19-Jan-2016

Rural Peterborough and Rutland LEADER (Yaxley and Farcet Districts) Official Launch Event - 22 February 2016

LEADER is a European-funded programme designed to support rural development by providing funding for rural businesses and community organisations. Approximately £1.3m is available to fund projects and deliver the programme in the rural Peterborough and Rutland area.

This particular LEADER group covers the Yaxley and Farcet districts of Huntingdonshire. If you are interested in finding out about LEADER, then come along to this free event to learn more about the programme, the application process and how you can apply for funding.

Event details:

  • Venue: Peakirk Village Hall, St Pegas Road, Peterborough, PE6 7NF
  • Date: Monday 22 February 2016
  • Time: 6.30pm – 9pm

The event will feature expert speakers and the chance to network and share experience with others. Refreshments and a light buffet will be provided.

6.30 - 7pm Arrival and Refreshments Event to start at 7pm
7pm - 8pm Presentations:  
  Welcome and introduction to LEADER LEADER Programme Facilitator, Sheila O'Brien, to present LEADER and the application process
  The Local Action Group (LAG) LAG Chair, Andrew Brown, to present the role of the LAG within LEADER
  EAFRD growth fund and links to LEADER Michael Barnes, Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Enterprise Partnership, to present on the EU funding landscape
  Case study examples Presentations and examples from past successful LEADER grant-funded projects
8pm - 9pm Drop-in and Networking LAG and LEADER representatives on hand to discuss your project ideas