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11 August 2018 | News,Rural Life

A new five year plan has been launched by the National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs which seeks to make "incremental changes" to the organisatio...

NFYFC starts five year plan to make 'incremental changes' to its structure

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10 August 2018 | Finance,News,Rural Life

A farmer's wife has completed her mammoth 2,129 mile tractor journey from John O’Groats to Land’s End. Pauline Bennett, from Welshpool, Powys compl...

Farmer's wife completes tractor drive from John O’Groats to Land’s End

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A farm which was featured on the hit BBC series The Archers has opened a £1 million share offer to protect its future operations. Stockwood Communi...

Farm featured on BBC series The Archers opens £1m share offer

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8 August 2018 | News,Rural Life

A security engineer has created a brand new music single following a nationwide search to find the next big name in "farm rap". Joe Harrison has be...

New 'farm rap' single to donate royalties to farming community

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8 August 2018 | News,Rural Life

Rural organisations and the government have welcomed a joint pledge to improve mobile phone coverage in the countryside. The organisations have iss...

Joint pledge seeks to improve mobile phone coverage in countryside

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6 August 2018 | News,Property News,Rural Life

New proposals to apply a strike off procedure to agricultural limited partnerships who do not comply with annual confirmation statement requirements h...

Farming union voices concern over limited partnership proposals

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1 August 2018 | Finance,News,Rural Life

Yorkshire sits at near-top of the list of areas in the UK whose economies are the most reliant on the agricultural sector. Yorkshire Day is being c...

Yorkshire Day: North Yorkshire second in UK on area most reliant on farming

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1 August 2018 | Finance,News,Rural Life,Supermarkets

Aldi has teamed up with the Prince’s Countryside Fund in a three-year partnership to give support to remote upland farmers in the UK. The supermark...

Aldi to give upland farmers business advice in new partnership

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30 July 2018 | News,Rural Life

Rural communities are coming together to improve their quality of life but feel as though they are becoming more remote, according to new research. ...

Rural communities becoming more remote, research shows

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27 July 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life

Nine young farmers from across Wales have financially benefited from a travel scholarship which will see them visit the likes of New Zealand and the U...

Nine young farmers win awards to travel world and study agriculture

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27 July 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Rural Life

A farming charity is "bracing itself" for a surge in calls for help because of the summer heatwave, and a busy autumn and winter is now expected. F...

Farming charity 'braces itself' for surge in calls for help due to heatwave

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26 July 2018 | News,Rural Life

Farmers and rural businesses will see a £45 million investment in rural broadband to improve speed and access. The new funding for the government’s...

£45m investment announced to improve rural broadband

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26 July 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Rural Life

Farmers have held an event with the police to highlight how telephone, mail and online scams affect rural communities, and how to avoid being on the "...

Farmers told to be wise about scams and avoid the 'suckers list'

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25 July 2018 | Finance,News,Rural Life

A new body in England is needed to negotiate wages and better conditions for agriculture workers, a food campaign group has said. In a new briefing...

New body needed to negotiate wages for farm workers, campaign group says

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18 July 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life

A 22-year-old student has won a major prize thanks to his series of photographs taken at his north Wales family farm. Honest Agriculture, a collect...

North Wales family farm photography series scoops top prize

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17 July 2018 | News,Rural Life

Rural economic growth depends on a better connected countryside if it is to survive in the modern world, according to the CLA. The Country Land and...

Rural economy depends on digital to survive in modern world, says CLA

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15 July 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Rural Life,Sheep

Sheep farmers have re-emphasised the risks of reintroducing lynx in the UK one year on from the initial licence application by Lynx UK Trust. The N...

Sheep farmers raise concerns one year on from lynx re-introduction application

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12 July 2018 | Finance,News,Rural Life

A farmer from Cumbria is to embark on a 42 counties tour of rural England in a decades-old Massey Ferguson 135 to raise money for cancer research. ...

Farmer to set off on 42-county journey to raise money for charity

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12 July 2018 | News,Rural Life

A small village long suffering from inadequate broadband speeds is now benefiting from some of the fastest connections in the UK following the help of...

Farmers dig miles of trenches to install broadband in rural Welsh hamlet

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12 July 2018 | News,Rural Life,Shows and Events

A farming couple who first met 25-years ago through a Young Farmers' Club have finally tied the knot at the Great Yorkshire Show. Liz Bailey and Ch...

Farming couple who first met 25-years ago tie the knot at Great Yorkshire Show

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11 July 2018 | Cattle,News,Rural Life

A West Yorkshire resident has described to city planners how his life is "blighted" due to nearby "bellowing" cows. James Bullock, a life-long resi...

‘Blighted’ resident complains to city planners about ‘bellowing’ cows

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10 July 2018 | Government,News,Rural Life

The new-appointed Culture Secretary must keep pushing for a connected countryside by investing more in broadband and mobile coverage, says the CLA. ...

New Culture Secretary must keep pushing for a connected countryside, says CLA

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4 July 2018 | Finance,News,Rural Life

Purple 'critter bales' are appearing in fields as a result of a competition by farmers to raise money for a children's charity. The competition is ...

Purple 'critter bales' appear in fields to raise money for children's charity

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2 July 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life

Two new national training awards are being launched to help boost the level of agricultural training of rural young people. The County Training Awa...

New training awards launched to improve rural young people's skills

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29 June 2018 | News,Rural Life

A photo of the sun setting over a Cotswold farm during harvest has scooped first prize in a photography competition. The range of pictures, capturi...

Photo of sunset over Cotswolds farm during harvest wows competition judges

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