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This section below lists projects which have benefitted the learning and skills agenda for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

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21 July 2006
CUC Phase 2 Univeristy of Exeter
CUC Phase 2, University of Exeter has been awarded a priority 2.7 grant. This project proposes to undertake a second phase of capital build at the CUC Hub in Tremough. The project will be jointly carried out with the University College Falmouth to provide 8107m2 of floor space. The shared space will provide seminar rooms, Learning Resource facilities , administration and social space.

Grant of £7,754,702 from ERDF towards a £15,524,903 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact the CUC on 01392 263027.

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21 July 2006
CUC Phase 2 University College Falmouth
CUC Phase 2, University College Falmouth has been awarded a priority 2.7 grant. This project proposes to undertake a second phase of capital build at the CUC Hub in Tremough. The project will be jointly carried out with the University of Exeter to provide 8107m2 of floor space. The shared space will provide seminar rooms, Learning Resource facilities , administration and social space.

Grant of £7,754,702 from ERDF towards a £15,524,903 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact the CUC on 01326 213752.

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21 July 2006
CUC Initiative Phase 2 Development, Pre tender design
The Combined Universities in Cornwall has been awarded a priority 5.3 grant. This project comprises a suite of work packages, each of which will enable a capital element of CUC phase 2 to be tendered.

Grant of 1,469,592 from ERDF towards a £2,939,185 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact the CUC on 01326 370448.

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21 July 2006
New Connection Engagement Project
New Connection has been awarded a priority 4.1 grant. This project will give added value to The New Connection's Big Lottery funded Client Development Co-ordinator by creating a new Structured Programme Co-ordinator role.

Grant of £103,469 from ERDF towards a £209,399 project. This project will benefit Kerrier district. For further information please contact the New Connection project 0845 450 0278.

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1 April 2006
Cornwall College: Chunks 2
Cornwall College has been awarded a priority 3.3 grant. The aim of the project is to widen participation in higher education through the promotion, development and delivery of flexible, higher level, stand alone modules of and full Foundation Degrees. The project will be targeted at 1500 beneficiaries including SMEs and their employees and the wider community to include unemployed people, those wishing to embark on a career change and those returning to education.

Grant of £1,000,000 from ESF towards a £3,030,314 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Cornwall College on 01726 226526.

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1 April 2006
Project & Business Development Manager Clay TAWC
Clay Training and Work Centre (TAWC) has been awarded a priority 4.1 grant. The Clay Training and Work Centre (TAWC) in St Dennis was established in 2000 to provide a venue for delivery of education, training, conferences, community internet access etc. The various functions and delivery partner are co-ordinated by a part time centre manager. This project will enable the centre manager to go full time to enhance the facilities.

Grant of £41,650 from ERDF towards a £83,650 project. This project will benefit the Restormel district. For further information please contact The Clay Training and Work Centre on 01726 828130.

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1 April 2006
Poltair Hair and Beauty
Cornwall College has been awarded a priority 4.1 grant. This project creates a training facility with Poltair Schools for vocational training in hair and beauty for 100 14-16 years olds from Poltair & Penrice Schools. It will also be used by after school clubs and in evening and weekends as a community learning venue.

Grant of £25,184 from ERDF towards a £50,367 project. This project will benefit the Restormel district. For further information please contact Cornwall College on 01726 226526.

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1 April 2006
Penwerris Community Regeneration Project Phase Two
Beacon Community Regeneration has been awarded a priority 4.1 grant. This project will support the employment of one Project Co-ordinator, one Community Support Officer and one Trainee General Assistant who will supply continued support and guidance to the residents of the Penwerris ward. They will be responsible for the development of key projects within the ward aimed at increasing employment prospects for the residents.

Grant of £96,207 from ERDF towards a £193,207 project. This project will benefit the Carrick district. For further information please contact Grenville Chappel on 01326 212784.

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1 April 2006
Padstow Foyer
Devon and Cornwall Housing Association has been awarded a priority 4.8 grant. This project will construct a building for the purpose of training to help increase the levels of literacy and numeracy within the local community by providing the accommodation for service providers to deliver training to the local and wider community and businesses in Padstow and St Merryn. It will support the needs of 16-25 year olds with lifestyle and vocational training. The local community have been involved since the project's concept in 1996 in both consultations and fundraising and are very supportive of the project.

Grant of £180,338 from ERDF towards a £397,389 project. This project will benefit the North Cornwall district. For further information please contact Bob Bremner on 01392 814519.

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1 April 2006
Caradon Rural Outreach Project
Caradon District Council has been awarded a priority 4.8 grant. This is a pilot project from the ODPM to deliver the e-innovation programme. It will create 11 virtual training areas and deliver training via video conferencing.

Grant of £63,752 from ERDF towards a £138,570 project. This project will benefit the Caradon district. For further information please contact Caradon District Council on 01579 341000.

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16 March 2006
Extended Learner Fund
Cornwall County Council has been awarded a priority 3.8 grant. This project will extend the current learning support fund, created to support learners facing financial hardship. In addition to supporting young people, aged 16+, for the first time in Cornwall there will now be enough money to support schoolchildren aged 14-16 who are at risk of dropping out.

Grant of £499,999 from ESF towards a £1,136,366 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Ellen Dolan on 01872 326310.

