Cheshire West and Chester Council have requested a grant of £3.8m towards the costs of the “Unlocking Winsford Industrial Land” project from the LEPs Local Growth Fund Programme. A brief description of the project is below: 30ha of new employment land has been identified at the northern end of Winsford 1-5 Industrial Estate. The proposals… Read More
Cheshire East Council is leading on the £69m regeneration of Crewe town Centre, which is phased to ensure the town is well-placed to benefit from the future opening of a HS2 Hub Station. The LEP is considering awarding a grant of £10m towards the costs of the regeneration programme from their Local Growth Fund award.… Read More
The LEP has achieved so much since the first version of the Strategic Economic Plan was launched in 2014. The refresh of the Strategic Economic Plan takes place at a time when the national political and economic environment has changed significantly. It is a chance to recalibrate the LEP’s ambitions and hear from partners and stakeholders… Read More
This is the latest update providing you with news about the Cheshire and Warrington ERDF Programme. Download the full March update here.
The LEP has developed an ambitious vision for Cheshire and Warrington to deliver long term, sustainable economic growth. 2014/15 has been an incredibly demanding, stimulating and formative year and has determined the future role for all LEPs across England. Following submission to government of the Cheshire and Warrington Strategic Economic Plan, the blueprint for a £35 billion… Read More
This Strategy sets out our aims and aspirations for the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds. The Funds will play an important role in achieving our ambition to become one of the strongest performing economies, nationally and internationally – driving forward economic growth and boosting productivity in Cheshire and Warrington in a way that builds upon existing strengths and opportunities and addresses… Read More
Partners in Cheshire and Warrington believe that investment in ICT is necessary to support continued economic growth, and is the cornerstone of technology led innovation. To grow, we need all parts of our area to have access to high quality infrastructure and an understanding of how ICT can make a difference to business performance and… Read More
The ESIF Low Carbon Action Plan recommended to the LEP, incorporates a Low Carbon Economy Vision for Cheshire and Warrington, building on the LEP’s existing strategic growth ambitions. The action plan identifies the Low Carbon Economy priorities for the region along with actions to 2020 and associated ERDF-eligible activities that can help deliver growth and… Read More
Cheshire & Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership (the LEP) commissioned a Low Carbon Action Plan for Cheshire and Warrington. The action plan will provide a framework for delivery of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) allocation within the Cheshire and Warrington European Structural and Investment Fund (ESIF) strategy for 2014-2020, specifically ESIF Priority Axis 4: Supporting… Read More
Grants are available to develop both new and existing small businesses (including farm diversification) in Cheshire and Warrington that can create new jobs and improve the rural economy. Find out more here.
It’s now just over a week since my Marketing Cheshire colleague, Nick Brown, and I returned from the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin. My body is just about back on UK time and thoughts have now begun to turn to how we maximise the impact of the remainder of our GREAT UK Challenge Fund*… Read More
This guidance document provides definitions for output indicators for the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) England Operational Programme for 2014- 2020. It is intended to support those involved in any stage of developing, managing or evaluating a project funded by ERDF or anyone who provides or collates management information to support the production of ERDF grant claims including: During… Read More