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Countryside Stewardship Capital Grant Scheme for Hedgerows and Boundaries

Application Window for Capital Grants Now Open

This scheme offers capital grants up to a maximum of £5,000 for the restoration of boundary features including hedgerows, earth banks and stone walls. Items covered include hedgerow laying, coppicing, gapping-up and casting up, stone faced bank repair and restoration and stone wall and earth bank restoration.

The scheme is competitive and successful applicants will be offered a two year agreement within which to complete the work.

The Closing date for applications is 30th April 2016.

Please contact either Harry Broadbent (Chagford Office 01647 432277) or Russell Thomas (Totnes Office 01803 863888) for advice and assistance relating to the Capital Grants and other aspects of the Countryside Stewardship Scheme.