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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.

Outline Application 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

Coast to Coast LEADER Project Co-ordinator

Josyanne Clarke

Tel: 01872 326735  Mob: 07484 010458


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