Published: 26th Dec 2020

The government has announced £830m from the Future High Streets Fund will be invested in 72 areas across England. The funding comes as more areas around go into Tier 4 restrictions, which means non-essential shops will have to close. According to the government, the cash will also help to protect and create thousands of jobs in a range of industries, delivering opportunities and prosperity to communities across England.  Fifteen areas across England have been awarded a confirmed £255m from the Future High Streets Fund. A further 57 areas have received a provisional funding offers totalling up to £576m and we will be working with them to finalise their proposals. The 15 places who are receiving full funding are: Tamworth Town Centre – Tamworth, £21,652,555 Sunderland City Centre – Sunderland, £25,000,000 Sutton – Sutton, £11,346,704 Bishop Auckland – Durham, £19,856,853 Blyth Town Centre – Northumberland, £11,121,059 Kidderminster – Wyre Forest, £20,510,598 Old Kent Road – … (To read the full article, subscribe below)