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A Community Led Approach to Sustainable Rural Development


Yorkshire Dales LEADER Programme has been set up to build a sustainable community and economy that capitalises on the area’s environment, landscape, culture and heritage.

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Keep up-to-date with The Yorkshire Dales LEADER Programme.

The programme is CLOSED to any Applications as of 09/05/2018.

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Posted on: 25/01/18

Funding for Rural Business Event – 21 February 12.30 – 15.30pm

Are you looking for funding for your rural business? This free event will showcase the range of grant funding that is available to rural Small and Medium sized businesses in the Humber and York, North Yorkshire and East Riding.

Posted on: 17/01/18

Hints and Tips on submitting a Full application

Applications and supporting documents must be submitted electronic (email) and in hardcopy.

Posted on: 10/01/18

Professional Training in Heritage Building Skills

The Upper Nidderdale Landscape Partnership is running an accredited course led by industry experts in the repair and maintenance of traditional buildings. Builders, craftspeople, contractors and homeowners will have the opportunity to gain professional accreditation in traditional building skills. Delivered in Pateley Bridge, the course takes just six days to complete.

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