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Somerset Levels & Moors Local Action

Local Development Strategy 2015 - 2020

The Somerset Levels and Moors Local Action Group is pleased to announce a new funding Programme will be opening in July 2015.  £1.4m grant pot will be available for businesses, farmers, foresters and rural organisations across the Levels and Moors over the next 6 years.

If you are interested in the proposed new Programme and think you may have a project with good economic benefits for the Levels and Moors then please do get in touch.  You can ring Dominie Dunbrook, Programme Manager on 01823 359202 or email at

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Transition Year

The Somerset Levels and Moors Local Action Group may have closed to new applications, but we certainly haven't stopped working!  We have received a grant from Defra so that the Scheme staff can now focus attention on a new grants programme to start in 2015.  So through 2014 we will be reviewing strategies for the area, consulting with key partners and communities on the Levels and Moors and making a strong case for further European funding to support economic activity from 2015 - 2020.

We will keep you up to date with our progress via news items on the website, so keep checking back for further details.

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The Levels & Moors Local Action Group has successfully distributed over a £1m of funding to businesses and communities on the Somerset Levels and Moors. The Levels and Moors area spans from Burnham-on-Sea and Cheddar in the west and north, to Glastonbury in the east and Martock and South Petherton in the south and all areas in between.

We have funded a number of projects and these can be viewed by clicking here and selecting one of the six objectives.

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The Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) runs from 2007 to 2013.  It provides the major financial vehicle for protecting and enhancing the environment and securing a range of public benefits for society.

For more information please click here.

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