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£70m regional partnership to create 700 jobs

IC5 Keel

Seven hundred jobs are set to be created and over 1,000 businesses supported as a result of a £70m research-led collaboration led by one UK’s top universities. Keele University will work in partnership with Staffordshire County Council, Stoke-on-Trent City Council, Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council, the Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Local Enterprise Partnership and University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust to deliver ...

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Bridge installation progresses at Staffordshire regeneration site

Nurton Bridge

Construction of a new road bridge giving access to a multi-million pound business and housing development near Burton has progressed with the installation of its beams. The new bridge forms part of the access to the Branston Locks development near Burton. Staffordshire County Council is carrying out the project, which includes realigning Branston Road. It will lead to 400 acres ...

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Innovative company starts operations at new Staffordshire base

The latest addition to a Staffordshire business park has started operations at its new base as the county continues to see near full employment. HellermannTyton has relocated to Cannock’s Kingswood Lakeside – a site created by Staffordshire County Council from an old open cast mine. The company is a leading cable management manufacturer of products for fastening, fixing and protecting ...

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Commitment to creation of quality jobs at Staffordshire innovation centre

IC5 Keel

A commitment to support the construction of a new innovation centre at one of Staffordshire’s leading employment sites is set to be made by the county council next month. If agreed by the cabinet in January, the county council would invest £2.02million in Innovation Centre 6 (IC6) at Keele University Science and Innovation Park. It follows the completion in August ...

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Backing Staffordshire enterprise on Small Business Saturday

Small business success in Staffordshire is being marked by the county council as part of a national event on Saturday December 3. The county council backs hundreds of small companies through its business support package which includes its enterprise centres for start-up and fledgling businesses and a business loan scheme. It also helps to deliver the Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Growth ...

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Road reopens ahead of schedule as regeneration scheme moves forward

A road which is being improved to pave the way to a multi-million pound business and housing development near Burton has reopened ahead of schedule following the completion of a new roundabout. Branston Road is being realigned and improved as part of the Branston Locks development which will see 400 acres of land immediately west of the A38 developed. It ...

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New business firmly in the saddle thanks to Staffordshire loan fund

Richard Rawnsley MBE

Equine enthusiasts from across the UK and beyond are using the services of a Staffordshire entrepreneur to enable their horses to travel in style. And it’s thanks to a boost from the county council’s Staffordshire Business Loan Fund – run in conjunction with Midlands based lender BCRS Business Loans – that Rawnsley Horsebox and Trailers, trading as Equi-Trek Stafford, has ...

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More investment in i54 South Staffordshire

i54 South Staffordshire

Swedish engineering group Atlas Copco has agreed to have a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility built at i54 South Staffordshire. The property will be the new headquarters of Tentec Ltd which is one of the leading providers of bolt tensioning solutions globally. The bespoke facility will provide 46,000 sq ft (4,289 sq m) of high quality production and office space for ...

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Business can expand and innovate at its new i54 South Staffordshire base

i54 South Staffordshire

A leading British security hardware and electronics business is expanding its operations to develop a state-of-the-art product development, manufacturing and distribution facility at its new i54 South Staffordshire headquarters. ERA, a division of Tyman plc, is consolidating its three Midlands based operations at the major regional business hub, developed by an award-winning partnership of Staffordshire County Council, City of Wolverhampton ...

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