If you run a business in South Kesteven and you’d like to find out about the benefits of hiring an apprentice, then Amy Clark would like to hear from you! Amy has just taken up her new role as Business and Skills Officer at InvestSK, South Kesteven District Council’s economic development and regeneration company. One of her responsibilities will be to engage with businesses...

The second round of a funding programme which has helped to breathe new life into local town centres is being launched by InvestSK. Since the beginning of the year, the Town Centre Investment Fund has awarded a total of £32,000 to five business, creating 18 jobs with a further 40 expected to be created over the next two years. Now the door is open...

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...

InvestSK, South Kesteven District Council’s economic growth and regeneration company, will host its next quarterly business breakfast at Park Air Systems in Market Deeping next month. Taking place on Thursday 9 May from 7.30am 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 hear an update about...

Live music and an Easter Egg hunt are just two of the attractions planned for Market Deepings’ first Saturday market. The market fulfils South Kesteven District Council’s commitment to provide a street market in all four of the district’s market towns as part of its work to attract visitors and grow the local economy. An artisan baker and a fishmonger are among the stallholders...

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 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...