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Thames Valley Berkshire to benefit from £25 million European funding

25 March 2015

Businesses and communities across Thames Valley Berkshire will have a chance to benefit from up to £25 million of European funding for growth and jobs now that the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) Growth Programme has been launched by the government.

Superfast Berkshire programme makes fibre broadband available to 10,000 more homes and businesses

25 March 2015

This week it was announced that more than 10,000 Berkshire homes and businesses now have access to high speed fibre broadband, thanks to the Superfast Berkshire programme and an additional 24,000 Berkshire homes and businesses are set to get access to fibre broadband.

British Bake off star comes to Mars for Comic Relief

25 March 2015

Last Monday Slough's own, Great British Bake Off star Martha Collison, came to Mars on the Slough Trading Estate to judge Mars' Malteaser Bake off in aid of Comic Relief.

Loan Funding Escalator Celebrates 2nd Birthday

25 March 2015

This week the FSE group celebrated its 2nd year of managing the Thames Valley Berkshire (TVB) Funding Escalator and can announce that is proud to have offered loans and investments totalling an impressive £4.7million to 35 businesses.

CloudSymphony secure £200,000 Thames Valley Berkshire Expansion Loan

13 March 2015

CloudSymphony, the Maidenhead based consultancy company founded in early 2012, has secured a £200,000 Thames Valley Berkshire Expansion Loan.

New advice and information centre for businesses opens on the Trading Estate

06 March 2015

The Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce has launched an exciting new European Direct Information Centre

New £10m Leigh Road bridge installed in Slough

06 March 2015

A new £10m bridge has been installed on Leigh Road in Slough due to open in September 2015.

Plans for rail link to Heathrow revealed

27 February 2015

This week impressive preliminary plans to build an underground rail link between Slough and Heathrow Airport were unveiled at a presentation by Senior project development manager at Network rail, Malcolm Parsons, chief executive of Slough Borough Council and Thames Valley Berkshire's Local Enterprise Partnership.

Mars supports running festival

27 February 2015

World famous global confectionary brand Mars have proudly backed the Windsor Running Festival. This year the event will take place on September 26 - 27 and will include a 40m sprint for five to nine year-olds, a 2.5 mile run, the Running4Women Windsor 10k and the Windsor Half Marathon.

First section of safer cycle and pedestrian route is now open

20 February 2015

A new safer cycle path and pedestrian route opened on Monday, which will make commuters journeys' far more safe and enjoyable, particularly those commuting to the Slough Trading Estate.

£10.2 Million Growth Deal for Thames Valley Berkshire

05 February 2015

Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership has achieved an expansion to its Growth Deal with the Government. The deal will mean an extra investment in the Thames Valley of £10.2m between 2016 and 2021.

Top business leaders are urged to support Heathrow expansion

05 February 2015

Last week 80 of the top business leaders from around Berkshire met to discuss the potential expansion of Heathrow, when the Thames Valley Property group held a Q&A session with the airport's boss.

Economic confidence remains high in the Thames Valley

28 January 2015

This week the Thames Valley Business Barometer showed that economic confidence remains impressively high in the Thames Valley.

Students visit largest infrastructure project in the Trading Estate's history

28 January 2015

On Monday 26th January nearly 70 pupils from Lynch Hill Enterprise Academy in Slough, took part in an engineering challenge set by SEGRO and Osborne Engineering as part of the drive to raise the awareness and interest of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) amongst school students.

New power station which could provide electricity to 100,000 homes gets the green light

21 January 2015

A new power station for Slough with the potential to provide electricity for more than 100,000 homes has been given the green light.

Deadline extended for The Slough Business Awards

21 January 2015

The deadline for The Slough Business Awards has been extended to 13 February 2015. The Awards, which celebrate the very best of business in Slough, is open to 18,000 companies which operate in the SL postcode - including Slough, Windsor Maidenhead, Ascot and Gerrard's Cross.

SEGRO and partners launch new sustainable transport partnership in Slough

17 November 2014

A team comprising of SEGRO, Slough Borough Council, First Great Western, Liftshare and First Berkshire have announced the launch of a new sustainable transport partnership. The team aim to encourage the use of public transport, walking and cycling and car sharing in Slough.

Hanovia Celebrates its 90th Anniversary

17 November 2014

Hanovia, which is based in Berkshire, Slough is celebrating 90 years of innovation. Hanovia started out making UV lamps for treating skin conditions and now creates high-tech water treatment systems - the company has always been at the forefront of UV science, and will continue to do so, even at the age of 90.

Skills on show

07 November 2014

Careers advice was given to thousands of students from across the country at the Thames Valley Skills Show, where more than 2,100 young people were able to take part in learning about career opportunities that are available to them. The young people attended from over 30 Berkshire schools and colleges, in addition to those looking to go into further education and training.

App to promote economic plan

07 November 2014

The Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (TVBLEP) has launched a mobile app to help promote and bring its Strategic Economic Plan into fruition.

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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