Rural life news around the UK

17 September 2021

'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

Farming on 'verge of crisis' unless more young people enter

9 September 2021

Farm manager says there's a lack of new blood

Farmer who helped Covid stricken friend hailed for heroism

8 September 2021

Farmer recognised in BBC's Jay's Yorkshire Workshop

RABI to quadruple support for farmers by 2024

8 September 2021

Charity sets new goal to reach more people

Animal rights activists leak details of 110,000 UK gun owners

8 September 2021

Farmers & landowners told to be vigilant

Scottish farmers set to benefit from ultrafast broadband

7 September 2021

Building of full fibre connections begins

Farmers reminded of support ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day

7 September 2021

Plenty of help is available

Westridge Farm campaigners seek legal challenge against council

7 September 2021

Fund campaign has launched thousands so far

New scheme aims to boost women in Scottish agriculture

3 September 2021

'Be Your Best Self' scheme commences in Oct

'Huge untapped potential' for UK farm diversification

31 August 2021

The rural sector has 'only scratched the surface'

Farmers urged to respond to plans to phase out lead ammunition

28 August 2021

Call for evidence looks at impact of lead ammunition

'Revolutionary' policies will level up rural areas, NFU says

20 August 2021

Many UK rural communities are 'left behind'

Rural groups 'concerned' as landlines to be axed by 2025

18 August 2021

UK phone calls to go digital by 2025

Short-term lets proposals 'devastating' for rural Scotland

17 August 2021

Licencing laws are being proposed in Scotland

NFU calls for flexible approach for farmers wanting to retire

13 August 2021

Union responds to lump sum exit consultation

Broadband rollout trial to target rural areas via water pipes

9 August 2021

3-year connectivity trial to target remote farms

Rural areas 'overlooked' in post-Brexit levelling up funds

4 August 2021

Large swathes of rural areas now 'low priority'

'Wild campers' must be respectful of farms, CLA says

3 August 2021

Campers must have permission of landowner

Marts help maintain rural community, new report says

30 July 2021

Marts provide 'important' social connections

Remote crofters awarded new funds to improve housing

23 July 2021

Grant will also build new housing for crofters

Farmers welcome return of full line up of ram sales

22 July 2021

Vendors and buyers set to return to ram sales

Visiting British farmland improves mental health, survey finds

22 July 2021

Public also appreciate work of farmers more

Clarkson's Farm to return for second series, Amazon confirms

21 July 2021

Amazon confirms popular TV series will return

Cumbrian land-based training provider to deliver new courses

17 July 2021

Horticulture & dairy courses to launch from Sept

'Make teaching the Countryside Code compulsory'

15 July 2021

Government urged to put Code in curriculum