Rural life news around the UK

29 May 2020



Scottish farmers thank public for buying local during crisis

27 May 2020

Scotland's farmers send message of gratitude

Mart to stage virtual online working sheep dog sale

27 May 2020

It follows the forced cancellation of the spring sale

Lincolnshire Show to go virtual amid Covid-19

25 May 2020

This year's show will be hosted online

'Hammer blow': Popular agri college earmarked for closure

23 May 2020

Cumbria agri college could close next year

Coronavirus: Nine in 10 Scottish rural firms want to safely re-open

22 May 2020

Countryside firms want to restart local economy

Act responsibly in countryside this bank holiday, public told

21 May 2020

Rural group pleads with public to be sensible

Video: Lincolnshire farmers honoured in unique new poem

20 May 2020

Video released highlighting role of farmers

Coronavirus: Rural charities receive over £700,000 in donations

20 May 2020

Package aims to support isolated farmers

Coronavirus: Young farmers urged to look after mental health

18 May 2020

Resources launched to help YFC members

Jeremy Clarkson buys 'huge' Lamborghini tractor for farm

15 May 2020

'I’ve never been terrified at 25mph before'

Coronavirus: Dorset County Show cancels 180th year

14 May 2020

Major rural show cancels due to Covid-19

Coronavirus: Slash VAT on rural tourism firms to 5%, CLA says

14 May 2020

Rural firms expecting huge revenue loss

MP calls for sky lantern ban following viral video

14 May 2020

'These lanterns are potentially lethal litter'

Farm attractions could 'lead the way' in Covid-19 recovery effort

12 May 2020

Farms could 'get things moving again'

Video: Welsh farmers deliver food message to public

11 May 2020

Over fifty farmers participate in clip

Farmers to go purple to support children's charity

7 May 2020

Purple bales aim to raise money

Open Farm Sunday goes virtual for June event

5 May 2020

It is the industry's first Online Farm Sunday

Online Agricultural Show raises over £16,000 for charity

5 May 2020

Farming event raises thousands for charity

Coronavirus: NFU Mutual launches free health and safety service

4 May 2020

New service to help farmers through Covid-19

Children asked to draw NHS rainbows for combine harvester

4 May 2020

Initiative will raise money for NHS charities

Coronavirus: Farmers urge public to enjoy countryside responsibly

3 May 2020

Public told to reduce risk of accidents

Farmer's daughter to climb Everest at home for charity

1 May 2020

She will climb the stairs 4,424 times

Virtual farming show to start this weekend

1 May 2020

'Greatest Online Agricultural Show' to commence

More information unveiled on Covid-19 tests for farmers

1 May 2020

Government issues more information for key workers

Farmers call on councils to reopen recycling centres

30 April 2020

Rural areas have been the target of flytipping

Coronavirus: Police issue 60 fines to North Yorkshire day-trippers

30 April 2020

Some people came from as far as Kent

Balmoral Show cancelled due to coronavirus

28 April 2020

Prominent agricultural event called off

Sheep ferried to rich grazing islands in 200-year tradition

28 April 2020

150 sheep transported by barge in Northern Ireland

Jeremy Clarkson: 'We couldn't have picked a worse year to start farming'

28 April 2020

Presenter speaks about farming on pub quiz

Coronavirus: NI livestock marts to reopen on 'gradual basis'

24 April 2020

Farmers have welcomed the decision