Category Archives: Funding

Quarry Bank Artist in Residence 2017 – Call for Applicants

This Trust New Art  are offering the first visual artist residency and commission opportunity at Quarry Bank, Cheshire through its Trust New Art programme. This is an opportunity for an emerging to mid-career artist to develop their practice in a unique and beautiful setting. UK based visual artists, working in any discipline (or across them),…
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LEADER fund helping rural businesses to diversify

A remote farm in Wincle, near Macclesfield, where the owners are diversifying into tourism, is among five projects to benefit from LEADER funding in Cheshire East and nine across the whole of Cheshire. Both Cheshire East and Cheshire West and Chester councils have worked in partnership to issue grants of almost £274,000 to aid rural…
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Cheshire Leader Programme enjoys successful first year

Since its launch in November 2015, the Cheshire LEADER Programme has now successfully approved nine projects for funding, between them creating over 39 full-time jobs with £273,694 of grant funding. The projects include the creation of a new equine centre and a rural children’s nursery, neither of which would have been possible without LEADER funding,…
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