A total of six funds are now available from HS2 Ltd to support communities impacted by the construction of Britain’s new high speed rail network. The HS2 Community & Environment Fund (CEF) and Business & Local Economy Fund (BLEF) have supported a range of community, environment and road safety issues along the first phase of […]Read more about "HS2 funding extended to second phase of construction with six initiatives now available"
The HS2 Green Corridor Prospectus and interactive map is a new tool that provides detail about the environment projects up and down the HS2 route, including information on how communities can benefit further by getting involved. Projects that have been funded through the HS2 Community and Environment Fund (CEF) are included. Find out more: https://www.hs2.org.uk/building-hs2/hs2-green-corridor/ […]Read more about "HS2 Green Corridor – find out more"
Bubblesqueakeat CIC, based in Hammersmith and Fulham, was awarded close to £75,000 by the HS2 Community and Environment Fund to run their ‘Creating Futures through Bubble & Squeak’ project to provide the local community with healthy, affordable food all while building skills and confidence of local people. The original project idea was to invite children […]Read more about "How HS2 Community and Business Funds are supporting communities in need during Covid-19: Bubblesqueakeat CIC"
When: Thursday 25 June 2020Time: 1pm- 2pm Communities and businesses along the line of HS2 Phase One are invited to find out more about how they apply for funding to support local projects. The webinar will cover the two funding schemes – the Community and Environment Fund (CEF) and the Business and Local Economy Fund […]Read more about "Get involved! HS2 Community and Business Funds webinar"
Drummond Street in Camden, London – a street famed for its South Asian cuisine – has today (Friday 29 May) secured £650,888 for a revitalisation programme after Camden Borough Council, in partnership with Euston Town BID, was successful in its application to the HS2 Business and Local Economy Fund (BLEF). The sum is the biggest […]Read more about "Renowned Camden culinary street latest to benefit from HS2’s Business Fund with £650,000 award"
Following the Government’s approval for HS2 Ltd to award Notice to Proceed to its Main Works Civils Contractors, HS2 Ltd can now announce that the number of community and business groups to receive awards from the HS2 community and business funds has topped over 100. While the country’s focus is rightly on defeating the COVID-19 […]Read more about "Forestry England, Birmingham Trees for Life, and the National Paralympic Heritage Trust all benefit from HS2 Community and Business Funds as number of projects supported reaches 100"
Almost three years since the launch of the funding programme, we are pleased to say that local communities have now benefitted to the tune of over £4.6m thanks to funding from the HS2 Community and Business Funds. Today, the interactive map has been updated with 9 new projects, including; In the West Midlands, The Worth […]Read more about "HS2 Community and Business Funds reaches £4.6m awards milestone"
Today, two new Community and Environment Fund awards have been announced which take the total funding awarded from the Community and Environment Fund (CEF) and Business and Local Economy Fund (BLEF) to over £4million. Tamworth Scouts Building for the Future project has been awarded £55,700 which will go towards a new building at the District […]Read more about "HS2 community and business grants scheme celebrates awarding £4million funding"
Communities and businesses along Phase One of the HS2 route have received a £3.5m total cash injection. 62 projects have been funded since the programme launched in 2017. Community groups and business support organisations are encouraged to apply for funding for their local projects. The latest cohort of projects to receive funding from the HS2 […]Read more about "HS2 Community and Business Funds reach £3.5m mark"
Groundwork, independent administrators of Phase One of HS2 Community and Environment Fund (CEF) and Business and Local Economy Fund (BLEF) have released the HS2 Fund Annual Review for 2018/2019.Read more about "HS2 Community & Business Funds Annual Review 2018/2019"