Rural life news around the UK

22 June 2021

Royal Highland Showcase records 270,000 viewers

21 June 2021

People from 87 countries tuned into online event

New film explores Scottish farmers' mental health

18 June 2021

'Unearthing Farming Lives' released this week

Farmer's 650 mile horse trip underway in memory of brother

14 June 2021

His brother died after 14 years of unconsciousness

New interview series covers hot topics in Scottish farming

2 June 2021

Topics such as climate change and mental health

RSABI handed £3m estate in legacy of Aberdeenshire farmer

1 June 2021

Farmer hands down estate to rural charity

Clarkson's Farm hopes to 'show reality' of British farming

30 May 2021

Clarkson speaks to FarmingUK on upcoming show

Concern raised over issue of unused crofts in Scotland

28 May 2021

Over 400 crofters have highlighted the issue

Rallying cry for inquiry into boosting rural productivity

27 May 2021

Rural productivity is 18% below UK average

HS2 must 'drastically improve' farmer engagement, NFU says

27 May 2021

Report says HS2 'dishonest' over compensation claim

Virtual Royal Highland Show receives 1,100 livestock entries

26 May 2021

'Behind closed doors' event will be livestreamed

Scottish farmer wins prestigious cattle breeding award

26 May 2021

Alasdair Houston wins Sir William Young Award

Scaled-down Open Farm Sunday for 2021, organisers say

25 May 2021

LEAF says 'size does matter this year'

Survey points to 'gaping hole' in urban-rural digital divide

24 May 2021

Half of respondents not happy with connectivity

Clarkson's new farming series hits TV screens on 11 June

21 May 2021

Amazon Prime has also unveiled new trailer

Dazzling pink silage trailer raises thousands for charity

21 May 2021

Vital funds raised after family struck by cancer

Charity RABI extends freephone helpline for farmers

20 May 2021

24/7 helpline will remain free to access

Marts told to operate on 'business only basis' until June

18 May 2021

Marts can operate 'nearer normal' in June

'Bulls Out for Cancer' aims to raise £5,000 for charity

18 May 2021

Beef and dairy farmers join forces to raise funds

100% Welsh wool headband raises thousands for charity

17 May 2021

DPJ Foundation receives much-needed funds

Funds raised for brain tumour charity after YFC's 'ploughathon'

14 May 2021

In memory of former member who passed away

Royal Welsh showground converted into campsite

13 May 2021

Showground takes advantage of 'staycations'

Organisers cancel summer shows for second year running

13 May 2021

Organisers blame uncertainty on large gatherings

Council finds new leaseholder for Carmarthen mart

12 May 2021

Livestock sales may soon restart at the site

MPs launch inquiry seeking ways to boost rural economy

12 May 2021

Rural productivity is 18% below UK average

'Tough as old boots': Farmers told to open up on mental health

11 May 2021

Farming charity launches new campaign

Government taskforce to investigate rise in dog thefts

11 May 2021

Farmers told to remain vigilant for dog thieves

Less than 50% of farmers have a will, poll shows

7 May 2021

Law firm urges farmers to write a will

Boost in farm stays as public turn to 'staycations'

7 May 2021

Agri-tourism interest has increased by 45%

Fox kills 34 chickens on Jeremy Clarkson's farm

6 May 2021

'A fox has just killed 34 of my hens'

NFYFC votes to increase membership age from 26 to 28

4 May 2021

Follows fall in members due to pandemic