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New Growth Hub opens for business

More than 200 business people attended the opening of the new Tewkesbury Growth Hub In a first for the country, the Growth Hub is based inside Tewkesbury Borough's Public Services Centre, meaning businesses can access support and advice from council services, including important regulatory, planning and environmental health advice. Promoting entrepreneurship, innovation and business growth in the area, the Hub offers support to businesses of all types, from pre-start to existing companies and organisations looking to grow. It forms part of the Gloucestershire Growth Hub network being rolled out across the county by GFirst LEP. The Tewkesbury Growth Hub was officially opened by Councillor Rob Bird, leader of Tewkesbury Borough Council and David Owen CEO of GFirst LEP at a packed launch event. Cllr Bird said: "The Tewkesbury Growth Hub is a major boost for local businesses of all types

Alex Astley-Jones, Katie Power, Jack Boskett and AlexWhibley

Cllr Pearl Stokes, Cllr Pauline Godwin, Cllr Gill Blackwell and Annette Roberts

Elizabeth Tsakarisianos, Mark Tsakarisianos and Simon Tarrant

Guests at the Growth Hub launch



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