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31 January 2014

£100m Vibrant and Viable Places funding announced

The Minister for Housing and Regeneration, Carl Sargeant, has announced the allocation of funding for the Welsh Government’s regeneration grant, Vibrant and Viable Places.

The total funding has been extended to £100 million over three years and so each of the eleven local authorities invited to submit detailed bids will receive funding of up to £15 million.

The funding will be used for various regeneration projects - helping to create jobs, tackle poverty, increase housing supply and improve community facilities.

The local authorities who will receive funding through Vibrant and Viable Places are Bridgend, Conwy, Flintshire, Isle of Anglesey, Merthyr Tydfil, Neath Port Talbot, Newport, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Swansea, Torfaen and Wrexham.

Find out more about the announcement here.