15 Oct 2015



The East Leicestershire LEADER will be open for business from this Monday, 19 October.

From 9am on Monday, Outline application forms will be available to download from the website http://www.oakleaves.org.uk/east-leicestershire-leader.html along with a useful applicant handbook.

This first call for applications will be mainly focussed on tourism projects and micro businesses and will be open for 6 weeks. For more details on who can apply and the call priorities, please see the website.

Launch Event

The first ever Leicester Business Festival is starting on 26th October across Leicestershire, bringing with it an array of the very best in business events, including the East Leicestershire LEADER Launch Event on 27th October at The Coplow Centre, Billesdon, Leicestershire LE7 9AR.

This will be a chance for businesses who are interested in LEADER to find out more about the process and how they can apply for funding. The Rural Payments Agency will give a short presentation on the LLEP Growth Programme, which closes on November 27th.

A timetable for the event is available at the Oakleaves Website.

To book a place or to find out more, please e-mail matthew.jones@leics.gov.uk or call 0116 305 3117.


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