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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 >

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 >

WM Police Property Marking Event in Ross-on-Wye

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Monday 14th May, from 7am onwards. at Screwfix, Ashburton Industrial Estate, Ross-on-Wye. Your local Safer Neighbourhood Team is holding a Property Marking Event, to help you keep your property safeRead More >

Herefordshire “Stop the Drop” Litter Pledge

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Stop the Drop was launched by Herefordshire Council in 2016 with the aim of encouraging everyone to take more responsibility for their waste by not dropping litter, and organising communityRead More >

New “Water Environment Grant” launched

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DEFRA, Natural England and the Environment Agency have launched a new Water Environment Grant (WEG) scheme to improve the water environment. The scheme will provide a total of £9 millionRead More >

Local Company changes it’s name from Cargill to Avara Foods

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Avara Foods is a 50/50 joint venture between Cargill and Faccenda, and immediately becomes one of the UK’s largest food businesses, supplying chicken, turkey and duck to retailers, food serviceRead More >

Update on the “2020 Vision for Herefordshire’s Family Farms”

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This project, funded by the Prince’s Countryside Fund and run in conjunction with the Herefordshire Rural Hub, is now running at full capacity. Participants have all had the opportunity toRead More >

New rules for farmers in England to help protect water quality

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From 2nd April 2018. New rules for all farmers in England to help protect water quality, by standardising the good farm practices that many are already performing and offering aRead More >

Countryside Stewardship Application Deadlines getting closer

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For schemes to start in 2019:- If you are applying for Higher Tier Countryside Stewardship this year, don’t forget to submit your completed Application form before the deadline of 13thRead More >