Cultural Development News: May 2022

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UK Shared Prosperity Fund Consultation Events

Levelling Up

Somerset County Council are holding a series of consultation events to help build investment priorities for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund Local Action Plan which will be submitted to Government in July 2022.

Somerset has been notionally allocated a total of £7,263,760 of UK Shared Prosperity Funding (UKSPF) over a 3 year period from 2022 to 2025.

The UKSPF sets out a bold new approach to improve livelihoods and opportunities in all parts of the UK. The fund is a central pillar for the levelling up agenda and will provide £2.6 billion of new funding for local investment by March 2025.

The workshops are an opportunity to find out more and are open to stakeholders and members of the public. The events are as follows:

Wednesday 8th June at 1.30pm - UK Shared Prosperity Fund - Place

Thursday 9th June at 10.30am - UK Shared Prosperity Fund - Business

Thursday 9th June at 12.30pm - UK Shared Prosperity Fund - Skills

To register for any of the events, please visit this link

Further information and the UK Shared Prosperity Fund Prospectus can also be found here. 

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