AN OSWESTRY-BASED web design and marketing company have earned a coveted endorsement from internet giant Google.

The Pop Creative Agency were awarded ‘partner’ status by the American company following a staff visit to Google’s London headquarters.

The team passed exams set by Google, which are designed to demonstrate knowledge and expertise of Google’s product and services.

The award is a coup for the small Pop Creative team who create websites, content, campaigns and technical solutions aimed at growing businesses.

As a registered partner the company will now be able to display, and their website will now display the Google badge to show their commitment to its best practices guide.

Adrian Grindley, director at the company said: “It's really exciting for Pop Creative to achieve this recognition of being an online marketing company trusted by Google.”