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Police seize tractor…at drag race

Police seize tractor…at drag race

A tractor has been seized in a “rather unusual” instance of drag racing against motorcycles, according to police in the...

February 18, 2019

Wanted man believed to be working on UK dairy farm

Wanted man believed to be working on UK dairy farm

Police officers in Surrey are appealing for help finding wanted man Kieran Peter Smith from Northamptonshire. Smith, 27, failed to attend...

February 15, 2019

Man charged in connection with death of man near Blandford

Man charged in connection with death of man near Blandford

A man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of a man on a farm near Blandford....

February 11, 2019

Treble Fendt theft from Petersfield farm

Treble Fendt theft from Petersfield farm

Police in Sussex are appealing for witnesses following the theft of three tractors near Petersfield. The three Fendt 720 Vario tractors were...

February 10, 2019

Police release CCTV image of sheep theft suspect

Police release CCTV image of sheep theft suspect

Humberside police have released a CCTV image purporting to show a suspect in a spate of sheep thefts in East...

January 31, 2019

Tractor recovered by officers before owner knew it had been stolen

Tractor recovered by officers before owner knew it had been stolen

Police officers in Essex have managed to recover a stolen tractor and returned it to its owner in Great Totham...

January 16, 2019

Lincolnshire to introduce ‘Rural Rangers’ in fight against rural crime

Lincolnshire to introduce ‘Rural Rangers’ in fight against rural crime

A crack team of volunteer horse enthusiasts are set to join the fight against rural crime in a pilot scheme...

January 8, 2019

Arsonists cause more than £250,000 of damage to Borders farm

Arsonists cause more than £250,000 of damage to Borders farm

A hayshed fire thought to have been started deliberately has destroyed more than £250,000 of property on a farm near...

January 8, 2019

Police warning after spate of quad thefts in South Wales

Police warning after spate of quad thefts in South Wales

Police in Carmarthenshire have urged quad bike owners to ensure theirs is kept securely, amid a spate of ATV thefts...

December 28, 2018

Farmer tried to fake TB test by injecting animals with diesel

Farmer tried to fake TB test by injecting animals with diesel

A farmer from Ceredigion, Wales, has admitted interfering with a TB test and accepted a caution. The herdsman also admitted to...

December 18, 2018

Sheep heads found along Derbyshire trail

Sheep heads found along Derbyshire trail

Police in Derbyshire are appealing for information after two sheep heads were found dumped on the Stockley Trail. The two-mile...

December 18, 2018

Farmers warned to watch out for fraudsters trying to swindle Basic Payment

Farmers warned to watch out for fraudsters trying to swindle Basic Payment

With the Basic Payment Scheme due to be paid in early December, the Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) is warning...

November 13, 2018

Several suspected stolen quads recovered in Lancashire raid

Several suspected stolen quads recovered in Lancashire raid

A ‘day of action’ aimed at targeting travelling criminals who commit rural crime has been hailed as a success as...

November 13, 2018

Appeal for information after 2 quads stolen in Co. Fermanagh

Appeal for information after 2 quads stolen in Co. Fermanagh

Two quads have been reported stolen in Co. Fermanagh in separate incidents. Both were stolen on Monday, October 29. The...

October 31, 2018

Praise for officers who responded swiftly to farm fire

Praise for officers who responded swiftly to farm fire

Two Cumbrian police officers have been praised for their swift action and bravery after they woke a farming family to...

October 15, 2018

Hare coursing group caught out by new database banned from Cambs farmland

Hare coursing group caught out by new database banned from Cambs farmland

Four men have been handed County Court injunctions to prevent them from hare coursing in Cambridgeshire. Denny Loveridge, James Crickmore,...

October 11, 2018

2 men die in suspected chemical spill at Norfolk poultry plant

2 men die in suspected chemical spill at Norfolk poultry plant

An investigation is underway after two men died in an industrial incident at a poultry processing plant in Attleborough, Norfolk....

October 4, 2018

Murder inquiry launched after death on Dorset farm

Murder inquiry launched after death on Dorset farm

Detectives investigating the death of a man at a farm near Blandford, Dorset have released one arrested man on police...

October 2, 2018