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Council awarded £300,000 grant from International Lottery to invest in local small to business.

Porthampton City Council has been awarded £500,000 to invest in local industry by the International Lottery. The money was awarded to enable Porthampton City Council to invest in small to medium sized businesses within the region, enabling growth and diversification in suitable applicants. Applications are available from the Council offices and should be submitted by 31st July for consideration.

Council to provide help for local businesses

Porthampton City Council will be providing a seminar for local businesses with free advice and consultancy on marketing.


The event will feature Business Ties Marketing Consultant Alex Kirkland and will offer practical advice to businesses.


The seminar will take place in the Porthampton City Council conference centre on 26th March between 6pm and 9pm. Spaces are limited so booking is advised. Refreshments will be provided.

3 Ways to improve your business

Porthampton City Council wants its businesses to develop their potential to the fullest and is providing some practical support and advice in how to achieve this.


1.      Contact Business Link – clear and trustworthy information to help you get the most from your business

2.      Develop your staff – if your staff achieve their full potential, so will your business. Train to Gain offer Learning and Skills Council appointed skills brokers to help develop learning and skills packages for your business.

3.      Go Green – The Environment Centre can help you reduce your energy consumption, having a direct impact on your expenses.

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