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Businesses urged to help boost town by joining Halesowen BID committee 

20 Jul 18

PEOPLE who want to make a difference in Halesowen are being urged to join the town’s BID committee.

£270k investment set to transform Halesowen pub 

17 Jul 18

BUILDING work has begun this week on a major £270,000 refurbishment of the Hare and Hounds pub in Halesowen.

Sandwell Business Ambassadors give backing to borough awards 

11 Jul 18

SANDWELL Business Ambassadors has announced its sponsorship of one of the categories at this week’s Sandwell Business Awards.

Renovations and recruitment as Halesowen firm hits record growth 

9 Jul 18

A GAMING firm has transformed its Halesowen headquarters into a state-of-the-art studio, complete with a gym and canteen.

Dudley Building Society breaks records in 160th year 

2 Jul 18

DUDLEY Building Society has announced record year end results as it celebrates its 160th anniversary.

Law staff to scale new heights with children’s hospital challenges 

28 Jun 18

STAFF from a Midlands law firm will be swapping their day roles for hiking boots and aerodynamic lycra to raise more than £10,000 for Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

Halesowen firm gives backing to young entrepreneurs 

27 Jun 18

AN enterprising Halesowen accountancy firm has given its support to an awards scheme that aims to inspire the next generation of West Midlands entrepreneurs.

Chris celebrates 40 years loyal service – and just one sick day – at Halesowen firm 

19 Jun 18

A POPULAR customer services manager who has only taken one sick day in her entire career is celebrating 40 years’ service at Halesowen opticians Scrivens.

Halesowen apprentice lands major Training Award 

14 Jun 18

AN APPRENTICE from Halesowen has claimed one of the main prizes at the In-Comm Training Awards held recently.

A Perry staff to take on Snowdon charity climb 

7 Jun 18

CHARITABLE staff at a Cradley Heath manufacturing firm are lacing up their walking boots as they attempt a climb up Snowdon this weekend.

TotalKare targets 20 per cent growth after Management buy-out 

29 May 18

A BLACK Country heavy-duty vehicle lifting solutions company is targeting significant growth after being bought as part of a Management Buy-out.

Midlands first for Towcraft with industry accreditation 

25 May 18

A BLACKHEATH firm have become the first company in the Midlands – and only the third in the country – to receive accreditation as a Witter/Westfalia Approved Service Centre.

Kids play as TotalKare helps keep Glasgow Playbus on the road 

24 May 18

A HALESOWEN-based provider of heavy duty lifting solutions is helping to keep an essential service for children in Scotland on the road.

Black Country firm AWI breaks £10m sales barrier after trio of new contracts 

24 May 18

MAJOR new orders to supply into the aerospace, petrochemical and nuclear sectors have helped a Black Country manufacturer smash the £10m barrier for the first time in its 72-year history.

Black Country Business Festival under way around the region 

25 Apr 18

BLACK Country business is the focus of a major event which aims to showcase the best of enterprise and industry at the heart of the midlands.

£1m birthday present for furniture retailer’s Black Country showroom 

24 Apr 18

AN independent furniture retailer is celebrating the first birthday of its Black Country showroom in style, after posting its best ever year.

Kind Stourbridge lawyers launch fundraising initiative for Birmingham Children’s Hospital 

20 Apr 18

STAFF from a Stourbridge-based law firm have pledged their support to help Birmingham Children’s Hospital carry out its life-saving care.

Training success as recruitment firm looks to managers of tomorrow 

17 Apr 18

A DUDLEY recruitment firm has extended its management training scheme to help future leaders rise through the ranks.

Bromsgrove firm acquires video production company 

28 Mar 18

IT’S lights, camera, action at Bromsgrove firm Superdream, following the purchase of Birmingham-based film production company HIPSTER.

Black Country robotics company launch first-of-its-kind hire scheme 

10 Mar 18

EMOTIONALLY-intelligent robots could soon by a common place in local businesses thanks to an innovative Halesowen company.

Search is on for Black Country roofing heroes 

8 Mar 18

A MAJOR search is on for the ‘unsung’ local heroes of the Black Country roofing profession after a new award was revealed for this year’s UK Roofing Awards 2018.

Business leaders invited to free GDPR breakfast seminar 

27 Feb 18

BUSINESS leaders from across Dudley borough are being invited to a free breakfast seminar being held at The Village Hotel.

Bromsgrove finance expert joins charity team as trustee 

16 Feb 18

A SPECIALIST grant-giving organisation in Coventry which awards funding to community projects across the region has welcomed two new trustees including finance guru from Bromsgrove.

Bromsgrove marketing agency celebrates another success 

15 Feb 18

A MARKETING agency from Bromsgrove is celebrating another success after winning the contract to manage the popular tourist attraction Drayton Manor Park.

Halesowen housebuilder contributes £115.1m to UK’s economy – report 

13 Feb 18

A HALESOWEN housebuilding firm has contributed more than £115.1 million to the UK’s economic output in the past year, according to a new report.

