Regional Growth Network

14/06/2017

The Rural Growth Network (RGN) Pilot Initiative was set up in 2012 with £12.5m from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and £1.6m from Government Equalities Office (GEO). The RGN Pilot Initiative was established in response to barriers to rural economic growth identified in the Rural Economy Growth Review. It sought to […]

Hinkley Supply Chain

13/06/2017

The Heart of the South West and West of England have launched a new business support service to enable small and medium-sized businesses take up the multiple supply chain opportunities from EDF’s new build of two nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point C. The service contract allocated £1million, jointly funded by the two LEPs, over a […]

Plymouth Eastern Corridor Cycle Network

10/06/2017

The Eastern Corridor Strategic Cycling Network scheme aims to continue the recent transformational shift to walking and cycling in Plymouth by improving connectivity within the city’s heart. A new direct route will link North Cross to the city centre and the waterfront. The improvements to the coastal link between the harbour and Laira Rail Bridge […]

Connecting Devon and Somerset

07/06/2017

Superfast broadband targeting premises within the ‘final 5%’ not currently served or likely to get served via the private sector, over next 4 years. This will increase superfast coverage in the HotSW to 100% by 2020. Also 4G rollout to additional 10% coverage. Awaiting Growth Deal 3 Funding Agreement

Devon Communities Together

07/06/2017

Youth Construction Skills Project: Devon Communities Together. Construction students and people from disadvantaged backgrounds gain experience through renovating properties which are purchased and resold at a profit and reinvested in future projects. Awaiting Growth Deal 3 Funding Agreement

South Devon College Hi Tech Centre

07/06/2017

High quality new build facility providing higher level tech skills, supporting a significant number of local businesses. The project has been developed in consultation with over 40 local businesses of all sizes. The Centre will provide individuals with the skills that employers need to support their growth in a range of important local Hi-Tech businesses […]

iAero (South) Centre

07/06/2017

Construction of an aerospace innovation and collaboration space in Yeovil with machinery and equipment donated by Leonardo. Awaiting Growth Deal 3 Funding Agreement

Blue Screen IT – Project X

07/06/2017

Next generation ICT training project: Blue Screen IT – PROJECT X Hub and spoke training for cyber security, big data and social media. Awaiting Growth Deal 3 Funding Agreement

Houghton Barton Package

07/06/2017

Link road between A382 and A383 to support new development at Houghton Barton, west of Newton Abbot. Awaiting Growth Deal 3 Funding Agreement