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Large-scale changes to the environment of the United Kingdom, including an apparent loss of habitats and agricultural land, have been revealed through an updated national map of land cover launched by researchers at the University of Leicester together with consultancy company Specto Natura on 1 July. The land cover map, which examines data from 2006 and 2012, is based upon a standardised classification system of 44 land cover and land use cl...





State of our countryside: New map reveals loss of farmland

Large-scale changes to the environment of the United Kingdom, including an apparent loss of habitats and agricultural land, have been revealed through...


30 June 2015 | News,Property News
Farmers given extension by Natural England

Natural England has just announced a deadline extension for submitting an ‘Expression of Interest’ for the new Higher Tier Countryside Stewardship Sch...


30 June 2015 | News,Property News
UK farmers in Australia: Proposed age bracket rise for visa

As part of wider changes to the way working holiday visas are issued in Australia, proposals are underway to increase the age limit for those eligible...


29 June 2015 | News,Property News
Versatile Shropshire arable land sells for £1.7 million public auction

The guide price was smashed as a versatile 122-acre block of excellent Grade 2 arable land with good roadside access in East Shropshire sold for £1.7 ...


24 June 2015 | News,Property News
The Land Reform Bill moves debate onto the next stage

The release of the Land Reform Bill by the Scottish Government comes before it breaks for summer recess with the aim of widening land ownership across...


24 June 2015 | News,Property News
Shropshire stock farm with 77 acres of pastureland new on the market

A 77.19 acre residential stock farm comprising a four bedroom farmhouse with a range of farm buildings and pastureland located close to the Welsh bord...


23 June 2015 | News,Property News,Renewables
National Grid pylon disruption hits Cumbria

The National Grid has made the decision to run a line of 50m pylons through Cumbria connecting the new Moorside nuclear plant in West Cumbria to the N...


15 June 2015 | News,Property News
177 acre mixed farm and vineyard has gone on sale in the Severn Valley

A versatile mixed farm and working vineyard in the Severn Valley north of Worcester has gone on sale with the same agents who are marketing the imposi...


Arable farmers need longer tenancy agreements

The Tenant Farmers Association will be using its presence at this year’s Cereals Event to further its campaign for longer term Farm Business Tenancies...


9 June 2015 | Finance,News,Property News
South Shropshire pastureland and woodland for sale with Halls

A 23 acre block of South Shropshire pastureland and woodland in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is on the market with leading regional agents Ha...


9 June 2015 | CLA,Finance,News,Property News
Ministers must reform law on compulsory land purchase, says CLA

Government must bring compulsory purchase reform into legislation as a priority if it is serious about delivering its £466bn National Infrastructure P...


8 June 2015 | News,Property News
H&H Chartered Surveyors announce new Associate Directors

H&H Land and Property have announced the promotion and appointment of four new Associate Directors. These are Farm Business Management Consultant Andr...


5 June 2015 | Finance,News,Property News
Initiative aims to help farmers with succession plans

Leading rural insurer NFU Mutual has joined forces with Cornwall’s Rural Business School and the University of Exeter’s Centre for Rural Policy Resear...


5 June 2015 | Finance,News,Property News
Family divided over ownership of farm: Rural succession

A rural law expert has highlighted the importance of good succession planning for farming families after a high profile case which has seen a family d...


3 June 2015 | Finance,News,Property News
Should local councils own farms?

Councils have no business owning farms according to the Tax Payers' Alliance who recently published assets owned by local authorities which included p...



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Start Date: 23 June 2015
Job for Pig Stock Person / General Farm Worker>> Saltburn, Cleveland

Stockperson and General Farm Worker Required on a Pig Breeder/Finisher Unit with Arable.

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Job for  Relief Farm Manager >> Suffolk

Relief farm manger Broilers E C Drummond (Agriculture) require an enthusiastic person to undertake relief farm management on ...


Start Date: 11 June 2015
Tractor Driver - London (Park Royal)

Looking for an experienced tractor driver to provide dust suppression to a civil engineering site.

MUST HAVE CSCS an...


Start Date: 13 June 2015
General Farm Worker required on a 1100 acre family run farm; job in South Shropshire.

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Start Date: 25 June 2015
Job for  Tractor Driver Poyle London

Experienced tractor driver wanted for ASAP start in Poyle London.

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Benthead Farm - Lot 2

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Blackhillock Farm

Blackhillock Farm

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Rhos Y Fedwen

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Kenfig Hill

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Lochmaben, Lockerbie

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The significant assets of Broadchapel Farm including a range of modern farm...


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Glangwesyn

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Impressive counrty residence in the heart of Mid Wales situated amidst stun...


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Enterber And Moorlands

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Two equipped farms immediately west of Kirkby Stephen, offered for sale sub...


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Westloch Farm - Lot 2

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29 April 2015 | Property News

Farmers get update on rural crime preven...

A recent Rural Watch demonstration and information event gave Farmers’ Unio...


24 April 2015 | Property News

Home Office outlines toll of rural crime

A Home Office survey of businesses estimates that rural crime affected arou...


23 April 2015 | Property News

Succession planning for farmers: Importa...

Farmers don’t often like to contemplate retirement but it’s important to pl...


14 April 2015 | Property News

Local farmers back wind farm proposals

Local Farmers have backed plans for a wind farm saying it’s the kind of pro...


9 April 2015 | Property News

Time for a farm rent revolution?

The time has come for landlords to expect to see reductions in farm rents, ...


7 April 2015 | Property News

Large solar farm plan cancellation a 'tr...

It has been confirmed that neither of the two solar projects that won CfD c...


23 March 2015 | Property News

Call for landowners to dial in damage

Scottish and Southern Energy Power Distribution (SSEPD) is calling on farme...


17 March 2015 | Property News

UK's first floating solar power system l...

The UK’s first fully operational floating solar panel system has been unvei...


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Chesterton Humberts Landplan

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8 May 2014| Views 1797

Investing in Farmland

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4 June 2014| Views 1755

English farmland market fires up

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Rural Payments Agency business plan 2014...

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