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Did you know in 2020/21 we have spent over £14 million in the local area on contracts to aid our services to the residents and businesses of Allerdale. To do this, we put contracts out to tender which anyone who believes they are suitable can apply for.

Current procurements and expressions of interest

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We always want to spend as locally as possible, but within the rules. If you are a local business and would like to apply for council-led procurement tenders or view hundreds of other opportunities in the North West, make sure you register with The Chest to be in the running for work advertised there. Registering on this platform will also ensure you are kept up to date with any of the many procurement opportunities – small or large.

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We will soon have a very helpful and simple video featuring our programmes manager and procurement lead, who will explain the whole process, ready for you to refer to and share. But for now check out the supplier guidance on how to sign up to The Chest.