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Plymouth enterprise programme receives £1.4m funding

A programme designed to encourage more Plymouth people to start us their own business' has secured funding of almost one-point-four million pounds.

It means the free Urban Enterprise programme can run for another two years, giving people practical advice on how to write business plans, pitch ideas, and use marketing successfully.

The project has helped 158 new businesses get off the ground in the past three years.

Hundreds of jobs could be created in Cornwall

Business Minister Mark Prisk will launch a new enterprise zone for Newquay airport. The Aerohub Zone will be an area dedicated to developments in the aerospace industry with a business park and aviation learning centre. The new enterprise zone could create more than seven hundred jobs.

Hundreds of jobs could be created with the launch of the new enterprise zone Credit: ITV Westcountry