News

Shop front scheme is extended to St Neots and Ramsey

05/02/2024

A scheme aimed at supporting businesses to repair and improve their shop fronts is being extended in Huntingdonshire.

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Invest in Huntingdonshire Property Portal Launched

29/01/2024

New user-friendly platform open to businesses seeking to move into or expand within the district

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B&M to open new shop at former Wilko unit in Huntingdon

16/01/2024

A vacant Wilko unit in Huntingdon town centre is set to be replaced with a new B&M store, which could open before Easter.

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Create your 5-year Net Zero Roadmap

05/01/2024

Allia is working with PECT to help you create your 5-year Net Zero Roadmap

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Eddisons assist businesses secure property in Huntingdonshire

02/01/2024

The Huntingdon agency of Eddisons has confirmed the conclusion of the letting of Collingwood House on Alington Road, Eynesbury, St Neots, Cambridgeshire to a tenant who already has a substantial presence on the estate.

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Le Mark's Anete Muciniece awarded Employee of the Year 2023

22/12/2023

Huntingdon's Le Mark have appointed a Level 4 Sales Executive Apprentice as Employee of the Year 2023

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15-year-old dancer awarded place at full time performing arts college MEPA

14/12/2023

Dancer of Huntingdon’s Generation Dance Academy has been awarded a place at full time performing arts college MEPA.

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Food crime - guidance for businesses

07/12/2023

Guidance for businesses on how to spot and prevent food crime.

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Award winning local bookshop supporting schools

04/12/2023

Niche Comics Bookshop is family owned and has a strong sense of community with lots of events in Huntingdon and the local festivals and schools. 

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Reed Environment offering new funded training opportunities to help expand UK's Green Skills workforce

14/11/2023

Reed Environment is pleased to be offering new funded training opportunities to help expand the UK's Green Skills workforce.

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Applying for Jumpstart? Don’t forget to attend 3 Live Support sessions by 17 November

06/11/2023

Entrepreneurs and small business owners planning to apply to Jumpstart are reminded that to be eligible, you must have attended, and submitted all associated feedback forms, for three live support sessions by Friday 17 November. The sessions can be any combination of 121s, webinars, or workshops, but must be live, not on-demand.

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Empowering entrepreneurs: Give your business a JUMPSTART & book a place on our live support sessions

23/10/2023

Free online support to knock the daunting and lonely feeling that accompanies setting up and running a business.

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Launchpad: agri-tech and food tech in Eastern England

23/10/2023

UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £2m for business led projects in the agri-tech and food technology cluster in Eastern England.

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Are you ready to grow your business? – APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN 

06/10/2023

The Business & IP Centre Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is delivering Get Set and Grow, a business growth programme funded by the UK Shared Prosperity Fund via East Cambridgeshire District Council, Huntingdonshire District Council, and South Cambridgeshire District Council.  

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Boost the performance and resilience of your company and join a growing number of SME leaders taking part in the Help to Grow: Management Course.

12/09/2023

Designed by entrepreneurs and industry experts specifically for SME business leaders. Recent satisfaction surveys Indicate that 91% of those who have completed the course say that they would recommend it to other business leaders.

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HDC First to Launch Dedicated Manufacturing Fund

12/09/2023

Huntingdonshire District Council has successfully awarded £280,000 of funding to the manufacturing sector via the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF)

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Le Mark celebrates 40 years in business and helps save a life!

01/09/2023

A key Manufacturer in Huntingdonshire celebrates their 40th anniversary.

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Successful start to Citizens Hub in St Neots town centre

28/08/2023

A newly launched centre helping people in St Neots to find better jobs, access qualifications and training, and start and grow small businesses, has "hit the ground running".

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Introducing the Cambridge Regional College (CRC) Employability Department: Bridging Communities to Opportunity

21/08/2023

The Cambridge Regional College Employability Department seeks employer support to enhance our community-driven curriculum.

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Founder of engineering company awarded honorary doctorate by Aston University

24/07/2023

The founder and chairman of engineering company Encocam has been awarded an honorary doctorate from Aston University for his significant contribution to international trade and innovation in engineering.

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HDC has been awarded £200K of CPCA grant funding 

29/06/2023

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to businesses in the town centres of Huntingdon and St Ives, subject to planning permission and the scheme terms and conditions.

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Calling employers in East Anglia who would like to retain and support their older workers!

05/06/2023

Organisations in East Anglia can provide a free benefit to their midlife workers to support retaining older workers. The Midlife MOT can provide clarity and confidence to your business' employees. 

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Huntingdonshire Set to Receive £1.5 Million From Shared Prosperity Fund

13/01/2023

Huntingdonshire District Council has secured £1.5 million for eight new projects to be delivered under the government’s UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

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Events

Domestic Abuse Awareness for Employers

16/05/2024

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Domestic Abuse & Sexual Violence Partnership are hosting sessions to aims to raise awareness of this hard-hitting topic, whilst showcasing the importance and true difference a business can make to employees who are victims of domestic abuse.

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Oxmoor Careers Fayre

28/03/2024

Oxmoor Careers Event - Thursday 28th March 2pm-5pm

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National Food and Drink Summit 2024

12/03/2024

An event for food and drink SMEs across England to network, share best practice, and explore opportunities for business growth.

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Huntingdonshire Business Forum

06/03/2024

Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce invites its members from the Huntingdonshire region to an exclusive roundtable event at Magpas Air Ambulance.

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Contact Us

For more information, please contact us:

Tel: 01480 388 074

Email: economic.development@huntingdonshire.gov.uk 

Invest in Huntingdonshire
Huntingdonshire District Council
St Mary's Street
Huntingdon
PE29 3TN