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Brentwood Council 8h
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You can read more about SELEP’s bid to Government at
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Brentwood Council 8h
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The Getting Building Fund provides the next phase of financial stimulus to restart our economy.” LEPs were asked to put forward proposals for shovel-ready projects that could be delivered within the next 18 months.
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Brentwood Council 8h
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We have also been reworking our own existing funding pots to create new COVID-19 funds for businesses, infrastructure investment and skills training. “We truly believe that the South East will help lead the country out of the crisis and into recovery.
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Brentwood Council 8h
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businesses need and where investment will have significant impact. “Over the last few months, we as a LEP have been providing support to local businesses. Our Growth Hubs have been providing advice to struggling businesses and directing businesses to funding support.
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Brentwood Council 8h
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and industries particularly vulnerable to COVID-19 and those that can progress, at pace, to support economic recovery. The South East LEP has a proven track record of delivering successful projects and has been working really closely with our local areas to understand what our...
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Brentwood Council 8h
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Chair, Christian Brodie said: “We are delighted that government has recognised the excellent projects and potential that the South East has to drive forward our economy at this challenging time. These projects have been carefully selected to target those areas ...
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Brentwood Council 8h
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delivered rapidly and stimulate further investment. We’re targeting the funds to areas and industries hardest hit by the pandemic and sectors that will most help the economy to bounce back.”
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Brentwood Council 8h
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Leader, Cllr David Finch said: “This £26m from the national Getting Building Fund is a much-needed shot in the arm to Essex’s economy. Essex businesses are amazingly resilient but the pandemic has taken its toll so we’ll use this for schemes that can be...
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Brentwood Council 8h
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The 14 Essex schemes are expected to create more than 2,800 jobs, support more than 4,000 new learners and provide more than 20,500 square metres of new commercial space.
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Brentwood Council 8h
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Also included is £2.5m to improve digital connectivity in rural areas of Essex. This adds to the ongoing Superfast Essex programme which is already planning to spend a further £13.2m to improve broadband connectivity over the next 18 months.
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Brentwood Council 8h
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•Modernisation of a seafront car park at Canvey Island to reduce local flooding, improve the public realm, aid green recovery and boost the local economy •A new modular housing factory in Basildon to produce up to 1,000 new homes a year.
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Brentwood Council 8h
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and health & science industries •Refurbishing Harlow Library and relocating ACL to provide an expanded library and adult learning centre in the town centre and free up the former ACL site for potential housing.
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Brentwood Council 8h
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•Cycle network infrastructure improvements in Tendring to encourage green travel •New facilities at Harlow College to deliver the new technical based T-level qualifications, providing residents with the skills required in the construction, digital, education & childcare...
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Brentwood Council 8h
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Projects to be funded in Essex include: •Town centre improvements in Chelmsford to help retailers and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) •New workspaces and markets in Harlow, Braintree and Jaywick to attract new businesses and create jobs
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Brentwood Council 8h
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announced today (4 August 2020). The Fund is for ‘shovel-ready’ schemes that will provide much-needed jobs, growth and the groundwork for further investment at this critical time. South East LEP has secured the largest award for any LEP in the UK.
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Brentwood Council 8h
Essex has secured £26m of Government funding for infrastructure projects to help the county’s economy bounce back from COVID-19. The funding is part of an £85m package awarded to the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) from the new £900 million Getting Building Fund...
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Brentwood Council 10h
On Friday 7th, it's the third of our virtual Family Fun Days, and our theme is Green Fingers! 🌱 Here's what the schedule looks like for the day 👇 Sign up here and tweet on the day to let us know how you're taking part - 😊
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Brentwood Council 19h
is here! 😋 From 3rd-31st August, you can get 50% off when you eat in at restaurants registered with the scheme. Today we're showcasing (Ingatestone), (Shenfield) & Woodland Coffee Shop (Brentwood)🧁 ➡️
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Brentwood Council 20h
We're hosting a live online information evening TONIGHT at 6pm where we will be talking about the Dunton Hills Garden Village design and want to hear how you want the look and feel of the new community to be in the future. Visit to sign up.
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Brentwood Council Aug 3
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We’re looking forward to emptying the rest of the borough’s blue sacks over the remaining week. Remember, next week is WHITE bag week and time for your cans and plastic to be recycled ♻️
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