Tag: Coastal Communities Fund

CCF invites Felixstowe to apply for redevelopment funding

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Plans to redevelop a part of the seafront in Felixstowe, Suffolk, have passed the first stage of scrutiny by the Coastal Communities Fund - with councillors now being urged to apply for £950,000 in order bring their vision to fruition. The project’s focus is on a neglected stretch of Sea Road and nearby Martello Park, which Suffolk Coastal District Council...

Government releases further £40m for Coastal Communities Fund

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A further bidding round has opened for the government’s fund to promote regeneration and economic growth at the UK’s coastal towns and resorts.   The £40m pot was announced by Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry during a visit to Barrow-in-Furness last week, where he saw first-hand how the fund had benefited the Cumbrian town. Since 2012, the Coastal Communities Fund has awarded...

Project to transform Southport Pier begins

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Redevelopment work on Southport Pier has officially started, in a bid to boost the town’s tourism economy and attract further investment.   The £2.9m project will see repairment and improvement works including new retail and food stations. The lion’s share of the Southport Pier funding came from the Coastal Community Fund with a £2m grant, and the rest contributed by Sefton Council....

Seaside resorts get £40m government funding boost

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The Government’s Coastal Communities scheme has issued its latest round of funding with amusements industry projects among those receiving support. The resorts of Blackpool, Southport and Hunstanton will be leading the charge.   Traditional seaside amusement resorts across England are set to benefit from a multi-million pound cash boost from the latest round of funding of the government’s Coastal Communities Fund. Piers,...

Saltmarsh Coast in a bid for tourism fund

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The Saltmarsh Coast, an area of land along the estuary outside of Chemsfold in Essex, could be the subject of a £420,000 tourism scheme, if Maldon District Council’s bid is successful. The local authority unveiled its plan last week to secure money from the Coastal Communities Fund, which it would use to promote tourism along the 75 miles of coastline. If...