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Time is of an essence so beware legal deadlines

It is worth stressing to land owners and tenants alike the importance of complying with notice periods laid down by statute and in particular to draw attention to time limits and the fact that missed legal deadlines will often prove to be disastrous if they are missed, writes Steven Corfield.

There’s just something special about dogs

Max, Patsy and pups, Lairg 1966

My friend just told me she was taking her puppy to the vet for the one-off visit that needs to be done now he’s six months old, writes Rosemary Allen. I’m being discreet here.

Planning vital for renewable energy projects

Choosing the right site, advance preparation and keeping the local community informed are three areas to prioritise when making an application for a renewable energy project, writes Stephen Locke.

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YFCs celebrate 70 years

This year sees Shropshire Federation of Young Farmers celebrate 70 years with an anniversary ball at Ludlow Racecourse for some 500 guests, on June 7.

Farm faces decimation by HS2

A long-established and thriving family farm of in Staffordshire is set to be decimated by HS2 plans, destroying 15 out of 19 buildings and forcing the owners and their family to make another life for themselves.