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Glastir Small Grants -2nd Window

The Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the 2nd theme window ( Water Quality and Quantity) opened on Monday 12 December and will be open until 11:59pm on Monday 23 January 2017. Although it is called the Glastir Small Grants Scheme, you don’t need to be part of Glastir to apply. However, land parcels that are currently included in a Glastir Advanced Contract are not eligible.

Maximum support of £7,500 per farming business is available during each window, and for this 2nd window will include the following main capital works:-

  • Hedge Laying and planting
  • Hedge coppicing and replanting
  • Planting trees and shrubs
  • Cross drains and kerbing
  • Rainwater guttering and downpipes on farm buildings
  • Pond restoration
  • Hardcore of gateways
  • Relocation of sheep dip and holding pens

Farmers will have until 30 November 2017 to complete the work. EOI’s can only  be made via the RPW On-line facility. If you need assistance with you application, please contact us here at CARA on 01570 471516.

A further EOI window is scheduled to open in March 2017 for the theme of ‘Landscape and Pollinators’, with supported activities including small scale tree planting, restoration of hedgerows, dry stone walling and orchard tree planting.