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Agri.cycle support for farming and rural crafts scholarship schemes

  To celebrate 10 years since the launch of their company, Agri.cycle, the farm plastic waste and shotgun cartridge recycling company, are proud to announce their link ups with the scholarship schemes of the Worshipful Company of Farmers and QEST (Queen Elizabeth

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Conservation projects not spending fast enough

The Landfill Communities Fund could be altering how it allocates funding as the government is considering new proposals for change, which could threaten biodiversity projects. The consultation, which closed yesterday (10 June), centred on proposed reforms submitted by HMRC, the Treasury and various environmental and

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Lapwing given EU Life+ boost

A project has been given €1.25million of funding by EU Life+ to help farmers in the Avon Valley reverse the decline in lapwing numbers.  The lapwing is red-listed as a conservation concern, and has suffered declines over the past 20

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Wild venison project success

A project launched in 2010 that aims to make it easier to bring wild venison to supermarket shelves has announced that since then, for every £1 spent, it has generated £2.75 in economic activity. In addition, it has announced that

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Shooting filling funding gap

Shooting interests in Northern Ireland are helping to fill a gap in rural development funding after a court ruling decided that no funds from the EU single farm payment will be ring-fenced for rural development or conservation. 9-15 per cent

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Counting the Legal Cost

I intend to use my article this issue to highlight the unfair position of the appellant in Firearms Act appeals. This may be you one day, so it’s an important topic to be aware of. In several sets of circumstances the

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Just because you're paranoid…

Gossip, sniping, and unwarranted speculation – Predator finds conspiracy theories under every stone

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Political animals

Do animal lovers really want their donations to the RSPCA spent on politically-motivated prosecutions like the £330,000 case against the Heythrop Hunt?

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Conservation con

David Taylor says the RSPB’s latest appeal for funds doesn’t add up to what the organisation’s supporters, or wildlife, wants from a bird charity

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