Rural Business Investment Scheme Announced

Funding has been announced for new and existing rural businesses under the Rural Business Investment Scheme.

Within the Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council and Belfast City Council areas new rural business start-ups can apply for funding up to £30,000, while existing rural businesses can receive up to £50,000.

A number of information events are to be held for those interested in making an application under the scheme – attendance at an information event is a prerequisite of the application.
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Information events include:

• Thu 1 Feb 08:00-10:00 Lagan Valley Island, Lisburn

• Thu 1 Feb 19:00-21:00 Moneyreagh Community Centre, Moneyreagh

• Wed 7 Feb 13:30-15:30 Cregagh Youth & Community Centre, Belfast

• Thu 8 Feb 19:00-21:00 St. Clare's Community Hall, Glenavy

• Tue 13 Feb 19:00-21:00 Lagan Valley Island, Lisburn

To reserve a place at one of the workshops and receive an application pack for the scheme contact Jennifer Carberry by emailing ruraldev.officer@lisburncastlereagh.gov.uk or Tel 028 9250 9489.


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