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RDPE Growth Programme

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Grants available in England for projects which create jobs and growth in the rural economy.


RDPE Countryside Productivity Scheme

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The Countryside Productivity Scheme provides funding for projects in England to improve productivity in the farming and forestry sectors. They are aimed to help create jobs and growth in the rural economy.


Autumn Budget

Friday, December 01, 2017

As we expected with Brexit looming, there was wide speculation that this would be a balanced budget with no great surprises.  

Brand New Website for BE - We hope you like it.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Will you let us know about this and our new Facebook page?

Wheddon Cross Workhub

Sunday, March 12, 2017

BE has been helping provide feedback to a feasibility study on a potential workhub at Wheddon Cross.

BE continues to be involved in the drive to save College Farm

Monday, March 06, 2017

In March 2016 the £1.4m farm facility at West Somerset College appeared about to close when the Bridgwater College Trust decided that it was no longer sustainable.