England

Major cannabis operation discovered in underground bunkers beneath farm sheds

Major cannabis operation discovered in underground bunkers beneath farm sheds

More than £500,000 (€549,480) worth of cannabis was discovered in underground bunkers which were accessed within farm sheds in the...

September 16, 2020

Wheel flies off livestock trailer and kills dog walker in Devon

Wheel flies off livestock trailer and kills dog walker in Devon

Police are appealing for information in relation to an incident where a wheel flew off a livestock trailer and killed...

September 3, 2020

Firefighters called in to rescue cow stuck in water-filled ditch

Firefighters called in to rescue cow stuck in water-filled ditch

A team of firefighters had to be called in to rescue a “heavily pregnant cow” that got stuck in a...

September 2, 2020

Escaped cow put down after walkers leave gate open

Escaped cow put down after walkers leave gate open

A cow that escaped from her field when rural walkers left a gate open had to be put down after...

August 12, 2020

Firefighters called in to rescue 1,000kg bull stuck in ditch

Firefighters called in to rescue 1,000kg bull stuck in ditch

Firefighters were called to help rescue a 1,000kg bull which was stuck in a ditch in Hatfield Broad Oak, in...

August 5, 2020

Firefighters douse tractor ‘well alight in a field’

Firefighters douse tractor ‘well alight in a field’

Firefighters were called in to extinguish a tractor which was “well alight in a field” in Somerset, England, this week....

July 30, 2020

Firefighters called in to save steer stuck in water trough

Firefighters called in to save steer stuck in water trough

Numerous teams of firefighters were mobilised to rescue a 12-month-old bullock which became trapped in a water trough earlier this week in...

July 23, 2020

Pub installs electric fence to ensure social distancing at bar

Pub installs electric fence to ensure social distancing at bar

The owner of a pub in the English county of Cornwall has taken hair-raising methods to ensure social distancing measures...

July 14, 2020

Livestock trailer carrying 12 cows overturns at roundabout

Livestock trailer carrying 12 cows overturns at roundabout

A tractor drawing a trailer with 12 cows in it overturned at a roundabout in England earlier today, Tuesday, July...

July 7, 2020

2 hospitalised from ‘taking animal medication’ after vet surgery break-in

2 hospitalised from ‘taking animal medication’ after vet surgery break-in

Two men who were arrested following the theft of animal medication from a veterinary surgery in England have been released...

July 6, 2020

Arrests made after ‘modern slaves’ discovered on Bedfordshire farm

Arrests made after ‘modern slaves’ discovered on Bedfordshire farm

10 suspected victims of modern slavery have been safeguarded after they were discovered living in a farm building in Bedfordshire,...

June 30, 2020

BVA wants vets included in support plans for businesses affected by Covid-19

BVA wants vets included in support plans for businesses affected by Covid-19

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has written to the Government, urging that veterinary practices be covered in the scope of...

March 19, 2020

Knaresborough YFC tractor breaks records in friend’s memory

Knaresborough YFC tractor breaks records in friend’s memory

A group of young farmers in North Yorkshire raised more than £20,000 in memory of their late friend with a...

March 13, 2020

NFU officeholder team elected at AGM following annual conference

NFU officeholder team elected at AGM following annual conference

A new team of officeholders have been elected at the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Council annual general meeting (AGM); which took...

February 27, 2020

Long-term opportunity to manage 1,200 sheep…in Northumberland

Long-term opportunity to manage 1,200 sheep…in Northumberland

A rare, new opportunity has opened to manage 1,200 commercial Texel/Beltex ewes on the Matfen Estate in Northumberland, England. The...

February 17, 2020

HS2 approval: Government urged to treat farmers and landowners on the route fairly

HS2 approval: Government urged to treat farmers and landowners on the route fairly

The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) is urging the UK Government to deliver fairness to landowners after Prime Minister...

February 15, 2020

Farmer buys Landini tractor…for his 88th birthday

Farmer buys Landini tractor…for his 88th birthday

A farmer bought a new Landini 6-136H tractor – a present to himself for his 88th birthday last week in...

January 30, 2020

Bovine brigade: Herd of heifers ‘invades’ area of rural RAF base

Bovine brigade: Herd of heifers ‘invades’ area of rural RAF base

Neighbours of an airbase of the UK Royal Air Force (RAF) got more than they bargained for this morning when...

January 7, 2020