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16 March 2006
Targeted Extended Learner Fund
Cornwall County Council has been awarded a priority 4.2 grant. This project will use the highly regarded CAT delivery model to support individuals in Cornwall's targeted wards who wish to re-engage in learning. The project will extend the Learning Support Fund, currently available through FE Colleges, to support the work of the wards existing agencies with people facing multiple disadvantages.

Grant of £500,000 from ESF towards a £1,000,000 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Ellen Dolan on 01872 326310.

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28 February 2006
Pentreath Success 3
Pentreath Ltd has been awarded a priority 4.2 grant. This project will work within community and children's centres in the 18 most deprived wards in Cornwall, offering 1:1 vocational guidance and personal development training to people with emotional/mental health needs, using the services of the Employment Placement Advisers.

Grant of £47,418 towards a £94,848 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Louise Knox on 01209 719632.

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28 February 2006
Pentreath Success 2
Pentreath Ltd has been awarded a priority 3.4 grant. This project will offer 90 people experiencing mental illness the NVQs 'Community Mental Health Work' and 'Training for Trainers', helping them both to work as Mental Health Awareness trainers and to apply for care sector jobs. In addition the project will provide personal development training and employment advice to people within community and children's centres.

Grant of £56,637 towards a £166,587 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Louise Knox on 01209 719632.

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28 February 2006
Pentreath Success 1
Pentreath Ltd has been awarded a priority 4.2 grant. This project will offer 30 people experiencing mental illness the NVQ's 'Community Mental Health Work' & 'Training for Trainers', helping them to work as Mental Health Awareness Trainers and apply for care sector jobs. In addition personal development training & employment advice will be provided to people within community and children's centres.

Grant of £22,854 towards a £51,605 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Louise Knox or Chris Hazel on 01209 719632.

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10 February 2006
CUC Phase 2 – Cornwall College
Cornwall College has been awarded a priority 2.7 grant. This project will provide new Higher Education facilities at 6 Cornwall College campuses around Cornwall, catering for new courses and extended provision of some existing courses. The colleges are, Camborne, St Austell, Newquay, Stoke Climsland, Rosewarne and Saltash.

Grant of £4,908,060 towards a £11,675,000 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Raoul Humphreys on 01209 616175.

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3 January 2006
Family Learning Years (FLY1)
Cornwall Adult Education Services (CAES) Family Learning has been awarded a priority 3.8 grant. This project bases specialist tutors in Children's Centres across Cornwall to encourage families to learn together. It will also fund the recruitment of Bookstart Co-ordinators.

Grant of £313,016 from ESF towards a £711,379 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact the Family Learning Head Office on 01726 828148.

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3 January 2006
Family Learning Years (FLY2)
Cornwall Adult Education Services (CAES) Family Learning has been awarded a priority 4.2 grant. This project bases specialist tutors in Children's Centres across Cornwall to encourage families to learn together. It will also fund the recruitment of Bookstart Co-ordinators.

Grant of £429,278 from ESF towards a £858,557 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact the Family Learning Head Office on 01726 828148.

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5 December 2005
Fifteen Cornwall
Restormel Borough Council has been awarded a priority 4.1 grant. This project enables the adaptation of an existing building to create a high quality facility for the delivery of vocational training and employment in the food and drink sector for 15 unemployed young people, between the ages of 16 and 24 each year. Recruitment will be targeted on Cornwall's deprived wards.

Grant of £564,627 from ERDF towards a £1,115,660 project. This project benefits all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Fiona Ackroyd on 01726 223546.

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12 November 2005
Newlyn Art Gallery Development
Newlyn Art Gallery has been awarded a priority 5.5 grant. This project will provide enhanced gallery spaces and education facilities in which the organisation can extend its programme, attract new and wider audiences for contemporary art, cultural tourism and arts based education work and provide support for artists living and working in Cornwall through increased sales, education opportunities and professional development opportunities.

Grant of £1,206,858 from ERDF towards a £2,591,858 project. This project will benefit the Penwith District. For further information please contact Elizabeth Knowles on 01736 331578.

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1 October 2005
Cornwall College: SME Skills in Applied Zoology
Cornwall College have been awarded a priority 5.4 grant. The project employed a facilitator to develop and support continuing professional development (CPD), higher level skills and knowledge transfer in Applied Zoology for SME's and other organisations working in the natural environment sector.

Grant of £126,829 from ESF towards a £317,073 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Lisa Hodgson on 01209 616472.

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1 October 2005
Cornwall College: Women in Management Research 3
Cornwall College have been awarded a priority 3.5 grant. The project funded a programme of research to identify the causes of women in professional and senior management positions and to make recommendations on actions required to redress this imbalance.

Grant of £38,830 from ESF towards a £90,303 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Lisa Hodgson on 01209 616472.

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1 October 2005
Cornwall LIAG
Cornwall & Devon Careers have been awarded a priority 3.3 grant. The project funded promotion of lifelong learning through an independent careers information, advice & guidance service.

Grant of £215,479 from ESF towards a £430,959 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Rita Watkins/Clare Sandercott on 01566 777672.

