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Revolutionary 5G-enabled road and rail transport projects recognised at Connected Britain Awards

Revolutionary 5G-enabled road and rail transport projects recognised at Connected Britain Awards

Following a successful year of innovative projects across the transport sector, West Midlands 5G (WM5G) its celebrating its success at the Connected Britain Awards 2021.  The team attended an awards ceremony in London, where WM5G was recognised for its achievements in the transport sector and took home the prize of the Smart City Initiative Award for the development and roll-out of a range...

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Black Country SMEs urged to get on track with new Very Light Rail industry at Factory of the Future event

Black Country SMEs urged to get on track with new Very Light Rail industry at Factory of the Future event

Building the supply chain for the new Very Light Rail programme was the hot topic at one of the first face-to-face business events in the Black Country since the start of the pandemic. Hosted at Black Country House in Oldbury by national audit, tax, advisory and risk firm Crowe, the event also encouraged more than 30 guests from firms across the area to get involved in digital innovation....

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Telford company targets multimillion-pound opportunity after launching ‘breakthrough’ sanitising solution

Telford company targets multimillion-pound opportunity after launching ‘breakthrough’ sanitising solution

A new alternative antiviral sanitising solution that is free from alcohol and chemicals is being launched by a Telford hygiene specialist. Room Shield has signed a joint venture agreement with a north Staffordshire manufacturer to bring its HOCL (hypochlorous acid) products to the commercial marketplace. The Halesfield-based company has invested more than £250,000 into developing its new...

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Talk Legal webinars showcase Thursfields Solicitors’ range of legal services

Talk Legal webinars showcase Thursfields Solicitors’ range of legal services

A series of free webinars has been developed by Thursfields Solicitors to explain the wide range of services offered by the leading Midlands law firm. The virtual Talk Legal sessions have been taking place with Thursfields’ top lawyers since spring last year to enable the company to continue its regular workshops for businesses and the community during the various Covid-19 lockdowns. The monthly...

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Lord Lieutenant for Worcestershire presents OLPRO with Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Lord Lieutenant for Worcestershire presents OLPRO with Queen’s Award for Enterprise

The Lord Lieutenant for Worcestershire has visited OLPRO to present the company with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade.Daniel Walton, managing director of the camping specialist, greeted the Lord Lieutenant at the company’s headquarters before providing him with a guided tour of the office space and warehouse. The Lord Lieutenant was later introduced to the rest of the...

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