We at the DR Company specifically support rural businesses with access to funding, support with bid writing, project management and a host of other services. We are very much looking forward to seeing the results of this year’s Rural Business Awards which will be held on 5th October.
If you interested in applying, there is still time. Entries are open until 30th June 2017. See their website for all the details: https://www.ruralbusinessawards.co.uk/
Winners of the 2016 awards included: Jolly Nice from Gloucestershire for ‘Best Rural Start Up’, Scunthorpe’s The Pink Pig Farm for ‘Outstanding Rural Diversification Project’ and the Isle of Barra’s Buth Bhurraigh Ltd for ‘Social Enterprise/Community Project of the Year’. Other winners and more details can be seen here: https://www.ruralbusinessawards.co.uk/2016-winners/