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First coastal tourism academy set up in southern England to boost seaside economies

Excerpt from The Guardian

Aug 15, 2012 1:38 am

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This is the first announced project that pulls funding from a £24 million coast communities fund to support tourism businesses and hopefully create thousands of new jobs over the next five years.

— Samantha Shankman

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The first seaside areas to win government funds to boost their economies have been announced.

The six schemes in England to receive money include the first coastal tourism academy in Europe and a project to support sustainable lobster fishing.

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