Category: Planning

GBSLEP APPOINTS PROGRAMME DELIVERY DIRECTOR

Posted by lepadmin - November 28, 2014 - Business, City Deal, Economic performance, Enterprise Zone, Inward Investment, Newsroom, People, Place, Planning, Regional Growth Fund, Skills, Social Enterprise, Strategy For Growth

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP)has signalled its intention to deliver the region’s economic plans by making a high profile appointment. Michael Carr will join the LEP in February as Programme Delivery Director, responsible for ensuring it makes good on the region’s growing opportunities and potential. Mr Carr will take up his […]

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November Job statistics

Posted by lepadmin - November 27, 2014 - Business, City Deal, Economic performance, Enterprise Zone, Newsroom, People, Place, Planning, Regional Growth Fund, Skills, Strategy For Growth

Novembers JSA figures continue to fall across the GBSLEP area.  View our JSA Labour Market info-graphic here Figures at the end of November record Improving economic situation and a month-on-month decrease in unemployment, across the GBS LEP area. In January 2014 unemployment stood at 54,297 Latest figures for November 40,595 A drop of 13,702 unemployed […]

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Joint Working Protocol with Worcestershire, Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire LEPs

Posted by lepadmin - October 30, 2014 - Better Regulation, Business, Economic performance, Enterprise Zone, Inward Investment, LEP Formation, Newsroom, People, Place, Planning, Skills, Strategy For Growth, Uncategorized

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) has entered agreements with two other West Midlands local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) confirming a commitment to work together for increased economic growth for the region. GBS LEP took part in a signing on Wednesday 29 October 2014 in Birmingham,  with chairs from the Stoke & Staffordshire LEP […]

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Greater Birmingham to Define Its Story As Global Competition Heats Up

Posted by lepadmin - October 29, 2014 - Business, City Deal, Creative City Partnership, Enterprise Zone, Growing Places, Inward Investment, Newsroom, People, Place, Planning, Strategy For Growth, Uncategorized

Greater Birmingham to define its story as global competition heats up GBSLEP and partners set out to strengthen area’s ‘sell’ in bid for investment and tourism   The Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) has commissioned Marketing Birmingham to develop a regional strategy that will strengthen the area’s reputation across global markets, in […]

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Special Event – Delivering Growth Plans and Opportunities

Posted by lepadmin - September 23, 2014 - City Deal, Enterprise Zone, Event, Newsroom, People, Place, Planning

Delivering Growth Plans and Opportunities A keynote speech by Sir Albert Bore Leader of Birmingham City Council, Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership & ‘Question Time’ style Q&A panel  Venue: AHR – Colmore Plaza – 20 Colmore Circus Queensway, Birmingham B4 6AT. Date: 14 October 2014 Time:  Arrival from 7.30 for a 8.00 a.m. start –  Close 10.00am […]

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Strategic Housing Needs Study Workshop

Posted by lepadmin - August 1, 2014 - Place, Planning, Strategic Spatial Framework Plan

Strategic Housing Needs Study Workshop   On 31 July 2014 the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership Spatial Planning Group held a half-day workshop presenting the outcomes of Stages 1 and 2 of the Strategic Housing Needs Study and outlining the approach to Stage 3.  The event was attended by more than 80 people […]

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Funding Boost For Enterprise Zone

Posted by lepadmin - July 23, 2014 - Enterprise Zone, Newsroom, People, Place, Planning, Uncategorized

Birmingham City Council is set to approve a significantly larger funding package to support the delivery of the City Centre Enterprise Zone. The £275 million investment plan, which has also been agreed by the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), will help to accelerate the delivery of new development and infrastructure over the […]

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SPRG ‘Highly Commended’ at awards event

Posted by lepadmin - January 29, 2014 - Planning, Uncategorized

The GBSLEP emerging Spatial Plan for Recovery and Growth (SPRG) has been Highly Commended in the Strategic Planning category at the Planning Magazine Placemaking Awards. The SPRG – which looks at the level and distribution of growth across the nine local authorities in the LEP – received praise for the innovative and collaborative way in which it […]

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SPRG Stage 3: Scenario Testing

Posted by lepadmin - January 14, 2013 - Place, Planning, Strategic Spatial Framework Plan, Transport

The third stage of work in developing the Spatial Plan for Recovery and Growth commenced in November and December 2012. Five themed groups will be working to carry out a scenario testing exercise address the following questions: Where are current trends and plans taking us? Where do we want to be? What do we need to […]

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SPRG Stage 2: Engagement Events

Posted by lepadmin - January 14, 2013 - Place, Planning, Strategic Spatial Framework Plan, Transport

As part of the second stage of developing the Strategic Plan for Recovery and Growth, a series of four themed events were held in September 2012 across the LEP area. The agendas, notes of discussions and copies of all the presentations can be found in the following links: North Worcestershire East Staffordshire Solihull Birmingham See also: […]

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