The new Solway Border & Eden LEADER Programme is now open for grants to small businesses, community organisations, farmers and foresters for projects that create jobs and grow the rural economy. Sam Bramwell, the Programme’s Lead Officer will give an overview of the programme on Tuesday, 23rd February, 2pm at Samuel King's School.

Find out how it will work, what types of projects can be funded, eligibility criteria, who can apply, etc. There will also be an opportunity to discuss individual project ideas with Sam.


Calls for applications are currently open for the following:


  • Call for investment in small and micro scale NON agricultural businesses
  • Call for projects small scale tourism and recreational opportunities
  • Call for the development of and delivery of high impact events and festivals
  • Call for farm diversification projects

Everyone welcome, no need to book, just come along.