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Vibrant and Viable Places

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Vibrant and Viable Places is our regeneration framework.

Vibrant and Viable Places is the result of a review of approaches to regeneration in Wales and further afield and extensive consultation with partners. 

Local authorities will share more than £100m for regeneration schemes from 2014 to 2017. The fund will be invested in town centres, coastal communities and Communities First areas. In March 2015, the minister announced £2m for regeneration projects across Wales.

The framework seeks to get the best out of every pound we spend in terms of mainstream funding like health and education.

An additional £7m will go to town centre related projects that tackle poverty. This fund has been ring fenced for projects in the top 10 per cent most deprived areas in Wales.

A further £1m has been allocated to the Town Centre Partnership Fund which will help boost 20 town centres across Wales.

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For local authority areas – Ceredigion, Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Gwynedd, Isle of Anglesey, Pembrokeshire, Powys, Wrexham


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