LEADER in Lincolnshire

Posted: 8th September 2015

Invitation to attend LEADER Funding Workshops

 A new £7 million LEADER grant fund will open shortly for applications in rural Lincolnshire and we are inviting prospective applicants, stakeholders and support organisations to attend a short information session that will explain how rural businesses, farms, tourism and community projects can benefit from the funding.

The workshops are free to attend and will last for approximately 1½ hours.

There are a choice of three dates and venues:-




Thurs 24th  September 2015

Bourne Corn Exchange, PE10 9EF

9.00am – 10.30am

Tues 29th  September 2015

Gainsborough Old Hall, DN21 2NB

1.30 pm – 3.00pm

Tues 13th  October 2015

Admiral Rodney Hotel, Horncastle, LN9 5DX

6.00pm – 7.30pm

For further information about LEADER and details of the workshop content please see the attached invitation.

Confirming your place

Please reply by return of email to laz@lincolnshire.gov.uk  using the following format:

Location choice  (Bourne/ Gainsborough/Horncastle) Your Name(s) Business/Organisation Email address 


We are anticipating a high level of interest, so please book early to secure your place (by no later than Monday 14th September).    We will forward the agenda and directions prior to the Workshop.  For information regarding disabled access please email laz@lincolnshire.gov.uk.

If you are able to help us to promote the events in any way, for example by posting details on your website or forwarding the invite to colleagues and other networks, we would be extremely grateful.

Please accept our apologies in advance, if you receive this email more than once. It is possible that you may appear on several stakeholder lists.

Many thanks and kind regards

Judy Bell                                                                 Frances McIntyre

Local Action Group Manager                           Local Action Group Manager

Lincolnshire County Council                           Lincolnshire County Council

Tel:  01507 354561                                         Tel: 07920 295150/ 01775 764496

Email:  laz@lincolnshire.gov.uk

Web:    https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/funding

LEADER is a funding initiative of the Rural Development Programme for England supported by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development.  Further information available at:https://www.gov.uk/rural-development-programme-for-england-leader-funding