A grant for businesses who have been affected by the new local restrictions is being overseen by Preston City Council.Advertisement
Businesses in the Preston City Council area are eligible for the grant if they were:
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Businesses will not qualify for support under this scheme if it was in administration, insolvent or a striking off order was made at the time local restrictions started.
Local tier-three restrictions started at midnight on Saturday 17 October, with some additional restrictions from Monday, 19 October.
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The amount of money given will be based on the rateable value of the premises. The support will be for every two weeks the business has been closed and will continue for every two weeks it has to remain closed.
Grant amounts will range between £667 and £3000.
More information on how to apply can be found here.
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