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Region must feel the economic benefits of HS2, says leader of Staffordshire County Council 

23 Jun

The leader of Staffordshire County Council says it is essential that businesses in Lichfield feel the economic benefit of HS2.


Exclusive: Birmingham’s iconic Custard Factory has been sold 

21 Jun

The sale also includes Fazeley Studios and warehouses in Heath Mill Lane...


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

20 Jun

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


Team of Burntwood builders beat fundraising target after completing charity trek event 

20 Jun

Staff at a Burntwood building firm have beaten their fundraising target after taking on a trekking challenge.


Commercial property company says businesses are keen to relocate to Burntwood 

19 Jun

A commercial property group says demand is high from businesses wanting to move to Burntwood.


M6 Toll sold to Australian investors 

15 Jun

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


Lichfield business steps in to sponsor Whittington junior football team 

14 Jun

A Lichfield junior football team is kitted out for the new season already after securing a new sponsor.


High Speed 2 is transforming Birmingham and beyond – find out how here 

31 May

Discover all the opportunities HS2 offers the West Midlands at the National Rail Conference...


Ribbon cut on Fradley shop after £160,000 refurbishment 

29 May

Staff celebrating the refurbishment of the store in Fradley The ribbon has been cut on a Fradley shop after a £160,000 refurbishment.


Burntwood builders fundraising ahead of Peak District charity challenge 

26 May

A team of Burntwood housebuilders are taking part in a charity challenge.


Lichfield businesswoman’s shoe success sees £4,000 donated to project helping women across the globe 

24 May

A Lichfield businesswoman has seen her new shoe company raise more than £4,000 for good causes.


Birmingham Airport considering terminal building for new HS2 station 

22 May

Airport is proposing to build a new terminal at the Birmingham Interchange station to improve passenger experience...


Business networking group lends support to We Love Lichfield Fund 

16 May

A local networking group has continued efforts to raise money for the We Love Lichfield Fund.


Lichfield company’s chairman who designed cutlery for Concorde has died 

11 May

The chairman of a Lichfield business who personally designed cutlery for Concorde has died.


Burntwood building business reveals plans to expand after a year of “exceptional” growth 

10 May

A Burntwood building company says it intends to expand its business after “exceptional” growth in the past year.


New future revealed for Curzon Street landmark 

4 May

Famous entrance to old station will be visitor centre and education hub under new plans unveiled by HS2...


HS2 regen chief quits to take up new role in London 

26 Apr

Woman charged maximising development around Birmingham's new HS2 station in Eastside has been appointed to similar post in the capital...


Virgin Trains teams up with French operator for HS2 bid 

25 Apr

SNCF has thrown hat into the ring as battle hots up to run InterCity West Coast franchise and high-speed services...


Conservative Government won’t scrap HS2 says mayor candidate 

24 Apr

Conservative mayoral candidate dismisses back bench calls to scrap HS2...


New micropub set to open in Burntwood 

23 Apr

A new bar is set to open in Burntwood.


New care company agrees deal to provide care at Lichfield retirement complex 

4 Apr

A new care company will provide round the clock care for residents at a Lichfield retirement complex.


Lichfield and Burntwood nursery business agrees deal to acquire 61 new sites 

30 Mar

A nursery business founded in Lichfield has continued its expansion with the acquisition of a further 61 sites.


Birmingham office market has ‘everything to play for’ 

28 Mar

Jonathan Carmalt from JLL assess the future for the city's office market as work on HS2 gets going and the squeeze on supply starts to ease...


Trial of new car park payment system hoping to boost Lichfield city centre trade 

24 Mar

The way shoppers pay for parking in Lichfield could change after details of a new trial emerged.


Lichfield students recognised for the entrepreneurial skills 

24 Mar

Students from a Lichfield school have been recognised for their entrepreneurial skills.


Business is booming for new upcycling shop in Lichfield 

23 Mar

A new upcycling shop has launched in Lichfield – and already has an eight-week waiting list for workshops.


Celebrities backing Lichfield businesswoman’s new shoe designs 

21 Mar

A Lichfield businesswoman is treading a path to success after seeing celebrities back her new shoe company.


Lichfield business cooks up a recipe for success to win award 

21 Mar

A Lichfield entrepreneur has found a recipe success after winning a business award.


Drone captures bird’s eye view of construction work on new Lichfield warehouse 

17 Mar

A unique view of a new warehouse development in Lichfield has been released.


Burntwood furniture shop to make way for new homes 

15 Mar

New homes are set to be built on the site of a furniture shop in Burntwood.


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