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Development of business sites and people’s skills a county priority as near full employment continues

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Staffordshire’s fast pace business site development and creation of new space for small enterprise will see more job creation to ensure near full employment continues, the county’s economy leader has said. Today’s unemployment claimant count statistics for Staffordshire show a figure of just one per cent of the local population – a reduction of on last month and lower than ...

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Multi-million pound rail investment boost for Staffordshire

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Major investment in the region’s railway network will benefit Staffordshire enormously, says its economic leader. The announcement of nearly £1 billion worth of investment by a new franchise to operate trains in the West Midlands will include: A two trains per hour service between Birmingham and Rugeley, via the Chase line from December 2018; A new hourly service from December ...

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Multi-million pound investment close to completion

The new £15.4 million centre for public services is taking shape in the centre of Newcastle. Four storey Castle House, next to Queens Gardens, is on course to open in the autumn. The building, which can be accessed from both the Gardens and Hassell Street, will be the base for services from Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council, Staffordshire County Council, Staffordshire Police ...

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Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent chosen for 2018 UK Corporate Games

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Businesses in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent are set to benefit as Europe’s largest multisport festival for business returns to the region for a second year. The UK Corporate games, which will take place from 21 to 24 June 2018 is expected to attract thousands of amateur athletes from top UK companies and boost the local economy while showcasing the area’s growing ...

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Tamworth Enterprise Centre declared officially open for business

Tamworth Enterprise Centre

The brand new Tamworth Enterprise Centre has been declared officially open for business with a ribbon cutting and plaque unveiling ceremony this week. Housed in the former Philip Dix Centre in Corporation Street, the state-of-the-art business hub provides modern serviced offices to rent, well-appointed meeting rooms for hire, an executive business lounge, virtual offices, conference facilities, superfast broadband, Wi-Fi, interactive ...

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Demand for new Tamworth Enterprise Centre ‘exceeds all expectations’

Tamworth Enterprise Centre

The brand new Tamworth Enterprise Centre is now open for business, providing modern serviced offices to rent, meeting rooms for hire and state-of-the-art facilities for small businesses in the area. The former Philip Dix Centre in Corporation Street has been renamed Philip Dix House and transformed into a business hub complete with16 fully serviced offices to rent, three well-appointed meeting ...

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Time lapse photography captures creation of new bridge

Unique footage shows the size and scale of the work to successfully lay the foundations of a new bridge across one of Britain’s busiest A-roads. The time lapse photography shows the delicate operation to place six steel beams, each 47 metres long and weighing 45 tonnes apiece, across the A50 dual carriageway at Uttoxeter. Preparations have been underway for weeks ...

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Economy boosting road project reaches further milestone

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A new access road which will pave the way for multi-million pound development, new jobs and relieve town centre congestion has reached another milestone. Staffordshire County Council has now started the process of buying land along the Stafford Western Access Route, which will link the A518 Newport Road and the A34 Foregate Street north of the town centre. The new ...

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