The Wales Rural Network Support Unit (WRNSU) supports a forum to promote the exchange of expertise in rural development. WRNSU is open to anyone interested in rural development or involved with the Welsh Government Rural Communities – Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 and the schemes it funds.

 

The aim of the project was to improve facilities at Scolton Manor and encourage more visitors including coach parties to this must-see site in Mid/North Pembrokeshire.

Written statement from Lesley Griffiths, Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs:

Today I am announcing over £106 million of investment in our rural economy over the next three years. This will include a range of schemes which will support a number of Welsh Government priorities including:

Following the successful Workshop on 3 September, we will be hosting the next online workshop on 2nd October from 12:45pm - 2:30pm.

The latest guidance; news; updates and advice on COVID-19 (coronavirus) in one place.

Miller Research will be undertaking the evaluation through a number of channels and platforms over a 12 week period culminating with a final report on 23 November.

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Case Study of the Month: Scolton Manor
Case Study of the Month: Scolton Manor

The aim of the project was to improve facilities at Scolton Manor and encourage more visitors including coach parties to this must-see site in Mid/North Pembrokeshire.

Sustainable Farming and our Land: Simplifying Agricultural Support from 2021 Consultation
Sustainable Farming and our Land: Simplifying Agricultural Support from 2021 Co…

Written Statement: Lesley Griffiths MS, Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs: 

I am pleased to launch a consultation today seeking views on proposals for agricultural support for Welsh farmers, from 2021: https://gov.wales/sustainable-farming-and-our-land-simplifying-agricultural-support

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A statement to our stakeholders on the COVID-19 pandemic

As part of Welsh Government’s response to COVID-19, the priorities of the Wales Rural Network will be changing slightly to reflect the changed needs of you, our stakeholders, during this unprecedented situation.

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RPW update 04/04/2020

Latest update on RPW services affected by the coronavirus.

General advice (updated 4th April)

Preparing Wales
Preparing Wales

The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020

The UK is now in a transition period until December 2020. The transition period was agreed to allow the UK and the EU to agree a deal on their future relationship.

Farming Connect's Coronavirus (Covid-19) response
Farming Connect's Coronavirus (Covid-19) response

“Whatever concerns you have about your business, this is not the time to shoulder your worries in silence, we will find you an expert who will listen to you and provide the confidential guidance and support you need either over the phone or digitally,” is the message from Eirwen Williams, director of rural programmes with Menter a Busnes, which together with Lantra Wales, delivers. Farming Connect on behalf of the Welsh Government and the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development.