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1 October 2005
Cornwall Union Learning Network
South West TUC has been awarded a priority 3.3 grant. The project funded the Cornwall Union Learning Network to support the existing network of Union Learning Reps (ULRs), work with trade unions and employers to train and support new ULRs in SMEs, develop ULRs to work with business clusters and manage a training subsidy available to SMEs.

Grant of £248,096 from ESF towards a £750,400 project. The project will benefit the Kerrier district. For further information please contact Geoff Hale on 01209 611604.

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1 October 2005
CUC Initiative – 2nd Phase Start Up Work (Exeter) NOVATED
University College Falmouth & University of Exeter have been awarded a priority 5.3 grant. The project carried forward development of the Exeter University part of the CUC Initiative.

Grant of £1,285,000 from ERDF towards a £2,295,000 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Gordon Kelly on 01326 370430.

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1 October 2005
CUC linked Environmental Training University of Exeter
University of Exeter have been awarded a priority 1.7 grant. The project extended and delivered training in environmental management and technology related topics to the Earth and Environmental Technology in Cornwall, using flexible delivery including web-based resources.

Grant of £104,621 from ESF towards a £242,420 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Jean Taylor on 01326 370400.

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1 October 2005
LSC Co-financing Phase 4
LSC have been awarded a priority 1.7 & 3.2 grant. The project delivered a learning programme of activities including management development and lifelong learning to promote and demonstrate the value of learning as an investment.

Grant of £2,725,380 from ESF towards a £7,271,637 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Mary Graves on 01752 754118.

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1 October 2005
LSC Co-Financing Plan Phase 5
Devon & Cornwall LSC have been awarded a priority 1.7, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 & 3.5 grant. The project is the fifth phase of the Measure Level Plan involving a number of activities to build on and complement earlier work.

Grant of £4,981,683 from ESF towards a £15,263,680 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Joanne Bendall on 01752 754121.

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1 October 2005
Mayrose Project (The): Feasibility Study
Equity have been awarded a 5.1 priority grant. The project funded a feasibility study to determine viability of an International Centre of Excellence for the ongoing training and professional development of professional performers in North Cornwall.

Grant of £5,000 from ERDF towards a £11,000 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Jill Lamede on 01840 770817.

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1 October 2005
National Lobster Hatchery – Research/Leisure facility
The National Lobster Hatchery has been awarded a priority 5.3 grant. The project assisted The Lobster Hatchery in becoming industrial partners with Cornwall College, University of Plymouth and the Blue Reef Aquarium to assist with the delivery of a foundation Degree in Marine Aquaculture.

Grant of £17,500 from ERDF towards a £35,000 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Dylan Taylor on 01841 533877.

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1 October 2005
Newquay Zoo Feasibility Study
Restormel Regeneration Partnership have been awarded a priority 5.2 grant. The project funded a feasibility study into a proposal to create an Educational and Environmental Interpretation Centre built over an area of wetland adjacent to the zoo.

Grant of £10,000 from ERDF towards a £20,621 project. The project will benefit the Restormel district. For further information please contact Sally Heard on 01726 623735.

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1 October 2005
Pentreath Heaven Scent Phase 2
Pentreath Industries Ltd have been awarded a priority 3.4 grant. The project provided training/employment opportunities for beneficiaries with/recovering from mental ill health in the horticulture sector.

Grant of £164,095 from ESF towards a £430,220 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Penny Robertson on 01726 850565.

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1 October 2005
Riches 4 Young Women Reasearch
Cornwall Education Business Partnership have been awarded a priority 3.5 grant. The project researched reasons why young women find careers in electronics unattractive and researched appropriate pedagogy, projects and topics that interest them.

Grant of £39,000 from ESF towards a £97,000 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact David Smith on 01872 323420.

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1 October 2005
Saltash College: Phase II Development
Cornwall College have been awarded a priority 3.6 grant. The project continued the development and upgrade of Saltash College's facilities, through the refurbishment of an existing building and the construction of a new building.

Grant of £437,453 from ERDF towards a £1,458,175 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Cornwall College Head Office on 01726 67911/ Lisa Hodgson on 01209 616472.

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1 October 2005
South Kerrier Youth Forum
Cornwall Youth Service have been awarded a priority 3.4 grant. The project offered flexible training, work experience and qualifications in an equal opportunities setting.

Grant of £69,521 from ESF towards a £158,732 project. The project will benefit the Kerrier district. For further information please contact Lisa Williams on 01872 322467.

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1 October 2005
Women Into Management
Cornwall Youth Service have been awarded a priority 3.5 grant. The project funded support for women to achieve higher level NVQ professional qualifications and assisted them into quality employment.

Grant of £44,288 from ESF towards a £111,300 project. The project will benefit the Carrick district. For further information please contact Cornwall Youth Service on 01872 322467.

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1 July 2005
Jobcentre Plus Co-Financing Phase 2
Jobcentre plus have been awarded a priority 3.2, 3.8 and 4.2 grant. This project is to widen access to mainstream provision, addressing barriers to employment and training to assist individuals back into the local labour market.

Grant of £4,713,555 from ESF towards a £10,783,089 project. The project benefits all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Jobcentre Plus on 01872 354127.

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23 June 2005
Combined Universities in Cornwall (CUC) Phase 2, The Fal Project
Truro College has been awarded a priority 2.7 grant. This project will construct a new building at Truro College which will act as a focal point for all higher education students. The new building will also host the College's business centre as a pragmatic way of developing higher education opportunities that directly address the needs of business.

