One of the most effective ways to move from soil erosive ploughing is the direct or minimal till approach. To date, the LEADER programme has funded 39 of these drills with over £1 million of grant funding.
Supported by LEADER Programme funding of £26,825 towards new machinery, a Northamptonshire farmer has produced rapeseed oil certified as both carbon and plastic-neutral, in a world first for any product.
A new support programme for tourism and hospitality businesses will help to boost Buckinghamshire’s productivity, via a partnership between Buckinghamshire Business First, Visit Buckinghamshire and Be the Business.
We recently hosted a visit from RAZLOG LAG, a LEADER group from southern Bulgaria. The visit was designed for them to see how we run the LEADER programme in England, and also to see what types of projects we would typically fund.
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.
LEADER’s Will Dallimore takes to Mix96 to explain all about the grants available to rural businesses across the county.
Rural businesses across North & West Northamptonshire (N&WN), the Chilterns and the Clay Vales can now apply for grants to help support their growth and sustainability.
These toolkits contain press releases, a series of case studies, suggested social media content and images to help you promote the grants.
The LEADER team is always eager to get out and about to speak to potential grant recipients at events.
The LEADER Programme can support a wide range of projects. Find out about example projects eligible for funding.