The ERDF Wild Towns project will provide enhanced habitats for biodiversity within the green spaces of 7 towns in Gloucestershire. Grassland, riparian habitats, wetland, woodland and key species (such as bats, adders, small pearl bordered fritillary and brown trout) will benefit, and areas will be made more accessible for people to enjoy and appreciate them.
Southwest Bypass Improvements
A congestion reduction scheme to dual the final section of the Southwest Bypass along Llanthony Road.
Lydney Cycling Improvements
The project will create a pleasant, safe and accessible network of pathways linking together Lydney town centre, Aylburton, the railway station, Dean Academy, and the local residential areas.
Hartpury Agri-Tech to Plate
An Agri-Tech application centre that will bridge the gap between technology and farming practice.
A major private sector led redevelopment of the Merrywalks centre in Stroud.
Gloucester Railway Station Improvements
Major improvements to the station underpass, fascia, forecourt and access arrangements to the car park.
Gloucestershire Airport South Camp
Infrastructure improvements to Gloucestershire Airport will bring further investment into the county.
A40 Elmbridge Court Roundabout
Changes to this key junction has improved the flow of traffic and cut congestion.
A38 Berkeley Bridge
Due to deterioration, the Berkeley Bridge (north bound section) needed to be maintained and replaced. With funding from GFirst LEP, the bridge was replaced to ensure a reduction in congestion.
Educational centres have been set up across the county to encourage science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) training, enable clear routes into industry, and keep Gloucestershire a competitive place for STEM roles.
Berkeley Cyber Security Centre C11
The Cyber Security Centre is instrumental in making Gloucestershire a regional force in cyber security training, employment and expertise.
23 August 2019
GFirst LEP appoint new Board Member
GFirst LEP, Gloucestershire’s Local Enterprise Partnership, is delighted to announce the appointment of Emma Hanby to the Board of Directors as a Board Member.
23 July 2019
GFirst LEP appoints two new Board Members
GFirst LEP, Gloucestershire’s Local Enterprise Partnership, is delighted to announce the appointments of Lorrin White and Ruth Dooley to the Board of Directors.
5 July 2019
European Regional Development Fund (ERDF): Call NOW OPEN to Applications
Are you an organisation with the capability and capacity to deliver an EU funded programme in Gloucestershire? Do you share our vision for a better, more successful county?
10 June 2019
GFirst LEP announces Stroud Growth Hub partner
The Gloucestershire Growth Hub Network is strengthening its presence in the county with South Gloucestershire and Stroud College (SGS) confirmed as the partner who will manage the forthcoming Stroud Growth Hub, to be housed at SGS Stroud Campus facility.
21 May 2019
Gloucestershire Climate Change Summit
Delegates from across the county came together today to discuss the topic of climate change and what it means for the county.
30 April 2019
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