The South Aberdeenshire LEADER programme supports the Local Development Strategy, helping to create a long-term legacy of vibrant, healthy, and inclusive rural and fisheries communities enabled to contribute fully to the social and economic fabric of South Aberdeenshire.

The South Aberdeenshire Local Action Group encourage and support projects contributing to the five Local Development Strategy priorities, in addition to demonstrating innovation, sustainability, equal opportunities and community empowerment.

The South Aberdeenshire Local Development Strategy priorities are:

Connecting People & Place

Developing key Economic Sectors

Promoting & Protecting the Environment

Enriching & Positive Activities for all

Co-operating with other countries & areas


Next LEADER Round Closes 07/01/2018

Time is running out to start working up your project for submission on the 07/01/2018

Round 7 Closing Date

The next LEADER application closing date is 11/08/2017.  If you have not been in touch to discuss your project idea you are running out of time to do so.

Postponement of round 5

The South Aberdeenshire Local Action Group met on the 02/11/2016. Due to the current situation regards conformation of funding to be part of the Chancellors Autumn statement due on the 23rd of November the LAG felt it necessary to at present suspend round 5 (closing date 2nd December 2016) as the LAG staff are not

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Community Indoor Sure Signal programme open for applications

Please find attached information regards a scheme for 3G signal in our Communities  

Three projects funded by the South Aberdeenshire Local Action Group

The new LEADER Rural Development programme for South Aberdeenshire was launched on Wednesday 18th November. With an allocation of £2.8 million of EU and Scottish Government funds. South Aberdeenshire Local Action Group have now held two funding rounds and are proud to announce its ongoing support to our South Aberdeenshire Rural Communities regards the uncertainty

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