Agri safety and rural crime news around the UK

17 September 2019



Four Indian men drown in slurry tank on Italian farm

16 September 2019

Two of the men owned the farm business

Fifty firefighters tackle farm blaze in Lincs

16 September 2019

Resident said fire is 'like watching a volcano'

Walker critically injured after cows attack her in field

12 September 2019

Her dog was killed by the cows

Man fined £300 after dogs attacks sheep

12 September 2019

The man admitted to the offence

Man charged after council finds cattle knee deep in mud

11 September 2019

81-year-old sentenced over welfare charges

Man dies following collision with agricultural vehicle

11 September 2019

Incident happened in Staffordshire

Farmers affected by mental health issues urged to seek help

10 September 2019

World Suicide Prevention Day gets underway

25 sheep illegally butchered in Northamptonshire

10 September 2019

Illegal butchery rocks county again

Farmer died after being submerged by grain, inquest hears

10 September 2019

The Suffolk farmer died in a tragic accident

Police appeal after two John Deere tractors stolen

9 September 2019

Tractors stolen from Garstang farm

'Devious and dishonest' farmer jailed for animal movement offences

9 September 2019

He was also ordered to pay back £160k

Farmer who made illegal meat can't pay authorities back, court hears

6 September 2019

The farmer made over £100k selling 'smokies'

Rustlers steal eight in-calf cows from Welsh farm

5 September 2019

Eight pregnant cows stolen from Flintshire

Wife encouraged lover to kill farmer husband, court hears

5 September 2019

William Taylor was last seen at home in June 2018

$10k fine or prison for activists who invade Aus farms

4 September 2019

New tough laws proposed

Urgent appeal after Devon farm dogs stolen

4 September 2019

Post receives over 60,000 shares

'Lack of sheep grazing' contributed to Llantysilio fire

3 September 2019

The huge blaze started last July

Criminals using twine to tag 'soft touch' farms

3 September 2019

Twine used on gates and farm entrances

Police hunt arsonists after 'malicious' farm fire

3 September 2019

50 bales of straw were destroyed

Dorset farmer granted restraining order against vegan activist

3 September 2019

He was harassed for eight months

Elderly cyclist killed in collision with combine

2 September 2019

77-year-old cyclist killed

Police find 26 lambs slaughtered on Northants farm

2 September 2019

Latest butchery attack plaguing the county

Rural litter in spotlight after can becomes stuck in sheep's mouth

2 September 2019

Drinks can found stuck in a sheep's mouth

Shropshire farmer killed in machinery accident

31 August 2019

He was 'killed by contact with combine'

Tractor sheds load onto people sat outside pub

30 August 2019

One woman was seriously injured

Arrests made after activists storm Kent abattoir

29 August 2019

Masked individuals raided the abattoir

Fire crews use 'brute strength' to rescue 600kg cow

29 August 2019

The cow was stuck in a bog in Powys

Firefighters spend 30 hours tackling farm blaze

29 August 2019

Barn completely destroyed by fire

Meat plant ordered to pay out £60k after public health crimes

23 August 2019

Failure to remove specific parts from meat

Farm company ordered to pay out £45k after polluting watercourses

22 August 2019

Company admits polluting watercourses