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Mandy Thorn MBE and Sonia Roberts for Marches Local Enterprise Partnership
30 Nov 2022
One of the region’s highest-profile businesswomen has been appointed to head the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership. Sonia Roberts, chief executive of supported employment and training charity Landau, was named the new chair of the Marches LEP at its board meeting yesterday – stepping up from the role of deputy chair which she has held for the last three years. She succeeds Mandy Thorn MBE who...
28 Nov 2022
A specialist welding company in Telford is spending £0.5m in a bid to become self-sufficient in its energy needs within the next 10 years as part of its forward-thinking plan to combat rising energy prices, reduce its carbon footprint and become a truly green supply partner to customers.   Fabweld Steel Products (FSP), which designs and manufactures standard and bespoke access covers for the...
07 Sep 2022
A special ceremony has been held by a Shropshire charity to celebrate the success of young learners who have overcome a mix of challenges to gain the skills and qualifications required ready for the world of work or further training. Landau, which runs its study programme for 16-19 year olds, held its graduation event on August 31 at Casey’s in Donnington with 37 learners receiving certificates...
07 Feb 2022
A new series of podcasts sharing the experiences of ten Shropshire businesses and their leaders during the pandemic has been launched today.  The Marching On podcasts tell the stories of a range of county businesses which were either born out of Covid or have adapted and grown during the lockdowns.  Produced by The Media Insiders and Sound Rebel, the podcasts offer a unique insight into business...
04 Feb 2022
The huge role the Marches Growth Hub played in helping businesses through the height of the pandemic is revealed today in new figures.  The hub – the business support service of the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership – had more than 30,000 separate interactions with businesses across Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin in just 12 months.  The figures – for the period from April 1...
17 Jan 2022
A multi-million pound investment in town and city centres across Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin is helping to herald a new era for the region, the partnership’s deputy chair said today. Sonia Roberts says the Marches LEP has been a key champion of the region’s historic town centres in the ten years since it was formed – investing tens of millions of pounds to help create...
Guide Dogs staff member is training a guide dog owner and a dog inside the hotel
30 Nov 2021
The Holiday Inn in Telford-Ironbridge has become a welcoming venue for Guide Dogs and staff are now trained to support customers with sight loss. If you were to book a hotel room at the Holiday Inn in Telford-Ironbridge, you might be pleasantly surprised to be a guest alongside some of the best-behaved dogs in the country. That’s because Guide Dogs has started to use the hotel as one of its...
26 Nov 2021
A West Midlands renewable energy and battery company is demonstrating its own commitment to helping the environment with a £20,000 investment in solar panels, which will generate green energy for its Telford production site. The installation of 80 photovoltaic solar panels at AceOn’s facility in the town is set to generate more than 25,000 kWh of electricity every year, saving approximately 14.6...
25 May 2021
A driver training specialist is urging people to ensure they are properly qualified when it comes to towing caravans and trailers - or risk large fines, invalidating their insurance and having their pride and joy confiscated! The warning comes at a time when the country is opening up as Covid restrictions continue to ease and more people are looking at touring caravans as an attractive option for...
21 Apr 2021
A Shropshire firm of solicitors is celebrating continued business growth with an office move helping to prepare it for future recruitment.   With offices based across Shropshire and Mid Wales, PCB Solicitors’ entire Dawley team has moved from the town where it has been based for over 20 years, to the top floor of Trevithick House on Stafford Park 4, Telford. The move will provide the facilities...
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