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Mourne, Gullion and Lecale Rural Development Partnership Mandatory Pre-Application Workshops

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Mourne, Gullion and Lecale Rural Development Partnership Mandatory Pre-Application Workshops

Mourne, Gullion and Lecale Rural Development Partnership will be holding a series of Mandatory Pre-Application Workshops across the district for potential applicants who wish to apply under the scheme of:

Rural Business Investment – funding opportunity up to £75,000 available

The Rural Business Investment Scheme will provide investment support for the creation and development of micro and small enterprises (including farm diversification and private tourism businesses) in rural areas. All towns/villages are eligible with the exception of those located within the town/city boundary of Newry/Downpatrick.

Rural Business Services – funding opportunity up to £300,000 available

The Rural Basic Services Scheme will provide capital support to ‘multiple service delivery community facilities’, which will help create inclusive, accessible, shared services in locations where there is currently a lack of existing or outreach services. Ineligible areas to this scheme include: Downpatrick/Newry/Ballynahinch/Kilkeel/Warrenpoint/Newcastle.

Mandatory pre-Application Workshops will be held at:

Date Venue Commencing at:
26 February The Lodge

1 Dublin Road

Castlewellan

BT31 9AG

10am

or

7pm

27 February Mullaghbawn Community Centre

Shanroe

Mullaghbawn

Newry

BT35 9RD

10am

or

7pm

28 February Downpatrick Council Offices

Downshire Civic Centre

Downshire Estate

Ardglass Road

Downpatrick

BT30 6GQ

10am

or

7pm

1 March The Downshire Arms

Main Street

Hilltown

BT34 5UH

10am

or

7pm

2 March Kilmorey Arms Hotel

41-45 Greencastle Road

Kilkeel

BT 34 4BH

10am

or

7pm

NOTES:

· REGISTRATION IS ESSENTIAL

· Attendance at one of the above Mandatory Pre-Application Workshop is essential.

· Workshops must be attended by a representative that has authority to sign documents on behalf of the organisation e.g. business owner / company director or office bearer – you cannot send someone on your behalf.

At the workshops information will be presented on:
· An overview of the programme
· Eligibility criteria
· The application process

There will also be an opportunity to speak with a member of staff on a one-to-one basis.

Further information on the application process will be presented during the sessions.

Please register by calling 0300 013 2233 extension 2506. Or alternatively you can email [email protected] and provide the following information: Name, Organisation, Address, Telephone Number, Email address, Scheme of Interest, AM or PM workshop and any Specific Requirements.

More information is available on www.mournegullionlecale.com

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