Tag Archives: Growth Fund

Somerset celebrates Growth Deal boost

Somerset County Council today welcomed news of millions of pounds of Government investment in employment, transport and connectivity schemes in the county. Projects in line for funding from the Growth Deal include an upgrade of Junction 25 off the M5 at Taunton and further funding for phase three of developing the Somerset Energy Innovation Centre […]

Schools welcome £750,000 boost from County Council after pupil numbers rise

Almost £750,000 has been awarded by Somerset County Council to Somerset schools who experienced a rise in pupil numbers this September. Twenty-one of the county’s schools have received a boost from the County Council’s Growth Fund – designed to give extra support to expanding Somerset schools. This additional funding is offered every year by the […]

Flood Action Plan leaders welcome cash boost

Leaders of all the agencies working to reduce the risk and impact of flooding today welcomed Government investment of up to £13m for works as part of Somerset Flood Action Plan. The money is part of the Growth Fund and has been awarded to the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) – […]