City of Culture appealing for storytellers ahead of 2021

Thursday 20th of August 2020 09:11 AM

Creative companies in Coventry, Warwickshire and the wider West Midlands have until the end of August to put themselves forward for an opportunity to create stirring and immersive stories using augmented and virtual reality to mark Coventry’s year as UK City of Culture - backed by a six-figure in

Bumper week for AC Lloyd

Wednesday 19th of August 2020 08:37 AM

A Warwick property development and investment company has set a new weekly record for house sales in its 72-year history after re-opening its sites due to Covid-19.

Coventry’s full fibre roll-out expands into the west of the city

Tuesday 18th of August 2020 07:38 AM

CityFibre, the UK’s third national digital infrastructure platform, is continuing its £60m digital transformation in Coventry.  The announcement comes as work is due to start on the expansion of the full fibre network in the west of the city, including parts of Westwood, Earlsdon, Canley and

Chamber reacts to UK recession

Wednesday 12th of August 2020 09:01 AM

A leading business figure in Coventry and Warwickshire says a deep economic drop was inevitable in the midst of the Coronavirus crisis.

Warmington car business saved by timely grant

Tuesday 11th of August 2020 01:09 PM

A petrolhead who sold almost everything to start her used-car business up is ‘eternally grateful’ for a grant which saved it from certain closure.

Rachel Foakes, 37, put everything into her used-car business, Foakeswagons, which she opened in Warmington near Banbury three years ago.

Warwickshire business investing in its future

Friday 7th of August 2020 08:08 AM

An expanding Warwickshire printing company has invested in two state-of-the-art machines and moved premises.

XPD Print Limited needed to replace its old printing press with more modern and efficient models.

Coventry specialist finance provider expands

Thursday 6th of August 2020 03:37 PM

A specialist finance provider in Coventry has taken on three new members of staff as it is set to distribute business loans totalling £5 million in just three months as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Major contract win for Midlands law firm

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 08:30 AM

Leading Midlands law firm Wright Hassall has signed two major deals to supply legal services to the housing association sector which is on an expansion drive to meet rising demand.

Brand new furniture store opens its doors in Henley-in-Arden

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 08:03 AM

The owner of a popular and well established vintage business in Henley-In-Arden is branching out with a brand new venture.

Frankie Johns took over Henley Vintage back in 2019 and it has been a thriving independent business on the High Street drawing in many visitors to the town.

Focus and Innovation group celebrating its fifth birthday

Monday 3rd of August 2020 09:08 AM

A group which is celebrating its fifth anniversary is encouraging innovative small businesses to get in touch with its members to access grants and support.

The Coventry & Warwickshire Focus Innovation Group was established to promote innovation and growth among SMEs in the area.