Rural Perth & Kinross LEADER launches

Rural Perth and Kinross Local Action Group members - group photograph
Alistair Prior

Over 100 people from across rural Perthshire braved the snow and ice to attend the launch of the Rural Perth & Kinross LEADER programme on 14 January. 

After a spot of networking at the various stands the meeting commenced with the Local Action Group Chair, with Jackie Brierton speaking passionately about the opportunities that the Local Development Strategy offers in terms of stronger networking, collaboration, a well connected sustainable local economy with communities coming together.

Scottish Rural Action  presented on their work, highlighting the opportunities and the benefits of being involved in the Scottish Rural ParliamentThe Highland Perthshire Communities Partnership and The Birks Cinema Trust offered a perspective on how LEADER support has made it possible for them to achieve their potential, benefiting the local community and the local economy. 

You can watch a short video from the launch below.


More details about the Perth & Kinross LEADER programme can be found at: