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General | 13th February 2019

Government-backed Worcestershire 5G Consortium switches on Britain’s first 5G factory trial

The first-ever British 5G factory trials have been switched on today, putting the UK firmly ahead of its European peers in the race for 5G

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Government-backed Worcestershire 5G Consortium switches on Britain’s first 5G factory trial13/02/2019
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General | 11th February 2019

Donations top £2m as Worcestershire Community Foundation marks 15th year

A Worcestershire charitable foundation has marked its 15th anniversary by announcing a string of growth plans which will help support dozens more good causes across the county.

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Donations top £2m as Worcestershire Community Foundation marks 15th year11/02/2019
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General | 8th February 2019

Leading Worcester-based housing company to host FinditinWorcestershire's February event

Sanctuary Homes, the brand for Sanctuary Group’s property development activity, will be mobilising its construction arm across the county providing an exciting opportunity for local trades

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Leading Worcester-based housing company to host FinditinWorcestershire's February event08/02/2019
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General | 7th February 2019

FinditinWorcestershire member lands exclusive solar deal with housebuilder Redrow

Kidderminster-based solar installer Eco2Solar has landed an exclusive supply deal with housebuilding firm Redrow Homes.

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FinditinWorcestershire member lands exclusive solar deal with housebuilder Redrow07/02/2019
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General | 29th January 2019

Grow your business with TLC - Tendering for local contracts

Redditch firms are being invited to a free event designed to help them understand how to win business that’s available from the borough council and the wider public sector.

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Grow your business with TLC - Tendering for local contracts29/01/2019
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General | 24th January 2019

Greater Birmingham and Solihull region records another year of economic success

Greater Birmingham’s regional economy has continued to perform strongly in areas ranging from job creation to quality of life, according to data* analysed by the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local En...

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Greater Birmingham and Solihull region records another year of economic success24/01/2019
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General | 22nd January 2019

FinditinWorcestershire’s first event of the year talks technology opportunities

Over 70 local businesses from across the county attended Worcestershire County Council and FinditinWorcestershire’s breakfast event ‘Next Generation Technology Opportunities’ this morning (Tuesday 22 ...

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FinditinWorcestershire’s first event of the year talks technology opportunities22/01/2019
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General | 18th January 2019

Thumbs up for £100m development featuring 800 homes

A £100m development featuring 800 homes in Worcestershire, which could create 1,550 jobs, has been given the thumbs up.

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Thumbs up for £100m development featuring 800 homes18/01/2019
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General | 15th January 2019

Worcestershire SMEs encouraged to apply for Cyber Growth and Security Grants

Funding of up to £20,000 is now available for Worcestershire’s growing cyber sector businesses and to support local SMEs, to become more cyber secure.

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Worcestershire SMEs encouraged to apply for Cyber Growth and Security Grants15/01/2019
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General | 11th January 2019

Go-ahead for almost 1,000 homes for edge of Worcester City

The go-ahead has been granted for almost 1,000 homes to be built on the edge of Worcester. Hallam Land Management has won permission for up to 965 houses on land to the West of Worcester, north of Br...

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Go-ahead for almost 1,000 homes for edge of Worcester City11/01/2019
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General | 7th January 2019

Law firm launches charity Will month for St Richards Hospice

Specialist lawyers at Worcester law firm mfg Solicitors are supporting a Worcester hospice as part of a new year will-writing drive.

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Law firm launches charity Will month for St Richards Hospice07/01/2019
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General | 4th January 2019

New Birmingham 2022 business portal set to advertise all Games contracts

Launched in November 2018, the new business portal is free to join and will advertise all contracts relating to the Games for local businesses

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New Birmingham 2022 business portal set to advertise all Games contracts04/01/2019
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General | 20th December 2018

Grow your future workforce with Worcestershire County Council

Did you know you can work with the Connecting Schools and Business Programme at Worcestershire County Council to explore future talent?

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Grow your future workforce with Worcestershire County Council20/12/2018
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General | 17th December 2018

Are you interested in making a difference for older people in your local community?

Age UK Bromsgrove, Redditch & Wyre Forest is looking for committed individuals who can bring a variety of skills and skills to its team

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Are you interested in making a difference for older people in your local community?17/12/2018
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General | 17th December 2018

MFG Solicitors honoured for securing vital funds for Cancer Research UK

Wyre Forest law firm mfg Solicitors has been recogised by Cancer Research UK after facilitating more than £934,000 worth of gifts over the past 19 years from people choosing to leave a legacy to the c...

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MFG Solicitors honoured for securing vital funds for Cancer Research UK17/12/2018
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General | 17th December 2018

FinditinWorcestershire member benefits by contacting Worcestershire Business Central

Areca Design is the latest local business to benefit from the Investing in Growth programme

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FinditinWorcestershire member benefits by contacting Worcestershire Business Central17/12/2018
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General | 13th December 2018

New programme offering professional advice on how to create, improve or restore wildlife-rich habitats

Natural Networks is an exciting new opportunity for landowners, organisations and communities across Worcestershire to take action and enhance their land for wildlife.

