“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
SignPost is designed to support the development of a distinctive and robust socio-economic culture rooted in West Cumbria and Cumbria. We believe a programme that facilitates strong business collaboration, partnering with anchor institutions while building an innovative, adaptive and responsive economy in which local social impact is integral to the areas success.
OUR PURPOSE IS TO CREATE
- Resilient Economies: the outcome will be resilient and inclusive growing local economies, creating and securing new opportunities, i.e. a local market which is innovative, responsive and interconnected within local communities.
- Thriving Communities: the outcome will be to create communities which thrive through self-reliance and independence, are inclusive to the needs of all community members, and create a place that people want to live and work in.
- Sustainable Incomes: this outcome will be to increase aspiration and improved employability of West Cumbrian residents. The programme will include a life-cycle approach, from early years education, disengaged young people to reskilling existing workforce and supporting older people and those with a disability to enter the workplace.
“We gained a lot from developing a shared vision of what can be achieved with a fresh mindset, we now need to set time aside to make it happen.”
Richard Longman – Sellafield Ltd
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