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Three Staffordshire buildings honoured at the RICS Awards 2018 

3 May 18

Three of Staffordshire’s newest and most innovative projects have been honoured at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Awards.


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Good news from four West Midlands manufacturers: first, RSD Pressings of Cannock 

16 Mar 18

C H Howe Limited was originally founded in 1940 as manufacturers of metal toggle fasteners to the metal box industry and in particular ammunition boxes during the Second World War.


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Amazon to create 400 jobs in Rugby 

29 Jan 18

Rugby will be the fourth Amazon fulfilment centre in the Midlands, alongside warehouses in Coalville, Daventry and Rugeley…


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This is when the Bicester-style outlet village 30 minutes from Birmingham will open 

6 Dec 17

The latest news on the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Village in Cannock…


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Rugeley Power Station plan to create 4,500 jobs and build 1,800 homes 

3 Aug 17

Developer says defunct power station site could become ‘Europe’s Silicon Valley…


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M6 Toll launches campaign to urge females to become a HGV driver 

20 Jun 17

Government statistics also show that by 2022, the HGV industry needs to recruit 1.2 million more people…


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M6 Toll sold to Australian investors 

15 Jun 17

IFM which co-owns Manchester Airport and Anglian Water is behind the deal to keep the toll motorway in private hands…


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Riding school saddles up for growth after new funding deal 

9 Mar 17

A Staffordshire riding school is set for expansion after securing a new funding deal.


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New Brexit study centre proposes radical transport solutions for the West Midlands 

26 Jan 17

Making the M6 Toll free to use, expanding superfast broadband, expanding the Midland Metro beyond existing proposals, bringing forward shelved railway investment and providing fast links from the Blac…


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Power provider Aggreko set to turn up the heat on Winter Olympics 

4 Jan 17

PORTABLE power and air conditioning group, Aggreko has been awarded a major supply contract for the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.


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Wolverhampton pub creates 65 new jobs after £1m revamp 

22 Dec 16

A WOLVERHAMPTON pub has undergone a million pound plus investment, creating 65 new jobs in the process.


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Wheels firm on a roll after new acquisition 

19 Dec 16

A STAFFORDSHIRE firm supplying wheels and tyres to the caravan, trailer and commercial markets has grown with the acquisition of a firm in Yorkshire.


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Former Cannock colliery site ready for £21 million industrial development 

4 Dec 16

The Kingswood Lakeside scheme, set to created 425 jobs, is first to secure grant funding from the West Midlands Combined Authority…


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Vitally needed warehousing pledged for Staffordshire business park after multi-million funding injection 

2 Dec 16

A £21.6m development along the corridor of the M6 Toll is the first project to receive backing from a new West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) investment fund.


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As route becomes political punchbag, M6 Toll prepares for major user landmark 

2 Dec 16

THE 200 millionth customer to use the M6 Toll could use the pay-to-drive motorway today.


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Police investigate fire at Amazon warehouse 

14 Nov 16

STAFFORDSHIRE POLICE are investigating a fire that started in the early hours of Sunday morning at Amazon\’s warehouse in Rugeley.


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M6 Toll improves performance but losses still top £18m 

1 Oct 16

CONTINUING roadworks on the M6 have helped to improve the financial performance of the M6 Toll but the pay-to-drive motorway still racked up losses of more than £18m in its last financial year…


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Online giant to create 4,500 temporary jobs 

30 Sep 16

AMAZON is to create 4,500 temporary jobs at its Rugeley site, quadupling the number of people working there in the run-up to Christmas.


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Jaguar Land Rover supplier boosts capacity with £1.3m funding deal 

8 Sep 16

A STAFFORDSHIRE automotive components manufacturer is set to increase annual turnover by 30% after securing a £1.3m funding deal.


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Aggreko turns up the heat in North America with new acquisition 

9 Aug 16

PORTABLE power group Aggreko has expanded its presence in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning sector with the acquisition of a firm in the United States.


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Market turbulence sees H1 profits dip for Aggreko 

3 Aug 16

TURBULENCE in key markets such as North America has had a major impact on the first half performance of portable power provider Aggreko.


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Car retailer moves into new Midlands headquarters 

13 Jul 16

ONLINE car retailer wewantanycar.


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Staffordshire steel entrepreneur grows portfoilo with new deal 

1 Jul 16

A STAFFORDSHIRE steel entrepreneur has expanded his portfoilo with the acquisition of a Yorkshire business in a deal that saves the jobs of 50 people.


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Traffic Alert: Floods bring motorway misery for second week in succession 

14 Jun 16

HEAVY storms are causing major problems for drivers using the M5 and M6 in Birmingham and the Black Country.


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Power Minerals prepares for new dawn 

8 Jun 16

Sutton Coldfield ash reseller is eyeing new markets as closure of Rugeley Power Station signals end to coal-fired operations in West Midlands…