Evaluation ReportEvaluation

We have undertaken an evaluation of the last BNED LEADER Programme to examine what has been achieved against what we set out to do.

The document contains details of the programme performance in all of the measures that were adopted and the 32 projects that were funded.

Brief Summary.

The BNED LEADER Programme has: 

  • Led to total project investment within Bolsover and North East Derbyshire of over £6.4m.
  • Created over 70 jobs directly and over 140 indirectly.

  • Supported over 150 Derbyshire businesses with investment of £3.7m.

  • Assisted over 600 people with business advice.

  • Supported 54 tourism events attracting over 70,000 visitors to the area.

  • Funded energy efficiency measures, shortened supply chains, healthy eating and the promotion of exercise.

  • Conserved and promoted local history and heritage.

  • Been recognised as one of the top performing LEADER Programmes nationally.

  • Achieved a social return on investment ratio of 16.91:1 (£16.91 of value for each LEADER £1)

The document can be downloaded on the link below. If you have any questions or comments, please contact the Programme Officer

Evaluation report 2014 [pdf / 1.37MB