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Lizzy Foster Joins The Team

Lizzy Foster recently joined our firm as a Graduate Rural Surveyor after four years studying at Harper Adams University.   From a farming family in York, Lizzy had a strong agricultural upbringing which urged her to study Rural Property Management; this included a...

Time to Batten Down the Hatches?

With the 29th March 2019 looming large over all our heads the prospects for the future of the agricultural industry as a whole has been thrown into doubt by the pending departure of the UK from the European Union.   The continued talk from Michael Gove and his...

A New Route to Planning Consent

New powers have been announced that will introduce a new “permission in principle” route for smaller housing schemes across England. The legislation, which was first introduced in 2016, provided limited powers to fast-track application sites that were designated by a...

Regional Road Scheme Update – Compensation

Work is due to start this Summer on the upgrade of a number of major junctions on the A6120 Leeds Outer Ring Road which will link to the proposed East Leeds Orbital Road (ELOR), the construction of which is programmed for late 2019. Elsewhere Highways England are...

Farmland Market Report

The Farmland Market in Yorkshire continues to show large variation, not only across Districts but also between Parishes. This is being driven by many factors including the level of supply, the current industry prospects and the ongoing BREXIT negotiations. The quality...

Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme

Further to our previous posts re the Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) have advised of their intentions to re-open calls for applications “later this autumn”.  The Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme is aimed at active...
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