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Call for development sites in Denbighshire

Land and property owners in Denbighshire with land that may be suitable for development are being invited to put forward sites for possible inclusion in the new Local Development Plan (LDP).

Oswestry Show

A good day was had at the Oswestry Show, the lovely weather brought many people out. We had a lot take up the offer of entering our free quiz ‘Test your farming knowledge’.

Second chance to apply for Welsh Start Up Grant

Farmers in Wales under the age of 40 are being given a second chance to take advantage of the Welsh Government’s £6 million funding package available to help them develop their businesses. The grant will provide £40,000 to 150 farmers (including those who were successful in the first round) as part of a Young People into Agriculture Scheme.

Deadline for Countryside Stewardship applications extended to August 31

Farmers are being advised that the deadline for the completed mid-tier Countryside Stewardship application packs to be received by Natural England has been extended by one month.

Capital grants available for farmers in Wales to improve water

Land managers and farming businesses across Wales can apply for capital works funding under the Glastir Small Grants Scheme, to carry out projects to improve water quality and reduce the risk of flooding.

Farm business grants available in Wales

Farmers in Wales have another chance to apply for Farm Business Grants (FBG) to help improve the economic and environmental performance of their agricultural holdings.

Free professional advice at agricultural shows this summer

Farmers visiting agricultural shows this summer are invited to visit Davis Meade Property Consultants on their stand for free advice on issues concerning them such as getting ready for Brexit, tenancy matters and grants.

Call for land suitable for housing development in Conwy

A call is being made to land and property owners in Conwy who may have land suitable for future housing projects.

Shropshire surveyor to address national conference

A Shropshire chartered surveyor will be among the headline speakers at a national conference for rural surveyors taking place in June.

Tenant farmers being given chance to buy their farms

With uncertainty over agricultural land prices, concerns over threatened changes in tax reliefs such as Agricultural Property Relief and the general realisation that agricultural property does not always give the best return as investment, a number of landlords are seeking to sell their farms.

Derisory offers being made for new telecom mast sites

Land and property owners who are approached by telecoms companies with regard to new sites for masts or renegotiating terms for existing apparatus are being advised to seek professional guidance before accepting any offers.

New £27 million grant scheme to improve watercourses in England

Farmers and land managers are being invited to apply for funding from a new £27 million grant scheme to improve the water environment across England.

New regulations for landlords of rented property

Farmers and landowners with private rented property are being reminded of new legislation coming into effect in April 2018 with regard to the energy efficiency of their properties.

Springtime trigger for money laundering rules

Spring is the traditional trigger for the farm and land market to kick into action and farmers and landowners are being reminded that changes to Money Laundering & Terrorist Financing Regulations will affect procedures adopted for future property transactions.

Farm business grants available in Wales

Farmers in Wales are being offered the chance to apply for Farm Business Grants (FBG) to help improve the economic and environmental performance of their agricultural holdings.

Cross Compliance

We understand that the agricultural regulations will survive unchanged beyond 2019. All European law will be bundled together into one package, adopted into UK law and reviewed, repealed and amended after that date.

Match-making service links new entrants with farmers looking to wind down

In a new Welsh Government initiative, would-be farmers in Wales are being given the opportunity to link up with farmers looking to wind down or with land to spare.

10 downing Street

A Shropshire chartered surveyor was recently invited to a meeting at No 10 Downing Street to help government advisers find ways to speed up house building.

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