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The Vale Business Development Grant Fund

The Vale Business Development Grant Fund will be opening to applications on Monday, 11th September.  It will offer financial support to established businesses in the Vale of Glamorgan, across all industry sectors.

The aim of the fund is to foster growth and development and enable businesses to innovate, decarbonise and grow.

The grant fund will stimulate economic growth such as business expansion, diversification, innovation, and job creation which all contribute to overall economic growth and development in the Vale

All size grants will be offered at 50% grant funding, 50% match funding. They will be available for established businesses that have been trading for 12 months or longer.


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Clean Growth Innovation Network

The Clean Growth Innovation Community Programme (CGIC) has recently secured funding from Vale of Glamorgan Shared Prosperity Fund. The CE Innovation Network programme will support businesses and third sector organisations to develop innovation plans, within a network of like-minded people from across the Vale of Glamorgan.  Participating organisations will develop clean growth plans that could be eligible for Welsh Government innovation funding. 

Expression of Interest and Application Form 

Barry Market

The Council have selected Green Top Events Ltd as the operating partner for the Barry Market held on King Square, Barry Town Centre.  The markets are held on the 1st Sunday and 4th Friday of the month.                                                                                                                    

If you are interested in becoming a trader at the market, you need to apply online, and select the ‘become a trader tab’, alternatively call Penny on 07546 034617 and she will talk you through how to do this process.

All local traders will receive their first market free of charge and their 2nd Market half price, subject to conflict of interest and normal terms and conditions which can be found on the website.

Barry Market



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