Metro mayor Rotheram urges rural businesses to apply for funding

Steve Rotheram, left, with The Hayloft owner Rod Owen
Liverpool metro mayor Steve Rotheram has urged rural businesses from across the city region not to miss out on European funding available to them. Rotheram was speaking at an event at The Hayloft, a Widnes farm attraction/licensed café created as a farm diversification enterprise, which with the help of Leader funding has created five full-time jobs and over a dozen part-time positions. He said: “Rural businesses are hugely important to the city region, contributing £700m a year to our economy. “My key priority is to dr... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...