Bricklaying students in Ebbw Vale
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Ebbw Vale 'needs more local jobs'

The team behind the £357m Circuit of Wales says it hopes to have a new deal agreed to allow the project to go ahead within six to eight weeks.

It follows a refusal by ministers to underwrite the Ebbw Vale project.

The Heads of The Valleys Development Company said it has put forward two alternative options with revised commercial terms for its backers Aviva and two local councils.

Ministers were asked to provide a 100% guarantee but rejected it as too risky.

BBC Wales economics correspondent Sarah Dickins spoke to bricklaying students, apprentices and their tutor at Coleg Gwent in Ebbw Vale on why Circuit of Wales could bring local jobs.

  • 07 Apr 2016
  • From the section Wales
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