Presentation on theme: "Judy Bell Local Action Group Manager Lindsey Action Zone."— Presentation transcript:
Judy Bell Local Action Group Manager Lindsey Action Zone
What is LEADER?
” LEADER in Europe and England
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
“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
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
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
Judy Bell Lindsey Action Zone, Local Action Group Manager Tel: Questions?