‘Star’ Employer recognition for Talbots Law 

9 Feb 18

A SOLICITOR’S firm which has offices in Kidderminster and the Black Country is celebrating after being named one of the best places to work in the UK.

Top employer recognition for Talbots Law 

8 Feb 18

A BLACK Country law firm has been given a major boost after it was named as one of the best places to work in the UK.

Top award for Dudley care company 

30 Jan 18

HOME Instead Senior Care, a company specialising in at-home care for older people in Dudley and surrounding areas, has been honoured with a Best Employer in Care Award.

Engineering firms join forces in huge six-figure deal 

22 Jan 18

A ROWLEY Regis engineering firm has signed a six-figure deal to join forces with a fellow Midlands business.

Three is the magic number as Talbots aim for £1m boost 

18 Jan 18

A BLACK Country legal specialist has announced a trio of promotions that will help it boost its annual fees by £1m in 2018.

Award winning foundry divisions merge under new company 

17 Jan 18

THOMAS Dudley Ltd has merged both of its West Midlands foundries into one seamlessly integrated new business.

Roy Richardson ‘drives sheep’ through Sandwell following freeman honour 

11 Dec 17

LEGENDARY Black Country developer and philanthropist Dr Roy Richardson has driven sheep through Sandwell after being made an honorary freeman.

Halesowen DIY supplier to lift trade-only restrictions for charity 

8 Dec 17

CONSTRUCTION materials distributor Blackheath Products is aiming to boost the coffers at Birmingham Children’s Hospital with a festive fundraising day at its Halesowen HQ.

Black Country high-tech group EBC scoop national award 

30 Nov 17

HALESOWEN’S EBC Group are proud to announce that they have won ‘UK Managed Service Provider of the Year’ at the national SVC (Server, Cloud, Virtualisation) awards.

Overseas order boost for Black Country firm Alloy Wire International 

23 Nov 17

A SUSTAINED campaign focused on increasing export work is reaping dividends for a specialist Black Country manufacturer.

Families can be first to play at new LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Birmingham 

22 Nov 17

FAMILIES in Redditch can gain exclusive access to Birmingham’s new indoor LEGO playground before it opens to the public.

Billingham Bags announces appointment of new finance guru to its board 

22 Nov 17

CRADLEY Heath bag designer and manufacturer Billingham has announced the appointment of Joe Hancox to its board of directors, with responsibility for financial management.

New look, new name and new approach for Oldbury business centre 

21 Nov 17

AN Oldbury business centre has rebranded itself after changing management.

Thursfields lifts ‘High Growth’ trophy at Black Country awards 

21 Nov 17

A SUCCESSFUL expansion has led to Midlands law firm Thursfields Solicitors picking up a top Black Country business award.

Halesowen home developer Lovell invests in management trainees and apprentices 

17 Nov 17

HOMES developer Lovell has recruited six new management trainees and apprentices to help deliver its growing portfolio of projects across the region.

‘No room for complacency’ – Black Country businesses warned over new GDPR regulations 

15 Nov 17

A SEMINAR dealing with the EU’s general data protection regulation (GDPR) which will come into force in May 2018 has been held by a Cradley Heath law firm.

New Lush store opens at intu Merry Hill 

15 Nov 17

LUSH has moved to a bigger store at intu Merry Hill.

Hands-on college event aims to challenge student minds and morals 

9 Nov 17

VISITORS to Cadbury College’s open day are in for a surprise as traditional talks with teachers have been replaced with live interactive experiences.

Quinton fitness and well-being provider nominated for Business of the Year award 

9 Nov 17

WELL-being provider ‘Fitnniss’ has been shortlisted for a prestigious Business of the Year award.

Halesowen home worth £315,000 to be raffled off for £1 

8 Nov 17

A HALESOWEN house worth more than £300,000 is set to be raffled off as part of the UK’s first ever house competition platform.

Worcester Presses moves to Dudley 

1 Nov 17

MAJOR demand from customers in automotive and white goods has helped a Black Country manufacturing specialist relocate, putting it on course for another record year.

Mayor cuts ribbon to officially reopen Oldbury’s refurbished Dunelm store 

26 Oct 17

A LARGE queue of excited shoppers waited eagerly early on Tuesday morning to get a look at Dunelm’s new look store in Oldbury.

Kingswinford company gives football team a lift in their bid to rise up the league 

19 Oct 17

A Kidderminster football team have been given a major lift by securing a sponsorship agreement with a West Midlands homelifts specialist.

Help for small business to navigate the marketing maze 

18 Oct 17

LEADING Black Country and north Worcestershire newspaper publisher Newsquest has lunched a new marketing solution for small businesses.

Black Country law firm reveals commercial property growth 

16 Oct 17

A BLACK Country legal specialist has announced significant growth in the number of new commercial property cases it is taking on.

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