Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire News in 2013

20 December 2013

D2N2's Christmas Newsletter - December 20

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The Local Enterprise Partnership 

Merry Christmas !!!! 



A Christmas Message from D2N2 Chief Executive David Ralph 

Read David Ralph’s Christmas message here


D2N2 LEP submits first draft of business case to deliver £2bn investment programme 

The D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership this week submitted the first draft of its ambitious plan to deliver a £2bn business investment programme across Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire to create 55,000 jobs by 2023. 

Full story about the submission and consultation


Blog: Chairman Peter Richardson - Our SEP submission must truly inspire 

Read the full Blog here


Time To Innovate 

An Innovation Summit is being held on Monday, January 30, 2014, to showcase the excellent work taking place in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, and help shape the support D2N2 businesses require in the future. 

Full details and to book, click here


Low Carbon Consultation 

D2N2’s Low Carbon Plan was launched in November and is out for consultation until the end of January 2014. 

For full details and to complete the survey, click here


Officer awareness event to break down barriers and support businesses 

Regulatory officers from across a range of services are being brought together at a special event in Nottingham next month to help make it easier for local businesses to seek advice.

Full story here 

Also in the news for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire: 

The East Midlands unites to press the case for investment 

College focused on making sure “young people can get jobs” 

Derbyshire factory to supply carriage gangways for new Hitachi Class 800 series trains 

Derby Enterprise Growth Fund Supports Mobile Technology Development 

In Notts we love to grow tourism locally 

Peak District Web Marketing Push Sparks £15.7 Million Spending and Jobs Boost

Cash boost for CleanTech firm

Mighty model offers key lessons for Derby firms