Black Country news and blogs Tuesday 6 December 2016
Advanced
Careimages website hosting sponsor

 

Black Country news

Manufacturer invests in growth after new funding deal 

2 Dec

A BLACK Country packaging manufacturer has invested in new advanced production machinery after securing a six-figure funding deal.


Man jailed for 14 months for delaying trains for 36 hours 

2 Dec

A MAN who delayed trains in Wolverhampton by sitting on the edge of a viaduct and claiming he wanted to commit suicide has been jailed for 14 months.


43 jobs lost as administrators forced to close manufacturer 

2 Dec

A STEEL manufacturer has closed with the loss of 43 jobs after administrators were unable to find a buyer for the ailing business.


Pubco raises a glass to new football partnership 

1 Dec

WOLVERHAMPTON pubco Marstons has signed a new sponsorship deal with League One football club Walsall FC.


Rail commuters face delays as overhead cable problems disrupt services 

1 Dec

TRAIN services between Wolverhampton and Birmingham face major disruption today with journeys being delayed by up to 30 minutes due to damage to overhead power cables.


Manufacturer charts growth after £1m order boost 

30 Nov

A BLACK Country foundry is charting growth after securing more than £1m of new orders in the last six months.


Pest control business captures competitor 

30 Nov

A BIRMINGHAM pest control business has made its third acquisition in four years after buying a competitor.


Manufacturer consolidates supply chain operation with new acquisition 

29 Nov

A BLACK Country manufacturer has consolidated its supply chain with the acquisition of a local business.


Manufacturer heads for third decade with renewed growth strategy 

29 Nov

A WOLVERHAMPTON manufacturer has pledged to continue investing and growing the business as it prepares to enter its third decade.


Black Country salon offers ‘Friend-snips’ dual appointments 

29 Nov

A BLACK Country salon is helping busy women to spend more time with their friends by introducing ‘Friend-snips’ dual appointments.


Midlands Engine chair encourages Black Country businesses to roar about their success 

29 Nov

THE Midlands must continue to look to China and other global markets to provide the growth needed to power the Midlands Engine, the chairman of the partnership has said.


Work set to begin on Black Country speculative warehouse scheme 

29 Nov

WORK on the first stage of a major speculative industrial development in the Black Country will begin next week.


Foundry group bullish despite decision to close one of its factories 

29 Nov

A WALSALL-based foundry business has announced the closure of an operation in the East Midlands after incurring a near £400,000 first half loss.


MBO deal has concrete foundations 

28 Nov

THE managing director of a £30m-turnover concrete flooring specialist has completed an MBO.


Jobs saved as buyer found for stricken bacon producer 

28 Nov

RESTRUCTURING specialists were able to save the bacon of 13 staff after agreeing a deal to sell the assets of Turners of Bond Street.


Warehouse units change hands in £4m property deal 

28 Nov

TWO commercial warehouse sites in Wolverhampton have been sold in deals worth a combined £4.1m.


Tata Steel moves step closer to saving Black Country jobs with £100m deal 

28 Nov

Part of beleaguered UK arm of global steel group is set to be sold to commodities trading group Liberty House which last year rescued Caparo...


Factory unit seriously damaged in major fire 

28 Nov

A FACTORY unit in the Black Country has been seriously damaged by a major fire.


Dudley | Sandwell | Walsall | Wolverhampton


Blogs

SOCIAL CUP: How to do social customer services… a lesson from Yorkshire 

6 Dec

Look, this is lovely.


Above the law 

6 Dec

It is becoming depressingly clear that sections of the UK media and swathes of the UK public have a remarkably thin grasp of how the law works so here is a word of advice to those attempting to undermine the credibility and national loyalty of senior...


CAFE SOCIETY: How the secret of coffee and cake can network your organisation’s comms 

5 Dec

For five years I worked in the public sector trying to embed digital communications across the organisation and in that time we found two secrets.


“Needs Work” 3 Bed House, Cecil Street, Walsall, WS4. With Yields Of 6.60%. 

5 Dec

A three bed terraced house in the Butts area Walsall, WS4.


Our Village – a great new local history book for Aldridge – out now and selling fast! 

5 Dec

There are a handful of great local history books out at the moment, just in time for Christmas, that would makes great gifts for those with a local interest - last week I noted the new book on Brownhills pubs by Clive Roberts, and I'm posting today ...


Appeal made for household items in aid of couple affected by Wyre Close fire 

4 Dec

Following the unfortunate house fire in Wyre Close, Walsall Wood on Saturday evening (3rd December 2016) friend of the couple affected, Abigail Claire has been appealing for anyone that may be discarding useful household items to donate them if they ...


TRUSTING ME: A quick guide to who, what and how to deliver a better message 

4 Dec

When you’ve got a difficult message to deliver don’t just send out the next cab on the rank.


Ice cream, miners, silent cinema and the Jones Boys. What do you know? 

4 Dec

An absolutely fantastic enquiry came in a couple of weeks ago (see how far I am behind? Sorry) from Sue Clarke in Hilton, Cambridgeshire which blends a number of disparate topics covered here including ice cream, old cycle shops, local music and ...


Woodmen enter new era with draw at Loughborough 

4 Dec

Saturday afternoon (3rd December 2016), Walsall Wood F.


House fire in Walsall Wood yesterday evening 

4 Dec

Sad to report a house fire occurred yesterday evening (Saturday, 3rd December 2016) - apparently in Wyre Close, Walsall Wood.


Dudley | Sandwell | Walsall | Wolverhampton


Blogs

Christmas Tree Festival and concert at Wesley 

7 Dec

A DISPLAY of over twenty Christmas trees can be seen at Wesley Methodist Church, High Street, West Bromwich during its first Christmas Tree Festival.


