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North Northants Council outlines plans to support economic recovery and growth

14 December 2021

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North Northants Council’s Executive will discuss plans and activities currently being undertaken to support economic recovery and growth following the Covid-19 pandemic at next Thursday’s meeting (16 December). 

The Executive will discuss details of successful funding bids through the UK Government’s Community Renewal Fund and Welcome Back Fund, progress with activities funded via the Additional Restrictions Grant, opportunities to bid for further funding through the Levelling Up Fund and ahead to the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. The report also provides an update on the Construction Skills 2 project. Executive will also be asked to agree plans to produce an Economic Prospectus for the area. Full report here.

Thousands of businesses and communities throughout North Northamptonshire have been affected by the ongoing pandemic and North Northants Council is committed to providing support where we can. I look forward to hearing about the progress that has already been made and our team look forward to continuing to work with them to develop the economic prospectus for North Northamptonshire.Leader of North Northants Council, Cllr Jason Smithers
Following the Covid-19 pandemic, it is a priority of North Northants Council to support the economic recovery, local businesses, skills and growth so this is a welcome report and I am keen to discuss the progress made and agree what we need to do next both in the short-term and looking further ahead.Executive Member for Growth and Regeneration, Cllr David Brackenbury