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Stourbridge firm launches innovative new tool for manufacturers 

21 Apr 16

MANUFACTURERS seeking to get the most from their power presses now have access to new solutions to the age old problems of downtime, tool issues and high maintenance costs, with the launch of a new Black Country press monitoring specialist…

Pace ace Trinham seals Stourbridge win 

11 Apr 16

Otley 19, Stourbridge 27 SPEED MERCHANT Josh Trinham produced another memorable try which effectively turned the game in Stour’s favour at Otley.

Kingswinford firm celebrates 56 per cent increase in business 

7 Apr 16

A KINGSWINFORD-based accountancy firm is celebrating a successful start to the year after seeing a dramatic increase in business.

‘Inspirational’ Stourbridge recruitment group makes top 1,000 list 

5 Apr 16

A STOURBRIDGE recruitment firm has been named as one of the top 1,000 companies ‘to inspire Britain’ by London Stock Exchange Group.

Black Country solicitors contribute to £10m raised for Barnardo’s 

4 Apr 16

SINCE joining forces with a top legal network, Barnardo’s has received £10 million in funding to help thousands of vulnerable children.

Hagley accountancy practice merges with Stourbridge firm 

1 Apr 16

A HAGLEY accountancy practice has marked its 25th anniversary by joining forces with a Stourbridge-based firm.

Stourbridge firm to protect multi-million pound developments 

31 Mar 16

ONE of London’s most prestigious new commercial developments is set to be protected by Stourbridge firm Argus Fire.

Wolves legend Bully opens Kingswinford’s new vehicle repair centre 

14 Mar 16

WOLVERHAMPTON Wanderers legend and former England striker Steve Bull was guest of honour as he opened a new high-tech vehicle repair centre in Kingswinford.

Stourbridge manufacturing specialists celebrate record year after major sales boom 

17 Feb 16

A STOURBRIDGE manufacturing specialist is celebrating the best 12 months in its 67-year history after turnover doubled.

New business set to create 12 jobs at Kingswinford estate 

1 Feb 16

UP to 12 jobs will be created in Kingswinford when a Black Country accident repair firm opens its new £250,000 state-of-the-art repair centre.

Stourbridge events agency continues growth with new additions 

26 Jan 16

A STOURBRIDGE events agency continues to grow with the arrival of four new members of staff.

Stourbridge’s Argus Fire pumps up investment in design and installation 

12 Jan 16

STOURBRIDE fire protection firm Argus Fire has pumped up its investment in design and installation by appointing its first two associate directors.

Dudley’s SMEs to benefit from new Stourbridge bank appointment 

23 Dec 15

SMALL businesses across Dudley will find themselves with extra support after Lloyds Bank appointed a new senior manager.

Stourbridge firm named best agency conference organiser 

15 Dec 15

A STOURBRIDGE event management firm is celebrating after being named winners of a prestigious national industry award.

Spare parts giant moves into Kingswinford’s Pensnett Estate 

10 Dec 15

ONE of the country’s largest suppliers of commercial vehicle spare parts has opened a base in Kingswinford.

Cancer charities split accountancy quiz funds 

19 Nov 15

A BRIERLEY Hill accountancy firm put their money skills to the test when they raised £10,000 for breast cancer charities at an annual quiz night.

Launch party to celebrate Stourbridge kitchen design studio’s opening 

18 Nov 15

A NEW kitchen design business in Stourbridge is celebrating its launch with an exciting grand opening event.

£1.5m refurbishment begins at Kingswinford property company’s HQ 

5 Nov 15

ONE of the UK’s top property companies is investing £1.5 million into refurbishing its Kingswinford headquarters.

Lye business to help in battle against cancer 

21 Oct 15

IN a bid to help people quit smoking a Lye shop is donating a proportion of its profits to the Dudley NHS Cancer Group.

More than £2k raised at Stourbridge financial firm’s charity golf day 

9 Oct 15

A STOURBRIDGE financial firm recently got their birdies in a row for a golf day – raising £2,000 for Breast Cancer Now in the process.

