Kelvin Valley & Falkirk LEADER

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The Kelvin Valley and Falkirk 2014-2020 LEADER Programme launched in autumn 2015 and operates across parts of rural Falkirk, North Lanarkshire and East Dunbartonshire. The eligible area includes the settlements of Croy, Kilsyth, Twechar, Torrance, Lennoxtown, Milton of Campsie, Kirkintilloch (north of the Canal only), Banknock, Baldernock, Dennyloanhead, Bonnybridge, Denny, Fankerton, Dunipace, Airth, Slamannan, Shieldhill, Avonbridge and Whitecross.

A map of the area covered by the programme is available on the Kelvin Valley and Falkirk Valley website

Aims and objectives

The programme is governed by a Local Development Strategy (LDS) which has three key themes under which the LAG will award funding:

  • Theme 1: Heritage, Tourism and Leisure
  • Theme 2: Community Services and Facilities
  • Theme 3: Local Business and Employment

In addition to these themes, Kelvin Valley and Falkirk LEADER have part of their budget set aside for supporting rural enterprises and for farm diversification and also for work with neighbouring LEADER areas. 

View Kelvin Valley and Falkirk LEADER's Local Development Strategy

Contact details

Tom Rutherford, Programme Manager

Irene Watterson, Claims and Compliance Officer

Address: Falkirk Stadium, Suite 2B, 4 Stadium Way, Falkirk, FK2 9EE



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