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Coast to Coast LAG priorities:

  • Supporting growth and development in existing businesses
  • Town centre and village revitalisation
  • Supporting business start-ups
  • Improving business productivity
  • Developing business collaborations
  • Provision of focused business support and advice
  • Making skills knowledge and entrepreneurship available to all in order to drive growth
  • Enabling business activities to improve productivity, sales and jobs

LEADER National Priorities:

  • Support micro and small businesses and farm diversification
  • Boost rural tourism
  • Increase farm productivity
  • Increase forestry productivity
  • Provide rural services
  • Provide cultural and heritage activities

The Coast to Coast Local Action Group accepts applications across all 6 LEADER national priorities of:

  • Support for micro and small businesses including farm diversification
  • Increasing farm productivity
  • Supporting rural tourism
  • Provision of rural services
  • Provision of cultural and heritage activities
  • Increasing forestry productivity


Please read the Applicant Handbook below for details of local and national LEADER priorities, eligible costs, funds available and the application process.

Download the funding guidance

Click on the links to download the Expression of Interest form, How to complete an Expression of Interest, the Applicant Handbook and Local Development Strategy.  Additional background information can be downloaded below.

Expression of Interest

How to complete an Expression of Interest

Applicant Handbook
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Local Development Strategy
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Quick start instructions

  1. Download and read the Applicant Handbook- this will help determine your eligibility and the 'priority' which fits your project.
  2. Contact the LEADER Project Co-ordinator to check the eligibility of your project.
  3. Download the Expression of Interest form and the guidance to complete it.  Contact the Co-ordinator if you have any queries.
  4. Complete and email the form to the Co-ordinator at the email address below.

Background information

LEADER Delivery Plan
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This delivery plan is based on the consultation activity that informed the C2CLAG Local Development Strategy submission as well as further discussions by C2CLAG.  It outlines the activities to be delivered to achieve the strategy.

Expression of Interest deadlines (approx 3 weeks before meeting)
  • 4th January 2017
  • 15th February 2017
  • 30th March 2017
  • 1st June 2017
  • 27th July 2017
  • 12th September 2017
  • 2nd November 2017

coming soon

LAG meeting dates 2017
  • 25 January 2017
  • 07 March 2017
  • 20 April 2017
  • 22 June 2017
  • 17 August 2017
  • 03 October 2017
  • 23 November 2017

Eligibility status of costs/items under Priority 1- Farm Productivity

Approved projects summary (click to open)

Project NameApplicant NameLocationDescriptionGrant ApprovedRDPE Priority
Sheep mobile handling & weighing equipmentW & R TaffinderSt MawesTo purchase and use mobile sheep handling and weighing equipment for use across multiple sites to improve the productivity of the operation£3,896.001 - Increase Farm Productivity
Infrastructure and Facility Improvements at Beacon Cottage Farm HolidaysJ & J Sawle and SonSt AgnesTo improve the campsite facilities (toilets, showers, washing area and laundry) and to convert 6 grass pitches into hard standing pitches£27,540.003 - Rural Tourism
Restaurant expansionHawkins ArmsZelahTo construct and extension to the Hawkins Arms to provide a purpose built dining area, enabling demand to be met and more space offered for other activities£35,000.002 - Micro, small business and farm diversification
King Edward Mine Museum RedevelopmentCornwall Council TroonTo fit out a new café at the King Edward Mine in the Assay House bringing the redundant building back into use£18,998.645 - Culture Heritage Activity
Introduction of Herd Navigator Programme & Equipment to existing VMSChynoweth Farm PartnersSt AllenTo purchase and install the Herd Navigator Programme and Equipment and link it to the existing Voluntary Milking System to enable better monitoring of herd health£23,117.661 - Increase Farm Productivity
Wild Tipi Start up Wild Tipi Ltd Ladockto purchase a tipi and specialist trailer to transport it to enable the start up business to hire it for events and to run pop up restaurants within Cornwall£5,735.602 - Micro, small business and farm diversification

Coast to Coast LEADER Project Co-ordinator

Josyanne Clarke

Tel: 01872 326735  Mob: 07484 010458


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