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Project announcement summary

The review below gives a summary of how much money from Objective One has been awarded to the successful projects announced to date and how much these projects will cost in total (with match funding).

The second section on individual projects gives the date of announcement (most recent first), the applicant, the project, the priority and measure under which it is funded, the value of the grant and the fund involved, the total project cost and where to get further details:

Total grant for projects announced so far

A total of 67 projects have now been announced. The amount of European grant awarded through Objective One for each fund, and in total, is as follows. The figure in brackets is the value of the projects enabled through the funding:

EAGGF 7 projects £3,991,432 (£13,922,651)
ERDF 26 projects £10,254,244 (£24,364,193)
ESF 34 projects £15,183,255 (£33,375,253)

TOTAL GRANT 67 projects £29,428,931 (£71,662,097)

Please note: This is the amount of grant awarded to the projects announced and does not include all project approved to date. (These will be announced once the applicant has agreed all financial and legal details.)

(Abbreviations of funds: EAGGF – European Agricultural Guidance and Guarantee Fund; ERDF – European Regional Development Fund; ESF – European Social Fund; FIFG – Financial Instrument for Fisheries Guidance.)

5th July EBL Developments – Provision of Industrial Starter Units, Saltash: Priority 1.1 project to provide eight industrial units on the Tamar View Industrial Estate.

Grant of £102,900 from ERDF for £316,856 project. Contact EBL Developments on 01752 695346 for more information.

5th July Truro College – Centre of Excellence (Helford Building): 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.

22nd June Cornwall Archaeological Unit – Cornwall & Scilly Urban Survey: Priority 5.2 project to carry out comprehensive survey of historic towns and villages – to then be used as framework for future economic regeneration projects.

Grant of £151,028 from ERDF for £300,528 project. For further information contact principal archaeologist Jeanette Radcliffe on 01872 322568.

22nd June Cornwall County Council – World Heritage Site Bid: Priority 5.2 project to prepare bid for recognition by UNESCO of Cornish mining landscape as World Heritage Site.

Grant of £174,888 from ERDF for £349,888 project. For further information contact principal archaeologist Jeanette Radcliffe on 01872 322568.

18th June Cornwall Enterprise – Creating Cornish Prosperity: 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 £1,146,568 project. For further information see media release from same date.

18th June Cornwall Social Services – Leaving Care: 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.

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

Grant of £89,043 from ESF for £564,468 project – linked to ERDF project below.

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

Grant of £216,068 from ERDF for £1,304,309 project. For further information contact Margaret Bilkey of Adult Education Service on 01326 563702.

13th June Heron Trust Ltd – Cornwall Food & Energy Park Study: Priority 1.4 project to carry out feasibility study and, if viability is proved, development plan for “food and energy” park to support food processing in Cornwall.

Grant of £24,375 from EAGGF for £97,500 project. For further details contact Business Location Services Ltd on 01872 222777.

12th June Pengreep Farm Ltd – Pengreep Farm Dairy: Priority 1.4 and 4.4/6 project to build new dairy unit to increase cheese production, as well as staff training and product development.

Grant of £155,660 from EAGGF for £778,299 project. For further details see media release from same date.

8th June Council for the Isles of Scilly – WISE (Waste Incineration Strategy for the Environment): Priority 4.8 project to provide secondary burn chamber for incineration plant and reduce emissions.

Grant of £465,000 from ERDF for £965,000 project. For further details see media release from same date.

8th June Cornwall Education Business Partnership – PEBBLE: 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.

6th June Newquay For Excellence – Stepping Into Tourism: 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.

1st June Truro College – CASCADE: Priority 3.2 project providing support to develop new and existing small businesses.

Grant of £334,401 from ESF for £751,835 project. For further details see media release from same date.

1st June PROSPER – New Business Excellence: Priority 3.2 project providing advice, guidance and training for newly created businesses.

Grant of £47,902 from ESF for £106,450 project.

24th May Duchy College – Organic Studies Initiative: Priority 4.6 project to establish an organic studies centre at Camborne and farm demonstration programme.

Grant of £350,122 from EAGGF for £972,199 project. For further details contact Dr Jean Burke on 01209 722100.

22nd May Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Health Authority – Designated Services for Young People: 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.

21st May Caradon District Council – Torpoint Marine Drive Workspace Centre: Priority 1.1 project to develop a disused council depot into 25 managed workspace units and conference facility.

Grant of £308,925 from ERDF for £772,313 project. For further details, contact Andrew Ellis at Caradon District Council on 01579 341230.


21st May Pentreath Industries – Blunging House: 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.

17th May South West Investment Group – Small Business Grant Scheme: Priority 1.2 project to provide grants to micro-businesses and small enterprises.

Grant of £100,000 from ERDF for £200,000 project. For further information contact SWIG on 01872 223883.

17th May South West Investment Group – Small Business Start Up Fund: Priority 1.2 project to provide loans to micro-businesses and small enterprises.

Grant of £300,000 from ERDF for £600,000 project. For further information contact SWIG on 01872 223883.

17th May South West Investment Group – Cornwall Grant Scheme and Business Development Funds Management: Priority 1.3 project to market and administer SWIG’s funds.

Grant of £126,095 from ERDF for £265,595 project. For further information contact SWIG on 01872 223883.

15th May Cornwall Enterprise - Let’s Do IT!: 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 £921,000 project. See media release from same date for further information.

14th May PROSPER – Rural Diversification Capital Grant Initiative: Priority 4.6 project to provide fund for farms and rural business diversification.

Grant of £1,236,732 from EAGGF for £4,450,463 project. For further details see media release from same date.

10th May South West Tourism – Rural Tourism Improvement Fund: Priority 4.6 project providing umbrella fund to assist farm tourism developments.

Grant of £1,969,070 from EAGGF for £7,108,540 project. For further information, see media release from same date.

1st May Cornwall County Council – Share Training: 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.

30th April Caradon District Council – Millbrook Workshops: Priority 1.1 project to build six industrial units to serve Millbrook and Rame Peninsula area.

Grant of £219,612 from ERDF for £549,031project. For further details, contact Andrew Ellis at Caradon District Council on 01579 341230.

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

Grant of £624,951 from ESF for £1,389,400 project. For further details see media release from same date.

27th April Cornwall College – Cornwall Prince’s Youth Trust: 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.

20th April East Cornwall CAB Initiative – EPIC ONE: 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.

12th April Cornwall College – Training for Marine Engineering: 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.

12th April Cornwall College – Multimedia, 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.

11th April Pentreath Industries – Heaven Scent: 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 £796,197 project. See press release from same date for more information.

6th April The Prince’s Trust – Cornwall 2001 & Beyond: six-year Priority 1.5 project to support young entrepreneurs in launching and developing new businesses.

Grant of £589,360 from ERDF for £1,178,720 project. See press release from same date for more information.

30th March Cornwall County Council – Cornwall Film Fund (Phase One): Priority 1.2 project providing Umbrella Fund to support film, TV and script production in Cornwall.

Grant of £548,529 from ERDF for £1,097,057 project. Contact Jenefer Lowe on 01872 323465 for more information.

29th March Restormel Borough Council – Par-Drinnick Feasibility Study: Priority 2.4 project to investigate the economic regeneration potential of developing rail links and dock facilities at Par.

Grant of £30,000 from ERDF for £60,000 project. See media release from same date for more information.

19th March Cornwall Education Business Partnership – BEEI (Business Entrepreneurship, Enterprise and Innovation) Cornwall: 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 £299,950 from ESF for £781,050 project. Contact David Smith on 01872 323420 for further information.

19th March Cornwall County Council – Open Doors, 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 £3,592,000 project. Contact Jayne Cotterill on 01872 322672 for more details.

15th March Cornwall Enterprise – Let’s Do IT!: 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 £350,000 project. See media release from same date for further information.

15th March PROSPER – Modern Apprentices for All: 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.

9th March Celtic Film & Television Festival – Priority 1.2 project to provide funding for 22nd Celtic Film & TV Festival, providing major networking opportunity for local film industry.

Grant of £113,107 from ERDF for £229,043 project. For further details see media release from same date.

2nd March Castang Wine Shippers – 2001 Cornwall Wine Fair: Priority 1.4 project to fund event providing opportunity for local producers to promote products direct to potential buyers.

