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Development levy plan dropped


The planned levy on development that supporters claimed would help to fund infrastructure should be waived for house-building schemes in Bradford a planning inspector has ruled. The move would help to regenerate brownfield sites in both places, the Government inspector said, even though Council estimates show it could cost the district more than £10 million in unrealised cash for roads, schools

Written on February 8, 2017Mike Cartwright
Published in Funding, Local News, News, Residential

Get £3k for broadband improvements

Businesses in Bradford and Leeds are reminded about the opportunities to get up to £3,000 to improve broadband connectivity. The voucher scheme for small and medium-sized enterprises allows for better and more efficient internet speeds and is a grant, not a loan.  The scheme runs until March 2015. Online applications can be made here, where more information is also available.

Written on August 1, 2014Mike Cartwright
Published in Funding, Local News, News