Rural communities in England will benefit from up to £110m funding to support businesses and community infrastructure. DEFRA says ‘builds upon putting rural interests at the heart of what we do, as detailed in our report ‘Delivering for Rural England’. Rural businesses such as farms, wedding venues and pubs will benefit from up to this multi-million pound funding pot being allocated on 3 September to support countryside communities across England.
Lord Benyon, Minister for Rural Affairs, said:
We are addressing the rural productivity gap, levelling-up opportunities and outcomes, and looking after the rural areas and countryside that so many of us are proud to call home.
The Rural England Prosperity Fund worth up to £110 million recognises the unique strengths and challenges of rural communities, and will support them to invest and grow their economies in line with local priorities.
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