Developers, architects, builders, landowners and property agents gathered in Stamford yesterday (17th July) to hear about the investment opportunities that are being promoted in South Kesteven. InvestSK – South Kesteven’s economic development and regeneration company – joined forces with the ambassador programme Team Lincolnshire and South Kesteven District Council to showcase investment opportunities across the district. The networking event took place at the former...

South Kesteven has an active and thriving economy, boasting above average levels of employment and good job opportunities, according to a new report published by InvestSK. The South Kesteven Economic Intelligence Report has been published this week by InvestSK – South Kesteven’s economic development and regeneration company – and includes the most up-to-date data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), Nomis (Official Labour Market Statistics), Census, HM...

If you’re part of a group which is undertaking a heritage project in South Kesteven you could pick up some valuable tips at a seminar day next month. Hosted by InvestSK, the Pathway to Project Success seminar day on 5th July will provide support and advice to any South Kesteven group which is either undertaking or considering a heritage project in the district. The...

Are you a fitness fanatic and always in the gym, or do you wish you led a more active life?  Whatever your lifestyle, InvestSK wants to hear from you. People living in South Kesteven are being invited to a series of events next month which aim to build and improve sport and exercise services in the area.  The consultation will feed into the new...

A taste of Portugal comes to Grantham as the town hosts its first Portuguese-English Festival on Saturday and Sunday 22 and 23 June. Crowds will be treated to musical and gastronomic treats, entertainment for young and old, and the organisers are delighted to announce that top-level guests have confirmed their attendance. The Portuguese Consulate General, Jorge Cruz, will be in Grantham on behalf of...

A veteran American World War II pilot has made an emotional return to a south Lincolnshire wartime airfield, 75 years after he flew from there on a perilous pre-invasion mission on the eve of D-Day. Lt Col Hamilton (96) was met at Grantham station on 2 June by representatives from InvestSK, South Kesteven District Council’s economic growth company, SKDC Chairman Cllr Jacky Smith,...

InvestSK, South Kesteven’s economic growth and regeneration company, has appointed Liz Bates as Assistant Chief Executive. Liz, who joins the company from Heritage Lincolnshire where she has been CEO for 6 years, will take up the new post on June 10. As a wholly-owned company of South Kesteven District Council, InvestSK leads an ambitious economic growth agenda for the district; supporting local businesses to grow,...

The streets of Grantham will be transformed in June when the town holds its first Portuguese and English Festival of Culture offering traditional food and drink, music, dance, crafts and friendship. The two-day event will take place at St Peter's Hill opening at 10am each day and closing at 10pm on 22 June and 8pm on 23 June. The event is hosted by South...

A series of free one-to-one support surgeries will take place next month to help community groups in South Kesteven access new funding from local and national sources. Delivered by InvestSK, South Kesteven District Council’s economic growth and regeneration company, the surgeries are designed to help community groups explore potential new sources of income, learn more about developing a fundraising plan for future projects,...

A fantastic business opportunity is available in the heart of England’s finest Georgian town. South Kesteven District Council is seeking expressions of interest from specialist partners to run the café at its multi-purpose Stamford Arts Centre, where thousands of people visit each year. The café, at the front of the venue, caters for 30 covers but there are up to 30 more available in...