In this section we look at the projects underway around the country aimed at boosting local economies.
As part of the LGA's local growth campaign, we have been collecting case studies demonstrating councils work to put in place the right foundations for growth in their communities. We are keen to add to this library of case studies- if you would like to make a contribution to show case your good work in this area, please email email@example.com
Case studies from around the country
Arun District Council is working with partners to drive forward the delivery of jobs within an 80 Ha Greenfield site in Bognor Regis.
Following a visit to a smart city in Portugal, chief executive of Basildon Council, Bala Mahendran, discusses how green sector opportunities could create highly skilled jobs and reduce energy consumption in the UK.
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council aims to support local economic development through a series of projects expected to increase employment and contribute to regeneration of commercial property in the area.
Bath and North East Somerset invests in regeneration projects
Birmingham/West Midlands Council partners with private enterprise to increase employment opportunities in the region.
Blackpool Council's investment plans aim to bring an extra 800,000 visitors to the town every year, generating up to £55m more spend across the resort.
Calderdale: Access to finance
A brief summary of the projects undertaken by Cambridgeshire County Council to boost the local infrastructure and promote economic growth.
All Change for Crewe is an ambitious strategy to support Crewe's economic development over the next 20 years.
The Seaham Regeneration Strategy has delivered approximately £400M investment over the past 12 years and revitalised the area.