The Healthcare Standard

Hastings council leaders expected to bid for £25 million government funding

Hastings Borough Council could be set to bid for up to £25m of government funding, if the first phase is approved by council leaders next week.

At a meeting on Monday (January 6), Hastings Borough Council’s cabinet are expected to give the go ahead to begin developing a formal ‘town deal bid’, which would seek to secure government funding to improve the local economy.

This would see council leaders agree to set up a board tasked with developing an investment plan for the town, which would highlight areas where investment could make a difference. This work will be funded through a £173,029 grant provided by government.

 

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