Housing Minister to visit new town

The Housing Minister, Mark Prisk, is due to visit Devon's newest town today. It comes as a £20 million grant is awarded to speed up building work in Cranbrook, which has slowed in the current economic climate.

Houses under construction in Cranbrook Credit: ITV Westcountry

The money will help the construction of more than 6,000 new homes and new transport links and should create 1,500 jobs.

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Cranbrook Funding Announced

The Government has announced £20 million worth of investment in the East Devon new town of Cranbrook. Some of the money will go on infrastructure projects.