Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire News in 2013

24 December 2013

D2N2's 12 Tweets for Christmas

A recap of our #12tweets4xmas


1. March saw David Ralph appointed D2N2 CEO with 3 clear objectives - raise LEP profile, governance review, accelerate delivery  

2. Your window to all business support across D2N2 was launched earlier this year with DNCC 

3. Growing Places Fund has helped create over 400 jobs and more expressions of interest being looked at. Prometheus was one success

4. We secured £6.8m of funding for our UI4G programme, which is inviting applications.

5. In June, we found out we would receive 249.7m euros of European Funding between 2014-2020

6. July saw D2N2 outline its 55,000 jobs goal as we launched our Strategy for Growth at Pride Park Stadium, Derby

7. August saw the visit of Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, to Nottingham, saying East Mids Bellwether of economy 

8.  UI4G creating dozens of jobs with Street Crane, FC Laser, S&S Plastics among success stories

9. A boost for the Nottingham Enterprise Zone as MediCity, a collaboration between Boots and BioCity, opens its doors

10. Our Skills Plan was launched and also millions made available through the Skills Support for the Workforce programme

11. D2N2's Low Carbon plan was published last month and is currently out for consultation until the end of January #12tweets4xmas

12. Our Strategic Economic Plan first draft, outlining a £2bn investment programme for the D2N2 area, was submitted to Government

 Go  to our Twitter page @D2N2LEP or use #12tweets4xmas to find out more