HS2 June Updates
Information Event - Information event about High Speed Two (HS2) - On Monday 3 July between 2pm and 8pm at Maple Cross and West Hyde Community Centre, Longcroft Road, Rickmansworth, Herts, WD3 9TJ.
Funds available for communities disrupted by Phase One of HS2
Two funds programmes totalling £40 million are now open for applications from local communities and businesses that are directly disrupted by the construction of Phase One of HS2. Groundwork will act as the administrators of both funds which are:
- The Community and Environment Fund (CEF) - focuses on quality of life and environment in individual communities, with Funds of up to £75,000 per project are available.
- The Business and Local Economy Fund (BLEF) is for large projects across several communities that address strategic rather than purely local concerns, with Funds of £10,000 - £1 million per project are available.
Examples of projects that would be eligible to receive funding include improved pedestrian, equestrian, or cycle access, landscape and conservation projects, improvement of sports and recreational facilities, employment and job creation schemes and improvements in retail and tourist areas. For more information, please email email@example.com