Published: 11th Jul 2019

The government will invest £4m into the Greater Grimsby Town Deal – which a minister has hailed as an ‘unprecedented’ regeneration strategy.  The strategy was launched in July last year aimed at building a stronger relationship between central government and local partners and is focussed on skills and education to drive productivity across the region. As part of the second phase of the Town Deal, North East Lincolnshire Council will work with national charity OnSide to develop a brand-new Youth Zone in Grimsby town centre. OnSide currently successfully operates a national network of 12 Youth Zones across the UK with a number of others in the development pipeline. The additional investment confirmed today will also support the development of the strategic Garth Lane site and brings the total public and private investment through the Town Deal to £88m, including £21m of new investment since the launch of the Town Deal … (To read the full article, subscribe below)