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10 Jan

Growth Hub Event Consultancy: Invitation to Tender

The Chamber is seeking to recruit experienced consultants to lead the development and delivery of a suite of engaging and professionally-designed Growth Hub-branded seminars and/or action-planning workshops covering a range of topics.

06 Jan

Big House: Invitation to Tender

The Big House are looking for applications from specialist website developers to provide support and updates to The Big House website, for the duration of the project, running until September 2022.

24 Dec

East Midlands Chamber: Invitation to Tender

The East Midlands Chamber of Commerce have put out an invitation to tender for Graphic Design, Copywriting and Print Services. This will support the marketing activities for the ERDF-funded Digital Growth Programme and Digital UpScaler projects.

RDPE Growth Programme Workshop

Host: D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership
Venue: Retford Enterprise Centre, Randall Way, Retford, DN22 7GR
Date: Thursday 23rd January, 2020
Time: 10.00am - 11.30am
Cost: FREE

The Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) Growth Programme has opened a new call under the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD).

Rural businesses across D2N2 can benefit from a further guaranteed £35 million worth of funding to create new jobs, boost tourism, and unlock growth in rural areas.

The new call will provide grants of between £20,000 to £750,000 for rural businesses to construct or improve buildings, purchase new equipment and machinery to grow their business or open up opportunities for tourism.

There are 3 types of grant:

  • Business development
  • Food processing
  • Rural tourism infrastructure

More information on the Rural Development Programme can be found here.

RDPE Workshops

To support rural businesses across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire to make the most of these opportunities the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership will be holding workshops in January 2020 from 10.00 to 11.30am. There will also be an opportunity to meet rural advisers on how to complete high quality applications to the RDPE. The workshops are free to attend.

  • Wednesday 23rd January 2020 at the Retford Enterprise Centre, Randall Way, Retford, DN22 7GR
  • Friday 24th January 2020 at Sharpe's Pottery Museum, West Street, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 9DG
  • Wednesday 29th January 2020 at North East Derbyshire District Council Offices, 2013 Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield S42 6NG

The workshops will be an opportunity for rural businesses to find out more about the funding opportunities and receive support in making high quality applications to the Rural Development Programme.

This project is part-funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020 in England.


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