D2N2 invests £3.5m to create Worksop Access to Skills Hub

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D2N2 Chair Elizabeth Fagan said: “I’m delighted to see D2N2 support this scheme and bring a state-of-the-art skills and education hub to Worksop town centre.

“Through the Getting Building Fund, we are investing to transform the skills opportunities within Worksop and meet new and emerging needs within the local economy.”

Councillor Jo White, Cabinet Member for Regeneration at Bassetlaw District Council, said: “When the Council purchased Bridge Court, we saw the potential to transform a neglected building into a place where future generations of local people can give themselves the opportunity to create a more promising future.

“Thanks to D2N2, along with our partners RNN Group and Derby University, who share this vision, the funding announced today will help to address the skills shortages that have already been identified in our area, enhance the further education provision already on offer in Bassetlaw and create a positive impact on life outcomes for future generations.

“In the coming years, people who want to gain skills in areas such as the health, digital and green technology sectors will be able to learn and train close to their homes and our brightest talent may not be lost to neighbouring areas.

“We also firmly believe

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