Dr Michael White, Town Councillor for St. Benedict’s ward, Glastonbury, has been elected as Vice Chair for the Town Deal Board.
Glastonbury is one of 101 towns chosen to receive investment through the government’s Towns Fund scheme as part of its Levelling Up agenda. This once-in-a-generation opportunity will bring £23.6million of funding to the town and surrounding area. The funding will deliver 11 projects which were developed through engagement with key partners, businesses and community groups.
Three new members have been appointed to the Glastonbury Town Deal board, bringing fresh local knowledge and skills as the eleven Town Deal projects move into the delivery phase
Glastonbury Abbey has been awarded a grant of £249,990 by The National Lottery Heritage Fund, a significant contribution to its piazza project as part of the Glastonbury Town Deal
Around 200 people attended the latest Glastonbury Town Deal community event, getting an update on how the £23.6million government funding will be invested in the town.
Residents and businesses in and around Glastonbury will have another chance to find out all about the Glastonbury Town Deal projects on Saturday 18th March.
Plans for Glastonbury Abbey Piazza have been approved by Mendip District Council, making this the second Glastonbury Town Deal project to be granted planning permission.
“The start of a new era for Glastonbury” The first Glastonbury Town Deal project has successfully progressed through the planning process, with initial works now
Skills & training took centre stage at the latest Glastonbury Town Deal event, with local specialists offering advice and opportunities to help the local community
Following confirmation last month of the £23.6million Towns Fund investment for Glastonbury, a community and skills focused event will be held on Thursday 24th November at Glastonbury Town Hall.