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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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16 October 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Other Livestock,Poultry,Sheep

More than 400 farm animals have been seized from a man suspected of stealing them, with police now working to find the rightful owners. Police in N...

Police hunt the rightful owners of more than 400 stolen animals

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15 October 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

A man has been sentenced to 8 months imprisonment and forced to compensate landowners over £12,000 after dumping tyres on land. Michael Newsome, fr...

Man imprisoned and forced to compensate landowners after waste crime

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

Around one hundred sheep have been washed away in Carmarthenshire after relentless rain and wind caused by Storm Callum. The sheep were washed away...

Storm Callum washes away flock of 100 sheep in Wales

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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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15 October 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

Two police officers have been praised for their swift action and bravery after responding to a major farm fire in Cumbria. Police Constables Euan S...

Police officers praised for bravery after saving lives during farm fire

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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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11 October 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Sheep

Dog Control Notices remain "chronically underutilised" in parts of Scotland where the number of dog attacks on livestock remains high. NFU Scotland...

Dog Control Notices remain 'chronically underutilised'

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11 October 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

Police have caught four hare coursers using a new database designed to track and convict them. The four men have been handed County Court injunctio...

Police catch four hare coursers using new database system

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10 October 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Machinery and Equipment,News

A Yorkshire couple have been branded "shoddy" after a court found how their agricultural machinery business misled customers from around the world. ...

'Shoddy' dealers banned from selling tractors after misleading customers

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10 October 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Animal Health,News

A farmer responsible for one of the worst cases of animal neglect seen by a judge has now been banned from keeping livestock for life. Rodney Pasco...

'Cattle drowning in muck': Cornish farmer banned from keeping livestock

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9 October 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Cattle,News

People are now investigating after fourteen cattle worth £10,000 were stolen from a Northern Irish farm. More information is needed following the t...

Cattle worth £10,000 stolen from Co Tyrone farm

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8 October 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

An extensive blaze which destroyed 150 tonnes of hay on a farm in Gloucestershire involved "large amounts of asbestos". Crews from Avon Fire and Re...

Blaze involving 'large amounts of asbestos' rips through barn

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5 October 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

A farmer has been ordered to pay almost £4,000 after assaulting an Environment Agency officer and threatening to burn down his house and kill his fami...

Farmer fined after threatening to kill Environment Agency officer's family

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A County Tyrone farmer and his son have become the first people to be convicted of TB fraud in Northern Ireland. The father and son were convicted ...

Farmer becomes first person in NI to be convicted of TB fraud

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4 October 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Poultry

An investigation is underway after two men died following a suspected chemical spill at a Norfolk poultry factory. Police were called to Banham Pou...

Suspected 'chemical spill' kills two men at Norfolk poultry factory

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4 October 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Sheep

A farmer has called on the public to put their dogs on a lead at all times near livestock after experiencing three attacks in just two weeks. Richa...

Farmer pleas to public after experiencing three sheep attacks

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3 October 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

Detectives investigating the death of a man at a farm in Dorset have released one arrested man on bail and a second man has been released under invest...

Police release men held over Dorset farm death

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2 October 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Sheep

An intruder chopped a heavily pregnant sheep's legs off and skinned the remains after breaking into a Northern Ireland farm. The incident happened ...

Heavily pregnant ewe found with throat slit and legs cut off

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2 October 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

A woman has died following a a collision between two farm vehicles in Powys, Wales. Police were called to a report of a seriously injured woman at ...

Woman dies following collision between two farm vehicles

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1 October 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

A large blaze started deliberately has killed a cow and two calves on a County Fermanagh farm. Detectives are now investigating the arson attack at...

Arson attack on farm kills cow and two calves

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1 October 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

Detectives have launched an investigation into the death of a man at a farm in Dorset, with two men arrested. A local 25-year-old man had sustained...

Two murder arrests following Dorset farm death

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28 September 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

A man has been seriously injured after his tractor steered off the road and crashed into a ditch in Cambridgeshire. The incident happened at 3:47pm...

Cambridgeshire man seriously injured after tractor crashes in ditch

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28 September 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Renewables and Environment

A farmer and company have been ordered to pay out over £23,000 after they were found guilty of "gross pollution" caused by waste vegetables. Spread...

'Gross pollution' caused by waste vegetables leads to heavy fines

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26 September 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

A convicted hare courser has now been been imprisoned following an investigation into a £100m drug dealing ring. Thomas Jaffray, 35 from Middlesbro...

Convicted hare courser sentenced to 13 years in prison

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