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Investment and transport links helping Slough businesses thrive

21 August 2014

Continued investment and good transport links in Slough continue to be strong attractions for thriving businesses in the town.

Commuters encouraged to sign up to Slough's 'Boris Bikes'

13 August 2014

Commuters are being encouraged to sign up to Slough's own 'Boris Bikes' scheme in a bid to slash the £34m cost of congestion.

ConnectTVT launches Berkshire's first pop-up innovation hub for Thames Valley Tech entrepreneurs

13 August 2014

The GROW@Green Park hub will offer a three-month residency for tech entrepreneurs, which includes access to premium workspace, industry experts and business mentors. Applications are now open for places.

Thames Valley: Expansion triggers corporate relocation, reports LSH

11 August 2014

Continued economic growth and business expansion are fuelling an increasing number of business relocations across the Thames Valley region, according to the latest edition of Lambert Smith Hampton's (LSH's) annual Thames Valley Office Market Report.

Growth Deal will allow for 'progression' of major projects

11 August 2014

A boost in investment for Berkshire worth £96.6m from the Government will allow for the 'progression' of major projects in the area.

New report claims third runway at Heathrow could make the aircraft noise quieter

24 July 2014

Noise from Heathrow could affect up to 326,000 fewer people, even with a new runway, according to a new report published by the airport.

University announces major investment for Science and Innovation Park

24 July 2014

The University of Reading has announced its commitment to develop a new Science and Innovation Park at the heart of the Thames Valley with an investment of up to £50 million to establish the site infrastructure and phase one construction.

Western Rail Access to Heathrow

24 July 2014

Western Rail Access to Heathrow (WRAtH) is a proposed rail link between Reading and Heathrow, via Maidenhead/Twyford and Slough.

Thames Valley Business Reject New Estuary Airport

11 July 2014

Alok Sharma, the Member of Parliament for Reading West, on Monday 1st July 2014, chaired a debate in Parliament at which business leaders from the Thames Valley made clear their opposition to proposals to build a new airport in the Thames Estuary to the east of London

Letter signed by Ricky Gervais from demolished building

11 July 2014

Bidding will start for the 'O' from the 'Crossbow House' sign of the building next week to raise cash for two young people's charities, including Slough-based Pitstop.

Economic confidence remains at record high levels for Thames Valley Businesses

04 July 2014

The latest Thames Valley Business Barometer recorded a staggering swing in confidence levels from 31% to 90% during the last year, demonstrating how the mood of the region has altered.

Heathrow growth plan wins Chinese support

04 July 2014

As plans to increase trade between China and the UK continue to develop, Liu Xiaoming, China's ambassador to Britain, confirmed his support for an increase in Heathrow's capacity at a London conference on Friday June 13.

Buckinghamshire: B P Collins chief executive becomes Chamber president

25 June 2014

Karl Wingfield, chief executive at Buckinghamshire-based law firm B P Collins LLP, has been elected as the new president/lead ambassador of Buckinghamshire Chamber of Commerce (part of the Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce Group), replacing Alastair Pike.

South East: Deputy prime minister supports region's businesses with £200m Regional Growth Fund pot

25 June 2014

Businesses in the South East can bid for a share of £200 million, the deputy prime minister has announced as he launched round six of the Regional Growth Fund (RGF).

British Cycling and Slough Council team up get residents cycling

25 June 2014

Slough council has once again teamed up with British Cycling to offer residents a series of fantastic free bikes rides around the borough this summer.

Thames Valley Local Enterprise Partnership looking for community/voluntary sector director

25 June 2014

Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is looking for a skilled director from the community/voluntary sector to join their ranks, in order to bring their expertise and passion to the region's economic growth agenda.

Slough welcomes new Mayor

11 June 2014

Cllr Shafiq Chaudhry, the new Mayor of Slough has vowed to serve the community with pride after being made mayor in front of his proud family.

Launch of ConnectTVT shines the spotlight on Thames Valley's exciting technology scene

11 June 2014

A new initiative, ConnectTVT, launched yesterday (09 June 2014) with a mission to help promote and connect the Thames Valley's growing technology scene.

Maidenhead Rowing Club launches search for sponsors

06 June 2014

Maidenhead Rowing Club in Taplow is offering business organisations a chance to team up with them to help boost the club's links with the business community.

Car share scheme to be launched to help local commuters

06 June 2014

Berkshire boroughs, Windsor and Maidenhead, have commissioned Jambusters Ltd to set up a car share project to help local commuters.

Bodytechnics - 10% discount on paint and labour costs

Toyota Material Handling -  Special offer on short term hire

X1 Limited - Free print audit

Coporate Health Limited - 10% discount off first aid courses

I & A Car Services - M.O.T discount

Paragon Multimedia Limited - Free audio-visual health check & consultation

Ecolab Pest Elimination - 10% off services

Stobys Fish Bar - Free bottle of wine

The Christopher Hotel Bar & Grill - 10% off room rates

Identity Hair Salon - 15% discount

Health Matters 360 - 10% off workshop bookings

GOGO's - 10% discount off all food orders

Servicespeed - 15% discount on electrical repairs

Bluehat UK Limited - Complimentary particpants on events

Corporate Health Limited - Offer on life saving defibrillators


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