Dr Luke Evans, Member of Parliament for Bosworth, has pressed ministers in the House of Commons for action to protect Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) as the country emerges from the coronavirus pandemic.
If you are a regular reader of my Weekly Updates you will know that for the past three months I have been working closely with Twycross Zoo to help Dr Sharon Redrobe and her team look after the animals in their care through lockdown. At times it has looked very bleak indeed.
Over the course of last weekend and the early part of this week I have received a number of calls and emails about the prospect of a horse fair being held in and around Earl Shilton this coming weekend.
Dr Luke welcomes Government funding to develop plans for Burton upon Trent to Leicester line.
Part of the Government’s £500 million commitment to reopen railway lines and stations across the country that were closed during the Beeching cuts of the 1960s.
Companies in Hinckley and Bosworth can now apply for a convertible loan of between £125,000 and £5 million, to support continued growth and innovation in sectors as diverse as technology, life sciences and the creative industries.
Following on from the Prime Minister’s announcement last Sunday night about the roadmap for lifting lockdown this week I took the opportunity to ask both him and the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy about supporting our economy here in Bosworth.
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