Category Archives: Funding

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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