Grant of £3,706,864 from ERDF towards a £8,677,832 project. The project benefits all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Truro College on 01872 267000.

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16 June 2005
Mevagissey Activity Centre
The Mevagissey Activity Centre has been awarded a priority 4.8 grant. This project will provide a multi-purpose hub with facilities for a wide variety of community purposes. The facility will particularly target the most disadvantaged. It will provide training and support programmes for young people, start up business offices etc. It will bring the facilities right into the heart of the community.

Grant of £252,222 from ERDF towards a £504,444 project. The project benefits Restormel district. For further information please contact John Hooper on 01726 842512.

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13 August 2004
CUC Initiative phase II development
The University of Exeter has been awarded a Priority 5.3 grant towards the major themes are extending the choice of provision at the HUB and RIM, widening participation throughout the region and strengthening the quality and volume of research.

Grant of £550,426 from ERDF towards a £1,417,373 project, for further information please contact Gordon Kelly, Tel 01326 370430.

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13 August 2004
CUC phase 1 Hub: Specialist Equipment
The University of Exeter has been awarded a Priority 1.6 grant towards the purchase of specialist equipment for the Design Centre of Falmouth College of Arts. The Design Centre will house dedicated studio space with design-specific computing facilities, an ICT teaching suite and specialist workshops.

Grant of £509,040 from ERDF towards a £909,000 project, for further information please contact Gordon Kelly, Tel 01326 370430.

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20 April 2004
Stithians Lake Activity Centre
South West Lakes Trust have been awarded a Priority 4.8 grant to invest in a new facility that will increase training opportunities in the water sports industry.

Grant of £310,000 from ERDF towards a £883,656 project, for further information please contact Jason Clark, Deborah Clark & Associates, Tel 01872 276276.

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15th April 2004
Empower
Truro College has been awarded a Priority 3.5 grant to to raise awareness among young women of the benefits of higher level training and opportunities for career progression and self-employment.

Grant of £255,178 from ERDF towards a £593,328 project. For further information please contact Mel Colton-Dyer, Tel 01872 242702.

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02 March 2004
Eden New Works
The Learning Zone
Eden Ltd has been awarded a Priority 2.1 grant to enable new developments to be made to handle visitors better and enhance their visit, including improved educational facilities.

Grant of £12,896,000 from ERDF towards a £32,240,000 project, for further information please contact Jason Clark, Deborah Clark & Associates Ltd, Tel: 01872 276276.

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23 January 2004
Truro Early Excellence Centre
Truro Nursery School has been awarded a Priority 3.6 grant to increase the size of existing building to enable the Early Excellence Centre to train & support childminders and early years practitioners. It will also provide training opportunities for those who wish to start a career as a childminder and support during the process of registration as a qualified childminder

Grant of £35,000 from ERDF towards a £184,485 project, for further information please contact Carol Kimberley, Truro Early Excellence Centre, Tel: 01872 274693.

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9 June 2003
Well Cornwall Phase 1
Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust have been awarded a Priority 1.1 grant to create a multi-professional education, research and business development facility.

Grant of £1,250,000 from ERDF towards a £4,041,600 project. For further information please contact Laura Mason, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust on 01872 252934.

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3 February 2003
Sustainable Careers Tap Routes Phase 2
The British Trust for Conservation Volunteers (BTCV) have been awarded a Priority 3.1 grant to deliver vocational training through local environmental projects.

Grant of £134,103 from ESF towards a £343,857 project. For further information please contact Darren Neville, BTCV, on 01579 372100.

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20 December 2002
Co-financing Phase 3
The Learning and Skills Council, Devon & Cornwall, have been awarded a further Priority 3.1 grant towards a programme of activity that aims to provide a bridge to learning and work for unemployed people and people with few qualifications.

Grant of £365,500 from ESF towards a £961,842 project. For further information please contact Pat Murray at the LSC Devon & Cornwall, Tel: 01752 754109.

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20 December 2002
Learning Access Programme
The Learning and Skills Council, Devon & Cornwall, have been awarded a Priority 3.1 grant towards a programme of activity that aims to provide a bridge to learning and work for unemployed people and people with few qualifications.

Grant of £1,140,000 from ESF towards a £2,533,334 project. For further information please contact Pat Murray at the LSC Devon & Cornwall, Tel: 01752 754109.

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20 December 2002
Cornwall Community & Voluntary Sector Capacity Build
The Learning and Skills Council, Devon & Cornwall, have been awarded a Priority 3.4 grant towards a programme of activity that aims to provide a bridge to learning and work for unemployed people and people with few qualifications.

Grant of £233,864 from ESF towards a £519,699 project. For further information please contact Pat Murray at the LSC Devon & Cornwall, Tel: 01752 754109.

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20 December 2002
Basic Skills & Equal Opportunities Research
The Learning and Skills Council, Devon & Cornwall, have been awarded a Priority 3.4 grant towards a programme of activity that aims to provide a bridge to learning and work for unemployed people and people with few qualifications.

Grant of £639,000 from ESF towards a £1,420,000 project. For further information please contact Pat Murray at the LSC Devon & Cornwall, Tel: 01752 754109.

