Newark Towns Fund
Ambitious plans for Newark have been submitted as it becomes one of the first to bid for up to £25 million funding from the Government as part of its Towns Fund initiative.
Newark’s ‘Town Investment Plan’ has been developed by a dedicated Newark Towns Fund Board and sets out ambitious plans for regenerating the town centre, boosting business and improving infrastructure. Thirty projects have been outlined in total, with some marked as priority, which will span the next 30 years.
The country’s first International Air and Space Institute (IASTI) that will transform the way pilots, future astronauts, engineers and ground staff are trained is ready for take-off in Newark, Nottinghamshire.
Major plans that could provide 600 students with educational pathways into the construction industry have today been announced, as part of the Newark Town Investment Plan.
A college expansion project in Newark, offering additional courses in plumbing, bricklaying and joinery, while also introducing stonemasonry, forms part of Newark Towns Fund Board’s application for the Towns Fund, a Government pledge to invest up to £25 million into the town centre.
Improving skills, boosting business and opening new educational pathways for young people is one of the main focuses of Newark’s ‘Town Investment Plan,’ which was submitted to the Government by Newark Towns Fund Board last week.
An ambitious vision to transform the vacant Marks and Spencer (M&S) building in Newark has been unveiled, as part of Newark’s ‘Town Investment Plan’.
The Newark Towns Fund Board has today released more information on its proposals to create a new ‘Smart Innovation, Supply Chain and Logistics Enterprise Zone’ in Newark to drive innovation and growth in the supply chain and logistics sector, creating opportunities in higher skilled and paid jobs.
A state of the art Community and Activity Village, offering a range of educational, arts, sporting, healthcare and employment opportunities for the whole family, has been submitted as one of several projects identified that could benefit from multi-million pound Government funding.