Poundland heir hoping to emulate father with Black Country based internet company 

5 Oct 15

THE son of groundbreaking Black Country retailer Steve Smith, who took the high street by storm with his shop Poundland, is hoping to prove he is a chip off the old block.

Stourbridge rocked by Preston fight back 

4 Oct 15

Stourbridge 22, Preston Grasshoppers 25 STOUR suffered a dreadful defeat to Preston.

Stourbridge’s Barclays branch launches event to bolster small business confidence 

2 Oct 15

A STOURBRIDGE bank branch is holding a market day event to allow entrepreneurs to promote their businesses to prospective new customers.

Brierley Hill law firm still going strong at 140 

28 Sep 15

IT was a case of celebrating the past and looking ahead to the future for a Brierley Hill law firm this week as it hosted two special events to mark its 140th anniversary year.

Stourbridge engineer nominated for ‘young woman’ award 

22 Sep 15

A YOUNG Stourbridge engineer has been shortlisted for a prestigious ‘young woman engineer of the year’ award.

Rugby World Cup boost for Stourbridge RFC 

11 Sep 15

UP and down the country, rugby clubs are welcoming a boost to the sport generated by the upcoming World Cup – nowhere more so than in Stourbridge.

Southside business leaders demanding direct flights between Brum and China 

2 Sep 15

BUSINESS leaders in the Midlands are demanding the introduction of direct scheduled flights between China and Birmingham following the success of a chartered service during the summer.

Dudley MP praises Black Country manufacturing as it outperforms national averages 

30 Aug 15

A DUDLEY MP has praised local manufacturing after it was revealed the Black Country continues to outperform national averages.

Budding borough businesspeople invited to Stourbridge advice event 

23 Aug 15

BUDDING borough entrepreneurs who are interested in setting up their own business are invited to an advice event in Stourbridge next month.

Kingswinford firm complete contract for leading API tube manufacturer in Japan 

14 Aug 15

KINGSWINFORD firm Fives is pleased to confirm the successful installation and commissioning of a Bronx Series 6CR12-HD straightening line, for a leading API tube manufacturer, located near to Osaka, in Japan.

Brierley Hill firm makes big investment to increase global customer base 

7 Aug 15

A BRIERLEY Hill manufacturer which is completely owned by its staff has invested more than £700,000 in a bid to increase its global customer base.

Calls for Black Country businesses to support children’s awards ceremony 

6 Aug 15

A BRIERLEY Hill children’s organisation is urging Black Country businesses to support its red carpet awards ceremony to celebrate the achievements of courageous young people.

‘Outstanding’ Stourbridge business students gets accountancy firm’s backing 

4 Aug 15

BUSINESS students at a Stourbridge school are getting extra encouragement to work hard thanks to the backing of a Black Country accountancy firm.

Stourbridge recruitment firm celebrates reaching five year milestone 

31 Jul 15

A STOURBRIDGE online recruitment firm is marking its five year anniversary this month.

Clent special school named as Black Country estate agent’s charity partner 

30 Jul 15

A CLENT special school will get extra financial help this year after being named as the charity partner of Black Country estate agents Lex Allan and Grove.

Black Country Chamber of Commerce countdown to ‘Business of the Year’ 

28 Jul 15

THE Black Country Chamber of Commerce is on the hunt for its ‘Business of the Year’ 2015 – and is hoping to bring in more entries than ever.

New Beauty Salon opening 

23 Jul 15

Local entrepreneur Sarah Alicia Jane Wood has taken the leap to open FAB The Salon a beauty salon located within Fitness4less Brierley Hill.

Stourbridge golfers raise Air Ambulance Charity cash in soaring temperatures 

20 Jul 15

LEGAL eagles from Stourbridge got their birdies in a row for a golf day – attracting 40 players on the hottest day of the year.

