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Creating a Healthier Happier Herefordshire January 2018 to 2020

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The Vision The citizens of Herefordshire are blessed to live in a beautiful County with immense Social, Natural and Human capital. However, there is significant poverty and hardship. It isRead More >

Slurry storage and spreading in times of high rainfall (2019) – Advice and Guidance for Farmers – West Midlands

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Notice from the Environment Agency:-    We are aware that with recent wet weather some farms are concerned about their slurry storage capacity and whether this will be sufficient untilRead More >

Finding a safe place to talk – Marches Counselling Service

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This year the National Network of Young Farmers Clubs launched the Rural + Campaign to highlight the impact of isolation on mental wellbeing.  Mental health has become a significant areaRead More >

RDPE Growth Programme open for new applications

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The Business Development, Food Processing and Rural Tourism Infrastructure grants are now open to new applications. You must submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) form before midnight on 16th FebruaryRead More >

Draft Wye Valley AONB Management Plan published for consultation

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The draft Wye Valley AONB Management Plan 2020-2025 is published for a 10 week public consultation period until 6th January 2020. The Draft Plan and consultation details are on theRead More >

NFU Herefordshire Harvest Campaign – “Mud on the Road” signs available

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Sometimes displacing mud onto the highway is unavoidable despite our best efforts and therefore signage is required to warn other road users.  As a result of NFU efforts, a roadRead More >

Mud on the road – NFU briefing

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The wet summer and autumn, and the impending root crop harvests mean that there is likely to be an increased risk of high levels of mud getting onto the roads.Read More >

The end of Windows 7. Can you afford not to change?

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Windows 7 is one of Microsoft’s best-loved computing operating systems.  Like all operating systems before it, Windows 7 will very soon reach the end of its lifecycle, as Microsoft willRead More >

New rules on water use and abstraction – don’t lose your previously exempt abstraction rights

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Water abstraction rules have changed and most previously exempt activities cannot continue without an abstraction licence in place. Time is running short to secure a licence for previously exempt abstractions,Read More >