As part of the fund scheme, both Kirkby and Sutton could receive up to £25 million each to fund plans to create thriving and revitalised town centres, with a wide range of services and retail on offer, a vibrant night-time economy and enhanced leisure offer.
Plans will be submitted in January, and at the board, which includes a wide range of stakeholders including business, education, health, transport, other councils and elected councillors, the exciting proposals were discussed in detail.
Proposed projects include:
Working with the Sutton Community Academy on a major renovation of their theatre so that it becomes a new public facing community theatre and cinema.
A maker space that will offer access to tools and work spaces so that those lacking the…