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Slurry and silage pollution incident reduction – communications for dairy farmers

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Loss of slurry and silage effluent from dairy farms is the most common cause of significant farm pollution incidents in this area. Fish kills, damage to other river life andRead More >

EA warning about possible contamination of animal bedding with hazardous materials

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Bedding buyers beware During routine inspections the EA have discovered instances where waste materials, such as plasterboard and wood contaminated with plastics, metals and other hazardous material have been usedRead More >

Catchment Sensitive Farming WATER CAPITAL GRANT AND MID TIER STEWARDSHIP

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  Remember that the deadline for requesting application packs for Mid Tier Stewardship and the Water Capital Grant is 31st July, so if you want to apply this year youRead More >

Animal Reporting & Movement Service (ARAMS) change of address

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The postal address for farmers to return their sheep licences has changed from:   Animal Reporting & Movement Service, Southwestern, Po Box 6299, Milton Keynes MK10 1 ZQ To:  Animal ReportingRead More >

Beware of a Telephone Scam

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West Mercia Police are receiving a number of calls from concerned residents reporting multiple calls from persons purporting to be from the HMRC.  The general theme is that answerphone messages areRead More >

Achieving the 2020 Vision for Herefordshire’s Family Farms

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The Herefordshire Rural Hub has launched a new project, with support from The Prince’s Countryside Fund. It will provide a unique package of business support for farming families in Herefordshire.Read More >

Anti-terrorism security advice for Event Organisers

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Event Security As an event organiser you are responsible for the safety and security of everyone involved prior to, during, and after the event. The police can offer advice onRead More >

Beware of Internet Fraudsters

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Fraudsters are using the global WannaCry ransomware attack as a hook to try and get people to click on the links within this clever BT branded phishing email.    Action FraudRead More >

Tax-Free Childcare Scheme: what parents and employers should know

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Budget 2013 announced the introduction of a new childcare scheme to support working families.   This was to be the new Tax-Free Childcare Scheme and it would be delivered by HMRCRead More >