Rural life news around the UK

7 December 2021

Call for more police resources as survey shows rural crime rise

6 December 2021

New survey shows increase in rural crime

Scottish govt overlooking local abattoir crisis, charity warns

3 December 2021

Scotland only has 26 red meat abattoirs left

Storm Arwen: Government accused of 'abandoning' rural areas

1 December 2021

Parts of rural Scotland still left without power

Survey puts spotlight on Wales' rural digital connectivity

22 November 2021

Rural firms fear they are still left behind

Popular BBC Two series This Farming Life back on screens

18 November 2021

Fifth series of show to be aired next week

New campaign targets farmers in tackling work-related stress

16 November 2021

HSE's campaign focuses on poor mental health

Scottish marts record solid performance despite Covid

15 November 2021

Throughput was up by 10% year-on-year

CLA's new president calls for more action to boost rural areas

12 November 2021

Arable farmer Mark Tufnell appointed new president

Lord Mayor's Show: Dairy farmers to show-off sector's credentials

9 November 2021

Farmers will hit City of London

Rural firms to 'lose out on millions' after funding cut

8 November 2021

CLA slams removal of support for rural firms

Farmers to light beacons to mark Queen's Platinum Jubilee

8 November 2021

Farmers and landowners invited to register

NFU highlights serious risks of letting off sky lanterns

5 November 2021

Union makes warning ahead of Bonfire Night

Rural fundraiser Run1000 returns to set new record

2 November 2021

2021 campaign raised over £51,000 for charity

BBC NI's popular TV series Tricked Out Tractors is back

1 November 2021

Experts will restore sought after tractors

Trading Standards wins award for supporting farmers in pandemic

27 October 2021

It offered mental health support to farmers

YFCs offered new support to upgrade club buildings

26 October 2021

Clubs will also be offered help with new builds

NFYFC tasks all clubs to improve the environment

25 October 2021

Federation launches YFC Operation Green

Over a third of farmers 'probably depressed', survey says

14 October 2021

Charity survey asked 15,000 farmers and workers

Farmers hail Jeremy Clarkson for championing British farming

13 October 2021

Well-known shepherd says farmers 'loved that programme'

Award-winning play explores impact of foot-and-mouth

12 October 2021

Marks 20th year anniversary of the outbreak

World Mental Health Day: Farmers encouraged to seek help

7 October 2021

There's a range of rural-based charities

Farmer to roll out UK-wide text service for livestock issues

3 October 2021

'Livestock Lookout' privately alerts farmers

Labour 'too comfortable being too urban', Shadow Defra says

28 September 2021

Luke Pollard MP made comments at conference

Welsh YFC hailed for protecting community during lockdown

17 September 2021

YFC delivered groceries to vulnerable people

'Imperfect' boots raise £28,000 for Prince's Countryside Fund

15 September 2021

10% from every sale went to rural charity

Urban and rural digital connectivity gap begins to narrow

13 September 2021

But rural campaigners say this is 'just the start'

Project seeks true value of UK's farm shops amid pandemic

11 September 2021

UK-wide project aims to develop sector further

Bear Grylls and others urged to teach Countryside Code

10 September 2021

Youth leaders encouraged to use new resources

Clarkson holds meeting with villagers over farm shop traffic

10 September 2021

It follows the huge success of Clarkson's Farm

Guntrader users to take legal action over data breach concerns

9 September 2021

Users may have had personal details leaked