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Compensation claims system not easy says surveyor

The Welsh Assembly is investigating its compensation claim system for land and property affected by public works and called in the expertise of Shropshire land agent Philip Meade of Davis Meade Property Consultants at Oswestry to give evidence at the Senedd Economy Infrastructure and Skills Committee.

Free professional advice at the Royal Welsh Winter Fair

Farmers visiting The Royal Welsh Winter Fair which takes place on November 26 and 27 at the Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells, are invited to visit Davis Meade Property Consultants for free professional advice on issues concerning them.

BPS 2018 greening and entitlement values set

The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has confirmed the entitlement values and greening rates for Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2018 payments.

Top award on the table for Oswestry land agents

An Oswestry-based firm of land agents has reached the finals of a competition for rural businesses.

Apply now for farm business grants in Wales

Farmers and land managers in Wales have until October 26 to apply for a Farm Business Grant (FBG) to help improve the economic and environmental performance of their holdings.

Sustainable Production Grant to enhance farm environment in Wales

The deadline is fast approaching in Wales to apply for grants of up to £50,000 for capital investment into equipment and machinery that will address the impacts of pollution on farms and benefit the wider environment.

Rare opportunity to acquire a character smallholding in Denbighshire

A rare opportunity to acquire a character smallholding with period farmhouse, traditional and modern outbuildings and productive land extending in all to 17.75 acres (7.18 ha) or thereabouts, has arisen with the sale of Segrwyd Ucha, Peniel Road, Denbigh.

Permitted Development Rights for the change of use of agricultural buildings

Recent changes to building and planning legislation could make it easier for farmers to convert redundant farm buildings into housing.

Caution over farm rent increases

The prolonged cold, wet start to the year impacted across all farming sectors and with the dry summer weather dashing hopes of a bumper harvest, margins are likely to be squeezed this year for most farmers in England and Wales.

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’.

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.

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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Philip Meade has been invited to provide seminars for national training company on rural arbitrations - Date: 11th February 2019 Time: 9.30 to 5.15 Venue: London - For more information please click this link: Rural Arbitrations - An A to Z in One Day

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