InvestSK, South Kesteven District Council’s economic growth and regeneration company, has made the first five awards under its Heritage Alive! funding programme. Grants totalling £9,200 have this week been presented to community groups, charities and places of worship across the district. The first five groups to receive funding for their projects are: The ChristChurch Community Project, The Lincolnshire Rivers Trust, Grantham Civic Society,...

A Skills Summit to bring together businesses and education providers is to be held in South Kesteven for the first time next month. The event, which is organised by InvestSK, South Kesteven District Council’s economic growth and regeneration company, will take place at Belton Woods Hotel near Grantham on Wednesday 13th March from 9.30am – 4pm. It will be the first time InvestSK...

More than 60 people involved in the arts, heritage and cultural scene in South Kesteven attended the launch of a major engagement programme last week (23 January) to help develop a new cultural strategy for South Kesteven. The event in the Stamford Arts Centre ballroom was delivered by the district’s regeneration company, InvestSK, and South Kesteven District Council and was the first of...

A brand new, enlarged Discover South Kesteven visitor guide has been launched as part of a major campaign to put the district on the tourism map and draw people to its wealth of attractions. The 64-page glossy guide from InvestSK, South Kesteven District Council’s economic growth and regeneration company, is designed to attract visitors from far and wide and encourages local people to...

InvestSK the area's economic growth and regeneration company, has launched a new programme to support growing businesses and bring fresh life into local town centres, with funding from South Kesteven District Council. The Town Centre Investment Fund is designed to facilitate growth on South Kesteven’s ‘high streets’ by supporting companies looking to grow their businesses into vacant town centre units within any of...

InvestSK, South Kesteven District Council’s economic growth and regeneration company, will host its next networking business breakfast event in Stamford later this month. Taking place on Wednesday 30 January from 8am to 9.30am, the event is a great chance to network with local businesses, find out the latest news and opportunities from across the district and get an update on the work InvestSK...

South Kesteven District Council’s economic growth and regeneration company, InvestSK, has launched a new funding programme to support creative artists and performers in South Kesteven. The Creative Artists’ Small Grants Fund is designed to help both individuals and groups enhance their skills, develop performance opportunities, invest in specialist equipment or promote their activities more effectively in the local area. Awards of up to £1,500...

Discover South Kesteven – the InvestSK team responsible for increasing South Kesteven’s visitor economy – has launched a new website and promotional film to showcase the district’s leisure, culture and heritage and encourage more residents and visitors to explore what’s on offer locally. The new website also promotes South Kesteven’s events and festivals, hotels and boutique B&Bs, theatre, arts and outdoor activities and...

South Kesteven District Council’s economic growth and regeneration company, InvestSK has launched a new funding programme to support heritage projects across South Kesteven. Heritage Alive! grants of up to £4,000 are now available for projects which inspire, interpret and conserve heritage across the district. Three tiers of grants are available offering up to £500, £2,000 and £4,000 for successful applicants. The fund is open...

InvestSK Limited, South Kesteven District Council’s new economic development company, has appointed Steve Bowyer as its Chief Executive. Steve, who has been InvestSK’s Strategic Lead for the last year and instrumental in establishing the organisation, will take up the post at the beginning of October. As a wholly-owned company of South Kesteven District Council, InvestSK Limited is charged with leading an ambitious economic growth...