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In a nutshell, no nonsense communications tailored to the client’s requirements. We thrive on unearthing the ‘gem’ of a story you’ve overlooked, packaging it for the media and then using our relationships to get the maximum coverage. Phone: 07812 600 271 Email: russ@cucumberpr.co.uk

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Latest From The Blog

All the latest news and views from Cucumber PR and our clients

October 2017

When mind over matter is easier said than done

October 10th, 2017|

I started to write this blog three or four times, then stopped as I haven’t really gone public with the mental health battle I’ve had this year. But if you can’t vent your feelings on World Mental Health Day when can you?

 

“I don’t do stress.” I’ve lost count of the amount of times I carelessly […]

July 2017

ETG launches Norton Technical Academy as part of £6m plan to bridge the skills gap

July 20th, 2017|

A leading independent machine tool supplier is tackling the skills gap head on after making a £6m commitment to developing a network of Technical Academies.

Martin Doyle, Managing Director of the Engineering Technology Group (ETG), made the announcement at the launch of its first facility at Norton Motorcycles in Castle Donington yesterday and laid out the […]

February 2017

Bilash cooks up £100,000 investment

February 22nd, 2017|

One of the West Midlands’ leading Asian restaurants has undergone the largest refurbishment in its history, as it aims to cement its place as a dining destination of choice.

 

Bilash – started in 1982 by popular chef Sitab Khan – has invested more than £100,000 into creating a new-look for the Wolverhampton restaurant, which is popular […]

Lights, Camera, Action as Wolverhampton production firm enjoys ‘video’ boost

February 22nd, 2017|

A Black Country production company is helping take licensed bare knuckle boxing to the big screen.

 

Acam Video, which is run by John Czerepaninec and Phil Clark, has provided UBBAD Promotions with the capability to live stream its events across the internet and this has created a surge in interest from new fans and a major […]

Wolverhampton seafood manufacturer feasts on new business launch

February 22nd, 2017|

One of the UK’s leading seafood suppliers has launched a new business to target restaurants and the general public.

 

Star Agro Marine Food, which provides more than £9m of sustainable shrimp and related products to supermarkets across the country, has invested over £250,000 into rolling-out Star Feast Foods in the Midlands.

 

The new company will immediately create […]

New Business Development Director targets £12m breakthrough for Talbots

February 22nd, 2017|

 

A Black Country law firm has strengthened its senior management team as it aims to reach £12m in fees by the end of 2017.

 

Talbots, which employs nearly 200 people across its network of seven offices, has appointed Matt Wistow as its first ever Business Development Director with the brief of building on the company’s thriving […]

Wolverhampton firms join forces to help school pupils understand the rules of the road

February 22nd, 2017|

More than 900 pupils from across the West Midlands have been educated on the rules of the road to help prevent accidents and save lives.

Children from five different schools across the region took part in the week-long event, which was organised by Blakemore Logistics.

They were given the opportunity to view an A.F Blakemore vehicle to […]

Investment in production line brings new orders to Alloy Wire

February 22nd, 2017|

Significant investment in a custom-built production line is helping a leading wire manufacturer prove that ‘size does matter’.

Alloy Wire International (AWI), which employs 28 people across its two factories in the UK, has spent more than £150,000 on a host of new machinery that gives its customers access to wider and thinner or bigger cross-section […]

£9.7m manufacturing support package for SME’s

February 22nd, 2017|

SME manufacturers have been given a major boost this week with news that a new £9.7m business support initiative is officially live and looking to support over 3000 companies.

 

The Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP), which is funded by ERDF and delivered by Economic Growth Solutions (EGS), is promising to fill the void left by MAS by […]

Shrewsbury training academy invests £200,000 to create new apprenticeships

February 22nd, 2017|

40 more apprenticeship opportunities have been created after a Shropshire training academy invested a further £200,000 into new manufacturing facilities.

 

The In-Comm Training Academy Shrewsbury (ITAS), which is being run in partnership with Salop Design & Engineering, is set to benefit from new TIG, MIG and ARC welding bays, as well as a new fluid power […]