Humber and Wolds Rural Action remains open for business, we are continuing to support our communities but in a different way, you can still contact us by email or telephone. Please visit the page dedicated to Covid19 to find out more about how the community is responding.
The resulting Community Led Plan forms a blueprint for use by Town/Parish Councils and other local bodies, as well as providing evidence for funding bids to enable the actions identified to be completed.
Mrs Surfleet a registered customer of the car scheme thanked HWRA for an excellent service and also to personally thank the driver, Terry for his help and assitance in providing transport to her medical appointment.
Coast, Wolds, Wetlands and Waterways Funding Programme Update
15th February 2017
You were asked to consider and prepare your Outline Applications (OA) for submission from April 2017. However, we are pleased to inform you that we are ahead of schedule and we are now happy to receive your OA from this point forward.
As previously advised, please visit www.ruralprogrammeseastyorkshire.co.uk for all information and guidance. Please enter your post code into the post code checker and complete the' Am I Eligible?' form to see if you are eligible for grant aid under the LEADER Programme.
For your information the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) have advised that the OA form will be simplified and replaced by a more focused Expression of Interest (EOI) Form from early April 2017. Please refer to the website for regular updates. The team will contact potential applicants if this affects anyone part way through the process.
Please do not hesitate to contact the LEADER Team (see contacts below) if we can be of assistance.
A fall in property prices as a consequence of Covid19 could reduce the number of affordable homes that get built in the countryside whilst larger, more inappropriate development could get the go-ahead warns charity, Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE).W
We know that many rural communities are supportive of small-scale housing schemes that are sensitive to the look and feel of the local area and which create homes that are affordable to local residents. But the fallout from Covid19 could up-end the viability of such schemes.
Rural Housing Week is an annual celebration of rural housing when organisations work with external stakeholders to reinforce the message that housing is vital for the survival of rural communities and services.