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COVID DIGITAL RECOVERY GRANT

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The Growth Hub is releasing a new grant scheme to support Gloucestershire businesses that have been affected by the Covid pandemic.

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A business opportunity like no other.

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This year, the UK government has partnered with business owners and respected climate groups to help businesses like you to cut carbon emissions and protect the planet.

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Success For FEP

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  In May 2021, Forest Economic Partnership (FEP) and project partners Forest of Dean District Council were successful in securing funding from Arts Council England to create a community engagement campaign....

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Success in Cinderford

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In April 2021, Forest Economic Partnership signed a contract with Fastershire on behalf of the Cinderford Community to enable fibre to the premise broadband to be installed in over 500...

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Levelling Up Fund

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Last month the Government announced the Levelling Up Fund (LUF) to support regeneration and town centre investment, local transport projects, and cultural and heritage assets.

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How Lockdown Changed My Business

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Prior to all this, I was running a successful health and wellness business, Cosmic Teapot – mainly offering hands on treatments like massage.

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Government UK Community Renewal Fund - Call for schemes

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Gloucestershire County Council is now inviting bids to be submitted for consideration, as part of the county’s submission to the recently announced Government’s UK Community Renewal Fund.

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Folk2Folk Lending Opportunities

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Can the Council fund your business?  The economic recovery following COVID-19 requires local authorities to dig deep and support their local businesses as best they can.

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Unemployment: What Help Is Out There

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The StatisticsIn August 2020, the unemployment rate in the Forest of Dean grew from a pre-covid rate of 2. 3% to 5.

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How Fast How Good is Your Broadband2?

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In 2019, FEP ran its first survey on broadband speed in the Forest of Dean. Over 400 people responded giving a really useful picture of the actual situation.

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July Bulletin

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Approach to COVID-19Since the creation of the Forest Economic Partnership in January 2018, we have worked towards the goal of a thriving economy for the District in 2050.

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Missing Out on Forest of Dean Council Covid-19 Business Support?

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The Forest of Dean District Council has risen to the challenge of ensuring those eligible in the District receive the local financial Covid-19 business support.

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