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Farmcare agricultural apprentices support farmers in Uganda

A tractor renovated by Farmcare agricultural apprentices at Reaseheath College will soon be boosting food production in Uganda, thanks to the support ...


30 May 2015 | Education,News
School children are interested in food and farming, survey reveals

More than four in five primary age school children have said they would like to visit a farm to find out more about where their food comes from, a new...


24 April 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Education,News
New Farm Manager at NSC’s Walford Campus

The bells of change have rang in for the College Farm at North Shropshire College’s (NSC) Walford Campus, as our new farm Manager starts work. Stephe...


21 April 2015 | Education,News
New modules in organic farming & horticulture at Bridgwater College's Cannington Centre

Bridgwater College’s Cannington Centre and the Soil Association team up to offer organic modules within the college’s range of undergraduate qualifica...


21 April 2015 | Education,News
Free range egg campaign launches Eggstravaganza School Pack

The Love Free Range Eggs campaign has launched a comprehensive teaching pack to get children learning about eggs in the classroom. The ‘Eggstravaga...


9 April 2015 | Education,News
WNSC Prepares for Major Rebrand and Rename

From Monday 13th April 2015, Walford and North Shropshire College (WNSC) will be changing its name to North Shropshire College (NSC). The new name, lo...


2 April 2015 | Arable,Education,News
Cabbage stem flea beetle attack in oilseed rape

A recent survey of 401 British oilseed rape farmers, conducted by the Kleffmann Group, reports that infestations of cabbage stem flea beetle have been...


Spring Lambing Day 2015 a roaring success

It was a record breaking Spring Lambing Day, with around 4,000 visitors making their way to WNSC’s Walford Campus. The sunshine helped make the event ...


13 March 2015 | Education,News
Have your say on new employer-led “Trailblazer” apprenticeships

Employers are being encouraged to have their say on the first draft apprenticeship standards for the arable and horticulture sectors to ensure they me...


EnviTec Biogas UK strengthens service offer

EnviTec Biogas UK is expanding its dedicated service team in line with the continued growth of the business. The company is doubling the headcount ...


New mixed heritage skills apprenticeship introduced

Walford and North Shropshire College (WNSC) and Stiperstones and Corndon Hill Country Landscape Partnership Scheme are delighted to announce the launc...


3 March 2015 | Education,News,Property News
New strategy for Scottish land-based education and training

More than 9000 businesses and organisations are being consulted as part of a major initiative by Scottish colleges to understand how the delivery of l...


12 February 2015 | Education,News
Olympic athelete joins forces with Potato Council

Potato Council has added an exciting new dimension to its successful ‘Cook Your Own Potatoes’ project, with the introduction of a fantastic competitio...


12 February 2015 | Education,News,NFU
Agricultural courses and training available need to be industry led

“Wales must have a sound agricultural education strategy,” was the clear message from Professor E Wynne Jones, when he addressed the recent Mid-Gwyned...


3 February 2015 | Education,News,Shows and Events
Pedigree breeding programme moving on at Bishop Burton College

Bishop Burton College marked the start of its Pedigree Hereford breeding programme by inviting Hereford experts and breeders, John and Tom Kemp from t...



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Whirlow Hall Farm Community Fundraiser (part time – 4 days)
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