Historic High Streets

Ramsgate is one of 69 towns across the UK to benefit from a share of £95 million which has been awarded through the Historic High Streets initiative to transform disused historic buildings into shops, housing and community centres, as well as to help existing...

West Kent Blue Light Hub

    The West Kent Blue Light Hub project was awarded grant funding of £100,000 from Phase 7. This project is being led by Kent Police, in partnership with Kent Fire & Rescue Service and South East Coast Ambulance Service, with the intention to plan the delivery...

Paddock Wood Community Centre

  The Paddock Wood Community Hub, led by Paddock Wood Town Council, received £65,000 in sustainable grant funding from Phase 7 to bring forward the provision of an improved community facility that will provide community space in the form of offices, a new library and...

Great British High Street Awards 2019

Well done to Tankerton High Street in Whitstable, which has been shortlisted as one of the Rising Star Award finalists in the Great British High Street Awards 2019 competition. The competition has been running since 2014, with the exception of a break in 2017. Details...

Future High Street Fund Moves to the Next Stage

Over 50 areas across the country are going through to the second phase of a multi-million fund that will transform their high streets and make them fit for the future. The announcement of the successful schemes was made by High Streets Minister Jake Berry MP on Friday...

New Garden Villages Announced

A new set of Garden Communities was announced by MHCLG on 27th June 2019, with the potential to deliver 73,554 homes. 19 new garden villages will be developed. Each of the projects will be given £150,000 to progress planning applications and specialist reports needed...

Homes for NHS Staff Toolkit

NHSI’s Homes for Staff policy, overview and guidance, which was supported by OPE funding has recently been published. The toolkit sets out government policy and the support to deliver it. The policy relates to NHS estate owners disposing of surplus land, where...
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