Funding boost for businesses in the East

Local businesses in the East are to benefit from extra government help, after many were awarded Assisted Area status.

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Businesses in the East to benefit from extra funding after clinching Assisted Area status

Lowestoft beach in Suffolk. Credit: Graham Cannell

Local businesses in Lowestoft are to benefit from extra government help, after the town was awarded Assisted Area status.

It means companies can now apply for additional funding and tax breaks to create jobs and expand their business.

Great Yarmouth, Harwich and Clacton are among other places in the East which will also benefit from the scheme.

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