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General | 14th November 2017

Speller Metcalfe wins building award's contractor of the year

Local building contractor Speller Metcalfe took home the award for ‘Contractor of the Year (up to £300m)’ at the prestigious 2017 Building Awards

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Speller Metcalfe wins building award's contractor of the year14/11/2017
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General | 24th October 2017

Design Council Spark is looking to turn bright ideas into brilliant products

Up to 15 finalists are selected onto a 16-week programme, receiving one-to-one mentoring with specialists in a variety of fields as well as 5 core workshops led by a team of design experts.

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Design Council Spark is looking to turn bright ideas into brilliant products24/10/2017
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General | 24th October 2017

Nominations open for West Bromwich Community Awards 2017

Nominations are open for the West Bromwich Community Awards – a chance to celebrate local heroes who have gone the extra mile for the region.

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Nominations open for West Bromwich Community Awards 201724/10/2017
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General | 24th October 2017

City gateway road improvement works to start this month

Road improvement works to the A449 Stafford Road between M54 Junction 2 and Springfield Lane will start on Monday 30 October 2017

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City gateway road improvement works to start this month24/10/2017
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General | 24th October 2017

New Debenhams store boosts employment for Wolverhampton

Debenhams’ new Mander Centre store opened its doors this month – providing a further boost to employment in the City of Wolverhampton.

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New Debenhams store boosts employment for Wolverhampton24/10/2017
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General | 24th October 2017

New city centre market preparatory works start

Preparatory work on Wolverhampton’s new £4.9 million city centre market was well underway last week

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New city centre market preparatory works start24/10/2017
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General | 19th October 2017

Funny things festival line-up announced

When reports from the Office for National Statistics stated that Wolverhampton was the unhappiest place in the UK, locals didn’t agree, and now Creative Black Country are going to prove it isn’t true,...

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Funny things festival line-up announced19/10/2017
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General | 9th October 2017

Positive start at first Creative & Tech Meet Up

More than 50 people turned up at an event to discuss ways to retain and develop young talent in the creative and digital/hi-tech sectors in the City of Wolverhampton.

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Positive start at first Creative & Tech Meet Up09/10/2017
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General | 28th September 2017

CBRE hail Interchange project as invaluable to city

Wolverhampton Interchange project has been hailed at Business Week as a unique selling point for investment and development in the city.

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CBRE hail Interchange project as invaluable to city28/09/2017
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General | 27th September 2017

Have you booked your place at Friday's 'Meet the Buyer' Breakfast?

This promises to be one not to be missed! Buyers from City of Wolverhampton Council, University of Wolverhampton and Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust will all be on hand to discuss opportunitie...

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Have you booked your place at Friday's 'Meet the Buyer' Breakfast?27/09/2017
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General | 27th September 2017

Is your firm fit and ready to supply the biggest tram extension project in the UK?

On Thursday 19 October, West Midlands firms are invited to attend a valuable breakfast workshop and learn how they could tap into a multi-million pound works package and supply opportunities aligned t...

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Is your firm fit and ready to supply the biggest tram extension project in the UK?27/09/2017
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General | 27th September 2017

500 businesses in the Black Country benefit from free skills training

Over 500 businesses in the Black Country have benefited from free skills training this year through Black Country LEP initiatives to help businesses in the region raise productivity and boost business...

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500 businesses in the Black Country benefit from free skills training27/09/2017
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General | 27th September 2017

Trevor and Peter join City’s Sporting Hall of Fame

Two more stars were inducted into Wolverhampton’s Sporting Hall of Fame at WV Active Aldersley – the same stadium where they first developed their talents – on Saturday 23 September

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Trevor and Peter join City’s Sporting Hall of Fame27/09/2017
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General | 27th September 2017

Westside phase one could deliver almost 1,000 jobs

Economic analysis by Urban&Civic’s planning consultant, Lichfields, shows the Westside development first phase could deliver almost 1,000 jobs to the City of Wolverhampton.

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Westside phase one could deliver almost 1,000 jobs27/09/2017
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General | 30th August 2017

Black Country’s SMEs missing out on free skills training

Businesses in the Black Country are being urged to take advantage of free training that is being offered to small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to help upskill staff, raise productivity and boost...

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Black Country’s SMEs missing out on free skills training30/08/2017
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General | 8th August 2017

Traffix lights the way ahead with innovative, Bevan-bodied dropsiders

The UK’s leading temporary traffic and event management specialist is now running the first of a new generation of dropside vehicles built by Bevan Specialist Products

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Traffix lights the way ahead with innovative, Bevan-bodied dropsiders08/08/2017
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General | 8th August 2017

Get on track: Rail Tender Supplier Readiness Programme

West Midlands Manufacturing Club (WMMC), brought to you by the University of Wolverhampton’s Business Solutions Centres, is looking for 10 SMEs that currently supply, or have the potential to supply t...

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Get on track: Rail Tender Supplier Readiness Programme08/08/2017
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General | 12th July 2017

LEP encourages local businesses to support Black Country Day

To celebrate the diversity and strength of business in the Black Country, the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is once again leading a social media campaign

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LEP encourages local businesses to support Black Country Day12/07/2017
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General | 9th June 2017

Qatar Airways Ladies Day

A day of glitz and glamour at the racecourse, proudly sponsored by Qatar Airways and Birmingham Airport

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Qatar Airways Ladies Day09/06/2017
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General | 7th June 2017

Building on the success of housing event with FinditintheBlackCountry

Local businesses came in their droves for a chance to meet with 14 key buyers from the housing industry, where over 90 companies came to find out about the exciting developments taking shape across th...

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Building on the success of housing event with FinditintheBlackCountry07/06/2017
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General | 7th June 2017

Have you taken a look at our new Marketplace feature

Calling all Black Country businesses! Do you have a product or service you’d like to promote to FinditintheBlackCountry’s 22,000 members? Check out Marketplace.

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Have you taken a look at our new Marketplace feature07/06/2017
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General | 7th June 2017

Local accountancy firm appoints new team of directors

After a year of continued expansion, leading chartered accountancy practice, Price Pearson, has appointed four new directors to its board, bringing with them specialist knowledge to further strengthen...

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Local accountancy firm appoints new team of directors07/06/2017
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General | 17th May 2017

Shaylor Group wins contract to forge the future in the Black Country

Midlands based contractor, Shaylor Group has been appointed to build the Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills (ECMS) by The University of Wolverhampton

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Shaylor Group wins contract to forge the future in the Black Country17/05/2017
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General | 16th May 2017

Discover how your business can take advantage of housing opportunities in the Black Country

The next event from FinditintheBlackCountry is taking place on Thursday 25th May, and is inviting local businesses to come and meet key buyers from local and regional housing companies to talk about ...

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Discover how your business can take advantage of housing opportunities in the Black Country16/05/2017
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General | 15th May 2017

FinditintheBlackCountry event about being prepared in a digital age a huge success

Three leading Black Country firms were involved in a highly successful breakfast event from FinditintheBlackCountry last week (Thursday 11th May) to provide expert advice on how businesses need to pr...

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FinditintheBlackCountry event about being prepared in a digital age a huge success15/05/2017
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General | 27th April 2017

How to do business in a digital age: Are you prepared?

Join FinditintheBlackCountry on Thursday 11 May at a FREE seminar for Black Country businesses and hear from leading experts; Price Pearson and Thursfields, about how to be a secure business in the di...

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How to do business in a digital age: Are you prepared?27/04/2017
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General | 27th April 2017

Go for GOLD with Black Country Transformational GOLD funding

A funding scheme aimed at helping Black Country SMEs capitalise on growth opportunities, add value to the region’s economy and create local employment opportunities has reopened.

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Go for GOLD with Black Country Transformational GOLD funding27/04/2017
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General | 27th April 2017

Grow your business and get the competitive edge with AIM

Do you want to aim high? Grow your business and get ahead of the competition? AIM is a scheme that’s designed to help SMEs in the Black Country do just that.

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Grow your business and get the competitive edge with AIM27/04/2017
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General | 27th April 2017

Need funding? Start Up Loans is now available to Black Country businesses

A Government-based scheme aimed at providing organisations with a financial helping hand and free business support is now available to Black Country companies.

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Need funding? Start Up Loans is now available to Black Country businesses27/04/2017
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General | 27th April 2017

Has your business got what it takes to be featured in #madeinsandwell Monday?

Are you a Sandwell business with something to shout about? If the answer’s ‘yes’ then your business could be profiled on #madeinsandwell Monday, giving you widespread exposure across the borough.

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Has your business got what it takes to be featured in #madeinsandwell Monday?27/04/2017
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General | 27th April 2017

Say ‘hello’ to new and improved Sandwell Business Solutions Centre

Sandwell Business Solutions Centre, the first port of call for business support in Sandwell, has relocated to larger premises at Sandwell College’s Central Campus in West Bromwich.

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Say ‘hello’ to new and improved Sandwell Business Solutions Centre27/04/2017
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General | 29th March 2017

Upskill your staff with free training courses from the Black Country Skills Factory

Would you like to plug your employees’ skills gaps for free? The Black Country Skills Factory is currently running a whole host of free training courses based on a wide range of subjects and areas.

