Earlier in the year, local authorities across the UK were invited to submit proposals for projects to be funded by the Community Renewal Fund.  We’ve been waiting with fingers crossed for the successful projects to be announced, and we are delighted to say that the news is IN!!!  Here are the projects in our region (Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Swansea and Neath Port Talbot) that have received a combined £10m funding from the UK Community Renewal Fund!

Carmarthenshire – £2.9m in total for:

  • Banc Sgiliau Busnes Sir Gar/ Business Skills Bank Sir Gar (BSB Sir Gar)
  • Carmarthenshire Towns Recovery & growth pilot
  • Carmarthenshire’s Old Towns – Their Past, Present and Potential
  • Digging Beneath the Surface – Archives, Archaeology and Access in Carmarthenshire
  • Dreigiau CYCA Dragons Y cyfle i fynnu – the opportunity to thrive
  • Enterprise Carmarthenshire
  • Llanelli Town Centre Ambassador and Delivery Service Project
  • Rapid Skills Shortage Response
  • Regenerating Llanelli
  • Revitalise Rhydaman
  • Supporting the Welsh language in business and communities

Neath Port Talbot – £2.4m in total for:

  • A roadmap for restoring, enhancing and connecting Green Infrastructure for people and nature in a post-industrial landscape
  • Digital Bridges -Bridging the Digital Divide
  • Neath Port Talbot Third Sector Grant Scheme
  • Next Steps – Employability Support and Work Experience
  • Supporting Business Growth and Innovation

Pembrokeshire – £2.9m in total for:

  • Climate Adaptation – Addressing climate risks in Pembrokeshire’s Communities
  • Developing the Pembroke Town Walls Management Plan
  • Ecosystem Enterprise Partnership – Building Natural Solutions
  • ESP – Enterprise & Skills Pembrokeshire
  • Feasibility Study – Winter Tourism in North East Pembrokeshire
  • Passion & Parking at Freshwater West – working together for a sustainable future
  • Pembrokeshire Open to All
  • Resourceful Communities: Towards a wellbeing economy
  • Thrive Project

Swansea – £2.6m in total for:

  • Community-led Sustainable Transport Solutions – Investing in Communities and Place
  • Cowork Local (Swansea)
  • Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon
  • Enterprise Swansea
  • Pathways to Work Swansea
  • Penderi Green Regeneration
  • People with Disabilities Employability and Enterprise Project (Swansea Project)
  • Swansea Business Support and Green Recovery
  • Time to Learn and Work

4theRegion is excited to be part of a number of these successful project bids, and we will share more information soon on all the exciting projects that are set be delivered under this programme!  Please subscribe to our newsletter and follow us on social media to stay updated!

Click here to see the full UK list.