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See below news stories relating to the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Good Growth Fund. Please direct media enquiries to goodgrowth@cornwall.gov.uk

Shared Prosperity Funding boost for Redruth’s spectacular celebration of Cornish heritage

Shared Prosperity Funding boost for Redruth’s spectacular celebration of Cornish heritage

Golden Tree Productions, the team behind the hugely successful Man Engine project, have been awarded £349,748 from the UK Shared Prosperity Fund for “Hellfire Kernow”, a community-based project to deliver an innovative programme of events and workshops leading up to a spectacular celebration of the Life of St Euny, Redruth’s patron saint, on 1 May 2023.

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Multiply your job opportunities with free maths and numeracy courses for residents

Multiply your job opportunities with free maths and numeracy courses for residents

Adults across Cornwall and Isles of Scilly who want to improve their maths skills can sign up for free courses thanks to a new £2.5 million Multiply programme aimed at boosting opportunities for residents.

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Good Growth grants launched to help businesses increase productivity and create employment

Good Growth grants launched to help businesses increase productivity and create employment

The Growth and Skills Hub is launching a £1,245,000 grant scheme targeting businesses who want to increase productivity and create employment through green and inclusive growth. They target businesses that have the ambition and capacity to grow and improve their productivity whilst also delivering improvements in environmental sustainability and social responsibility.

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IntoBodmin announced as first project to receive Shared Prosperity Fund after Government approves spending plan

IntoBodmin announced as first project to receive Shared Prosperity Fund after Government approves spending plan

IntoBodmin CIC has been announced as the first project in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly to receive a share of the region’s £132m Shared Prosperity Fund. The community and arts organisation, formed in 2017, has been awarded £180,000 to refurbish “The Old Library” which serves as a cultural and community hub for the town, including co-working and business workspace, performance area, café and community room.

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Additional £5.6m investment for rural jobs, community investment and farm diversification

Additional £5.6m investment for rural jobs, community investment and farm diversification

Cornwall Council Cabinet have today agreed that Cornwall Council will manage the delivery of the £5.6m Rural England Prosperity Fund, on behalf of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. This is in addition to the £132m Shared Prosperity Fund awarded to the region to benefit communities, business and skills as well as to tackle inequalities in deprived areas.

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Government kickstarts £2.6 billion investment in communities

Government kickstarts £2.6 billion investment in communities

People across the country will benefit from £2.6 billion of investment as the UK approves spending plans for funding previously run by the European Union.

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Bids invited from organisations which can drive ‘good growth’ for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

Bids invited from organisations which can drive ‘good growth’ for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

Businesses, community organisations, public bodies and partnerships which can deliver positive and sustainable outcomes for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are being invited to apply for the first opportunities for funding from the £132m Shared Prosperity Fund (SPF).

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Council approves £132m plan to boost business, communities and skills

Council approves £132m plan to boost business, communities and skills

Cornwall Council has today approved a spending plan for the £132m Shared Prosperity Fund (SPF) to benefit the region’s businesses and communities as well as boost residents’ job skills.

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