Published: 2nd Mar 2020

Grimsby in North East Lincolnshire has received a further £3.5m investment as part of the government’s Town Deal to create 8,000 new jobs and 10,000 new homes.  The Grimsby town deal launched in 2018, with Grimsby being one of 100 places that are benefitting from the £3.6bn Town Deal. The strategy was launched in order to build a stronger relationship between central government and local partners, it is focused on skills and education to drive productivity across the region. Communities secretary Robert Jenrick announced the additional £3.5m funding today (March 2), including £2.2m of new investment for the next phase of its Town Deal. The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has also awarded Grimsby with a further £1.3m, provided through the government’s local growth fund programme. This funding brings the total commitment of public and private funding to over £90m. Robert Jenrick, communities secretary said: ‘The Grimsby Town Deal has … (To read the full article, subscribe below)