Rural Funding Workshop, 15 February, Manchester

Timing

9.00 am – 12 noon followed by networking lunch

 

Venue

Manchester Conference Centre, Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3BB, UK (website)

 

Presentations

Setting the Scene in Greater Manchester

 

EAFRD Programme introduction

 

Tourism Infrastructure Call in Rural Greater Manchester (rural map) – Details, eligibility criteria and how to apply

 

Greater Manchester Rural Strategic Priorities 

 

LEADER Programmes in Greater Manchester:

 

Speakers

Sally Harrison, Northern Growth Programme Operational Lead Rural Development, Rural Payments Agency.

Paul Evans, Head of EU Policy, New Economy.

Candy Candy Squire-Watt, South Pennines LEADER Co-ordinator, Pennine Prospects.

Sean McGrath, External Investment and Funding, Lancashire County Council (Lancashire Pennine Moors LEADER)

Guy Darragh, Senior Strategic Growth Officer, Trafford Council

 

Audience

Local authorities, business advisers, potential applicants - rural businesses, social enterprises, farmers, land-owners, rural community groups, charities, public bodies.

 

Contact

Please contact María González to secure a place at the workshop

maria.gonzalez@neweconomymanchester.com

0161 2374031