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Hedge Cutting

SUMMARY

Name: Hedge Cutting
Location: Limavady
County: Londonderry
Total Cost: £ 14,500.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : ARC North West

PROJECT SUMMARY

To purchase equipment to enable the promoter to set up a hedgecutting business.

BACKGROUND

Brian Duffy set up his own business when the company he was employed with were forced to reduce his working hours to a three day week due to the recession.  To subsidise the loss in income from his main employment Brian set up a hedgecutting business.  During th period September to March legally hedge rows can be trimmed.  He undertakes this task on behalf of a range of clients including farmers and landowners who have a legal responsibility to maintain their hedgerows.

ACTIVITIES

Funded under Axis 3, through ARC North West, equipment funded included:

  • Hedgecutter

BENEFITS

One job created.