Grant of £2,895 from EAGGF for £10,650 project.

1st March National Childminding Association – Childminders Mean Business: 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.

1st March National Childminding Association – Potential Through Childcare, previous phase of above project.

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

1st March Cornwall College – Falmouth Build & Train: 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.

28th February South West Investment Group – Cornwall Business Growth Fund: Priority 1.2 project to set up £3 million investment fund for business.

Grant of £1,050,000 for £3,000,000 project. For further details see media release from same date.

26th February Finance South West – Finance Cornwall Scoping Project: Priority 1.2 project developing model for possible £20 million venture capital fund.

Grant of £83,250 from ERDF for £185,000 project. For further details see media release from same date.

23rd February University of Plymouth – HERRON: Priority 3.2 project to provide a range of business services to help companies in the regions to innovate, compete and exploit new technologies and opportunities.

Grant of £1,387,300 from ESF for £2,776,300 project. For further details see media release from same date.

16th February Truro College – GROW: 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.

12th February The National Trust – Poldhu Marconi Centre: Priority 5.2 project to create visitor centre and community base to celebrate the international importance of the site from which Marconi sent the first ever trans-Atlantic radio signal.

Grant of £141,913 from ERDF towards £311,913 project. Contact the National Trust’s regional office at Bodmin on 01208 74281 for further details.

8th February Falmouth College of Arts – Combined Universities in Cornwall (CUC) Initiative 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.

6th February British Trust for Conservation Volunteers – Tap Routes: 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.

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

Grant of £447,000 from ESF towards £885,000 project. See media release from same date for details.

26th January Truro College – GUIDE: 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.

24th January Looe Harbour Commissioners – Priority 5.2 project to fund pre-feasibility study to investigate possible benefits to town of building new outer harbour.

Grant of £15,000 from ERDF towards £30,000 project. Contact Robert Newton on 0468 496055 or Rationale Ltd on 01872 275755 for further details.

15th January County Environmental Services – Greenpark Feasibility Study: Priority 2.1 project to investigate potential of using power generated by incinerating household waste to provide heat and electricity for a business park.

Grant of £51,100 from ERDF towards £106,100 project. See media release from same date for further details.

10th January Trebah Garden Trust – Priority 5.2 project to further restore garden and provide new visitor and educational facilities.

Grant of £540,000 from ERDF towards £1.93 million project. See media release from same date for further details.

19th December Cornwall Education Business Partnership – XL Network: 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.

5th December 2000 Cornwall Enterprise – Enterprise Edge: Priority 1.3 project to provide business information service, following successful trial scheme.

Grant of £400,000 from ERDF towards £803,000 project. Contact Enterprise Edge on 0800 052 3942 for further details.

1st December 2000 Gaia Trust – Priority 1.6 project supporting creation of renewable energy centre at Delabole as visitor attraction and for businesses in renewable energy sector.

Grant of £300,000 from ERDF towards £600,000 element of £5.5 million total project cost. Contact Louise Clements on 01208 851188 for further details.

28th November 2000 Cornwall Enterprise – Priority 4.6 project establishing team of facilitators to implement Cornwall Agricultural Council’s strategies and help those in the agricultural and other rural industries access around £50 million in grant aid.

Grant of £250,000 from EAGGF for £500,000 project. See media release from same date for further details.

24th November 2000 Cornwall College – Learning Shops: 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.

17th November South West of England Regional Development Agency – Tolvaddon Energy Park: Priority 2.1 project to build an innovative, high quality business park for firms in the renewable energy sector. Tolvaddon will feature the latest in environmental design and technology on a brownfield site near Camborne.

Grant of £1,860,000 from ERDF for £4,043,000 project. See media release from same date for further details.

30th October 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.

30th October 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.

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

Grant of £120,024 from ESF for £220,045 project. See media release on first projects from same date for further details.

30th October Pentreath Industries – PIONEERS: 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.

 

Editors notes:


Jason Clark
Communications Manager
Objective One Partnership Office
Castle House
Pydar Street
Truro TR1 2UD
Tel:01872 241379
Fax:01872 241388
jason@dclark.co.uk