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Commitment agreed to support creation of high quality jobs at Staffordshire innovation centre

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A commitment to support the construction of a new innovation centre at one of Staffordshire’s leading employment sites has been agreed by the county council’s cabinet. A £2.02million investment in Innovation Centre 6 (IC6) at Keele University Science and Innovation Park was approved this morning. It follows the completion last August of Innovation Centre 5 (IC5) at the site using ...

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Views sought on access options to job boosting business development

People and businesses are being urged to have their say on options to provide access to a major new Staffordshire business development which could create up to 2,500 jobs. Two public consultation events are taking place this month to inform people of access options to the former ROF Featherstone site in South Staffordshire – which is being brought back into ...

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Latest development completed at Staffordshire business park as site nears full occupancy

The completion of the latest development at a Staffordshire business park created by the county council comes as the site nears full occupancy. Redhill Business Park in Stafford was developed as a result of a £10million investment from Staffordshire County Council. Midlands-based Trebor Developments and funding partner Rockspring have now completed the 115,000 sq ft Triton speculative industrial development. Built ...

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Business support hub success set to continue and boost growth in 2017

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A support hub for businesses across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent which has benefited nearly 4,000 companies will extend its delivery in 2017 with backing from the county council. The Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Growth Hub is delivered by the local enterprise partnership and has supported 3,852 businesses since it was established in 2014. Its advisors refer businesses to relevant organisations that can ...

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£70m regional partnership to create 700 jobs

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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

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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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