Council’s Development Department is responsible for Rural Development with the Borough.
A Rural Development Team is employed within the Department’s Economic Development Section with responsibility for delivering the EU Funded Northern Ireland Rural Development Programme 2007 – 2013 on behalf of SOAR (Southern Organisation for Action in Rural Areas).
Craigavon Borough Council is the lead Council for SOAR and a strategy has been prepared for the delivery of the Programme in the southern cluster area consisting of Armagh, Craigavon and Newry & Mourne.
For more information on SOAR, or to find out how you can access funding from the Rural Development Programme call the team on 028 3831 3603 or visit the SOAR website http://www.soarni.org/
A Rural Development Officer is employed within the Community Development Section with responsibility for supporting community groups in the rural areas and successfully implementing the recommendations of the Councils Rural Development Strategy and Action Plan.
Contact the Rural Development Officer on 028 3831 2563 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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