Ashfield District Council offers business boost to Hucknall firms

Businesses in towns like Hucknall are being offered help to access the range of support available to them by Ashfield District Council.

By Jon Ball
Friday, 17th September 2021, 8:00 am

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, the council has offered support to businesses, helping them with Covid advice and funding.

With Covid restrictions being lifted, the council’s business support team has pledged to keep offering help and advice to business owners across the district, including in towns like Hucknall.

Coun Mathew Relf, council cabinet member for regeneration and planning, said: “Ashfield has a fantastic range of businesses from local independents to large multi-nationals.

From left, senior economic development officer Paul Stoppard, Coun Matthew Relf, cabinet member for regeneration and planning, and senior economic development officer Nathan McNicholas.

“The pandemic has clearly had an impact on all businesses and the council has been working to support them throughout.

“With the recent announcement of more than £70 million coming to the cistrict as part of the Towns Fund and Future High Streets Fund to invest in local skills and regeneration, there has never been a better time to start, expand or move a business to here.

“Our business support team is on hand to talk through ideas and offer advice, offering a high-quality service helping businesses thrive here in Ashfield.”]

As part of Succeed in Ashfield, business owners are now able to access the Business Boost Business Directory, described as a one-stop guide for business support opportunities ad contacts in the Nottinghamshire area.

The directory is available to businesses and individuals signed up to the Succeed in Ashfield Facebook and LinkedIn groups.

As well as access to the directory, the social media groups provide a community for local businesses to access information.

The business support team can be contacted at [email protected]

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