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20 December 2002
Research Individual Learners
The Learning and Skills Council, Devon & Cornwall, have been awarded a Priority 3.3 grant towards a programme of activity that aims to provide a bridge to learning and work for unemployed people and people with few qualifications.

Grant of £31,263 from ESF towards a £69,474 project. For further information please contact Pat Murray at the LSC Devon & Cornwall, Tel: 01752 754109.

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20 December 2002
Skills Research & Basic Skills Brokerage
The Learning and Skills Council, Devon & Cornwall, have been awarded a Priority 3.2 grant towards a programme of activity that aims to provide a bridge to learning and work for unemployed people and people with few qualifications.

Grant of £314,526 from ESF towards a £698,947 project. For further information please contact Pat Murray at the LSC Devon & Cornwall, Tel: 01752 754109.

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12 December 2002
Working Well 2
Pentreath Industries Ltd have been awarded a Priority 3.4 grant to help those recovering from mental ill-health to learn transferable skills that can help them enter, or re-enter, the labour market.

Grant of £139,275 from ESF towards a £353,775 project. For more information contact Penny Robertson on 01726 850565.

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12 December 2002
Pentreath Training Centre
Pentreath Industries Ltd have been awarded a Priority 3.4 grant to fund their Training Centre.

Grant of £19,586 from ESF towards a £47,747 project. For more information contact Penny Robertson on 01726 850565.

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12 December 2002
NOW 3
Pentreath Industries Ltd have been awarded a Priority 3.5 grant to give women individually-focussed vocational training and employment support.

Grant of £212,000 from ESF towards a £471,150 project. For more information contact Penny Robertson on 01726 850565.

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8 November 2002
Cornish Marine Training
The University of Plymouth has been awarded a Priority 3.2 grant to help firms in the sector upgrade the vocational and managerial skills of their employees.

Grant of £66,449 from ESF towards a £147,666 project. For further information please contact Adam Corney at Marine South West on 01752 233 554.

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25 October 2002
Community Futures Fund
Cornwall Enterprise have obtained a Priority 3.4 grant to raise skills, knowledge and employability of groups or individuals supported by organisations within the community and voluntary sector.

Grant of £195,250 from ESF towards a £400,000 project. For more information please contact Kate Selby, Cornwall Enterprise on 01872 322800.

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22 October 2002
Success at Work
Robert Owen Communities (ROC) have obtained a Priority 3.4 grant towards a project aimed at helping people in Cornwall who have a learning disability to gain the skills necessary to be successful in the workplace.

Grant of £93,415 from ESF towards a £208,326 project. For more information please contact John Higgins, Robert Owen Communities, on 01208 815 563.

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11 October 2002
Work Works!
Budehaven Community School has been awarded a Priority 3.4 grant to help students secure work placements and gain NVQs.

Grant of £34,911 from ESF towards a £77,661 project. For further information please contact Tess Hughes at Budehaven Community School on 01288 353271.

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8 October 2002
Cornish Green Futures
BTCV have been awarded a Priority 3.4 grant to provide grants to disadvantaged individuals and community groups seeking to improve their quality of life and local environment through environmental projects.

Grant of £64,327 from ESF towards a £142,950 project. For further information please contact Guy Doncaster of BTCV on 01326 377173.

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4 October 2002
Growing Opportunities
New Season Ltd have been awarded a Priority 4.6 grant to enable it to enlarge an existing horticultural training programme, giving greater opportunities to people recovering from illness, disability or social disadvantage to enable them to access employment.

Grant of £57,232 from EAGGF towards a £228,924 project. For further information please contact Susan Welham of Growing Opportunities on 01209 313245.

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9 September 2002
CUC Phase 1 Hub Capital Design Centre
Falmouth College of Arts has been awarded a Priority 5.3 grant towards the construction of the CUC campus at Tremough, Falmouth.

Grant of £12,177,332 from ERDF towards a £20,258,454 project. For further information please contact Gordon Kelly 01326 370430.

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9 September 2002
CUC Phase 1 Hub Capital Camborne School of Mines Centre
The University of Exeter has been awarded a Priority 5.3 grant towards the construction of CUC buildings across Cornwall.

Grant of £12,525,165 from ERDF towards a £22,337,117 project. For further information please contact Gordon Kelly on 01326 37 430.

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30 August 2002
Upgrading Horticultural Teaching Facilities
Duchy College Rosewarne Campus have been awarded a Priority 4.4 grant towards a glasshouse teaching facility for horticulture students.

Grant of £113,065 from EAGGF towards a £226,130 project. For further information please contact Sarah Stevens at Duchy College on 01209 722117.

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16 August 2002
COAST
Newquay for Excellence Training have been successful in obtaining a Priority 3.2 grant towards COAST (Creating Opportunity and Adaptability in Skills Training), a project which will offer tailor-made training courses when and where Newquay employers want and at a subsidised cost.

Grant of £247,720 from ESF towards a £550,490 project. For further information please contact Ruth Vincent, Newquay for Excellence Training on 01637 871067.

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26 July 2002
CUC
Rim Developments at Cornwall College: Cornwall College has been awarded a Priority 5.3 grant towards the creation of eight new buildings with latest teaching, computing or scientific equipment plus state-of-the-art resources such as lecture theatres for local communities.

