Carrick Integrated Area Plan (IAP) covered the whole of Carrick
District. The total population of this area is approximately
90,000 people, the majority of whom live in the main towns of
Truro, Falmouth and Penryn.
A. To create new opportunities for employment, improve incomes
and help new and existing small businesses be sustainable
B. To support regeneration of neighbourhoods, towns and village
C. To enable local people to increase their knowledge and
improve their skills
D. To improve access to employment, training and services
for disadvantaged individuals and communities
E. To enhance the contribution our distinctive culture and
environment make to the economy.
Carrick IAP Team
Carrick District Council secured investment from Objective
One, the Regional Development Agency, Cornwall County Council
and its own funds to employ a team of six people to manage
the implementation of Carrick IAP.
The team comprised a Programme Manager, an Office Assistant
and four Development Officers, who covered the following geographical
Falmouth & Budock Area
Penryn & the Roseland Area
North Coast Area
The team was employed by REP Ltd on behalf of Carrick District
Council until June 2004 and Carrick District Council following that date.
They helped projects through the Objective One application
Identifying projects that are eligible or signposting to
other funds if appropriate
Assisting with the preparation of business plans and funding
Sourcing match funding
Assisting with the delivery of successful projects
The implementation of Carrick IAP was overseen by Carrick
Community Alliance which represented over 75 local public,
private and voluntary sector organisations. All projects were
endorsed by the Alliance to ensure that they meet local community
needs and satisfy the objectives set out in the IAP.