Renew and re-energise our high streets

It is great news for our residents and businesses that the Government see our potential and are investing in our area. The Government recently announced that Bognor Regis will receive £20 million as part of the Long-Term Plans for Towns. 

This follows on from the £19.4 million of  Levelling Up funds to transform Littlehampton seafront and provide for a new Alexandra Theatre in Bognor Regis. Those projects are now both beginning

Our high streets are the heart of our communities. With so many people working from home, we need to support innovative ways to encourage co-working spaces in town centres, build on our tourism and hospitality, and work with our businesses to evolve a range of high quality careers. Not only are thriving town centres important for our local economy - supporting local jobs and traders - but it is also crucial to our sense of "pride in place" and how we feel about the place we're lucky enough to call home.

 

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Pushing for investment in roads and infrastructure

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