Grant of £4,771,000 from ERDF towards a £9,727,000 project. For further details please contact Dr. Alan Stanhope on 01726 222724.

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9 May 2002
Build and Train Cornwall Holistic
The Young Builders' Trust have been awarded a 3.1 grant for a project which aims to upskill long-term the unemployed and people at risk from social exclusion and provide them with the skills needed that will enable them to enter the employment market for the construction industry.

Grant of £891,427 from ESF towards a £1,982,118 project. For further information please contact The Young Builders' Trust on 01752 601313.

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26 April 2002
Access Online ICT Facility
Self Direction Community Project, assisted by Carrick IAP, has been awarded an ESF, Priority 3.4, grant for a project to offer support and training through the use of ICT to people from marginalised and disadvantaged communities, and particularly people with disabilities, to enable them access to lifelong learning and employment opportunities.

Grant of £124,264 from ESF towards a £299,008 project. For further information please contact Cath Horton, Carrick IAP Programme Manager on 01872 224541.

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18 April 2002
Roche Family Learning Centre
A project to establish a lifelong learning centre, refurbishing redundant buildings to provide community-based training facilities complemented by child care provision and early year's education. This is a Restormel Regeneration Partnership IAP project under Priority 4.8.

Grant of £63,008 from ERDF towards a £197,847 project. For further information contact Katrina Waters on 01726 623735.

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1 March 2002
Centre of Special Needs and Rural Studies at Duchy College
Cornwall College has been awarded a Priority 3.6 ERDF grant to create a new purpose-built facility to provide better access to learning opportunities for students with special needs.

Grant of £380,000 from ERDF towards a £949,000 project. For further information please contact Steve Parsons, Principal, Duchy College on 01579 372222.

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8 January 2002
Looe Community Computer & Business Centre
Looe Development Trust have been awarded a Priority 4.8 project to provide £250,000 computer and business centre for Looe to operate as a learning centre for the town and surrounding area.

Grant of £109,225 from ERDF for £245,225 project. Contact Colin Tregear on 01503 220160 for further information.

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11 December 2001
Lizard Pathways to Employment
REP Ltd (Rural Economic Partnership) have been awarded a Priority 3.3 grant towards a project that aims at helping jobless people living in South Kerrier overcome their barriers to employment.

Grant of £121,579 from the ESF towards a £270,575 project. For further details please contact Rural Economic Partnership Ltd. on 01209 611100.

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19 October 2001
Combined Universities in Cornwall (CUC) Initiative
Second Phase of Start Up work: Falmouth College of Arts - Priority 5.3 project to continue in the development of the CUC, which aims to attract an extra 4,000 new students to Cornwall by 2010, thereby creating a projected 1,000 new jobs and generating £31 million a year in the local economy.

Grant of £4,937,500 from ERDF for £8,817,000 project. Contact Gordon Kelly, CUC Co-ordinator, on Tel: 01326 370430 or Jason Clark, Objective One Communications Manager, on Tel: 01872 276276 for further information.

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12 October 2001
Camborne, Pool, Redruth (CPR) Success Zone
Preventing Exclusions: Priority 3.4 project to provide opportunities for a group of young people with behavioural and emotional problems, who are in danger of being excluded from mainstream education. The aim of the project is to deliver a fun learning environment to the youngsters designed to boost self-esteem, raise aspiration and achievement and thereby improving their chances of being employable in the future, and more immediately, to help them fit back into their classroom environment.

Grant of £23,093 from ESF for £98,977 project. Contact Alan Rowling on 01209 611711 or Jason Clark, Objective One Communications Manager, on 01872 276276 for further information.

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17 September 2001
Penwith Pathways to Employment: Penwith Housing Association
Priority 4.2 project to provide outreach employment and training support in four wards in Penwith. Jobless people will be offered innovative and flexible support to get back on the path to work and to access employment , training and skills development. In addition there will be community development work with residents in the four wards based around a series of community projects.

Grant of £316,872 from ESF for £704,160 project. Contact Jason Clark, Objective One Communications Manager, on 01872 276276 for further information.

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31 August 2001
Cornwall Learning Gateway: Connexions Cornwall and Devon
Priority 3.3 project to provide a two year scheme targeted at helping 400 of the most disadvantaged and disaffected young people in Cornwall.

Grant of £228,079 from ESF for £456,247 project. Contact Jennie Dunse, Connexions Cornwall and Devon, on 01566 777672 for further information.

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24 August 2001
CREATE Cornwall Enterprise
Priority 3.2 project aiming to ensure that training provision matches the needs of SMEs across the county by being demand led, rather than supply led.

Grant of £1,101,874 from ESF for £4,051,898 project. Contact Janet Tressider, Camborne College, on 01209 611611 for further information.

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13 August 2001
Cornwall Union Learning Centre: South West TUC
Priority 3.3 project aimed at tackling skills shortages in the County be helping 1,000 people back into education and training.

Grant of £163,835 from ESF for £371,892 project. Contact Jason Clark, Objective One Communications Manager, on 01872 276276 for further information.

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10 August 2001
Isles of Scilly Learning Centre
The Council for the Isles of Scilly have been awarded a Priority 3.3 grant towards the setting up of IT Learning Centres on the 5 inhabited islands. The funding will enable the Islands to offer tutorial and outreach support connected with Further & Higher Education provision on the mainland.

