INFORMATION

FAQs

What is the Town Fund?

The Towns Fund is  £3.6 billion fund investing in towns as part of the government’s plan to level up our regions

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/towns-fund

How much money is available as part of the Town deal fund?

There is a ring fenced amount of 23.6 million pound which is dependent on successful businesses cases begin approved by Government. Further details on each projects funding allocation  allocations can found here: https://hbcnewsroom.co.uk/23-6m-funding-allocated-to-seven-reconnecting-runcorn-town-deal-projects/

How did the board decide what projects to include in the Town Investment Plan?

Following the expression of interest process in 2020, all submitted ideas were put under analysis using the Government aligned Town Deal project prioritisation and assessment process.

Is it too late to send my ideas?

Whilst the Expression of interest period has now ended for Town Deal projects, over the next five years there will be further opportunities to have your say and help shape the way the projects are delivered. Any further consultations will be publically advertised on the Councils and project partners social media channels.

How can I learn who is on the Town Deal Board?
How were members of the board selected?

The Board members were selected in accordance with government guidance

Where can I learn what is being discussed in the boards meetings?
What is the role of Halton Borough Council?

The council will be acting as the accountable body overseeing the legal and financial management of the funding received from Government.

How can local people get involved?

Going forward, further public consultation events for projects will be conducted when appropriate when current Government Covid Guidance allow.