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Locals get start-up support through £700,000 funding

A new initiative Enterprising People part of Building Better Opportunities was launched today at MK Foundation in Milton Keynes. The programme brings together local experts with to support people furthest away from work to move them towards employment and self-employment.

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Launch of Community Connections brings locals a better future

A new support programme for local disadvantaged people was launched today in Ely. Joanne Goodall from the GCGP Local Enterprise Partnership welcomed the introduction of Community Connections, which brings together key organisations with a wealth of expertise in order that support can be accessed by local people with complex issues, helping to bring them closer to work.

The programme running in Greater Cambridge, Greater Peterborough, Fenland, King’s Lynn, West Norfolk and Rutland and surrounding area and has received £1.6 million of match funding from the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund to enable it to develop a wide range of support opportunities for over 600 unemployed, disabled and disadvantaged locals across all ages.

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Support for Enterprising People

A new initiative Enterprising People part of Building Better Opportunities was launched today to support over 250 people furthest away from work to move them towards employment and self-employment.

The programme running in the south east Midlands local enterprise area brings together a wealth of local knowledge and experience from community organisations working to help move the more disadvantaged in the community closer to self-employment or work.

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Support Network Launched Helps Locals into Work

A new initiative Community Connections North which is part of Building Better Opportunities, was launched today to support people furthest away from work to move them towards employment, training or education.

The programme running in Greater Cambridge, Greater Peterborough, Fenlands and surrounding area, brings together a wealth of local knowledge and experience from community organisations working together to help the more disadvantaged in the community move closer to work.

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Northamptonshire Teens get support to kick start their careers

A new service has been launched in Northamptonshire to help young people who are unemployed or not in school or college. The support called My Future is tailored to the needs of 15-18 year olds or 19-24 with learning difficulties or disabilities, to help them get job or college ready.

Designed to meet the needs of each individual, the programme offers a wide range of initiatives to help young people get back on track. The contract to run this essential support was awarded to TCHC by Northamptonshire Enterprise Partnership who are managing the project funded by the European Union’s European Social Fund and the Skills Funding Agency.

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