Rural life news around the UK

27 November 2020

Public urged to buy local following challenging year

25 November 2020

Consumers told to back local firms this Christmas

Coronavirus: Society cancels next year's Kenilworth Show

20 November 2020

The Warwickshire event will take place in 2022

Survey asks Scots farmers how slow broadband affects them

20 November 2020

Union launches survey on sluggish connectivity

Highlands farm to hold virtual cattle sale using 'yourbird' system

18 November 2020

Innovative farmers to hold sale in January 2021

Farmers welcome Permitted Development Rights proposals

16 November 2020

Anticipated boost for farm business development

Feed firm named Yorkshire's rural business of the year

16 November 2020

I’Anson Brothers Ltd awarded the title

Marts to remain open during England's new lockdown

5 November 2020

Livestock auction marts will be in business

UK fire chiefs back farmers' call for sky lantern ban

5 November 2020

Public dissuaded from using the products

Young farmer praised after saving small YFC from folding

4 November 2020

Katie Sanderson from Elwick YFC awarded

RABI to conduct UK's largest ever farmer wellbeing study

3 November 2020

It seeks to better understand wellbeing issues

Wiltshire winegrower awarded £5,000 rural start-up grant

3 November 2020

Her winery produces 5,000 bottles a year

Charity awarded £25k to support farmer networks

2 November 2020

Prince's Countryside Fund issued major grant

Women in farming: Covid-19 pandemic and World War 2

2 November 2020

Vencomatic UK celebrates women in agriculture

Affordable housing guide launched for young farmers

2 November 2020

FAQ guide aims to help rural young people

NFU reminds public of sky lantern risks to farms

28 October 2020

Public told to refrain from using them

New scholarship encourages inclusion in farming

28 October 2020

'Breaking Barriers' scholarship launched

Farmer hailed for rescuing friend's lambing flock

26 October 2020

His friend was stricken by Covid-19

Therapeutic farm founder wins national farming award

23 October 2020

Jamie’s Farm founder wins prestigious award

Covid and Brexit weighing heavy on rural youth, study says

23 October 2020

Young rural people pessimistic about future

1 in 2 young people want to swap city for countryside

22 October 2020

Londoners want to swap city life for rural idyll

Company formed in bid to save Newton Rigg college

22 October 2020

It wants land-based education to continue

White v White: 20 years on from seminal farming divorce case

21 October 2020

The case fundamentally changed the landscape

Farmer to sell British Blue cattle in wife's memory

21 October 2020

The Welsh farmer is looking to raise £20k

Masks now mandatory in Scottish marts, farmers reminded

20 October 2020

Face coverings compulsory in auction marts

Survey to probe rural Scotland on Covid measures

20 October 2020

Rural communities 'impacted very differently'

Farm shop gets £60k revamp after soaring demand

20 October 2020

Hamps shop relaunches with eco-friendly theme

New record after working sheep dog sells for £20k

19 October 2020

Welshman hits all-time £20k high with Henna

RABI launches online counselling service for farmers

19 October 2020

New wellbeing initiative unveiled by charity

Lake District issues livestock safety advice to walkers

15 October 2020

Follows spate of livestock-related deaths

£70k raised so far to save Royal Highland Show's future

15 October 2020

Fundraiser campaign has a target of £2m