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New programme offering professional advice on how to create, improve or restore wildlife-rich habitats13/12/2018
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General | 10th December 2018

Hagley care home chef tastes success after achieving five star food rating

A widely respected chef based at a Hagley care home has played a key role in the home achieving a top status for the quality of its food.

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Hagley care home chef tastes success after achieving five star food rating10/12/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Investing in Growth programme

Investing in Growth programme - announces providers to support SME programme

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Investing in Growth programme26/11/2018
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General | 20th November 2018

Place Partnership moves into new premises

Worcester-based Property Management company Place Partnership has marked three years in business by moving into new office premises.

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Place Partnership moves into new premises20/11/2018
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General | 20th November 2018

New business partners announced by Worcestershire Ambassadors

The Worcestershire Ambassadors has named four businesses which have become the organisation’s first ever strategic partners.

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New business partners announced by Worcestershire Ambassadors20/11/2018
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General | 20th November 2018

Local businesses gather to meet Stoford and Bromsgrove-based Benniman

At FinditinWorcestershire’s last breakfast event of 2018 local businesses heard from Stoford Developments and its newly appointed contractor, Benniman Construction

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Local businesses gather to meet Stoford and Bromsgrove-based Benniman20/11/2018
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General | 13th November 2018

Exclusive Worcester Six 'Meet the Buyer' with Stoford Developments at our last event of the year

Join the team at FinditinWorcestershire on Tuesday 20 November for a special breakfast meeting with leading UK property specialist, Stoford Developments and meet its newly appointed building contracto...

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Exclusive Worcester Six 'Meet the Buyer' with Stoford Developments at our last event of the year13/11/2018
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General | 7th November 2018

Great Malvern nightclub with planning permission for housing comes to the market

A development opportunity within the historic Great Malvern Conservation Area has become available through Savills Birmingham, with planning permission for new homes.

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Great Malvern nightclub with planning permission for housing comes to the market07/11/2018
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General | 7th November 2018

Market Engagement – Energy and Resource Efficiency Advice to Small and Medium Sized Businesses

Worcestershire County Council is looking to commission the continuation of an existing service to provide energy and resource efficiency advice to small and medium size enterprises (SME's) in Worceste...

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Market Engagement – Energy and Resource Efficiency Advice to Small and Medium Sized Businesses07/11/2018
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General | 1st November 2018

New starters learn to be heart starters with Malvern firm’s defibrillator training

A Malvern facilities management provider has become the first in the area to ensure all new starters receive life-saving defibrillator training.

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New starters learn to be heart starters with Malvern firm’s defibrillator training01/11/2018
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General | 1st November 2018

Leadership award for Sigma's Gary Gilburd

The Chief Executive of a Worcestershire-based business outsourcing firm has been recognised for his leadership and for overseeing the company’s growing foothold in the utilities sector.

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Leadership award for Sigma's Gary Gilburd01/11/2018
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General | 31st October 2018

Registration opens for Birmingham 2022 business event to brief Midlands SMEs on Games opportunities

Businesses across the Midlands are being invited to a special event to provide a detailed update on the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and the extensive procurement and supply chain opportunities ...

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Registration opens for Birmingham 2022 business event to brief Midlands SMEs on Games opportunities31/10/2018
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General | 22nd October 2018

FinditinWorcestershire member shortlisted for upcoming award

Evesham-based agency, Areca Design has been announced as finalist at the prestigious Midlands Business Awards

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FinditinWorcestershire member shortlisted for upcoming award22/10/2018
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General | 17th October 2018

Local businesses urged to get involved in Business Viewpoint Survey

A thousand local businesses are being invited to have their say about the future of business and economy policy in Worcestershire.

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Local businesses urged to get involved in Business Viewpoint Survey17/10/2018
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General | 16th October 2018

Worcestershire’s fantastic reputation for growth on the agenda at local event

Businesses across Worcestershire were invited to FinditinWorcestershire’s latest breakfast event to hear from Worcestershire County Council and Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership about its vi...