Grant of £124,015 from ESF towards a £218,015 project. For further information contact Lesley Hopkins on lopkins@scilly.gov.uk

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3 August 2001
Engineering and Construction Centre of Excellence: Cornwall College
Priority 3.6 project to attract more students into the engineering and construction industries and equip them with the latest skills.

Grant of £2,027,824 from ERDF for £5,069,561 project. Contact Martyn Oliver, Marketing Director Cornwall College, on 01209 616126 for further information.

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20 July 2001
Camborne School of Mines: Environmental Research
University of Exeter Priority 5.4 project to ensure the successful development, through research, of the environmental sector. At the heart of the project is recognition of the international expertise that already exists in Cornwall in earth and environmental sciences.

Grant of £ 700,441 from ESF for £1,557,311 project. contact Director of Research at Camborne School of Mines, Dr Duncan Pirrie, on 01209 712167 for further information.

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5 July 2001
Centre of Excellence (Helford Building) Truro College
Priority 5.3 project to construct centre of excellence for provision of higher education as part of plans for Combined Universities in Cornwall initiative.

Grant of £1,675,528 from ERDF for £3,935,990 project. See media release from same date for further details.

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18 June 2001
Creating Cornish Prosperity: Cornwall Enterprise
Priority 3.2 project working with St Austell Brewery to provide business counselling and vocational qualifications for those working in the licensed trade.

Grant of £502,938 from ESF for £1,146,838 project. For further information see media release from same date.

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18 June 2001
Cornish Care Leavers: Cornwall Social Services
Priority 3.1 project to support young people leaving care and help them find the best education and employment opportunities.

Grant of £397,813 from ESF for £887,323 project. For more information contact Colin Reed on 01872 322454.

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15 June 2001
Flexible ICT for Rural Areas (Circle): Cornwall Adult Education Service
Priority 3.3 project to extend learning opportunities through ICT and address rural isolation, cost, lack of confidence and lack of motivation.

Grant of £189,043 from ESF for £564,468 project linked to ERDF project below.

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15 June 2001
Flexible ICT for Rural Areas (Circle): Cornwall County Council
Priority 3.6 element of project above.

Grant of £216,068 from ERDF for £480,110 project. For further information contact Margaret Bilkey of Adult Education Service on 01326 563702.

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8 June 2001
PEBBLE: Cornwall Education Business Partnership
Priority 3.3 project to encourage students to keep learning once they leave education and enter employment.

Grant of £198,500 from ESF for £520,500 project.

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6 June 2001
Stepping Into Tourism: Newquay For Excellence
Priority 3.2 project to combat seasonal unemployment through a wage subsidy scheme for tourism businesses and vocational training for employees.

Grant of £671,685 from ESF for £1,527,105 project. For further details see media release from same date.

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22 May 2001
Designated Services for Young People: Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Health Authority
Priority 3.1 project from Health Action Zone to tackle social inclusion among young people via training and work experience.

Grant of £96,559 from ESF for £236,525 project. For further details contact Lottie Dale on 01726 627922.

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21 May 2001
Blunging House: Pentreath Industries
Priority 4.8 project to convert old china clay industry building and provide new training space.

Grant of £16,328 from ERDF for £36,284 project. For further information see media release from same date.

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15 May 2001
Let's Do IT!: Cornwall Enterprise
Priority 1.7, second phase of project to support training via the Internet for small businesses in key sectors.

Grant of £302,000 from ESF for £671,000 project. See media release from same date for further information.

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1 May 2001
Share Training: Cornwall County Council
Priority 3.1 project to provide unemployed volunteers with vocational training, work experience and careers guidance in a youth work setting.

Grant of £148,300 from ESF for £333,080 project. For further details, contact the county council press office on 01872 322000.

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27 April 2001
Action Women: Cornwall College
Priority 3.5 project to improve the participation of women by increasing access to learning and training and increasing employability.

Grant of £613,335 from ESF for £1,394,702 project. For further details see media release from same date.

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27 April 2001
Cornwall Prince's Youth Trust: Cornwall College
Priority 3.4 project to provide unemployed 16 to 24-year-olds with skills to enter the labour market and understanding of the needs of employers.

Grant of £200,984 from ESF for £446,634 project. See media release from same date for further details.

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20 April 2001
EPIC ONE: East Cornwall CAB Initiative
Priority 3.4 project to provide skills training via Citizens Advice Bureau in East Cornwall.

Grant of £255,700 from ESF for £543,000 project. See media release from same date for further information.

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12 April 2001
Training for Marine Engineering: Cornwall College
Priority 1.7 project to expand vocational and higher education training in sector.

Grant of £755,570 from ESF for £1,679,337 project. See press release from same date for more information.

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12 April 2001
Multimedia: Cornwall College
Priority 1.7 project to develop higher education training in sector, including digital broadcasting.

Grant of £258,527 from ESF for £574,511 project. See press release from same date for more information.

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11 April 2001
Heaven Scent: Pentreath Industries
Priority 3.4 project to provide training and work experience in horticulture and conservation for people recovering from severe mental ill health.

Grant of £426,907 from ESF for £776,197 project. See press release from same date for more information.

