Starting a new business Starting a new business is exciting but it can be daunting too. Don't worry, we are here to help and can signpost you to valuable advice and guidance. Grants and loans Projects of all sizes can require funding in the form of grants and loans. If you are looking for funding, we have a general guide to help you. Growing your business Expansion plans require careful consideration and preparation to ensure businesses grow sustainably. We encourage business growth and Inward Investment to the district. Selling to the council Our services are only be possible through close working with contractors. If you want to work with the council, please read our guidance below.