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Worcestershire’s fantastic reputation for growth on the agenda at local event16/10/2018
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General | 15th October 2018

'Investing in Growth' funding available for Worcestershire businesses

Funding is now available until 9 November 2018 for businesses looking to grow and expand their operations

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'Investing in Growth' funding available for Worcestershire businesses15/10/2018
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General | 10th October 2018

Have your say on the future planning of Bromsgrove

Your feedback will provide a long term vision and strategy to meet the future needs for homes and employment across the district of Bromsgrove

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Have your say on the future planning of Bromsgrove10/10/2018
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General | 10th October 2018

FinditinWorcestershire gears up towards yet another 'Meet the Buyer' event

Have you booked your place at Tuesday's breakfast meeting? Spaces are still available

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FinditinWorcestershire gears up towards yet another 'Meet the Buyer' event10/10/2018
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General | 8th October 2018

Week long Malvern Festival of Innovation is back

Stay ahead of the competition with new ideas, new technologies and new insights all this week in Malvern

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Week long Malvern Festival of Innovation is back08/10/2018
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General | 3rd October 2018

Worcester Six news on new occupier

Kohler MIra is the latest business to invest in a state-of-the-art distribution, training and office unit at the high profile industrial estate in Worcestershire.

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Worcester Six news on new occupier03/10/2018
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General | 3rd October 2018

New entrepreneurs announced for Worcestershire’s first technology accelerator programme

BetaDen, a first of its kind dynamic launchpad for tech entrepreneurs in the heart of Worcestershire, has announced the first seven participants in its tech accelerator programme.

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New entrepreneurs announced for Worcestershire’s first technology accelerator programme03/10/2018
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General | 20th September 2018

Opportunity to join the Worcestershire LEP Board

Worcestershire LEP is looking to appoint a determined and enthusiastic Non-Executive Director responsible for providing strategic vision and leadership

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Opportunity to join the Worcestershire LEP Board20/09/2018
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General | 20th September 2018

Winning bids to drive millions of investment into Worcestershire

Worcestershire is set to benefit from global investment as part of the government’s multi-billion-pound High Potential Opportunities scheme.

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Winning bids to drive millions of investment into Worcestershire20/09/2018
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General | 19th September 2018

Local businesses hear 'How to do business with Worcestershire County Council' at opportunity packed event

Attendees at FinditinWorcestershire’s latest breakfast meeting yesterday morning (Tuesday 18 September) had the chance to meet some of the region’s public sector buyers behind a variety of contracting...

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Local businesses hear 'How to do business with Worcestershire County Council' at opportunity packed event19/09/2018
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General | 17th September 2018

Worcestershire SMEs encouraged to apply for Cyber Funding

Funding is now available for Worcestershire's growing cyber sector businesses and to support local SMEs, trading business to business, to become more cyber secure.

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Worcestershire SMEs encouraged to apply for Cyber Funding17/09/2018
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General | 12th September 2018

Your final call for Worcestershire LEADER funding

If you have a great idea for setting up or growing a rural business you can apply for a capital fund

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Your final call for Worcestershire LEADER funding12/09/2018
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General | 12th September 2018

The first opportunities for local businesses to work on the Betaden project

BetaDen is Worcestershire’s first dedicated tech accelerator for entrepreneurs and scale-up businesses and is currently looking for subject experts to offer specialist support and advice to a cohort o...

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The first opportunities for local businesses to work on the Betaden project12/09/2018
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General | 12th September 2018

Taiwanese 5G delegation visits Worcestershire

A delegation from Taiwan will visit Worcestershire today (Wednesday 12 September 2018) to learn about 5G manufacturing technology trials in action.

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Taiwanese 5G delegation visits Worcestershire12/09/2018
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General | 11th September 2018

Permission granted for 30,000 sq ft new build in Hartlebury

Planners have given the green light to the design and build of a warehouse and office space at Worcestershire’s largest commercial estate at Hartlebury Trading Estate.

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Permission granted for 30,000 sq ft new build in Hartlebury11/09/2018
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General | 6th September 2018

Leading Regional Property Group appoints four graduates to its growing team

Place Partnership has announced the appointment of three graduates to its Worcester-based office.

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Leading Regional Property Group appoints four graduates to its growing team06/09/2018
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General | 22nd August 2018

Worcestershire Ambassadors to offer unique partnership opportunity for county businesses

A rare opportunity for four county businesses to become exclusive partners of an influential group of business leaders has been launched.

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Worcestershire Ambassadors to offer unique partnership opportunity for county businesses22/08/2018
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General | 22nd August 2018

Businesses become more environmentally friendly

Businesses and shops in Worcestershire are making the change to a more environmentally friendly set up.

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Businesses become more environmentally friendly22/08/2018
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General | 22nd August 2018

Superfast Worcestershire wants your feedback

Take 10 minutes to give your feedback to Worcestershire County Council on digital connectivity vital for securing future funding for the county

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Superfast Worcestershire wants your feedback22/08/2018
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General | 13th August 2018

Heathrow's Midlands Business Summit for SMEs is coming to Birmingham

On Thursday 25 October 2018, Midlands businesses will have the chance to hear from Heathrow about its runway expansion plans and the supply chain opportunities available for local SMEs.

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Heathrow's Midlands Business Summit for SMEs is coming to Birmingham13/08/2018