Guidance for Local Authorities and/or Local Enterprise Partnerships who were interested in applying to become a pilot Rural Growth Network.
It set out scheme information and instructions on how to fill in the application form.
The application period for the competition closed on 31 January 2012. It is expected that applicants will hear by 16 February 2012 whether they have been shortlisted or not. Discussions with shortlisted applicants are expected to be held on 20 and 21 February 2012. The announcement of the chosen pilots is expected in March.
All questions should be sent to