£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...

Business community invited to have their say on the European Social Fund  

Date: July 18th, 10:00 – 15:00 You are cordially invited to attend a Consultation Event to discuss the priorities for the second phase of the European Social Fund (ESF) programme. Date: 18 July 2017 Time: 10.00am until 3.00pm Venue: Luton Hat Factory, Luton, LU1 2EY Since...

Businesses given opportunity to shape future investment in the region

The views of more than 2,000 businesses will be used in future investment decisions made across the South East Midlands. SEMLEP has launched the 2017 Business Survey, to gather the views of businesses from across the South East Midlands on recent economic performance and the...

Business hubs join forces to boost local economy

Two Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) are now working together in an attempt to secure funding to boost the county’s economy. The South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) and the Northamptonshire Enterprise Partnership (NEP) have joined forces to ensure...

Wellingborough Council set to apply to funding group

Wellingborough Council is set to apply to join a funding organisation to help encourage economic growth for the town. Councillors agreed to apply for membership of the South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) at a meeting held on Wednesday, February 3. Members of...