New town centre hub to boost careers in Loughborough

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A Careers and Enterprise Hub has opened its doors in the heart of Loughborough to help local people enhance their skills to access the careers market, progress in their existing careers or launch a new business idea.

The Hub, which is run by specialist advisors from Loughborough College and Loughborough University, has opened thanks to a £750,000 funding boost through the Loughborough Town Deal.

The building was purchased by Charnwood Borough Council using the Town Deal funding and the Council worked closely with the College to get the project off the ground.

It is understood to be among the first projects in the UK to be completed using money from the Government’s Town Deal scheme which is designed to help regenerate town centres, boost businesses and improve infrastructure and connectivity.

The Hub teams will offer advice, guidance and support to help people develop their skills to boost the local and regional economy as it bounces back from the impact of Covid.

The Loughborough College team is supporting local people by advising them on education and training pathways to boost their skills.

Jo Maher, Principal & CEO of Loughborough College, said: “We are proud to be officially opening the Careers and

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