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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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Yorkshire Dales Leader Programme

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


Please see the news items below, and you can also  sign up to one of our newsletters, or take a look at our blog.


News Items

Posted on: 13/07/17

FREE Pop up business cafe

The Leeds Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), in conjunction with Craven District Council and Bradford Council, are holding a FREE Pop Up Business Café.

Posted on: 29/02/16

Question about applying to LEADER - drop in and chat

We are holding a few drop in sessions around the LEADER area - have a question about the Application form, whether your proposal can be funded? Come and see me -

Posted on: 01/02/16

Yorkshire Dales Call for Applications Opens

Launch of the Yorkshire Dales LEADER Programme 2014-2020: Invitation to Apply. Our first round of funding is aimed at Enterprises and Farming businesses and our focus is very much on job creation and growth of the business.

Posted on: 11/01/16

Emergency Flood Relief funding

Please find below details of two funds offering support for specific industries in the wake of the December 2015 flooding. For further information please use the website details given below.

Posted on: 10/11/09

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