Government fund to boost Britain’s jobs in coastal towns

Thousands more jobs are set to be created across towns and cities along Britain’s coastline.

This is as a result of the government announcing the next round of its Coastal Communities Fund earlier this week.

In a statement, coastal communities minister Jake Berry confirmed that the fifth round of funding for 2019 to 2021 will provide at least £40m to help coastal areas in England further transform their economies and boost jobs in their local area, with the fund open for applications early next year.

The government has already provided £170m for 278 projects around the country since the fund launched in 2012, helping to start 485 new businesses and create 5,569 jobs. These figures are set to almost triple once the first three rounds of projects have been completed.

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