NEWS

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 https://www.ruralnetwork.scot/news-and-events/news/community-indoor-sure-signal-programme-open-applications  

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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Application Window Open

The next closing date for applications is the 28/10/2016 ***Applications are welcome from projects with approved Expressions of Interests. If you intend submitting please get in touch via email salag@aberdeenshire.gov.uk as we are required to set you up on our e-application system***

*Current Application Window Closes Midnight 29 April 2016*

Just a reminder that our current application window closes at Midnight on the 29/04/2016.  Applications received after this deadline will not be able to be assessed at our next LAG meeting, but would be put forward to a future round.  To submit a full application you must firstly have an approved Expression of Interest.  Please

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Crowdfunding survey

Aberdeenshire Council is conducting a survey of businesses and community groups in order to obtain a better understanding of the awareness of crowdfunding as an alternative source of funding for projects, and to establish what support for crowdfunding may be required now, or in the future. We would be grateful if you would take part

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How to make that seed grow!

If you are thinking about a project, whether you are a Business, Community Group or Individual but don’t know where to start, the Local Action Group would like to highlight some events to help develop your ideas. A good Project or Business Plan can make the difference between your project being successful or not, even

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Come and See us at the Royal Northern Spring Show, Thainstone, Inverurie

We will be on stand C. 19 at the Spring Show on Wednesday 24th February.  Please drop in and see us to discuss any potential project ideas, whether for your business or the community you live in.  

Application Deadline Extension

Due to the delays in guidance and supporting documentation, the SALAG voted on the 20/01/2016 in favour of an extension of the closing date until the 12th of February 2016 for this first round of applications.  This will not alter the dates of both Project Assessment Committee and the full meeting of the South Aberdeenshire Local Action Group.

EVENTS

18th November 2015

South Aberdeenshire Local Action Group Launch Event – Alford

17th November 2015

South Aberdeenshire Local Action Group Launch Event – Stonehaven