What happened to Five Ways pub? 

7 Dec

I HOPE you can help me, my wife and I now live in the south of England, but when we lived in Walsall we sometimes used to go to a pub in Lower Gornal.


Time for a talk on Blackheath 

7 Dec

THE next meeting of the Blackheath and Rowley local Interest Group is on Tuesday, December 13, at 10am at Blackheath Central Methodist Church in High Street.


MERRY HELL 

6 Dec

CD Review Bloodlines Merry Hell are part of the modern tradition which was arguably started by Fairport Convention in that amalgamation of acoustic and electric folk to produce the bigger than life sound which was carried along by bands such as the ...


Barang Berwujud yang Menurut Sifat atau Hukumnya Berupa Barang bergerak 

6 Dec

Apabila yang di jual adalah barang bergerak, maka cara penyerahan hak miliknya dilakukan sesuai dengan pasal 612 Kitab Undang-Undang Hukum Perdata.


Beacon’s Got Talent 2016 

6 Dec

Come and watch Beacon’s stage come to life in Beacon’s Got Talent 2016.


Winter Wonderland at SAFS 

6 Dec

Asian Family Support Service – SAFS – is a Smethwick based charity which provides a range of quality care and support services.


Pengertian Barang Kena Pajak 

6 Dec

Pasal 1 angka 3 UU PPN PPnBM menyebutkan: Barang Kena Pajak adalah barang yang dikenai pajak adalah barang yang dikenai pajak berdasarkan Undang-Undang ini.


Announcement of Deaffest’s New Patron 

6 Dec

Deaffest is delighted to announce that Rachel Shenton, has agreed to become the Patron of Deaffest, the UK’s leading Deaf-led Film and Arts Festival.


Cooking up a Christmas feast with Bacofoil 

6 Dec

It’s just three weeks until the big day and there’s still so much to get organised.


Dudley | Sandwell | Walsall | Wolverhampton


Sport

Wolves U21s 1 Sunderland U21s 1 (4-3 on pens) – Match Highlights 

6 Dec

Watch the highlights as Wolves Under-21s bagged a penalty shoot-out win against Sunderland to secure a place in the last 16 of the Checkatrade Trophy.


Josh Ginnelly: The best is yet to come at Walsall 

6 Dec

Winger Josh Ginnelly is adamant he is yet to hit his peak for Walsall.


Joseph Masi’s Walsall update – Nov 6 

6 Dec

Joseph Masi returns to bring you the latest gossip and goings-on at the Saddlers including a chat with young star Josh Ginnelly who is finding his feet at the Banks'.


Matt Wilson’s West Brom update – Nov 6 

6 Dec

Matt Wilson is back with your latest update on all things Albion including news on potential new deals in the offing for two of the club's biggest stars.


Time for West Brom to go FA Cup crazy 

6 Dec

With Albion sitting pretty in seventh place on 20 points from 14 games, this season is already shaping up to be a successful one, writes Matt Wilson.


Vital View – Premier League, 3rd-5th December 2016 

6 Dec

Vital View - Premier League, 3rd-5th December 2016 Vitalfootball:WBA:06/12/2016 09:27:00 Chelsea's win against Manchester City keeps them at the top ahead of Arsenal now.


West Brom planning to offer new deals to Darren Fletcher and Chris Brunt 

6 Dec

Albion are planning to offer new contracts to experienced midfield pair Chris Brunt and Darren Fletcher in the new year.


Josh Ginnelly happy to man up at Walsall 

6 Dec

Josh Ginnelly admits he is experiencing a steep learning curve at Walsall – but the winger insists he is enjoying every minute.


Dudley | Sandwell | Walsall | Wolverhampton


Business

Aldi strikes back with fresh plans for controversial new Birmingham store 

6 Dec

The German supermarket has revised its designs for a shop off Queslett Road in Great Barr after suffering a setback during the summer...


HS2 depot site sold by St Modwen 

6 Dec

50-acre plot in north Birmingham acquired by the Government to house a new rolling stock maintenance depot...


Is F-Pace proving too hot for Land Rover? 

5 Dec

LAND ROVER has seen a near 20% dip in vehicle sales in the UK, according to new figures.


St. Modwen confirms strong interest in London project 

5 Dec

BIRMINGHAM regeneration specialist St.


Birmingham Airport delays warning as strike action looms 

5 Dec

Trade union members at baggage handling and ground crew provider Swissport vote in favour of strike action...


Ryanair launches package holiday service and promises ‘lowest prices’ in UK 

4 Dec

Dublin-based airline said holidaymakers have been overcharged for years and promised to 'transform travel industry...


Vitally needed warehousing pledged for Staffordshire business park after multi-million funding injection 

2 Dec

A £21.6m development along the corridor of the M6 Toll is the first project to receive backing from a new West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) investment fund.


Manufacturer invests in growth after new funding deal 

2 Dec

A BLACK Country packaging manufacturer has invested in new advanced production machinery after securing a six-figure funding deal.


Dudley | Sandwell | Walsall | Wolverhampton











Walsall news and blogs Sandwell news and blogs Dudley news and blogs Wolverhampton news and blogs Image Map






South Staffordshire Lichfield Cannock Tamworth Birmingham Solihull Coventry Sandwell Dudley Wolverhampton Walsall Image Map


Submit your blog or suggest another local website for inclusion in TheYamYam

Blog name:*
Blog url:*
Subject/area:*
Are you the blog owner? Yes No
Your name:*
Your email:*
Additional information:

Fields marked * are required


This page took 0.68173 seconds to generate and made 151 db queries.