Category Archives: Business

Goodbye Round Pound – 7 Days Left to Spend Them

As the round pound enters its final week, shoppers are today being reminded they have just seven days to use these coins before they swap the high street for the history books. From midnight on Sunday, the round pound will … Continue reading

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Goodbye Yellow Pages

The local business directory that helped JR Hartley find his book on fly-fishing is set to go out of print. The Yellow Pages will no longer be published on paper from next year onwards, more than five decades after it … Continue reading

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New Government Proposals to Cut Congestion on Busiest Roads

Delays to motorists caused by utility companies digging up busy roads could be halved under new proposals announced by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling. The proposals would allow local authorities to charge utility companies by the hour to carry out works … Continue reading

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One Pint of Beer Please, That Will Be £13.40!

A pub in London has denied “gouging” customers by charging £13.40 for one pint of beer. The Rake, in Borough Market, has hit back at criticism after a picture of its menu was posted on Twitter showing a pint of … Continue reading

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Carling Lager is Weaker than Advertised

The alcohol content of Carling – one of the most popular lagers in the UK – is weaker than advertised, it has emerged. Carling advertises the lager as 4% alcohol by volume (ABV) but it has been brewed at 3.7% … Continue reading

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New Mercedes Dealership Set for Tamworth

Tamworth has been chosen as the prime location for a brand new Mercedes-Benz dealership and regional test drive facility in a major multi-million pound investment, which has been described as a huge coup for the area. LSH Auto UK Limited, … Continue reading

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Tamworth’s Rail Passengers to Get New Longer Trains with More Seats

Tamworth’s rail passengers who travel on the West Coast line between London Euston and Crewe will get new longer trains with more seats and more space as nearly £1 billion is invested in services on the West Midlands network. There … Continue reading

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