Tag Archives: Heart of the South West LEP

Lift off for iAero

An £8m cutting-edge aerospace technology centre in Yeovil is taking off with construction work starting on site. Somerset County Council is working with the aerospace industry, including Leonardo Helicopters in Yeovil, on the flagship iAero Centre to cement Somerset’s place at the heart of this important business sector. The Centre will encourage innovation, collaboration and […]

Plan for productivity launched

A plan to put Somerset at the heart of the nation’s industrial strategy has been launched today. The Productivity Plan aims to make sure the Heart of the South West area makes a significant contribution to the UK’s future productivity growth – with all the improvements to living standards and economic benefits that come with […]

Council welcomes major investment in Somerset

Somerset County Council has welcomed today’s news of the Government’s Local Growth Fund which will provide up to £36 million to fund projects across Somerset. The cash will be used to improve infrastructure such as roads and roundabouts and prevent future flooding, as well as being invested in training and used to boost the county’s […]