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Economic Opportunities

Jul 1 2022

Local businesses helped by Business Gateway during 12-month period topped £2billion turnover
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Jun 30 2022

Midlands councils in £1million electric vehicle charging point bid

A partnership of five local authorities across the Midlands region, alongside Sub-National Transport Body Midlands Connect have submitted a bid for almost £1million in funding, as part of Government’s Local Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Pilot. 

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Economic Opportunities

Jun 29 2022

£18 million Marches investment creates more than 80 new jobs

A combined £18million investment by three separate foreign-owned companies in Herefordshire will create more than 80 new jobs across the county – thanks to support from the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership.

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Jun 28 2022

 Government asks Devco to develop new strategy to make the most of multi-billion rail investment in East Midlands

Government has given the region £1m to come up with detailed plans aimed at maximising the potential of high-speed rail, with trains coming to a new HS2 station at East Midlands Parkway and going on to Derby, Nottingham and Chesterfield.

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Latest News

Jun 22 2022

Innovate, Engage & Grow – Charnwood Campus launches NHS and Academia Collaboration Platform ( Charnwood NACP)

The event celebrated the launch of a new partnership with the University of Leicester, as part of the Charnwood Campus NHS and Academia Collaboration platform, that enables closer collaboration between researchers, university led programmes and innovators and entrepreneurs.

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Jun 20 2022

Civic University Agreement sets out ambitious civic plans for Derby and Derbyshire

A Civic University Agreement, developed by the University of Derby, has been launched in partnership with 15 other organisations from across the city and county.

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