Forth Valley & Lomond Blog


Members of the staff team, the LAG and occasionally people from outwith the immediate Forth Valley and Lomond team will contribute blog articles in order to inform people as to what we do and how we go about doing it.

Rural Broadband - What Can LEADER Do to Help?

Lack of access to reliable and quality broadband continues to be the number 1 issue affecting businesses in our LEADER area...

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26 Feb 2017 - Posted by AMK

New Year reflections from FVL LEADER

Happy New Year from everyone at Forth Valley and Lomond LEADER! The start of a new year is a perfect time to reflect on the past year and plan for the future.

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16 Jan 2017 - Posted by robinsona

An Active Travel Hub for Aberfoyle?

Anne-Michelle has been helping the Business Partnership in the Trossachs explore the possibility of some kind of Active Travel Hub for Aberfoyle and the Trossachs. They have secured £9,500 from Transport Scotland to undertake a feasibility study which they have started by appointing Nick Soutar Associates who are well versed in consultation techniques to explore environmental projects. A first step is a survey which they are asking as many visitors and residents to complete as possible.

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13 Jan 2017 - Posted by AMK

Have you thought about Crowdfunding?

Using Crowdfunding to lever in LEADER funding

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29 Aug 2016 - Posted by AMK

Have an innovative rural enterprise idea?

Have an innovative rural enterprise idea? Live in the rural Stirlingshire, Clackmannanshire or West Dunbartonshire area? Come chat to us at FVL LEADER about potential funding for your project/business idea.

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18 Aug 2016 - Posted by robinsona

LEADER post EU Referendum

What will happen to LEADER post the EU referendum decision to leave the EU?

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13 Jul 2016 - Posted by AMK

Are you an enterprising FVL farmer?

Are you an enterprising farmer in the Forth Valley and Lomond LEADER area? We are supporting farm diversification projects in our area - read on!

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06 Jul 2016 - Posted by robinsona

Developing Applications

About how developing applications has changed in the last three years.

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26 Feb 2016 - Posted by neilramsay