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Here for local businesses since 2005

Vision and Mission

Vision Statement

We strive to secure strong futures for rural and coastal areas, with prospering businesses and thriving communities.

Mission Statement

We provide expert advice, friendly professional support and practical assistance to enable rural and coastal businesses and communities to achieve their goals.

Rural and Coastal Businesses

  • To support business growth and sustainability
  • To increase the quality and quantity of jobs in rural areas
  • To raise the profile and recognise the importance of small rural businesses in the wider economy
  • To identify barriers to growth and find means to address them on a continuous basis

Rural Communities

  • To help communities retain and develop their services
  • To assist rural communities to be self-sustaining
  • To raise the profile of rural issues and influence policy to minimise rural disadvantage
  • To help communities develop innovative new projects and community businesses

Public Sector Bodies

  • To help connect public sector organisations with local people and businesses
  • To add capacity, information and evidence to enable delivery of their plans

Funding Bodies

  • To champion our reputation as a trusted independent delivery partner
  • To be the partner of choice for diverse funding streams