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24 April 2018 | News,Property News,Rural Life

The Scottish Land Commission has called for a new framework to open up the farm letting sector again and promote farming as a viable option for the ne...

Report looks at opening up farm letting sector for next generation

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23 April 2018 | News,Pigs,Rural Life

There is a "real disconnect" between the farming industry and the media and both sides are to blame, according to a Countryfile director. BBC Count...

Countryfile director highlights disconnect between farmers and media

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22 April 2018 | Finance,News,Property News,Rural Life

Rent rises are predominantly static at the moment in the face of Brexit uncertainty, says the Tenant Farmers Association (TFA). James Gray, TFA nat...

Farm rents static in face of Brexit uncertainty

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20 April 2018 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products,Rural Life

Applications to win the use of a Land Rover Discovery Commercial or Discovery Sport from a leading rural charity is set to close on April 30th. Now...

Farmers and rural businesses urged to apply for Land Rover Bursary

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20 April 2018 | News,Rural Life

A new report has revealed British family farm businesses help generate £15 billion gross value added (GVA) for the UK economy. The new UK Family Bu...

Family farm businesses help generate £15bn to UK economy

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19 April 2018 | News,Property News,Rural Life

Rural businesses still face barriers to housing and economic development in the countryside despite the Government’s attempt to make the planning syst...

Barriers to rural development revealed in planning survey

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19 April 2018 | Rural Crime,Finance,Government,News,Rural Life

Scottish farmers have welcomed a £250,000 Government package of support to help address the impact of recent extreme weather. It follows several we...

Union welcomes £250k support package after 'unprecedented spell of bad weather'

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18 April 2018 | News,Rural Life

Motorists should take extra care as prolonged harsh weather and limited highway maintenance programmes are taking their toll on countryside routes. ...

Motorists warned to take care on rural roads as pothole problem worsens

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18 April 2018 | Rural Crime,News,Rural Life

The government will review sentencing for those found guilty of fly-tipping waste in the countryside after a parliamentary Committee explored the issu...

Minister agrees to review sentencing for fly-tipping

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18 April 2018 | Rural Crime,News,NFU,Rural Life

The 2018 National Rural Crime Survey has been launched to spearhead greater recognition and understanding of the problems and impact of crime in rural...

National Rural Crime Survey launched as rural areas deemed 'soft targets' for criminals

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17 April 2018 | News,Property News,Rural Life

The administrators of Countrywide Farmers have announced significant interest in approximately twenty of its leasehold stores. The administrators ...

Significant interest in Countrywide Farmers leasehold stores

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16 April 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life

A farming union has called plans to close more than a dozen rural schools in Northern Ireland as a potential "major negative impact" on rural dynamics...

Farming union criticises government plans to close rural schools

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13 April 2018 | News,Property News,Rural Life

Farmers have been told to beware of an ever-increasing problem when renovating their property - the presence of bats. Most farmers are resigned to ...

Farmers told to beware of bats in farm buildings when renovating

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12 April 2018 | News,Rural Life

Rural areas are vital to national economies and addressing global challenges, according to the OECD. The OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperatio...

Rural areas are 'places of growth and opportunity,' OECD says

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12 April 2018 | News,Rural Life

London’s lost and forgotten farms and food markets have been remembered in an archives exhibition, showing the city's surprising rural past. Farm b...

London’s forgotten farms and food markets remembered

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11 April 2018 | Finance,Government,News,Rural Life

The Scottish Government has been asked to look at the rules surrounding the definition of new entrants, following the announcement that Young Farmers ...

Scottish farmers urge reconsideration of rules around new entrant eligibility

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10 April 2018 | News,Rural Life

Mobile operators are abandoning the countryside to a "digital wilderness" by failing to submit planning applications, according to the CLA. New inf...

Mobile operators 'abandoning countryside to digital wilderness'

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9 April 2018 | Government,News,Property News,Rural Life

Farmers and crofters have welcomed the Scottish government's commitment to examining the modernisation of crofting law to make it transparent, underst...

Scottish government commits to modernising crofting law

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9 April 2018 | News,Rural Life

The Macmillan team will visit a Lancashire livestock auction to offer free cancer information and support to local farmers. With April being bowel ...

Macmillan to visit livestock auction to offer farmers cancer advice

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6 April 2018 | News,Rural Life,Sheep

A North Yorkshire farmer has told of how this spring has been the worst he has ever had after losing forty of his lambs due to adverse weather. Jon...

Farmer experiences 'worst ever spring' after losing 40 lambs to adverse weather

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5 April 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News,Rural Life,Sheep

Fears that cows are losing unborn calves due to infections from dog mess on farmland has led farmers to issue a plea to the public on social media to ...

Farmers issue plea urging public to pick dog mess up due to infection worries

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4 April 2018 | News,Rural Life

The Lincolnshire Young Farmers county chairman is seeking a match for a kidney transplant whilst raising donations for charity. 23-year-old farmer ...

Young farmer seeks kidney transplant and donations to raise money for charity

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4 April 2018 | Rural Crime,Finance,News,Rural Life,Sheep

An agricultural charity has held out a helping hand for farmers who have suffered losses due to recent severe weather. Sheep farmers in the parts o...

'Sheep farmers are dreading lambing': Charity offers help to hard-hit farmers

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3 April 2018 | Government,News,Rural Life

Connectivity and broadband in rural areas has to be boosted if farms are to reach their full potential, the NFU has said today. New broadband legis...

Universal Service Obligation 'falls at first hurdle' with rural offering

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29 March 2018 | News,Property News,Rural Life

Farmers are being given the chance to restore their historic farm buildings under a new grant scheme launched by the government. The Historic Build...

Farmers given chance to restore historic farm buildings with new grant

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