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1 Judy Bell Local Action Group Manager Lindsey Action Zone

2 What is LEADER?

3 ” LEADER in Europe and England

4 Proposed LEADER areas in Greater Lincolnshire Urban areas out of scope 1 Northern Lincolnshire 2 Lindsey Action Zone 3 Coastal Action Zone 4 Kestevens 5 Wash Fens Partnership

5 “A growing economy, creating diverse employment opportunities in an outstanding landscape, known for its rich heritage, its food and high quality visitor experiences” Priority 1:Improve business efficiency and growth Priority 2:Improve the rural visitor economy Priority 3: Realise the potential of environment, heritage & community assets X-cutting themes: Innovation (including digital); Environmental sustainability; Local uniqueness; Good practice; Quality LAZ Vision and Priorities

6 Micro and small enterprises and farm diversification. Increasing farm productivity. Rural tourism. Increasing forestry productivity. Provision of rural services. Support for cultural and heritage activity. Eligible sectors for funding

7 Defra expects to see 70% of funding directly supporting growth and jobs Up to 30% of funding for rural community projects – but every project a LAG approves must demonstrate it has a direct benefit to the rural economy. Delivery of Jobs and Growth

8 Judy Bell Lindsey Action Zone, Local Action Group Manager Tel: Questions?


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