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Exam Success

We are delighted to announce that Will Foyle has passed the exams for the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV) with flying colours and is now a Fellow of the Association. This qualification denotes an in-depth knowledge of a wide range of countryside and...

November Residential Market Update

According to Rightmove, the price of property coming to market is up by an average of 1.1% on the previous month. The Property Price Index has recorded an increase in October every year since it started back in 2001, but this month’s is the largest since the 1.4% rise...

Harvest 2017 Update

As the combinable crops harvest for 2017 comes to an end, it will be remembered by many as a year of average yields, catchy combining conditions and varying quality.  We remember when one client, particularly gleeful came on to the Yorkshire Show stand having cut...

Hambleton proposing to delay Local Plan

Next week Hambleton District Council will be deciding whether or not to accept a recommendation to delay their next round of consultation for their emerging Local Plan until April 2018. The publication version of the Draft Local Plan was originally due to be consulted...

Exchange Rate Set for 2017 BPS

The Rural Payments Agency has confirmed that the euro exchange rate has been set for Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2017 payments made in sterling. The rate is an average of the European Central Bank exchange rates set in September 2017. The rate is €1 = 0.89470. This is...

Follow The Leader – 100% Success*

The Yorkshire Dales LEADER Programme has this week sent out a call for more applications as it approaches the final year of its programme.  Here at Lister Haigh we have had a steady flow of applications since the launch of the programme and are pleased to be able to...

Successful Farm Machinery Sale

There was a flying trade at the joint farm dispersal sale for Messrs Gregson & Hawksworth, held by Lister Haigh and Wharfedale Farmers Auction Mart at Manor Farm, South Stainley last Saturday. A crowd believed to be in excess of 500 attended – one of the biggest...
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