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Partnership delivers jobs and training opportunities

West Kent Jobs and Training Fair on Thursday 30 March   Jobseekers in West Kent will be able to meet up with local businesses and training providers to access available jobs and courses at the Fair.  It takes place at the Angel Centre in Tonbridge from 10am to 2pm and has been arranged by the West […]

Business as usual for West Kent LEADER

Funding Available to Help Rural Businesses to Grow  Businesses and communities in the rural areas of West Kent will continue to have the opportunity to benefit froM LEADER grant funding totalling nearly £1.5 million until 31 March 2019.  This news follows a period of uncertainty following the EU referendum last year. Grants provided to rural […]

Celebrating business excellence

The West Kent Partnership has teamed up with Times Local Newspapers to deliver the Awards for 2017 Enter here  Entries are now open until 13 April to businesses in the boroughs of Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge & Malling and Sevenoaks District. Chairman of the West Kent Partnership, Nicolas Heslop says The Partnership is delighted to […]

£6.165M cash boost for West Kent to help create local jobs and growth

West Kent is to receive a further £6.165M of government cash to help create jobs, support businesses and create new growth opportunities. Andrew Percy MP, Minister at the Department for Communities and Local Government, who has responsibility for local growth, today announced a government cash injection of £102 million for capital projects for the South East […]

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Our vision for West Kent is to sustain a dynamic and well-connected local economy, to ensure that West Kent remains a key location for business success and growth and that our local population has access to quality jobs and skills development. The Partnership promotes West Kent, champions key economic issues, engages with industry and business and pursues external funding to develop and deliver initiatives to support our local economy.

The strategic economic partnership covering the local authority areas of Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge & Malling.

We address economic, transport and infrastructure issues to create a stronger West Kent economy and the conditions for businesses to thrive