Top new recruit for leading Black Country financial services firm 

19 Jul 15

A FINANCIAL services expert has joined a Stourbridge firm which is heading from strength to strength.

Stourbridge woman named top operations manager 

17 Jul 15

A STOURBRIDGE woman has come away with one of the top prizes of this year’s Business Travel People Awards.

Dudley company claims ‘best wine courier’ title 

17 Jul 15

PGS Global Logistics on Pensnett Trading Estate – part of the UK’s largest independent parcel network, APC Overnight – is celebrating after being named the number one courier by independent wine merchants nationwide for the second successive…

Food industry businesses encouraged to invest in training 

15 Jul 15

A DUDLEY company is giving SME food industry businesses the chance to access training that is designed and led by employers, for employers, with co-investment from the UK Commission of Employment and Skills, through the Employer Leadership…

Trying times at Stourton Park 

2 Jul 15

STOURBRIDGE Rugby Club is bracing itself for a Stourton Park power struggle.

Dudley entrepreneur cooks up new kitchen venture 

27 Jun 15

A DUDLEY entrepreneur has invested more than £100,000 into setting up a new Brierley Hill-based kitchen business.

Double award win for Stourbridge accountancy firm 

15 Jun 15

A STOURBRIDGE accountancy firm stole the show at an annual vocational learning award ceremony as it took away the title of Employer of the Year.

Brierley Hill law firm approved for charity role 

4 Jun 15

SPECIALISTS from a Brierley Hill law firm has been appointed to the Charity Commission’s approved list of interim managers to ensure confidence in UK charities.

New director appointed at Midlands insurance company Newstead 

1 Jun 15

Experienced insurance specialist Sarah Giles has been appointed as a director at fast-growing Birmingham firm Newstead Insurance Brokers.

Brierley Hill property management firm gains industry accreditation 

23 May 15

A BRIERLEY Hill property firm has been awarded with an industry standard accreditation.

Stourbridge man appointed director at investor firm 

22 May 15

A STOURBRIDGE man and business finance specialist has been appointed as a director of national investor firm Seneca Partners.

Brierley Hill firm go Denim for Dementia 

21 May 15

STAFF at a Brierley Hill law firm will be getting a dressing down today (May 21) as they celebrate Denim for Dementia Day.

New website looking for business view on Brum 

11 May 15

Residents and businesses in Greater Birmingham and Solihull have been asked to share their views on their local area through a new website, www.

Black Country manufacturer to expand following headquarters move 

26 Apr 15

A BLACK Country manufacturer is planning to expand its business after moving to a larger premises on a Kingswinford industrial estate.

Black Country firm to help residents get back into work 

1 Apr 15

A NEW recruitment firm has opened in Stourbridge with the aim of helping Black Country residents get back into work.

Golf club apprentice picks up regional award 

28 Mar 15

A STOURBRIDGE Golf Club apprentice is on course for a successful career having picked up a regional award.

Solicitors to give ‘guru’ lectures to college pupils 

23 Mar 15

A WEST Midlands based law firm has joined forces with Stourbridge College and Kidderminster Academy to deliver business and law lectures to students.

Scrap metal firm fined for equipment tampering 

16 Mar 15

A KINGSWINFORD scrap metal firm has been fined more than £4,000 after admitting to tampering with a weighing machine.

By the way, the Bytheway bean counters are going up in the world 

13 Mar 15

A BURGEONING Black Country family owned accountancy firm has celebrated its 35th birthday by moving into new offices in Sedgley.

New art era for PR company begins with account successes 

27 Feb 15

A NEW era has begun for Birmingham-based PR, design and digital agency Barques as it celebrates the launch of a new division with three account wins.

Stourbridge manufacturer celebrates record year 

26 Feb 15

A STOURBRIDGE manufacturing firm is celebrating a record year after smashing the £3.2million barrier in just six years.

First tenant moves in to new £1.5m Kingswinford development 

24 Feb 15

A NEWLY built £1.5million industrial development in Kingswinford has welcomed its first tenant.