28
November

Over £58K invested in mentoring programmes

£58,000 will be invested in mentoring programmes in Coast to Capital to boost social mobility and support young people who are at risk of not fulfilling their full potential at school.

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23
November

"Innovation South” Consortium selected for Government’s Science and Innovation Audits

The Coast to Capital area, has been recognised by the government for its potential to lead world markets with its innovations in digital enabling technologies.

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23
November

Reaction to the Chancellor's Autumn Statement

Jonathan Sharrock, Chief Executive, of Coast to Capital has reacted to Philip Hammond’s first economic statement post BREXIT.

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04
November

Letter to Transport Minister

Coast to Capital LEP has written an open letter to the Secretary of State for Transport about the Brighton Main Line.

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25
October

Coast to Capital Airport Expansion Response

"We are disappointed that the Government favours a new runway at Heathrow instead of at Gatwick.

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28
September

An Enterprise Zone for Newhaven

Coast to Capital LEP is delighted to announce the successful designation of eight key sites in Newhaven as an Enterprise Zone (EZ).

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21
September

Major £3 million revamp of town centre starts

Work has begun on the multi-million-pound transformation of Queens Square, Crawley, into a 'high quality public space.'

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02
September

Foreign Direct Investment doubles in a year to contribute £2.4 billion to regional economy

The Coast to Capital regional economy was given a £2.4 billion boost thanks to the doubling of overseas investment, new figures from the Department for International Trade (DIT) reveal.

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19
August

West Sussex Superfast Broadband Connection Voucher Scheme

Businesses in West Sussex are invited to apply to a new scheme that supports the installation of superfast broadband.

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09
August

Coast to Capital LEP sets up new housing and regeneration Task Force

Coast to Capital LEP has set up a new Task Force to look at a range of opportunities to increase the delivery of housing and regeneration in the area.

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08
August

Coast to Capital appoints new Chief Operating Officer

Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership is very pleased to announce that Tony Middleton will be joining the team as its new Chief Operating Officer on 13 September 2016.

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05
August

Queens Square work to starts soon.

Work to transform Queens Square in Crawley will start on Monday 5 September.

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03
August

British Airways i360 - world's tallest moving observation tower opens to the public

British Airways i360, the world's tallest moving observation tower, will open on Brighton seafront on Thursday 4th August.

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02
August

New reports reveals that the Low Carbon Sector generates £3bn turnover to the local economy

This is the first ever report into the sector by Coast to Capital and uses a mix of available data and a small survey of local low carbon businesses to explore the strengths of the local sector, the key drivers and barriers to growth, and the skills needs of employers in the sector.

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15
July

Top science award sponsored by Coast to Capital

A Surrey school's students' enthusiasm for science and engineering earned them a prestigious award at a regional science fair. Students from Sir William Perkins School, Chertsey, won the Coast to Capital STEM Club of the Year award at the Big Bang South East fair after two teams from the school submitted projects.

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15
July

Green light for University of Chichester's multi-million pound Engineering and Technology Park

A landmark decision to build a multi million-pound Engineering and Technology Park on the University of Chichester's Bognor Regis Campus, providing opportunities for thousands of young people, has been approved by councillors.

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06
July

New Report Reveals Why Rural Economy Is Vital For Economic Growth of The Region

A new report by Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership highlights why the rural economy is vital to the growth and prosperity of the region.
The Rural Statement, produced in conjunction with the LEP and key partners, was launched at Brinsbury College, West Sussex today.

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30
June

Business Leaders show support for Gatwick Second Runway

Representatives from 36 Business Groups based across the region presented a letter to the PM stating why Gatwick is the right location for the next Runway.
The letter can be accessed here.

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28
June

Coast to Capital Growing Places Fund Supports Innovative Recycling Business

Coast to Capital, the Local Enterprise Partnership, is pleased to announce a further loan investment of £1.25m from its Growing Places Fund to BCMY LTD.

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24
June

EU Referendum

Statement from Coast to Capital.

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07
June

Open for business – the £2.4 million fund to support economic growth

Small and medium businesses wanting financial assistance to expand and to create new jobs can now apply for funding from the £2.4 million Business Growth Grants Programme.

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24
May

New £4m Advanced Techology Centre opens

Central Sussex College's new Advance Technology Centre, which was developed in conjunction with Coast to Capital, was officially opened by the Rt Hon. Lord David Blunkett on 19 May.

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20
May

Crawley's Queens Square multi-million pound facelift starts soon

Queens Square's multi-million pound facelift is set to start work very soon following the appointment of the main construction contractor.

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16
May

6,000 local firms helped by Business Navigator Growth Hub Service

Growth Hub Week 16-20 May 2016
Coast to Capital LEP is pleased to announce that around 6,000 local businesses have now been supported by its Business Navigator Growth Hub service which was launched two years ago.

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11
May

Seeking Businesses for Vietnam Trade Mission

Coast to Capital LEP is delighted to be taking part in its first mission to develop international trade with Vietnam.

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21
April

Three Coast to Capital Businesses Celebrate Her Majesty's 90TH Birday with QUEEN'S AWARDS

Three businesses in the Coast to Capital area have received a new Queen's Award for Enterprise, recognising their contribution to international trade, innovation and sustainable development.

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15
April

Funding approved for A217 improvements in Surrey

Coast to Capital has granted final approval to the funding of a flood resilience scheme along the A217 in Surrey.

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29
March

Growth Deal Statement

In light of the Communities Secretary Greg Clark's announcement on Tuesday 22 March 2016, which confirmed that £1.8 billion of Local Growth Funds will be made available to Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPS), I wanted to highlight what this means for the Coast to Capital region.

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24
March

Minister offers communities multi-billion pound offer to boost local growth

Local leaders wanting to boost skills, support business and build more homes will be offered the chance to apply for the latest round of Growth Deals worth billions of pounds, Greg Clark announced at the LEP Annual Conference on 22 March 2016.

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24
March

LEPs reveal £5bn investment by private sector to boost local growth

A total of £5bn of private sector leverage has been secured by Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) to date as part of a list of headline figures announced today at the LEP Annual Conference on 22 March 2016.

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15
March

Final approval to the funding of a flood resilience scheme

Coast to Capital has granted final approval to the funding of a flood resilience scheme along the A217 in Surrey.

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15
March

Green light for major West Sussex transport improvement schemes

Coast to Capital has granted final approval to the funding of two multi-million pound transport schemes in West Sussex.

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24
February

£225k digital connectivity grant to improve broadband extended

West Sussex business estates and business clusters have until midnight on 17 April 2016 to apply to a second round of the Digital Connectivity Grant programme.

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17
February

New website helps businesses navigate unchartered waters

A new website portal aimed at supporting businesses in the Coast to Capital region has been launched.

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29
January

£35.8m expansion of Growth Deal Boosts local plan for Coast to Capital growth corridor economy

Coast to Capital has agreed an expansion to its Growth Deal with the Government which will see an extra £35.8m invested in the Coast to Capital area between 2016 and 2021.

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15
January

Share your views on the business cases for A284 and A259 road schemes

Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is calling for the views of local residents and businesses on two major road schemes to ease congestion in West Sussex.

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12
January

New Chief Executive joins Coast to Capital

Jonathan Sharrock has officially taken up his post as the new Chief Executive of Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership.

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06
January

Coast to Capital launches enterprise handbook for schools and colleges

Coast to Capital has launched a guide to provide activities, support and resources for teachers and professors to help encourage students to develop their entrepreneurial mindset.

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