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Great South West leads UK clean energy growth

Great South West leads UK clean energy growth

The Great South West of England is set to become one of the leading providers of low carbon energy in the UK by 2035, according to a major new report.

With Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power Station, floating offshore renewables in the Celtic Sea, and an array of geothermal, hydrogen and other green fuels already deployed or in development, the Great South West - covering Cornwall and the...

Swanage, Dorset

Great South West partnership secures £1.5m boost for the region

The Government has confirmed that it will provide the Great South West region with £1.5m over three years to deliver sustainable economic growth in the region.

The Great South West partnership released a prospectus in January 2020, The UK’s Natural Powerhouse, setting out plans to deliver £45 billion to the economy and 190,000 jobs by 2035.

The Great South West is a...

Peter Evans

Peter Evans: This is the start of something big in the South West. Let's seize the moment

Today is a big day for the South West. Not just for tech businesses or their employees or aspiring entrepreneurs dreaming of setting up the next Google somewhere in this beautiful part of the country. No, today is a big day for the whole region -- its economy, its people and its future. It feels like the start of something.

As our story highlights , The South West Tech Analysis...

Prime Minister urged to fulfil promise to support South West

Campaigners have demanded Boris Johnson makes good on a promise from two years ago to support the economy in the South West.

In an open letter to the Prime Minister published on the front page of the Western Morning News, the Great South West campaign claims progress has been "minimal" since a meeting in 2019 when Johnson said he would "support and champion" the plans put forward by...