British BIDs congratulates confirmed areas to receive new Town Deals Fund


Earlier this week, Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick announced that seven areas across England are set to benefit from up to £178.7 million in new Town Deals. 

Barrow-in-Furness, Blackpool, Darlington, Peterborough, Norwich, Torquay and Warrington are the first of 101 places to be offered a Town Deal and work will now begin with these areas to confirm final funding. 

These areas will have the opportunity to invest in their local economies at this critical time, implementing proposals submitted to the Government’s £3.6 billion Towns Fund, which is designed create jobs and drive growth across the country. 

When congratulating British BIDs (Bb) member Barrow, Paul Hodgson, Chairman of Barrow BID commented “The announcement of Barrow being successful in its funding for the Towns Deal Fund marks the beginning of a very bright future for the town. As a BID we are now looking forward to developing the various exciting projects as part of the BrilliantBarrow initiative and seeing the wider benefits they bring to both the Town Centre and the wider community".

Chris Turner, Chief Exec of British BIDs also commented “It has been a really tough year and these locations really deserve the funding to help their places thrive. We look forward to seeing who will be next to receive the funding”.  

You can read the full article and find out more about the Town Deals here https://www.gov.uk/government/news/first-town-deals-worth-almost-180-million-announced

 

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