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1.5m grant available for tourism businesses in rural Gloucestershire

22 Feb 2017

A new £1.5 million capital grant to grow businesses and create jobs within the tourism sector in rural Gloucestershire has been launched.

New phase for Local Enterprise Partnership

21 Feb 2017

Following the announcement that over £100 million has now been secured in Growth Deals for Gloucestershire, GFirst LEP has announced plans to revamp its Business Groups

New facilities in Gloucestershire will benefit agri tech innovators

26 Jan 2017

Agri-tech companies will soon have access to practical workshop facilities with office space, where they can research, create and test their products.

Funding opportunities for Tourism Infrastructure

26 Jan 2017

Funding is available for capital investments that will help grow and develop tourism in rural areas. The aim is for visitors to spend more time and money in the rural parts of the GFirst LEP area.

Support for manufacturers through a bumpy 2017

20 Jan 2017

Help is at hand for Gloucestershire companies at Festomane, the annual festival of manufacturing and engineering. They are invited to take advantage of free expert advice on issues ranging from increasing efficiency and raising productivity to developing new ideas.

New deputy chief executive for GFirst LEP

19 Jan 2017

GFirst LEP has announced the appointment of a new Deputy Chief Executive today, with Dev Chakraborty to join the Local Enterprise Partnership in February. Current Deputy Chief Executive, Pete Carr, is leaving the organisation on secondment to Gloucestershire County Council as the Lead Commissioner for Employment and Skills.