Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG)

Following consultations with our business partners, the council has approved the second phase of the ARG to support local businesses with recovery and growth after the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Applications are now being encouraged from local businesses for the following funding streams –

Each grant page gives a full description of the  grant including guidance documents, full eligibility, deadline dates and the application form

If eligible, businesses are able to apply for more than one grant.

For further information please email

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Additional Restrictions Grant schemes – now closed

Business hardship fund

Business innovation grant

Tier 4 top up grants

Independent public houses, bars and licensed sports and social clubs

Home based business scheme

Special treatment licence scheme

Pavement licence scheme

Cultural recovery grant