Wakefield CLLD

People Enabling Area Transformation

Wakefield’s PEAT Project is a Community Led Local Development (CLLD) Programme that is part financed by the European Structural and Investment Fund, and will run until 2022 in the areas of Airedale, Castleford, Ferrybridge, Havercroft & Ryhill, Kinsley & Fitzwilliam, South Elmsall & South Kirkby and Hemsworth.

It gives a voice to those living and working in these areas, letting them shape interventions that will support local people and businesses to grow and access opportunities. The project has secured funding from the European Structural and Investment Fund to provide grants to organisations, groups and businesses to deliver projects that will

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    Fuel community and business growth

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    Support enterprise

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    Help those furthest from the labour market access opportunities

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PEAT Wakefield

PEAT Project Objectives

Our Local Development Strategy sets out five Objectives that will help us achieve our overall aims and goals; Currently there are no open calls under these objectives.

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Objective 5 ERDF

Funding Call Summary

The PEAT CLLD Programme is encouraging applications for projects that bring new and previously innovative solutions to long term issues identified in the PEAT Local Development Strategy by funding a number of different ideas/concepts through a test and learn principle. Objective 5 is an Innovative Solutions Fund that will deliver a variety of programmes and comprises funding from the European Regional Development Fund.




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Wakefield Community Led Local Development

Projects we have funded

Since going live with funding calls, the PEAT Project has funded thirteen projects across the CLLD area, with projects across all 5 objectives including ERDF and ESF funding. The projects are well split across the two areas of benefit.

  • Ways to Work (Newground)
  • Creating Confident Capable Communities (Havercoft and ryhill Community Learning project)
  • Head Towards Work (Second Chance)
  • Building Powerful Communities (NOVA)
  • Route 66 (Reflections, Career Cabin and Gasped)
  • Social Enterprise Support TEAM (CERT Training)
  • SEBLO (RCP21)
  • Step Forward (Autism Plus)
  • Tigers Conversion Project (Castleford Tigers Trust)
  • Advice for Isolated Communities (CAB)
  • Over the Bridge (Bridge-It Housing)
  • Frickley Athletic in the Community (Frickley Athletic)

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PEAT update

23rd Oct 2020

The PEAT CLLD Programme launched a new Objective 3 (ESF) October 2020 ...

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New Call: Objective 3 (ESF) October 2020

08th Oct 2020

Funding Call Summary The PEAT CLLD Programme is inviting applications ...

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Successful PEAT Networking Picnic

04th Aug 2020

CLLD PEAT Project Networking and ECLLD PEAT Project Networking and ...

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Want to know more about PEAT?

We'd love to talk to you about the programme, and are always happy to discuss your project ideas.  Feel free to contact us at PEATProject@wakefield.gov.uk, use the enquiry form or call us on the number below. 

Call 01924 302323