who we are
Local Action Group. Your communities. Your voice.
Delivery of the CLLD Programme is overseen by the Local Action Group – a collective of public, private, voluntary/community sector and resident representatives from across the project areas.
The Local Action Group was formed to develop and implement a Local Development Strategy for Wakefield’s CLLD programme, the PEAT Project, and their role is to design funding calls, forge links with local communities, and bring forward and fund projects that are a fit with the Local Development Strategy.
What We Do
A Local Development Strategy
The People Enabling Area Transformation (PEAT) Project is a Community Led Local Development (CLLD) Programme.
CLLD programmes are driven by local needs, helping support people in overcoming barriers to work and mobilising resources at a local level in a bid to overcome barriers to growth and employment.
The main result is getting more participants into sustainable employment or self-employment, education, training or actively engaged in job search.
Our Local Action Group has designed a Local Development Strategy which builds on the social, environmental and economic strengths of our communities.
The LDS is the guiding document that shapes the way the project is delivered, and has been developed with the input of those individuals the project aims to support - the comnmunity.
Funding is available to support projects that will meet the needs of the CLLD communities, in-line with the PEAT Project's Objectives.
PEAT Project Team
Meet the Team
Supporting the LAG with the day-to-day delivery of the programme is the PEAT Project Team. The team comprises the Programme Manager, Grants and Compliance Officer, and the Funding Support Worker all providing support to the LAG.
Liz West - CLLD Programme Manager
Clare Hunt - Funding Support Worker
Will Hemingway - Grants & Compliance Officer