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Dudley firm launches new ‘Wire Finder’ app 

26 Jun

A DUDLEY-based supplier of wire in ‘high performance alloys’ has launched a new ‘app’ to help its global customer base find the right material for their applications.


£200 million Black Country Metro line will create jobs, growth and business in the area 

20 Jun

West Midlands Mayor Andy Street delivers Brierley Hill to Wednesbury line business case to Transport Secretary...


Enterprise turn to Truckman for major fleet project 

16 Jun

A DUDLEY firm has secured a significant project from national vehicle hire specialists Enterprise to supply almost 200 hardtops for its fleet of pick-up trucks.


Black Country Living Museum given green light to create retro town in £10 million expansion plan 

15 Jun

The ambitious project has been given the green light thanks to lottery funding...


Black Country manufacturer plans £3m HQ renovation 

14 Jun

Assa Abloy to introduce host of changes and improvements to its UK headquarters in Willenhall...


Finance firm leaves Birmingham for new home 

12 Jun

Insurance broker Premium Choice has decided to relocate from Castle Bromwich for a new home near Wolverhampton city centre...


Black Country office block sold for £1.45m 

7 Jun

Developer plans to convert West Bromwich building into flats...


Double awards joy for Cradley Heath’s Amvar Handling Solutions 

6 Jun

A CRADLEY Heath firm has scooped two top awards.


Black Country manufacturer secures £12m funding package 

5 Jun

Rimstock will use the capital injection to build a new factory at its base in West Bromwich...


Hundreds of jobs lost at 2 Sisters plant 

5 Jun

Food and poultry group confirms closure of processing factory in the Black Country...


Next is opening one of its biggest ever stores at Merry Hill 

1 Jun

High street fashion brand is planning to open in the former Sainsbury's supermarket store at the Dudley retail hub...


New £12m casino to open in the Black Country 

23 May

Casino 36 plans to launch new casino and bingo hall next year...


German readers head the stats list: Aquapak Polymers top post 

22 May

Twice as many German readers visited the site last week compared with UK visitors – why? Most read news: a March entry, Aquapak Polymers, a sustainable plastics manufacturer, is relocating from Kings Norton to new 50,000 sq ft production...


Marston’s acquires Bombardier brewer for £55m 

18 May

Listed Black Country brewery buys out rival as acquisition strategy continues...


National Express plans more bus fare cuts 

10 May

Further West Midlands routes to benefit from reduced fares following uptake in passenger numbers after price cuts in Black Country...


DK Rewinds: maintaining and manufacturing spares for traction motors 

6 May

DK Rewinds a Smethwick company family business founded in 1976 by Mr Harbhajan Singh Bhogal, has two sites in the area, employing over 60 full time staff, including three electrical engineering apprentices.


Wolves fans banned for three years over trouble at Birmingham City derby 

2 May

A group of Wolves supporters caught throwing plastic bottles, lighters, a broken seat and a coin during a Birmingham City derby have been banned from attending matches for three years.


Dealer jailed after heroin, crack and cash found at Essington industrial estate 

2 May

A former fork lift truck driver has been jailed for more than five years after a £10,000 stash of drugs was found hidden on a Staffordshire industrial unit.


Dudley | Sandwell | Walsall | Wolverhampton


Blogs

Clad 

28 Jun

Following detailed analysis by a number of globally prominent experts, there is growing concern for the safety of a vulnerable Westminster resident who is refusing to evacuate a space that is in real and imminent danger of complete collapse...


Detectives keen to speak to two men in connection with the James Brindley murder investigation 

28 Jun

Following the shocking murer of James Brindley in Aldridge last Friday evening (23rd June 2017) police enquiries have proceeded apace, and yesterday (Tuesday 27th June 2017) issued the following appeal: Continue reading...


Valerie writes to Walsall MBC and housing providers on fire safety in Walsall 

27 Jun

The tragedy at Grenfell Tower in Kensington is shocking.


As a Walsall landlord is it wise to set up a Limited company? 

27 Jun

A question I get asked all too often is around whether to set up a limited company or not?  I’ve always maintained my expertise is not around tax (as much as it is the Accountant’s job and that’s why I have one..


MPs write to local mosques following the terror attack on worshippers at Finsbury Mosque 

27 Jun

Wolverhampton MPs, Emma Reynolds, Pat McFadden and Eleanor Smith, have jointly written to mosques in Wolverhampton offering their sympathy following the terror attack at Finsbury which tragically resulted in the death of a man, and further offering ...


Today’s Buy To Let Deal, 2 Bed Terraced House, Redhouse Street, Walsall, WS1. With Yields Of 5.70%. 

26 Jun

  A traditional two bedroom terraced house in the Palfrey area, Walsall, and a popular one for rentals.


Valerie attends unveiling of memorial plaque for Jo Cox 

26 Jun

Jo Cox was a talented and valued colleague and friend.


Memories of the Station Hotel: A great couple of hours with lovely people 

25 Jun

One lost local pub that always generates warm memories and lively conversations is the Station Hotel, which was a somewhat notorious pub that stood about where Aldi is today at the Miner end of Brownhills High Street.


