Haddenham Garden Centre has undertaken a long-awaited expansion thanks to a grant from the LEADER Programme.
The LEADER Programme has obtained an additional £300,000 of funding to deliver to rural businesses across the country to create jobs and support the rural economy.
An arable farmer in Berkhamsted received a £50,000 LEADER grant to purchase a new drill that will help him expand operations and improve his business’s competitive advantage.
The owners of a farm near Newport Pagnell received a pre-Christmas boost after a £12,000 LEADER grant enabled them to mechanise their Christmas tree business, safeguarding jobs and increasing productivity in the process.
An Aylesbury Vale farm will benefit from a new turkey processing facility thanks to a £48,000 LEADER Programme grant, creating two full time jobs and generating otherwise unattainable growth.
A forestry business in South Oxfordshire has received a £10,000 LEADER grant to invest in a forwarding trailer to expand its operations.
The diversification plans of an eco farm in Buckinghamshire came to fruition after a £23,000 LEADER grant helped to build a cattery that will take the whole farm into profit.
A farmer with no previous catering or butchery experience was given the confidence to diversify thanks to a £16,000 grant from the LEADER Programme.
Read all about funding that supports rural business growth and events to help you embrace digital and give your business a spark.
Rural businesses across the Chilterns, Clay Vales and North & West Northamptonshire (N&WN) can apply for grants to help support their growth and sustainability.
Please help spread the word about the grants amongst your local rural community using our handy LEADER communication pack.