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Upskill your staff with free training courses from the Black Country Skills Factory29/03/2017
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General | 28th March 2017

Pioneering i9 Grade A office space plans turn heads at this year’s MIPIM forum

Designs for the new i9 office space, which are set to transform the face of Wolverhampton, were revealed to an international audience by Glenn Howells Architects at this year’s MIPIM forum.

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Pioneering i9 Grade A office space plans turn heads at this year’s MIPIM forum28/03/2017
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General | 27th March 2017

City council makes a splash at MIPIM with Canalside living vision

Plans to create a canalside community comprising hundreds of homes in the centre of Wolverhampton were showcased by the city council to global investors and developers at this year’s MIPIM event.

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City council makes a splash at MIPIM with Canalside living vision27/03/2017
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General | 27th March 2017

Putting the City of Wolverhampton on the international stage at MIPIM in Cannes

A delegation from Wolverhampton recently made their way to Cannes, where they showcased opportunities within the city with the world-leading property market, MIPIM.

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Putting the City of Wolverhampton on the international stage at MIPIM in Cannes27/03/2017
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General | 23rd March 2017

Don’t forget to cast your vote in this year’s West Midlands Combined Authority Mayoral Elections

The West Midlands Combined Authority Mayoral Elections are taking place on 4 May. Check out this article for details about the forthcoming elections, including details of what the role of a Combined A...

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Don’t forget to cast your vote in this year’s West Midlands Combined Authority Mayoral Elections23/03/2017
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General | 23rd March 2017

Getting in the zone – all systems go for Enterprise Zone in Brierley Hill

DY5, Dudley’s Business and Innovation Enterprise Zone, is one step closer to becoming reality after plans for the multi-million pound site were given the green light by Dudley Council.

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Getting in the zone – all systems go for Enterprise Zone in Brierley Hill23/03/2017
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General | 23rd March 2017

Former Black Country industrial land set to get £53 million clean-up

Initial work on redeveloping a 364-hectare brownfield site in the Black Country has been given a major boost after receiving £53 million funding from the West Midlands Combined Authority.

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Former Black Country industrial land set to get £53 million clean-up23/03/2017
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General | 23rd March 2017

Midlands Connect unveils 25-year plan for unlocking the region’s growth potential

Midlands Connect, the transport arm of the Midlands Engine, has published its 25-year vision for driving economic growth by investing in the region’s transport infrastructure.

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Midlands Connect unveils 25-year plan for unlocking the region’s growth potential23/03/2017
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General | 23rd March 2017

The Government puts the Midlands firmly on the map with double strategy launch

The Government has recently unveiled two pioneering new strategies – the Midlands Engine Strategy and Midlands Connect Transport Strategy – both aimed at ramping up economic growth across the Midlands...

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The Government puts the Midlands firmly on the map with double strategy launch23/03/2017
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General | 23rd March 2017

Black Country benefits from latest Government Local Growth funding cash boost

Local projects, jobs, skills, business support and growth are all set to be bolstered following the Government’s latest £55.1 million Local Growth funding boost for the Black Country. Learn more.

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Black Country benefits from latest Government Local Growth funding cash boost23/03/2017
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General | 6th March 2017

Bevans new home is the perfect platform for continued expansion

Stunning growth within its Aftercare division was a key driver behind the West Midlands-based Bevan Group’s move to an impressive new headquarters.

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Bevans new home is the perfect platform for continued expansion06/03/2017
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General | 6th March 2017

Fast track sub-contractor jobs success for Wolverhampton trio

The City of Wolverhampton Council’s Fast Track into Construction programme has paid off for three trainees who’ve landed themselves jobs with T Costello and Choice Plumping.

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Fast track sub-contractor jobs success for Wolverhampton trio06/03/2017
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General | 6th March 2017

Wolverhampton’s independent retailers invited to enter WIRE Awards 2017

Independent retailers in Wolverhampton are being urged to take part in the city’s first annual Wolverhampton Independent Retail Excellent (WIRE) Awards.

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Wolverhampton’s independent retailers invited to enter WIRE Awards 201706/03/2017
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General | 22nd February 2017

£9.7m manufacturing support package launched to unlock SME potential in the West Midlands

SME manufacturers in the West Midlands have been given a major boost this week with news that a new £9.7m business support initiative is officially live and looking to support thousands of companies.

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£9.7m manufacturing support package launched to unlock SME potential in the West Midlands22/02/2017
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General | 3rd February 2017

Complete Kidz Becomes First CIC to Receive Gold CAA Accreditation in the UK

We are absolutely delighted to start the year on a high note! The CAA (Children's Activities Association) has awarded us Gold accreditation - and we are the first Community Interest Company in the UK ...

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Complete Kidz Becomes First CIC to Receive Gold CAA Accreditation in the UK03/02/2017
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