Rural life news around the UK

12 November 2019



Farmers reminded of legal obligation to keep roads mud-free

11 November 2019

Reports from drivers of dangerous conditions

New study looks at importance of livestock auction marts

11 November 2019

Call for evidence on UK livestock markets

NFU welcomes plans to launch waste crime unit

10 November 2019

It will battle the 'nightmare' scale of the crime

First 'Limousin Prize Show' to take place to promote breed

8 November 2019

50th anniversary of the breed's presence in UK

Isolation and finance 'key factors' affecting Scottish farmers

8 November 2019

Study explored mental wellbeing of Scottish farmers

Italian farmers protest in Rome against wild boars

8 November 2019

Protest against boar overpopulation

Fly-tipping incidents increase in England

7 November 2019

The devastating crime is on an upward trend

Farmers greet Prince Charles at North London market

7 November 2019

Over thirty farmers greet Charles and Camilla

Council approves Jeremy Clarkson's farm shop plan

7 November 2019

This is despite local opposition to his plan

Farming to be promoted during Lord Mayor's Show

6 November 2019

This year's event to take place on Sunday

Review of rural planning laws underway in Scotland

6 November 2019

Types of planning permissions could be removed

Bad weather and media creating 'low morale' for farmers

5 November 2019

Farmers beleaguered by bad weather and bad science

New powers could tackle unauthorised sites on farms

5 November 2019

Consultation looks at powers to tackle trespassing

£50k raised to save popular Edinburgh farm from closure

5 November 2019

The urban farm attraction is now in liquidation

Young farmers needed to keep small shows alive, chairman says

4 November 2019

Small rural shows face a bleak future

Transport 'must deliver' for remote Scottish farmers

1 November 2019

Farming underpins island and rural areas of Scotland

'No cold callers' scheme launched for farmers

30 October 2019

Scheme aims to protect farmers

Thousands donated in memory of young Cumbrian farmer

28 October 2019

Stephen Relph died aged 26 in 2013

£1bn proposal to boost 4G in rural areas by 2025

25 October 2019

Deal set to solve poor rural mobile coverage

Commoners urged to remove cattle horns after injuries

23 October 2019

New Forest commoners advised to dehorn cattle

Tractor made from 62 bales wins 'wheat art' competition

22 October 2019

Cambridgeshire farmer wins annual competition

Farmer leaves £1m in will to Norfolk hospital

22 October 2019

It will help fund a new cancer centre

Rewilding Britain backs out of £3.4m project after farmer anger

22 October 2019

Welsh rewilding project stalled yet again

New farm TV series 'Born Mucky' to air next year

22 October 2019

It will capture the 'reality of life' for UK farmers

Prince William highlights his 'passion' for farming

21 October 2019

New documentary shows his family's farming passion

Young farmer gears up for Miss Great Britain finals

16 October 2019

29-year-old farmer is a finalist

Farms safeguarded against crimes in police initiative

10 October 2019

More than 40 farms safeguarded

Video: Empty wellies highlight issue of mental health

10 October 2019

Each welly represents a farmer who took their own life

Villagers object to Jeremy Clarkson's farm shop plan

9 October 2019

Clarkson has defended his farm proposals

Clarkson's new farming series officially in production

4 October 2019

Filming started this autumn