Region development in Melton Borough Council

Melton Borough Council has submitted a bid to the Government’s Levelling Up Fund to invest in Melton town centre according to Business Live

The council has said that the investment would support 139 additional jobs and bring in £7.4 million in visitor spend within the town centre annually.

Leigh Higgins, deputy leader of the council, said: “This funding will allow us to enhance and take us to a new level, in an ever competitive and changing market, for Melton as the Rural Capital of Food.

By developing some key sites in the town, Melton will improve training and employment opportunities in this sector as well as enhance the important night time offer.”

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Business Live - UK 'Rural Capital of Food' bids for £10m to help post-Covid recovery and support almost 140 new jobs


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