Workshop listing for Rural Tourism, Small Business Development and Food Processing grants

Last week we featured an item on grants available for Rural Tourism, Small Business Development and Food Processing now open to applications, which has a deadline of 16 February 2020.

The scheme, which can be viewed at this LINK to our website, is part of the Rural Development Programme for England.

The Rural Payments Agency is carrying out a number of Expression of Interest (EOI) Workshops for the programme across the country. A few have already taken place, but others are scheduled for:

o Reading – Tuesday 26th November, 14:30-16:30 RPA, North Gate House, Reading, RG1 1AF
o Exeter – Friday 29 November 2019, 10:00-12:30, RPA, Sterling House, Dix’s Field, Exeter EX1 1QA.
o Worcester -Tuesday 19 November 2019, 14:00-17:00, Worcestershire County Council, County Hall, Spetchley Road, Worcester WR5 2NP
o Crewe – Friday 29 November 2019, 10:00-13:00, RPA, Hornbeam House, Electra Way, Crewe Cheshire, CW1 6GJ
o Nottingham -Friday 29 November, 10:00-12:00,RPA, Wolds House, Apex Court, City Link, Nottingham, NG2 4LA
o Worcester – Monday 2 December 2019, 09:30-13:00, Worcestershire County Council, County Hall, Spetchley Road, Worcester WR5 2NP
o Truro – Monday 2 December, 10:30-12:30, RPA, Polwhele, Newquay Road, Truro, TR4 9AD
o Penrith – Thursday 5 December 2019, 10:00-12:00, Ghyll Mount, Gillan Way, Penrith CA11 9B
o Weybridge – Thursday 5 December 2019, 13:00-15:00, RPA, c/c APHA, Woodham Lane, New Ham, Addlestone, Surrey KT15 3NB
o Exeter – Friday 6 December 2019, 10:00-12:30, RPA, Sterling House, Dix’s Field, Exeter EX1 1QA
o Newcastle – Tuesday 10 December 2019, 09:30-13:00, RPA, Lancaster House, Newcastle Business Park, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 7YH
o Worcester – Friday 3 January 2020, 09:30-13:00, Worcestershire County Council, County Hall, Spetchley Road, Worcester WR5 2NP
o Truro – Monday 6 January, 10:30-12:30, RPA, Polwhele, Newquay Road, Truro, TR4 9AD
o Nottingham – Thursday 16 January 2020, 10:00-12:00, RPA, Wolds House, Apex Court, City Link, Nottingham, NG2 4LA, and
o Nottingham – Tuesday 4 February 2020, 10:00-12:00, RPA, Wolds House, Apex Court, City Link, Nottingham, NG2 4LA.

It’s not compulsory to attend a workshop in order to make an Expression of Interest. However, if you are interested in attending, places can be booked via Eventbrite.