Rural life news around the UK

28 February 2020



'Community hero': Farmer praised for clearing storm debris from roads

28 February 2020

The farmer worked with the police for 14 hours

Farmer sets new record after selling sheep dog for £18.9k

25 February 2020

World record price for working sheep dog smashed

Rural groups call for end to lead shotgun ammunition

25 February 2020

Move must be done 'within five years'

'We've had more customers than Aldi': Jeremy Clarkson launches farm shop

24 February 2020

'This is the end of supermarket shopping!'

Scottish farmers urged to be vigilant of mental health

21 February 2020

Need for vigilance during spring period, charity says

£50,000 from RABI's crisis fund to help flood-affected farmers

20 February 2020

RABI to fast-track help to farmers

'Born Mucky' shows how farmers can profit from old machinery

18 February 2020

TV show highlights importance of auctions

Kenilworth Show finds new home due to HS2 works

18 February 2020

High-speed rail project forces show to move

Weekend of severe weather disruption impacts farmers

17 February 2020

Farmers urged to be vigilant

Mental health: Young farmer inundated with support after viral tweet

14 February 2020

She admitted she was at 'breaking point'

Six general licences reissued on temporary basis

13 February 2020

Brand new licences come out on 1 August

NFU asks farmers to make mental health a priority

13 February 2020

It comes as #MindYourHead gets underway

Cumbria farmers raise animal welfare fears amid water shortage

13 February 2020

Storm Ciara damaged a major water main

Joint venture opportunity to manage 1200 sheep

11 February 2020

The estate is located in Northumberland

Rural areas brace for disruption following Storm Ciara

10 February 2020

Warning of floods and fallen trees

Campaign focusing on mental wellbeing of farmers launches

10 February 2020

83 people in sector took their own lives in 2018

Study looking at importance of marts nears deadline for views

2 February 2020

The study looks at importance of livestock auction marts

£500k boost to support digital infrastructure in Welsh marts

31 January 2020

Funding will strengthen digital animal traceability

Big British breakfasts help raise £15,000 for farm charity

30 January 2020

Thousands raised for the DPJ Foundation

Protecting your farm in the face of vegan activism

24 January 2020

Farmers advised on how to battle vegan activism

Stockperson wanted for new share farming arrangement

23 January 2020

Nene Park Trust seeking new stockperson

Agri-haulage business recognised for services to farming

15 January 2020

The firm has served Argyll for decades

More than 4 in 10 farmers don’t have adequate broadband

14 January 2020

New survey shows big issues with connectivity

McDonald’s and Prince’s Countryside Fund enter into partnership

9 January 2020

They hope to improve resilience of UK farmers

RAF base deals with unusual alarm – a herd of cows

8 January 2020

The cattle had broke out from a nearby farm

Fundraiser supports farmer after loss of husband

4 January 2020

Thousands of pounds has been donated

Farmers raise over £73,000 in honour of auctioneer

30 December 2019

Money raised for important rural charities

Prince Charles and charities show support for flood-affected farmers

24 December 2019

Follows recent flooding in Derbyshire

Rural sector backs government’s review of business rates

20 December 2019

The support is 'long overdue'

Rural workers protest against Chris Packham

19 December 2019

150 rural workers protest against the celebrity