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17 October 2018 | News,Property News,Rural Life

The Scottish Land Commission has criticised Buccleuch Estates for the way two tenant farmers have been treated. The Scottish Borders tenants, who h...

Scottish Land Commissioner criticises Buccleuch over tenant row

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16 October 2018 | News,Rural Life

A ‘training the trainer’ programme is to train professionals who work closely with farming families, to support conversations around sensitive topics ...

'Training the trainer' programme to spur on farming families to talk more

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16 October 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life

More than a third of British teenagers would consider a career in the food and farming industry, a vast research programme has highlighted. The twe...

Third of teenagers would consider food and farming career

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16 October 2018 | News,Rural Life

A cross-party group of MPs has recommended the introduction of a single rural mobile phone network to help further and faster delivery of 4G to the co...

MPs recommend single rural mobile phone network

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a road traffic collision involving a Mitsubishi Shogun and a tractor in North Yorkshire. The incident ...

Car which fails to stop for police ends up colliding with tractor

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15 October 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Rural Life

A farmer has been reunited with his three dogs after they were stolen from his pickup truck thanks to an online appeal. The dogs, Sean, Sue and one...

Quick thinking resident helps farmer reunite with stolen dogs

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12 October 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life

A new report has evaluated the impact of the community support given by Young Farmers’ Clubs during its Countryside Challenge project. The Countrys...

Young farmers' work in the community highlighted

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12 October 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Rural Life

Farmers have been praised for helping the police investigate an aircraft which crashed on farmland, killing two people. A light aircraft crashed on...

Farmers praised for helping in search for crashed plane

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10 October 2018 | News,Rural Life,Shows and Events

Farmers and those in the wider industry are being encouraged to talk more about their feelings and well-being today for World Mental Health Day. Th...

World Mental Health Day: Farmers encouraged to talk more about well-being

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9 October 2018 | News,Rural Life

A second series of the BBC's Love in the Countryside has been commissioned, with Sara Cox returning to the farm to play matchmaker once again. The ...

Second series of BBC's Love in the Countryside commissioned

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8 October 2018 | News,Rural Life

A nationwide celebration of Young Farmers’ Clubs is underway to show the value of the organisation to rural young people. The National Federation o...

UK-wide celebration of Young Farmers’ Clubs commences

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5 October 2018 | News,Rural Life,Shows and Events

Farmers are being encouraged to talk more about their feelings and well-being ahead of World Mental Health Day. The Day is observed on 10 October e...

Farmers told to talk about well-being ahead of World Mental Health Day

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4 October 2018 | Education,News,NFU,Rural Life

Farming bodies have teamed up with employers to develop the next generation of farmers with the help of three new apprenticeship schemes. The AHDB ...

New apprenticeship schemes to help develop next generation of farmers

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4 October 2018 | Finance,News,Rural Life

A 74-year old man dubbed 'the flying farmer' has raised more than £3,000 for a farming charity after completing a 12,000ft skydive. Keith Whitehead...

74-year-old dubbed 'the flying farmer' raises thousands for farming charity

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1 October 2018 | Finance,News,Property News,Rural Life

One in four farming families in the UK are not speaking to a member of their family because they have fallen out over succession issues, new evidence ...

New video looks at importance of succession planning

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1 October 2018 | News,Property News,Rural Life

A cooperative has has been granted temporary planning permission to create three smallholdings for new entrant farmers in East Sussex. The Ecologic...

New entrants needed for three smallholdings in East Sussex

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1 October 2018 | News,Rural Life

Yorkshire young farmers have voted unanimously to call for a vote of no confidence in the National Federation of Young Farmers’ Club. The proposal ...

Yorkshire young farmers call for vote of no confidence in NFYFC

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1 October 2018 | News,Rural Life,Sheep,Shows and Events

Alan Titchmarsh drove a flock of sheep across London Bridge to highlight the importance of British farming and "all it produces". Over 600 Freemen ...

Alan Titchmarsh herds sheep over London Bridge to highlight importance of farming

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28 September 2018 | News,Renewables and Environment,Rural Life

Rural charities have urged the Government not to undermine National Parks following the construction of a controversial mine in the heart of the North...

'Inappropriate development': North Yorks Moor potash mine slammed by rural charities

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28 September 2018 | News,Rural Life

Michael Gove has given his backing to a new initiative which seeks to support LGBTQ farmers and those living and working in rural communities. Agre...

Gove backs initiative seeking to promote equality for LGBT farmers

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28 September 2018 | News,Rural Life,Shows and Events

Eight young "farming champions" have been chosen to represent British agriculture at the 2018 Lord Mayor’s Show. It follows a nationwide search by ...

Eight young 'farming champions' chosen for Lord Mayor's Show

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27 September 2018 | News,Property News,Rural Life

Four farms from the Devon County Council estate are now available to let from March 2019 on a seven year Farm Business Tenancy. Those looking to st...

Four Devon farms available to let on 7-year Farm Business Tenancy

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26 September 2018 | News,Rural Life

Farm groups are working with Openreach to help close the digital divide and speed up the broadband rollout in the countryside. Access to superfast ...

Farm groups work with Openreach to close digital divide

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26 September 2018 | News,Property News,Rural Life

A farmers auction market which has occupied the same site in County Durham for over 120 years will now move thanks to a seven-figure funding package. ...

Farmers mart set to move to bigger and better site after 131 years

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25 September 2018 | Education,Meat,News,Rural Life

A rural Highland school has defied death threats from vegan and animal rights campaigners by continuing to post footage online of classroom butchery l...

Rural school defies death threats and continues butchery lessons

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