A tug of war, a railway themed restaurant and a Victorian day – great memories from the Clayhanger Kid 

25 Jun

Friend of the blog, community activist and Clayhanger Kid himself, Brian Stringer has recently shared three remarkable image of recent historical interest in the Brownhills and Clayhanger area.


Brownhills Community Association AGM this Monday 

25 Jun

ssociation have been in touch, asking me if I'd share the fact that their Annual General Meeting (AGM) takes place this Monday, 26th June 2017 at 6:30pm.


Dudley | Sandwell | Walsall | Wolverhampton


Blogs

Funds for camels 

28 Jun

Our Bactrian camel family were in the spotlight on Saturday as they helped us raise awareness and funds for their critically endangered wild counterparts.


Jet Lag …….. The Stuff Of Wimps! 

28 Jun

Because Greece is two hours in front of British time, we arrived at our hotel, at about 1.30 in the morning.


Something New! 

27 Jun

We have something new for our members tonight! Look forward to seeing lots of you there...


All Greek To Me – Beautiful Paleokastrítsa 

27 Jun

I know what you're thinking...


Personal Development Workshops 

27 Jun

Kemi Folarin, Director of Ashebo CIC has been a visiting lecturer at De Montfort University for over 15 years covering issues of identity, culture, race, gender and social policy.


Bright Futures 

27 Jun

Are you looking for training, jobs or apprenticeships? From 3 July through to 25 September 2017, Connexions Sandwell will continue to offer a One Stop Shop at Oldbury Council House, where every Monday and Wednesday, 11 am – 1 pm , different ...


Now Booking FREE Summer Junior Golf Camp 

27 Jun

The dates have now been confirmed for the FREE Summer Golf Camp, please call 0121 429 2440 to reserve a space.


Stourbridge Junction in 1977 

27 Jun

WE TURN the clock back 40 years with this photograph that was taken on Tuesday, May 31, 1977.


Ghost moves on 

27 Jun

We’ve waved goodbye to our alpha male reindeer, Ghost, who’s moved to another collection.


Limited Edition Toblerones 

27 Jun

So …….


Dudley | Sandwell | Walsall | Wolverhampton


Sport

Simo…….Some Tell-Tale Signs 

27 Jun

Insight Into World Cup Winner simpson “He was different…..


Whitney Welcomes Nicky Devlin to the Club 

27 Jun

Following Monday afternoon's news that the Saddlers had signed Ayr United defender Nicky Devlin, Walsall manager Jon Whitney has spoken to club journalists and welcomed the right-back to the club.


Jon Flatt: Cheltenham Town sign Wolves keeper on season-long loan 

27 Jun

League Two club Cheltenham Town sign Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Jon Flatt on a season-long loan deal.


Helder Costa: Wolves chairman Jeff Shi determined to keep winger 

27 Jun

Wolves chairman Jeff Shi says the Championship club do not want to allow star winger Helder Costa to leave.


Striker edges closer to Albion deal 

27 Jun

Rodriguez up for Baggies switch.


Defence taking shape 

26 Jun

Defence taking shape Vitalfootball:Walsall:26/06/2017 20:14:00 Nicky Devlin today joined to become Jon Whitney's fourth summer signing...


First day back 

26 Jun

Well, if everyone is going back to today I guess I’d better pull my finger out too.


Walsall sign Ayr right-back Devlin 

26 Jun

Walsall sign Scottish right-back Nicky Devlin following his decision to turn down a new deal with Ayr United.


Dudley | Sandwell | Walsall | Wolverhampton


Business

Black Country LEP – Hadley Group 

27 Jun

Next month, on Friday 14 July we’ll again be supporting Black Country LEP as they host the annual Black Country Day.


Dudley firm launches new ‘Wire Finder’ app 

26 Jun

A DUDLEY-based supplier of wire in ‘high performance alloys’ has launched a new ‘app’ to help its global customer base find the right material for their applications.


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.


New Hilton hotel at Birmingham Airport to assembled like a Lego set 

21 Jun

Hotel rooms to be built in China and shipped over for assembly on site...


Top posts in June: Linecross Composites & Newby Foundries – USA interest & a visitor from Kazakhstan 

21 Jun

It is interesting to see these 2013 posts attracting attention and an unprecedented number of visitors from the United States – three times as many as from the UK, which usually heads the list.


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...


£200 million Black Country Metro line will create jobs, growth and business in the area 

20 Jun

West Midlands Mayor Andy Street delivers Brierley Hill to Wednesbury line business case to Transport Secretary...


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.


Dudley | Sandwell | Walsall | Wolverhampton








  • The Nag's Head, Market Place, Great Bridge 13/02/2016

     on flickr 13 Feb 16
    This is the Nag’s Head in Market Place, Great Bridge, a fine example of a Black Country pub which like so many others is now closed. However, the Nag’s Head has a link with Joseph John Davies VC who was




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