Agri safety and rural crime news around the UK

9 April 2021

Farmers asked to be mindful of bikes as weather improves

9 April 2021

'Our roads can be a very dangerous place'

Farm gate posters educate public on responsible access

8 April 2021

Scottish farmers turn to educational posters

Sheep discovered in boot of car in Loughborough

6 April 2021

Police are now searching for the ewe's owner

Bird flu: NI to lift poultry housing measures next week

6 April 2021

Housing measures to be lifted on 13 April

21-year-old farmer dies following tragic farm accident

6 April 2021

Aberdeenshire farmer died on Easter weekend

Sheep farmers and RSPCA raise awareness of dog attacks

31 March 2021

Easter usually sees a peak of attacks reported

Persistent quad bike thieves 'threaten' lambing season

31 March 2021

Thieves are targeting newer higher spec quads

Farmers brace for new wave of dog attacks over Easter

30 March 2021

Concern over dogs as walkers take to rural areas

Powys farm blaze kills 16,000 chickens

26 March 2021

Fire ripped through a shed on-farm

Farmers welcome passing of new sheep worrying bill

25 March 2021

The Scottish legislation will toughen penalties

Rural fury as XR plans mass countryside protest

24 March 2021

Eco-activists plan to protest on 24 April

Scotland expected to pass new livestock worrying bill

23 March 2021

The legislation will increase the penalties

Warning after dog shot dead in Gloucs sheep attack

23 March 2021

Sheep died after 'killing rampage'

Force's new rural crime trailer to boost farmer engagement

22 March 2021

New trailer designed to help police engage

London woman issued £500 fine after dog attacks sheep

22 March 2021

Loose dog injured sheep in South Downs

Defra calls hare coursing 'distressing' and mulls 'further action'

20 March 2021

Response to petition calling for tougher punishments

Wales introduces Rural and Wildlife Crime Coordinator

19 March 2021

It comes as rural crime is on the rise

Charity warns Seasonal Workers Pilot risks human trafficking

17 March 2021

Report raises concerns for farm worker safety

Kennel Club helps Scottish farmers curb sheep attacks

17 March 2021

Union teams up with club to offer guidance

Two thirds of farmers still do not wear ATV helmets

16 March 2021

Only 30% of farmers wear helmet, study says

First dedicated dog theft officer appointed amid rising cases

16 March 2021

UK sees rise in working farm dog thefts

Nine sheep die after fly-tipper dumps highly toxic plants

16 March 2021

The in-lamb ewes ingested garden plants

Hare coursers' vehicles will be crushed, police warn

15 March 2021

Police warn strong action will be taken

Loose dog kills seven pregnant sheep in Devon

15 March 2021

Police urge public to keep dogs under control

What can be done to stop the rising issue of fly-tipping?

12 March 2021

Farmers are seeing big growth in the crime

Agriculture student on mission to improve farm safety

11 March 2021

Farmers needed to take part in her short survey

Video: 12 rescuers save sheep trapped on cliff edge

11 March 2021

The threee sheep were in 'serious jeopardy'

Livestock feed firm fined £100k after worker's fingers severed

10 March 2021

Incident could 'so easily have been avoided'

Farmers urged to protect livestock with insurance

10 March 2021

It comes as dog attacks are on the rise

Police to get new powers to tackle unauthorised encampments

10 March 2021

Rural groups welcome strengthened stance