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6th July 2021 - Vauxhall plant's future secured with electric vehicle production in Ellesmere Port.  All-electric vans are to be

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10th November 2020 - Businesses across Cheshire West and Chester having to close due to COVID-19 restrictions are now being

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8th September 2020 - Climate Emergency Fund - As part of the Council's response to declaring a Climate Emergency in

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8th September 2020 - The Kickstart Scheme is a £2 billion fund to create hundreds of thousands of high quality 6-month

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Sustainable Innovation Fund

7th July 2020 – A £191 million Sustainable Innovation Fund to provide UK registered businesses with urgent financial support to help them recover from the impacts of coronavirus and keep their cutting-edge projects and ideas alive has been announced by the UK Government.

The deadline for applications is 11am on the 29th July 2020

Businesses can apply for a share of up to £55 million in round one for new projects focusing on sustainable economic recovery from COVID-19, such as technology that supports a reduction in single-use plastics to greener modes of transport, or more energy-efficient office buildings.

A further £10 million is available to help businesses and the public sector recover from COVID-19 in a sustainable manner. The deadline for applications is 11am on the 5th August 2020. Funding will be delivered through Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation. 

Read more at: GOV.UK