Working with local partners in the vibrant town of Bridport, the CED project estimated the potential value of re-localising the local economy, e.g. how many new jobs re-localised food, health & social care, and construction sectors might produce. As importantly, Community led Economic Development puts in place new ways of funding local people to take advantage of the opportunities to start community enterprises this work creates.
So, whether you are a community partnership or group, transition town group, or town council wanting to develop your own CED work, come and join us and benefit from DCA’s expertise including:
For background on the CED process please see our report from the 7th December workshops: Building Bridport’s Entrepreneurial Economy. Our final report can be found here: Summary report – Bridport’s Community-led Economic Development process 2017
For more detailed reports on each of our three themes: