InvestSK, South Kesteven’s economic development and regeneration company, has awarded grants amounting to £5,644 to local creative artists to support their talent development, through new funding made available by South Kesteven District Council. The first five awards have been made to individuals across South Kesteven covering a wide range of cultural activities: from dance and music, to performance and the visual arts. Some...

Over 80 delegates attended South Kesteven’s first Skills Summit today, Wednesday 13 March. Organised by InvestSK, South Kesteven District Council’s economic growth and regeneration company, the event brought businesses and education providers together to discuss the shape of the district’s future skills agenda. Hosted at Belton Woods Hotel near Grantham, the event was attended by delegates from across South Kesteven and headlined by...

This Saturday (16 March), the spotlight will be shining on the high streets of South Kesteven’s four market towns and everyone is invited. A series of celebratory events, co-ordinated and delivered by InvestSK, the local economic growth and regeneration company, and South Kesteven District Council, will bring music, art and poetry onto the high street, as well as a scavenger hunt in...

InvestSK, South Kesteven’s economic growth and regeneration company, has awarded £47,999 of grant funding to fourteen heritage projects across the district in the second wave of announcements made under its Heritage Alive! programme. The grants, which have been made available by South Kesteven District Council, have been awarded to projects across the length and breadth of South Kesteven, including all four market towns...

InvestSK, South Kesteven’s economic growth and regeneration company, has announced the first three recipients of its Town Centre Investment Fund which aims to support growing businesses and breathe fresh life into local town centres. The Teaspoon Tea Company, Flowers from Holland and Greenwood Homecare will collectively receive £21,000 in grant funding from InvestSK’s Town Centre Investment Fund, which is backed by South Kesteven...

InvestSK, South Kesteven District Council’s economic growth and regeneration company, has supported a group of engineering companies to create a new brochure designed to promote careers in engineering and attract more young people into the field. The Engineered in Grantham group is formed of local companies from Grantham and the surrounding area who have come together to help plug the skills gap in...

InvestSK, South Kesteven District Council’s economic growth and regeneration company, has worked with local artists and landlords to breathe new life into an empty Stamford retail unit by creating a weekend ‘pop up’ shop showcasing local art. The temporary shop, which featured as part of the SKDC and InvestSK Arts Around Town event last Friday, was occupied by three local artists: metalsmith Shalini...

A brand new district visitor information point has opened in Grantham's Downtown Garden Centre at Gonerby Moor. Invest SK's Discover South Kesteven visitor economy team has worked with the Directors of Oldrids and Downtown to create a new information distribution point likely to reach thousands of people every year. New district visitor guides are already flying off the information racks next to the popular...

InvestSK, South Kesteven District Council’s economic growth and regeneration company, has been signed as Grantham Cricket Club’s first 2019 corporate partner. In the year that the Grantham club will host professional cricket for the first time in more than 15 years, InvestSK’s partnership will provide important support regarding the complex arrangements necessary to host a Royal London One-Day Cup fixture in South Kesteven. Preparations...

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,...