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Levelling Up

The United Kingdom Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) and Rural England Prosperity Fund (REPF) are core parts of the UK Government’s Levelling Up agenda, the primary goal of the funds is to build pride in place and increase life chances across the UK.

West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) has been awarded a total of £5.4m from the UKSPF, and a further £1.3m from the REPF, to meet the goals of Levelling Up and to deliver on the needs and priorities of residents and businesses across West Northants.

In addition to these funds, WNC has also received £1.9m of funding from Multiply to improve adult numeracy skills.

Under the 3-year funding programme that started in 2022/23, the Council aims to Level Up West Northants by focusing on 3 key investment priorities:

  • Communities and Place
  • People and Skills
  • Supporting Local Business

Find out more about the investments we are making: