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Friday, 31 October 2014

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Good old-fashioned fun at Hesket Newmarket Show

Hesket show photo No fancy gimmicks, just plain good old-fashioned rural fun, that’s Hesket Newmarket Show.

Last updated 3 September 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Keswick Show makes successful return

Keswick Show photo Stick-dressing, sheep shearing and the best display of three onions – Keswick Show is firmly back on the map after several problem-hit years.

Last updated 27 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Cost of rural crime in Cumbria up to nearly £1m

The cost of crime in rural Cumbria has risen to nearly £1 million.

Last updated 15 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Retailers blamed for Cumbrian beef producers’ peril

kthtwenmw Cumbrian farmers are now paying the price of shoppers turning away from British beef. Some farmers are haemorrhaging up to £400 on every animal they produce, because supply is outstripping demand.

Last updated 8 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Council rejects plans for agricultural worker's house

Plans for an agricultural worker’s house at Tallentire, near Cockermouth, have been turned down by Allerdale council.

Last updated 3 July 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Blencathra set to raise more than its £1.75m asking price

af blen 235 1 Offers are already on the table to buy Blencathra – with its £1.75 million asking price expected to be exceeded.

Last updated 30 May 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Cumbrian farmers hope milk prices will bounce back

Robert Craig photo Hundreds of Cumbrian dairy farmers are counting the cost of milk price cuts – but with hope that they’ll bounce back.

Last updated 9 May 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Slurry lagoon bid backed despite 1,400 objections

Plans for a massive slurry lagoon which have triggered the biggest number of objections ever recorded by Carlisle City Council are being recommended for approval.

Last updated 4 April 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Objections to slurry lagoon swamp Carlisle council

Robin and Moira Fisher photo More than 1,300 people have voiced their opposition to plans to build a two million gallon slurry lagoon.

Last updated 21 March 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Breakfast week will help Cumbrian farming families

Farmhouse breakfast photo Impoverished Cumbrian farming families will benefit from Farmhouse Breakfast Week 2014.

Last updated 11 March 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Thousands at Expo in Carlisle to see cream of dairy industry

Carlisle Expo photo They came from far and wide, young and old to compete in what is fast becoming a major showcase in the agricultural calendar.

Last updated 11 March 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Cumbrian rural legal expert retiring after four decades

Geoff Tomlinson photo Noted rural law expert Geoff Tomlinson is retiring after almost four decades advising Cumbrian farmers.

Last updated 7 March 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Cumbria's farmers left facing perfect winter storm

Alistair Couper photo Farmers face another winter of discontent fuelled by disease, parasite epidemics and appalling weather.

Last updated 3 March 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

‘Greedy’ Cumbria council slammed for selling off its farms

gdunnwmx A traditional gateway into farming for the younger generation is being slammed shut, industry leaders fear. Despite a shortage of tenant farms and increasing competition between eager new starters, cash-strapped Cumbria County Council has sold off dozens of farms since the 1980s.

Last updated 17 February 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Bigger and stronger dairy herds starting to emerge

Glyn Lucas photo A new generation of bigger, stronger dairy herds is beginning to emerge in Cumbria.

Last updated 4 February 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Farm payment claims prove struggle online

Ian Mandle photo Some Cumbrian farmers claim they will struggle to make their farm payment claims online.

Last updated 24 January 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Life down on the farm begins early for Cumbrian farming family

50057688F006 Pleased to meet ewe! New life down on the farm began early for one county farming family.

Last updated 3 January 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Cumbrian farm building becomes meeting place for isolated older men

Ernie An old converted farm building has opened its doors as a meeting place for isolated older men.

Last updated 3 January 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Cumbria's farmers warned to beware fuel thieves

Farming bosses are urging Cumbria’s rural communities to be on their guard against fuel thieves.

Last updated 13 December 2013
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Cumbria police need public’s help in tackling sheep thefts

Police are appealing to the rural community to help them tackle livestock thefts in the county.

Last updated 13 December 2013
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

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