skip to main content

Rural Development

Rural Development


We are currently closed for applications.

The Rural Development Unit provides secretariat services to Lagan Rural Partnership Local Action Group, the delivery agent of the Rural Economy Measure as part of the Northern Ireland Rural Development Programme 2014- 2020.

The Partnership has been allocated £3.22 million to manage and deliver the grant programme aimed at supporting projects within the eligible rural areas of Lisburn City Council, Castlereagh Borough Council and Belfast City Council. The programme will be delivered under the following schemes:

Rural Business Investment Scheme
Rural Basic Services Scheme
Village Renewal Scheme
All Island Co-operation Scheme
Rural Broadband Scheme



Padraic Murphy, Rural Development Manager

Tel: 028 9250 9489  Email:  


Financial Information


Statement of Accounts

To view the Lagan Rural Partnership Statement of Accounts for the 2013/2014 financial year please click here


Annual Audit Letter 2014

To view the Lagan Rural Partnership Joint Committee Annual Audit Letter for 2014 please click here