Almost 200 businesses benefit from council growth grant
Almost 200 Pendle businesses have received thousands of pounds from the council’s Gearing up for Growth Programme over a four year period.
And Pendle Council’s Executive has agreed to continue to fund the scheme until 2019 to continue the “success story”.
The programme is designed to create economic growth, help local companies thrive, create more job opportunities and support and bring forward private sector investment.
Since 2012, 128 companies have taken advantage of grants to help them start and 37 companies to expand creating 324 new jobs.
That equates to almost £550,000 of investment... read more
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