Response to the South West Regional Development Agency (RDA)
announcement of £8million investment for Newquay Cornwall
Both the Objective One and Cornwall Business Partnerships
welcome the RDA's announcement of investment into Newquay
Carleen Kelemen, Director of the Objective One Partnership,
said: "I welcome this announcement by the RDA. The
further investment will maintain the momentum for further
development of Newquay Cornwall Airport.
"Both public and private sectors are committed
to the retention and expansion of a commercial airport for
Cornwall and the Isles of Scillies and this is a key element
in the infrastructure being built to create a more knowledge-based
"More than £13 million from Objective One
has already been committed to Newquay Cornwall Airport as
part of a raft of economy boosting measures that also include
the Combined Universities in Cornwall and high speed broadband
Thelma Sorensen, chair of the Cornwall Business Partnership
(CBP), said: "As CBP chair and as a businesswoman
in Cornwall I have long been championing investment in Newquay
"A viable commercial airport is such an important
asset for a region and it will send a signal to businesses
everywhere that we can compete in today's global economy.
The RDA announcement of investment is very good news as not
only will jobs be created at the airport but spin offs will
add value to other businesses across the region."
For further information contact Clare Morgan, Media Relations
Manager of the Objective One Partnership Office on 01872 223439
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Objective One Programme for Cornwall and the
Isles of Scilly has invested in Newquay Cornwall Airport through
the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
Media Relations Manager
Objective One Partnership Office
Truro TR1 2UD
Mobile: 07973 813647
Telephone: 01872 223439