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Humber LEP supports Hull vehicle bodybuilding business Paneltex to create 87 new jobs through grant and business loan

March 25, 2021

 Up to 87 new jobs could be created at Hull vehicle bodybuilder Paneltex after the business benefited from a Growing the Humber grant and business loan from the Humber LEP.

The LEP’s Investment Panel agreed a grant of £141,000, which will fund equipment such as forklifts and lifting machinery, and will help create 13 new machine operative roles.

In addition to the grant, a loan of up to £470,000, approved at the Humber LEP’s November Board meeting, will support an extra 74

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Christmas cheer as East Yorkshire’s Little Wold Vineyard awarded first Growing Hull and East Yorkshire Grant

December 16, 2020

The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has brought some Christmas cheer to a local vineyard with the first Growing Hull and East Yorkshire grant.

R.J. Wilson Ltd, owners of Little Wold Vineyard, in South Cave, has been awarded £40,495.77 towards creating their own in-house winery.

Not only will the grant support the Vineyard to expand their production capabilities, by creating an onsite winery with facility warehousing, but it will create two new roles at the business. The expansion will also give visitors

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