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March 2013

‘Greater Birmingham Project’ – the next steps

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On March 17, Lord Heseltine joined Directors of the GBSLEP Board to launch their joint report ‘The Greater Birmingham Project: the Path To Local Growth’.

The report, developed in response to Lord Heseltine's report, 'No Stone Unturned' showcased ways in which the GBSLEP could accelerate economic growth projects if it had access to a substantial single pot.

Leader of Birmingham City Council and GBSLEP Board Director Sir Albert Bore reflects on the next stages in the campaign to secure a greater say in the power and resources available to us. Read more »


Paradise Circus £450 million transformation drives forward

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A major investment that will drive forward the Birmingham City Centre Enterprise Zone has been approved by the GBSLEP Board. More than £60 million has been approved to enable work on the redevelopment of Paradise Circus to go ahead. The project is expected to generate up to 12,000 jobs.

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News in Brief

Manufacturing supply chain for GBSLEP businesses launched

A £19 million programme to support and strengthen companies in the automotive and aerospace supply chains in four LEP areas, including the GBSLEP, has been launched. Read more »

GBSLEP unveils Apprenticeship target

The GBSLEP has set its target for the number of Apprenticeships it wants to help create across the City Region over the next 12 months. Read more »