Welcome to Reach,

Home of Bridgend’s Rural Development Plan

The RDP is the Rural Development Plan for Wales 2014-2020. It is a European-funded programme that supports people living and working in rural areas. Through national and local schemes, the RDP provides funding and support for farming communities, businesses, community organisations and local groups in rural areas.

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Thriving Rural Communities Scheme

Funding for community hubs, pilot studies, feasibility studies and research in your rural area.

Rural Community Development Fund

A capital grant programme for community-based organisations to tackle poverty and social exclusion in their area.

  • Gilead Chapel Hall Coity

    Gilead Chapel Hall Coity

    Gilead Chapel Hall, well utilised by the villagers in Coity, wanted to expand the Hall to increase the facilities it offered to village residents.

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  • Garw Valley Health & Fitness Club

    Garw Valley Health & Fitness Club

    A former Church Hall in Blaengarw, formerly used as a boxing gym and sauna, that had fallen into disrepair has been extensively renovated to provide a first rate gym and fitness facility thanks to a Green Shoots grant from reach.

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  • Conservation Management Plan Newton

    Conservation Management Plan Newton

    Newton Village near Porthcawl, is a designated Conservation Area in Bridgend County Borough.

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  • Love From Rosie

    Love From Rosie

    Leanne Edwards and Debra Jones started their company ‘Love From Rosie’ nearly two years ago. Both of the two friends have a background in web design and marketing.

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