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Investment fund launched to unlock development opportunities
Investment fund launched to unlock development opportunities

£7.5 million is being made available by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) in a fund launched on July 1 that is aimed at bringing forward development projects that will create much needed homes and jobs across the Marches region covering Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin. The Marches…

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Postcode Anywhere becomes employee owned

The Worcester-based software company, which was set up in 2001 by Jamie Turner and Guy Mucklow, has grown to become one of the leading providers of address management services with over 10,000 international customers including Tesco, Oxfam and Harvey Nichols. To encourage wider ownership in the business, the two…

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5k competition launched for region’s young entrepreneurs

Young entrepreneurs across the West Midlands are being challenged to put their creative thinking to the test and suggest innovative ideas to help manage the region’s affordable housing, for the chance to win £5,000. The ‘Wates Inspiring Entrepreneurs’ competition has been launched by affordable housing…

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Applications open for Countryside Stewardship
Applications open for Countryside Stewardship

Applications open on July 1 for farmers to join Countryside Stewardship which provides funding to protect and enhance the natural environment, particularly the diversity of wildlife and water. The CAP-funded scheme is run by Natural England and the Forestry Commission on behalf of Defra. Claims are managed by the…

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