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19 March 2001
BEEI (Business Entrepreneurship, Enterprise and Innovation) Cornwall
Cornwall Education Business Partnership: three-year Priority 3.2 project to inspire and develop skills of 9,100 Cornish students making the transition from education to work.

Grant of £275,635 from ESF for £717,735 project. Contact David Smith on 01872 323420 for further information.

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19 March 2001
Open Doors: Cornwall County Council
Three-year county-wide Priority 3.4 project to improve the range of training and job opportunities for people with disabilities.

Grant of £1,625,921 from ESF for £3,615,756 project. Contact Jayne Cotterill on 01872 322672 for more details.

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15 March 2001
Let's Do IT!: Cornwall Enterprise
Priority 1.7 project to develop a network of 250 small and medium businesses in key sectors that have a history of under investment in training and to provide training via the Internet.

Grant of £30,000 from ESF for £111,878 project. See media release from same date for further information.

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15 March 2001
Modern Apprentices for All: PROSPER
Priority 3.3 project providing on-the-job training, leading to NVQ qualifications for 2,000 employees working for small and medium businesses.

Grant of £1,624,568 from ESF for £3,857,313 project. See media release from same date for further information.

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1 March 2001
Childminders Mean Business: National Childminding Association
Priority 3.5 project to raise the standards of childcare.

Grant of £75,796 from ESF for £168,436 project. For further details see media release from same date.

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1 March 2001
Potential Through Childcare: National Childminding Association
Previous phase of above project.

Grant of £40,666 from ESF for £89,009 project. For further details see media release from same date.

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1 March 2001
Falmouth Maritime Build & Train: Cornwall College
Priority 3.1 project providing formal training and on-the-job experience at National Maritime Museum Cornwall for 12 building trainees.

Grant of £224,504 from ESF for £498,986 project. For further details contact Vanessa Robson at Cornwall College on 01209 611611.

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23 February 2001
Skills for Dynamic Agriculture:
PROSPER have been awarded a Priority 3.2 grant towards a project for providing the technical, management and business skills necessary to re-engineer agriculture in Cornwall.

Grant of £799,328 from ESF towards a £1,776,285 projects.

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16 February 2001
GROW: Truro College
Priority 3.1 project to help more than 1200 disadvantaged people find a route back into work with the help of advice, skills training and the opportunity to improve qualifications for those seeking full, part-time or seasonal work.

Grant of £501,580 from ESF towards £1,114,625 project. See media release from same date for further details.

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8 February 2001
Combined Universities in Cornwall (CUC) Initiative
First Phase of Start Up: Falmouth College of Arts - Priority 5.3 project to enable first phase of start up work for both the physical development and course development work which will allow all phases of the main site at Tremough to be ready for occupation by 2003.

Grant of £673,636 from ERDF towards £1,193,636 project. Contact Cornwall County Council's press office on 01872 322000 for further details.

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6 February 2001
Tap Routes: British Trust for Conservation Volunteers
Priority 3.1 project to provide employment placements and vocational training with environmental and voluntary organisations.

Grant of £417,631 from ESF for £928,183 project. See media release from same date for details.

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30 January 2001
SEAL: Link-into-Learning
Priority 3.3 project to provide free IT training to people with basic skills needs.

Grant of £447,290 from ESF towards £884,790 project. See media release from same date for details.

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26 January 2001
GUIDE: Truro College
Priority 3.4 project to help people with acquired physical disability or brain injury find a way back to work or higher education.

Grant of £738,820 from ESF towards £1,641,825 project. See media release from same date for details.

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19 December 2000
XL Network: Cornwall Education Business Partnership
Priority 3.4 project to help under-achieving students into the job market and extend pilot scheme across Cornwall.

Grant of £200,520 from ESF towards £456,050 project. Contact Cornwall County Council's press office on 01872 322000 for further details.

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24 November 2000
Learning Shops: Cornwall College
Priority 3.3 project to provide free IT training, targeting women and the unemployed as well as those already in work, through Learning Shops in Bodmin, Camborne, Helston and Redruth.

Grant of £773,215 from ESF for £1,718,257 project. See media release from same date for further details.

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30 October 2000
Hayle & Camborne Build and Train: Penwith Housing Association
Priority 3.1 project giving 22 trainees from Hayle & Camborne formal training at Cornwall College and on-the-job experience in the construction industry.

Grant of £95,797 from ESF for £213,201 project. See media release on first projects from same date for further details.

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30 October 2000
Pentreath: Pentreath Industries
Priority 3.4 project to continue and expand charity's work offering work experience, training and employment to Cornish people recovering from mental ill health.

Grant of £998,854 from ESF for £1,840,454 project. See media release on first projects from same date for further details or click on the logo to visit the Pentreath Industries website.

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30 October 2000
NOW2: Pentreath Industries
Priority 3.5 project offering work experience, training and employment for women recovering mental ill health.

Grant of £120,045 from ESF for £220,045 project. See media release on first projects from same date for further details.

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30 October 2000
PIONEERS: Pentreath Industries
Priority 3.3 project based at in-patient departments of three Cornish hospitals, supporting people recovering from mental ill health.

Grant of £169,018 from ESF for £308,918 project. See media release on first projects from same date for further details.

The Cross Cutting Themes run throughout all the projects and we will develop similar examples of good practice in due course.

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