The CLA has welcomed ‘as helpful and supportive’, the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) announcement that farmers and land managers will be offered bridging payments for unpaid claims on their stewardship agreements for the 2019 claim year.
The deadline to submit annual revenue claim forms for all schemes (Countryside Stewardship, Environmental Stewardship and BPS) has been extended from 15 May to 15 June.
The East Riding of Yorkshire Community Tree Planting Fund has been launched this month, with the deadline for applications being 30 August.
Grants of between £500 and £25,000 available to help farmers recover from February’s floods.
The Forestry Commission is offering free support to help forestry businesses access Rural Development Programme (RDPE) funding.
istoric England has launched a second emergency fund.
Expression of interests are still being taken by the Durham Coast and Lowlands LEADER.
Money is available through LEADER to fund projects that will create business growth and employment in rural areas.
North East Rural Growth Network is a partnership under the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (NELEP) and North East Farming and Rural Advisory Network (NEFRAN).
There are a number of funding opportunities from the Rural Development Programme.
The North of Tyne Combined Authority has launched an £8m programme of support for rural businesses.