The Dartmoor Sustainable Development Fund has given out more than £21,000 to to fund or part fund a number of projects which have environmental, social and local economic benefits for Dartmoor.
Moorskills, which rotates training farmers, received £12,000 from the fund
A feasibility study to expand the Dartmoor Way circular routes for walkers and cyclists to include the southern moor, has won some support.
A community farming initiative, based on Community Supported Agriculture in Chagford, £1,230
Grimstone and Sortridge Leat near Merrivale Quarry has had £2,600 put towards a repair.
Lustleigh Pre-school received £2,000 for nature school sessions.
To fund or part fund a number of projects
The Dartmoor Sustainable Development Fund is part of the Sustainable Development Funds grant scheme for National Parks from Defra.
To apply, contact Holly Tiffen, Dartmoor Sustainable Development officer to discuss the suitability of the project idea. Call 01626 831067 on Tuesdays or Wednesday, or email [email protected]