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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 LEADER programme is now closed and we are unable to accept any further project applications.

Alternative funding opportunities are available through the Local Action Groups and their Community Led Local Development (CLLD) Programme.  For more information about the Programme, eligibility and contact details for the CLLD team please go to:   

NB:  CLLD cannot assist with projects that relate to on-farm productivity, food and drink processing or forestry projects).

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 Applicant Handbook and Local Development Strategy.  Additional background information can be downloaded below.

Applicant Handbook
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Local Development Strategy
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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.


coming soon

LAG meeting dates 2018
  • 25 January
    28 February
    27 March
    25 April
    24 May
    20 June
    2 August
    27 September
    13 December

Case studies...

King Edward Mine
Pendower Farm
Trevella Manor
Beacon Cottage Farm
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
The Truro Loops ProjectTruro River Working Group CICTruroTo carry out a feasibility study into the viability and potential of the Truro Loops Project that will develop access infrastructure at the Truro River Basin (TR1)£51,208.804 - Rural Services
Collar based rumination system for dairy cows Acland FarmBlackwaterTo purchase and install a collar based rumination system for the dairy cow herd to enhance both the productivity and welfare of the herd at Acland Farm£32,786.121 - Increase Farm Productivity
Workbox TruroWorkhubs Network CICTruroTo refurbish a listed building to provide an affordable workspace environment in Truro£93,825.502 - Micro, small business and farm diversification
Trevella Garden WeddingsHurst - Trevella Garden WeddingsTrispenTo enable the creation of an outdoor wedding venue, including a civil wedding pavilion, flexible marquees (tipis) and on site parking£27,267.842 - Micro, small business and farm diversification
Cuckoo Valley Cider FarmCuckoo Valley Cider FarmPortreathTo develop a cider, apple juice, honey and soft fruit business through the installation of a building and processing equipment£34,678.961 - Increase Farm Productivity
New egg grader purchase Colin Carter EggsPerranwell StationTo purchase a new egg grading machine.£114,674.001 - Increase Farm Productivity