£2.25 million funding for new Northampton-based Advanced Construction Engineering College

The South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) have awarded Northampton College £2.25 million of funding from their Local Growth Fund Skills Capital Investment Programme. The financial injection will allow the college to press ahead with their plans to provide a...

Bedford College’s Wellingborough campus gets £7.5million capital injection

Wellingborough’s Tresham College campus has received £7.5 million for a major transformation project, which will open to students in September 2020. The South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) awarded Bedford College, which merged with Tresham College in...

Recent bad weather blamed for the deterioration of county’s roads

Research by the BBC Shared Data Unit has revealed that potholes are blighting almost 155 miles of roads in the county. Using the data, the Northants Telegraph reported that 145 miles of B and C roads are said to be in a state of disrepair compared to just 9.3 miles of t...

Broadband boost for Northamptonshire businesses

​Small to Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) are being encouraged to check if they’re eligible for a Broadband Connection Voucher from Northamptonshire County Council to get them connected to the superfast broadband network. A Connection Voucher can provide up to half of the cost of...

County businesses expect to increase their profits this year

Northamptonshire businesses are expecting to increase their profits, investment and staff levels over the next year, according to a new survey. Confidence amongst county-based businesses is stronger than ever, a poll undertook by business advisers Grant Thornton revealed. The...

Funding available for Wellingborough businesses

Small and medium-sized businesses in Wellingborough have the opportunity to receive financial support thanks to a regional funding pot issued by HSBC. The international banking giant last week announced a £200 million lending fund to assist smaller enterprises in Northamptonshire...