Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Rural News: 11 July 2017

Neonics debate - BBC Lake District becomes UNESCO world heritage site - Guardian Investigation rubbishes Cornwall Republican Army arson claims - Cornwall Live Glyphosate ban could cost farmers £10k per year - Farmers Guardian Archaeologists discover key Christian...

Rural News – 30 June 2017

Woman carjacked by bees in Scotland - - Scotsman Farmers angry at Defra response to bird flu outbreaks - Farmers Guardian Farms hit by migrant worker shortage - the Guardian New scheme to bring children's theatre to...

What does a hung parliament mean for the countryside?

It's official, no party has secured enough votes to form a government and we now have a hung parliament. (If you've somehow slept through the last 24 hours, we recommend signing up to the...

Rural news – 5 June 2017

New group to consider licensing for grouse shoots - The Scotsman Government energy policy is failing older houses in the countryside - CLA Could we one day be using AI to detect whether sheep are in...

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017 in pictures

A few of the things that caught our eye at the world's most famous celebration of gardening and flowers:

Rural news – 11 May

In pictures, the Maldon mud race - The Guardian Farmers claim eagles are taking large numbers of lambs in the Highlands and Islands - Telegraph Could saving the planet lead to a jump in Lyme disease?...

Rural news – 9 May

Monks buy luxury B&B in Mull - The Times Record numbers of farmers expected at Devon show - Plymouth Herald Cold snap that destroyed English vineyards could be worst than thought - Telegraph Cumbrian flood...

Rural news – 3 April

Disappearing Golden Eagle sparks murder mystery row - Telegraph Step change needed to create more woodland - BBC Ordinance Survey now offers 3D mapping of UK countryside - BBC Join the Thunderclap against online abuse...

Rural news – 14 March

Farmer uses sprayer to foil fly tipper - Farmers Weekly Green campaigners call for land ministry to halt the 'erosion of the countryside' - Guardian More protection for wildlife off Welsh coast - BBC Green belt building...

Rural budget reaction

We've rounded up a few of the views from the countryside on last week's budget - let us know your thoughts in the comments. Sarah Dodds, Head of Agricultural & Rural Business at MHA MacIntyre...