Works get underway on new College and Public Sector Hub

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Work has started on the development of a new Further Education College and Public Sector Hub on Horncastle’s Mareham Road.

The development will see a new education facility, operated by Boston College, built alongside a Public Sector Hub that will be home to East Lindsey District Council and partner organisations.

Having gained planning permission last year, works are now underway following confirmation that Boston College have successfully secured £1,231,490 for the college campus aspect of project from the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership as part of the Government’s Getting Building Fund.

The College campus, which will comprise four classrooms and a digital innovation computer-based classroom, will create new learning opportunities in digital skills for individuals aged 16 and over.

Access to further and higher education within East Lindsey is currently limited and, by introducing a more accessible provision, local businesses will be able to readily access training to meet their skills needs, helping them to grow, increase productivity, and add value to the local economy.

Claire Foster, Principal and CEO of Boston College, said: “Boston College is delighted to be part of this exciting new investment in Horncastle. Our college’s purpose is to support the development of skills and the

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