This is hugely disappointing news for the students and staff of Newton Rigg. I have been and continue to work hard to secure a future for this valuable and important college. I have held meetings with stakeholders, ministers, the FE Commissioner’s Office and Askham Bryan.
Companies in Penrith and The Border can now apply for a convertible loan of between £125,000 and £5 million, to support continued growth and innovation in sectors as diverse as technology, life sciences and the creative industries.
Beating Coronavirus will take months not weeks and this is why as we ease restrictions everyone must stay alert and follow the rules – because if not, the Government will have no choice but to impose lockdown again and we will be back at square one. So as we begin to recover and return to our w
Workers and businesses across Penrith and The Border have been given a boost by Chancellor Rishi Sunak, who has announced the current furlough scheme would be extended by a further four months with workers continuing to receive 80% of their current salary.
On 2 May, Business Secretary Alok Sharma and Minister for Regional Growth and Local Government, Simon Clarke informed local authorities in England that up to £617 million extra funding would be made available.
Party member Cameron Stewart conformed to the rule of not being active away from home for more than an hour a day by running a marathon over four days, from 23rd to 26th April. he surpassed his goal of raising £500 for the NHS Charities and thanks everyone who contributed.