Case Studies

Grants awarded by the Southern Dorset Local Action Group from 2016

Case Study : Heathland Whole Tree Harvesting – 40% grant to purchase an innovative forwarder to work across protected heathland – a micro and small business / forestry project

Case Study : Heatime Rumination Monitors – 40% grant to purchase monitors for a small dairy hers – a farm productivity project

Case Study : Visual Arts Workshop – 40% grant to convert a redundant barn into a creative workspace as part of a new art academy – a micro and small business / cultural project

Case Study : Purbeck Cider Kegging & Pressing – 40% grant to build new processing areas and purchase equipment to increase production and meet growing demand – a farm productivity / food & drink project

Case Study : Progressive Livestock Development at Cedar Organic – 40% grant to purchase new equipment for animal management and farm productivity – a farm productivity project

Case Study : Piddle’s Next Phase – 40% grant to improve production and capacity at a craft brewery – a micro and small business/ food & drink project

Projects funded by LEADER 2007-2013 through the Chalk and Cheese Local Action Group in West Dorset, Purbeck and Weymouth and Portland.