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The Northern Ireland Rural Development Programme 2014:2020 will make a real difference to the lives of people living and working in rural areas.  The Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs has earmarked £70 million to assist with the improvement of the local rural economy, job creation and tackling poverty. 

For this to be truly effective it must be implemented under the guidance and direction of local people who know at first hand the challenges, desires and needs of their local areas. This is known as the LEADER approach, an EU wide initiative that will give local people a real opportunity to get involved and have their say in the delivery of a local development strategy.  For the Causeway Coast and Glens area, the Local Action Group Board is comprised of the following people:

Cllr Mark Fielding (Chair)

Susan McLaughlin (Vice-Chair)

Patsy Bradley 

William King MBE 

Karin Eyben

Ann McNickle

Alan Hunter

Cllr Michelle Knight-McQuillan

Thomas Collins MBE

Anthony McGarvey

Cllr Roisin Loftus

Karl McKillop

Conor Nicholl

Cllr Dermot Nicholl

Angela O’Hagan

Cllr Ian Stevenson

Cllr Brenda Chivers

Cllr Sandra Hunter

 

Staff:

Suzanne Irwin - Rural Development Programme Manager

suzanne.irwin@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk

Tel: 028 7034 7004


Donna Oryema - Rural Development Lead Project, Claims & Monitoring Officer

donna.oryema@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk

Tel: 028 7776 0306

  

Nigel McFadden - Rural Development Project, Claims & Monitoring Officer

nigel.mcfadden@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk 

Tel: 028 7034 7039

 

Leon Faulkner- Rural Development Project, Claims & Monitoring Officer

leon.faulkner@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk

Tel: 028 777 60311

 

Liam Hinphey- Rural Development Project, Claims & Monitoring Officer

liam.hinhey@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk

Tel: 028 7777 60311

 

Oisin Duffy- Finance Officer

oisin.duffy@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk

Tel: 028 70 34 7047

 

Geraldine Willis- Administration Officer

rdpadmin@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk

Tel: 028 7034 7016


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