Grant aid boost for busi­ness

Llanelli Star - - Letters -

BUSI­NESSES are ben­e­fit­ting from a new £500,000 grant scheme.

Car­marthen­shire Coun­cil’s busi­ness start-up and growth schemes of­fer up to £10,000 fund­ing at 50 per cent of to­tal project costs to help them buy equip­ment, ma­chin­ery, mar­ket­ing ma­te­ri­als and to carry out mi­nor works to their busi­ness premises.

Award-win­ning Pon­thenri busi­ness Ickle Bubba, which man­u­fac­tures and sells chil­dren’s prams and pushchairs, was one of the first re­cip­i­ents of the new scheme.

Di­rec­tor Veron­ica Vaughan said: “We re­cently ex­panded, which meant we needed new equip­ment and fix­tures.”

Those in­ter­ested are asked to con­tact 01554 748813 or email busi­ness­[email protected]­marthen­shire. gov.uk.

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