There are grants available which, being a rural area, farm and timber businesses may be able to access.
Defra has recently announced a new round of Growth and Productivity grants.
There is a pot of £45 million to help rural businesses to grow, with emphasis being put on tourism or food processing.
For more information on these grants go to:
There is also a larger fund at £120m which is aimed at farm reservoirs and forest productivity.
The scheme offers large grants over £35,000 for investment to improve forestry productivity through felling, extraction and timber processing.
More information on this can be found at: