September 25th, 2016

£35 million bid submitted by Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership

£35 million bid  submitted by Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership £35 million bid  submitted by Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership
Updated: 4:49 pm, Aug 04, 2016

A BID for an extra £35 million has been submitted by Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership to support the county’s economy.

The bid is for the next round of the Government’s Growth Deal funding with the Worcestershire LEP having already secured £54.2m in previous funding rounds.

Projects from the first rounds of the Growth Deal are already creating jobs and are on track to deliver an extra 4,000 new jobs and are leveraging private and public sector funding.

Projects funded by the Growth Deal invlude investment in a new £1.5m facility for up to 200 extra engineering apprentice engineers in Redditch.

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