Defra ‘Fishing communities across the UK will benefit from better infrastructure, strengthened supply chains, new jobs and an investment in skills thanks to a £75 million boost for the sector announced by UK Government. The Infrastructure and Skills and training schemes are the second and third parts of the £100 million UK Seafood Fund designed to level up coastal communities across the UK. Read the full press release here.
Defra will be holding two webinars in January to explain how the funding works and how to navigate the application process:
- Infrastructure fund webinar, Wednesday 12 January, 10.30am-12pm*
- Skills & training fund webinar, Wednesday 19 January, 10am-12pm *
For more information on the Infrastructure scheme please follow the link to the guidance where you will find details of the scheme, a feedback form and the link to the webinar.
For more information on the Skills and training scheme please follow the link to the guidance where you will find details of the scheme, a feedback form and the link to the webinar.’