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    No other local authority area in the Midlands has more science employment

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News inCharnwood

Support for Food and Drink producers

Fri 26th February

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing food and drink producers to diversify, develop new products or services and target new markets - which means having to learn new processes or skills. Together with delivery partners - The Food and Drink Forum - producers in Leicester and Leicestershire can now take advantage of a new programme of funded support through the Business Gateway Growth Hub.

Digital health checks help businesses do more with technology

Wed 17th February

Adopting digital solutions can mean better customer experiences, improved productivity, enhanced security and more, but knowing where to start can be a stumbling block for many business owners.

Tweets from inCharnwood

RT @CharnwoodBC: We are delighted to be supporting this business start-up accelerator programme in partnership with @lborouniversity. Find out more👇 twitter.com/lborouniPR/sta…

The Charnwood Local Plan will have a significant effect upon businesses and the local economy through to 2037. If you're in business, have your say on the Plan via the consultation..... twitter.com/CharnwoodBC/st…

More investment into #Loughborough here #inCharnwood. Great to see @ukantidoping here and we offer it a warm welcome. twitter.com/AnnaJLeather/s…

Yet another new business starting up #inCharnwood and making use of the great facilities and support provided by @lboroenterprise twitter.com/lboroenterpris…

Opportunity for Charnwood businesses needing a grant to help bounce back from the pandemic... twitter.com/STWLCharity/st…

RT @ebizclub: Do you need help with your Digital Marketing? 🙋‍♂️ #Leicester and #Leicestershire can access FREE advice & guidance through its action planning workshops & webinars 👩‍💻 Why not take a look here >> bit.ly/2E2lr1d

RT @CharnwoodBC: Applications for the local discretionary support grant have now been extended to include: 💼Travel agents & tour operators 🍴Restaurants and pubs 🎶Nightclubs 🚫Other businesses that have been legally mandated to close since March 23, 2020 Find out more👇 charnwood.gov.uk/local_discreti…

RT @bizgateway: Innovation Week 2021 starts on Monday! There's a packed programme of events looking at all aspects of innovation, big and small. From space to self-driving vehicles; food and drink, life sciences; women, and funding - we've got it covered. Find out more: bit.ly/3vvr9gY

RT @leicspolice: Traffic update at 18:28. Due to a Road traffic collision on the A607 Queniborough is closed between the Queniborough roundabout and the Rearsby Bypass until further notice. Updates will follow but please find an alternative route in the meantime.