June 2013. ERDF Convergence Communications Update.

Here is a round up of the latest ERDF Convergence related communications.

Media Releases

Cornwall Council and Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEP welcome announcement of €592.9 million European funding for economic development projects

28 June 2013. Cornwall Council and the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) have been working together on the design of the next EU programme for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly and welcome today’s announcement that the region will receive €592.9 million between 2014-2020 to invest in vital economic development projects and programmes.

Heartlands Wins Two Riba Awards

21 June 3013. Stride Treglown is delighted to announce Heartlands in Cornwall has won two RIBA awards.

Roseland Peninsula celebrates arrival of superfast broadband

20 June 2013. Harbourside villages of Portscatho and Gerrans benefit from fibre broadband roll-out

Using social media to grow your social enterprise

6 June 2013. The next Local Network Event of the Social Enterprise Focus project includes a workshop on Using Social Media to Grow Your Social Enterprise on Thursday 27 June from 9.30am to 1pm at Pool Innovation Centre


Heartlands wins national architecture prize

20 June 2013. The ERDF Convergence invested Heartlands project at Pool has won 3 awards at the 2013 Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Awards

Latest case studies

The St Agnes Project
David Proctor. DP Engineering
Layton Bennett. Superdrone
Amanda Barlow. Speizia Organics
Porthcressa regeneration

Latest newsletter

June 2013. Bespoke Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEP newsletter. A special edition highlighting the consultation period.
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Investment to date

There have been 137 ERDF Convergence investments to date, with a total of c £331m committed. The latest Progress Report can be found here.

In other business…

ERDF Convergence launched its new website. Add the link to your favourites!
Our Flickr album is full of photographs of the investments. Take a look.

As always

You can get in contact with us in the usual ways:
Phone: 01872 241379
Email: convergence@cornwall.gov.uk
Website: www.erdfconvergence.org.uk
Twitter: @convergencenews

Distribution includes:

Joint Local Managment Committee
Cornwall MPs and MEPs
Department for Communities and Local Government, Department for Work and Pensions,and EC
Cornwall Business Partnership
South West UK Brussels Office
Cornwall Brussels Office
Local Enterprise Partnership
Cornwall Council and the Council of the Isles of Scilly


Monday 1 July 2013