New virtual work experience programme for Isle of Wight employers and students

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Solent LEP will be offering training and support for employers taking part in the scheme to provide virtual work experience for young people who missed out last year

Tuesday, 23rd February, 2021 9:03am

By Hannah Bergman-Brown

Venturefest South partners with Innovate UK and KTN for Southern Pioneers event

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The Venturefest South network continues to deliver valuable support, guidance and inspiration for innovators and businesses across the South. Details of the next event within

Wednesday, 17th February, 2021 11:01am

By Hannah Bergman-Brown

Solent LEP sets out support available for Isle of Wight businesses

Brian Johnson Solent LEP

Solent LEP have developed a range of specific programmes, funding streams, on-line events and toolkits, in addition to their usual business support services

Monday, 18th January, 2021 11:33am

By Hannah Bergman-Brown

Vectis Hall: Ryde Town Councillors agree to buy and restore former school building

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Due to the poor state of the building, and its listed status, this will be a long term project for the Town Council with works hoped to commence within the next three to five years

Tuesday, 3rd November, 2020 2:16pm

By Hannah Bergman-Brown with 5 readers' comments

Solent LEP launches loan fund to help Solent businesses ‘Restart, Restore and Recover’

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If you know a business that would benefit from the new loan funding pass this one to them

Friday, 5th June, 2020 11:00am

By Hannah Bergman-Brown with one comment

Solent Local Enterprise Partnership seeking new chief to head the Board of Directors

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Business leaders are encouraged to apply for the role as Chair of the Solent LEP

Friday, 10th January, 2020 5:17pm

By Hannah Bergman-Brown

Solent LEP announces new funding to back business and productivity

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Grants of between £5,000 and £5m are being offered by the Solent LEP in a new fund announced to by Minister of State for Trade Policy, Conor Burns MP.

Thursday, 8th August, 2019 4:00pm

By Hannah Bergman-Brown