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BPS 2018 Application Window Opens

The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has this week opened its application window for 2018 with the usual 15th May deadline for submission.  Due to the RPA undertaking a number of “proactive land changes” in 2017 (see our website article 20th January 2018) a number of...

Land flies off the shelf in Harrogate

  Lister Haigh marketed 21.54 acres of grassland at Warsill, near Harrogate at the end of January with a Guide Price of £185,000. Given the large amount of interest in the property ‘Best & Final Offers’ were requested by the 23rd February and a total of 9 offers...

Water Capital Grants

Description- Either as part of a 5 year Mid-Tier agreement or a standalone 2 year scheme, grants are available for clean and dirty water separation, concreting works, watercourse fencing, gutters and downpipes.  Claimants must be in a designated high priority area and...

Countryside Stewardship- Mid Tier Agreements

Description- Alongside the existing Higher Tier Scheme and Mid-Tier Scheme, 2018 marks the launch of four new streamlined offers to include Arable, Lowland, Mixed and Upland. A range of 5 year agreements are on offer to include both revenue and capital items.  This...

Hedgerows and Boundaries Grant

Description- The popular Hedgerows and Boundaries Capital Grant Scheme has opened for applications again and this year includes a revised Upper Capital Claim Limit of £10,000.  The scheme offers grants for drystone wall restoration, hedgerow gapping up, hedgerow...
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