Heart of the South West RDPE Growth Programme Briefing

29/03/2017

Around 120 delegates attended the Heart of the South West RDPE Growth Programme Briefing in Cullompton on Friday 24th March. The event provided information on capital grants available through the RDPE Growth Programme for business development, food processing and tourism infrastructure projects, as well as details of how to apply. The event was funded by […]

Funding boost to help deliver Heart of the South West Enterprise Zone

06/03/2017

The Heart of the South West Enterprise Zone at Huntspill will benefit from Government Growth Deal funding for the Heart of the South West (HotSW) Local Enterprise Partnership, aimed at boosting local economy and growth. The Growth Deal for the HotSW LEP area was announced on 23 February by Communities Secretary Sajid Javid. HotSW LEP, […]

RDPE grants for rural businesses and economic projects

03/03/2017

*Event Full – Registrations Closed*   In conjunction with the Rural Payments Agency and the Heart of the South West Growth Hub, the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership is holding a briefing event for rural businesses and organisations wishing to apply for grants through the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) Growth […]

Inward Investment success through Regional Growth Fund

28/02/2017

Leading Swedish oral hygiene company TePe AB, have demonstrated their commitment to the UK market and confidence in the Heart of the South West as a business location by investing in a brand new UK headquarters at Cathedral Park in Wells. The new facility, which opened in January, is the head office and warehouse for […]

Funding success for Heart of the South West Enterprise Zone

07/02/2017

The Heart of the South West LEP Enterprise Zone takes a step forward as the LEP is awarded £35,000 from the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) to develop the zone at Huntspill and Exeter & East Devon. Enterprise Zone status for these sites (one at Huntspill Energy Park in Somerset and four in […]

Update 15 February: Board Director Recruitment Applications Closed

24/01/2017

The Heart of the South West (HotSW) LEP is a strong business led partnership between the private sector, local authorities, universities and colleges. Since its establishment in 2011, HotSW LEP has developed a £500m investment pipeline to support its mission to deliver better jobs and prosperity across Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay. The LEP is […]