The Northumberland Uplands

The Northumberland Uplands

Land of changing horizons

Land of changing horizons

A place to live and work

A place to live and work

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Welcome to the Northumberland Uplands

Welcome to the Northumberland Uplands, a rich, cultural landscape running from the River Tyne in the south, through some of England’s deepest rural areas to the border with Scotland in the north.

The area covers the whole of Northumberland National Park, the dark skies of Kielder Water and Forest Park and the most visited and dramatic parts of the Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site. This remote area is characterised by the moors and grasslands of the Cheviot Hills, with their ancient hill forts and pure rivers and the wild valleys of the North Tyne and Redesdale.

 

The Northumberland LEADER Programme is open for applications and will provide grants to small businesses, farmers, foresters and communities for projects that create jobs and grow the rural economy

More information about eligibility and the application process can be found in the Applicant's Handbook (downloadable below). If you would like to apply for funding please contact Gill Cowell gillian.cowell@northumberland.gov.uk (Tel: 07920 184616) and she will be happy to discuss your project plans and start the application process.

 

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NULAG uses a bottom-up community led approach to deliver funds from the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE). RDPE is jointly funded by Defra and the European Union. NULAG is supported by Northumberland County Council as Accountable Body and by Northumberland National Park Authority

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