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Help to Stop the Drop

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Herefordshire Council’s  Stop the Drop litter campaign is going from strength to strength with almost 300 Herefordshire businesses signed up to the Litter Pledge.  This figure includes large farms suchRead More >

Impact of the Hot Weather on Countryside Stewardship and Environmental Stewardship agreements

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The hot weather conditions are leading to hay crops being ready earlier than normal, or farmers wanting to alter grazing, cropping and supplementary feeding requirements due to the heatwave. IfRead More >

Reminder about Derogations for Cutting hedges in August

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BPS claimants who wish to sow Oilseed Rape and/or Temporary Grassland in August, and who need to be able to cut hedges in those fields before 1st September, must applyRead More >

Countryside Stewardship Mid Tier application deadline extended.

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Good news! The application deadline for Mid-Tier has been extended from 31 July to 31 August 2018. However, if you did not request an application pack by 31 May 2018,Read More >

“Rock The Barn” Charity fundraiser

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A one day festival of Hereford Bands and Food All proceeds go to Herefordshire Charities 14th July, 2pm to 3am at Lower Chilstone Court, Madley, HR2 9PW Tickets £20 ForRead More >

Protect yourself from the Blandford Fly

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At this time of year Blandford flies are at their height. They are predominantly found near bodies of water and can give a nasty bite – most commonly to theRead More >

2018 National Rural Crime Survey – open until 10th June

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Do you think rural crime has gone up or down in your area? Do you feel safer? What’s your view of the police in your community? After the last surveyRead More >

Important Changes to Red Tractor Beef and Lamb Standards

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As of 1st June 2018 you will be assessed against new Red Tractor Beef and Lamb standards, relating to antibiotic use on farm. These amendments reflect the industry’s commitment toRead More >

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on 25th May 2018.

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The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) are governing the changes made to Data Protection and as such should be the “go to” place for guidance information and updates on these newRead More >