Issue details

The next phase of ‘Levelling Up Our Communities’

To seek approval for further investment of £1,479,954 into projects and activities that will support communities to ‘level up’ in Gloucestershire.

These projects and activities will include targeted interventions to address broader levelling up issues which are not necessarily geographically based.



Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and 2 Divisions affected;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/08/2023

Decision due: 20 Sep 2023 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cllr Mark Hawthorne MBE, Leader of the Council


Agenda items

Background papers

  • UK Government White Paper (2022) - Levelling Up In the United Kingdom  
  • Gloucestershire County Council Strategy 2022-26 - Building Back Better in Gloucestershire  
  • Levelling Up Our Communities Conference (19.5.23)  
  • Officer Decision (6.10.22) – Levelling Up Together Grant Scheme  
  • Officer Decision (15.3.23) - The Levelling Up Together Grant Scheme – Allocation of Grant Awards  
  • Levelling Up Together Grant Scheme GCC Webpages  
  • Cabinet Decision (27.1.21) Contain Outbreak Management Fund (COMF)  
  • Cabinet Decision (21.07.21) - Elected Member Community Grant Scheme Build Back Better - Councillor Scheme  
  • Build Back Better Councillor Scheme GCC Webpages  
  • Director of Public Health Annual Report 2023 – No Person is an Island: Social Connections in Gloucestershire  
  • Digital Divides Report  
  • Online Harms White Paper (2020)  
  • Online Safety Bill (2023)