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New Local COVID Business Grant and Support Schemes Launched

November 13, 2020 12:52 PM
Originally published by Tim Prater | Councillor for Sandgate & West Folkestone, Sandgate Village, Harvey West & Hythe East

Money ()The application process for two Folkestone & Hythe COVID grants schemes to support businesses during the current national lockdown period have been launched today: one for businesses in business rated premises forced to close by the current lockdown rules, and a second for those outside those criteria but still being harmed.

Folkestone & Hythe Local Restrictions Support Grants (LSRSGs) - grants are available to businesses located in business rated premises that are legally required to close during the lockdown period. Eligible businesses should receive a letter or email from the Business Rates team in the next few days. Please click on the following link to find more information about this scheme and the application process.

https://www.folkestone-hythe.gov.uk/local-restrictions-support

Folkestone & Hythe Additional Restrictions Grant (ARGs) - grants are available to businesses that have been significantly affected by the current national lockdown period and have incurred fixed business costs. Please click on the following link for more information on the eligibility criteria for the scheme and the application process

https://www.folkestone-hythe.gov.uk/additional-restrictions-grant