Rural Life

Nominees sought for Sustainable agriculture award

Nominees sought for Sustainable agriculture award

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Cymru and Wynnstay Group Plc are calling for nominations for the Sustainable Agriculture award, recognising...

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GWCT recognises long-term contribution to its Big Farmland Bird Count

GWCT recognises long-term contribution to its Big Farmland Bird Count

A rural business in the Cotswolds has received a special award for its contribution to the 2022 Game & Wildlife...

August 13, 2022

NI rural communities experiencing a ‘perfect storm’

NI rural communities experiencing a ‘perfect storm’

Sinn Féin MLA Declan McAleer has highlighted a number of issues, which he believes, has created a perfect storm for...

August 12, 2022

Drought threshold reached by large parts of England

Drought threshold reached by large parts of England

The National Drought Group (NDG) has met to discuss the response to the driest summer in fifty years and the...

August 12, 2022

Tractor or jeep cab heating up? Here’s a useful tip

Tractor or jeep cab heating up? Here’s a useful tip

With heatwave conditions set to continue this week, experts at UK-based Select Car Leasing, have the ultimate driving hack –...

August 10, 2022

Strutt and Parker to complete carbon audits on farms in Cairngorms

Strutt and Parker to complete carbon audits on farms in Cairngorms

Strutt and Parker is helping the Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA) to deliver on a plan to address the climate...

August 10, 2022

UN: July 2022 was among warmest on record

UN: July 2022 was among warmest on record

This year saw one of the three warmest Julys on record, according to the United Nations (UN) weather agency. The...

August 10, 2022

Rural Affairs minister to visit Anglesey Show today

Rural Affairs minister to visit Anglesey Show today

One of Wales’ premier agricultural shows, the Anglesey Show, returns this week (August 9-10) which is good news for the...

August 9, 2022

BVA survey reveals 24% of cats are not having welfare needs met

BVA survey reveals 24% of cats are not having welfare needs met

Vets are encouraging all cat owners to check that they are meeting their cats’ welfare needs as according to a...

August 8, 2022

Doncaster flood wall to be repaired following 2019 storms

Doncaster flood wall to be repaired following 2019 storms

The Environment Agency is starting a project to repair a 60m flood wall in Sprotbrough, Doncaster, which was damaged during...

August 8, 2022

Unsung Hero award presented by NFU Scotland

Unsung Hero award presented by NFU Scotland

National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Scotland’s North East members presented their annual ‘Unsung Hero’ award to Patrick Sleigh at a reception...

August 7, 2022

Rhug Estate claims two Great Taste awards

Rhug Estate claims two Great Taste awards

Rhug Estate has won two Great Taste awards for its organic Welsh lamb chops and organic Aberdeen Angus beef rump-steak....

August 7, 2022

306ac of Grade 1 land on the market in Kent

306ac of Grade 1 land on the market in Kent

A highly versatile block of first-class arable land valued at £3.4 million has been put up for sale by Strutt...

August 6, 2022

Essex man jailed for 14 months for waste offences

Essex man jailed for 14 months for waste offences

A 40-year-old man who ignored Environment Agency warnings to stop illegally importing and burning waste at two Essex sites has...

August 5, 2022

NFU Cymru questions council decision to promote only non-dairy smoothies

NFU Cymru questions council decision to promote only non-dairy smoothies

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Cymru has met with Ceredigion County Council to raise its concerns over the local authority’s...

August 3, 2022

£1.6m Fife livestock farm offers potential for diversification

£1.6m Fife livestock farm offers potential for diversification

A productive livestock farm with potential for diversification and environmental projects, enjoying far-reaching views across the Firth of Forth, has...

August 1, 2022

FUW honours rural mental-health charity

FUW honours rural mental-health charity

A rural mental-health charity has been honoured by the Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) with its external award for services...

August 1, 2022

Farm safety: Would you consider a camera to monitor PTO drive?

Farm safety: Would you consider a camera to monitor PTO drive?

In the wake of the recent Farm Safety Week in Northern Ireland, the Farm Safety Partnership (FSP) is encouraging the...

July 26, 2022