Country life

Country Life

Retailers urged to drive greater British food self-sufficiency

News 1
Steve Smith tends to the dairy cattle at Binnington on the outskirts of Scarborough.   Pictures: Richard Ponter

Farm of the Week: Dairy woe likely to increase focus on growing

News
A lapwing, photographed by Carl Watts/Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.

Country & Coast: Species with so many names is a sight to behold

Environment
Livestock worrying is becoming more frequent in Yorkshire, claimed NFU North East livestock board chairman Richard Findlay.

Livestock worrying costs almost doubled in a year

News

Egg producers face costly bird flu postcode lottery

News

Farm Tech: Telescopics upgrade showcased at YAMS

News

A luxury stay in the Fawcetts’ North Yorkshire woods

News

Comment: Positive influence of outdoor lessons for our children

Environment
More than 1,100 EU environmental laws, ranging from air pollution limits to energy efficiency and wildlife protection, need to be transposed into UK law, Green Party MP Caroline Lucas said.   Picture: John Giles/PA Wire

Environmental policies face Brexit threats, MP warns

News 3
The weight limit for a tractor and trailer combination in England is currently 31 tonnes - less than the weight limits in Germany and France.

Tractor weight limit rise ruled out over £25m costs

News
A third of UK food is currently supplied by other EU countries.

Retailers urged to drive greater British food self-sufficiency

News 1
Steve Smith tends to the dairy cattle at Binnington on the outskirts of Scarborough.   Pictures: Richard Ponter

Farm of the Week: Dairy woe likely to increase focus on growing

News
A lapwing, photographed by Carl Watts/Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.

Country & Coast: Species with so many names is a sight to behold

Environment
Livestock worrying is becoming more frequent in Yorkshire, claimed NFU North East livestock board chairman Richard Findlay.

Livestock worrying costs almost doubled in a year

News

Egg producers face costly bird flu postcode lottery

News
Paul Russell and the Manitou NewAG, with Manitou sales boss Andrew Dixon.   Pictures: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Farm Tech: Telescopics upgrade showcased at YAMS

News
Brothers (L-R) Tony, Rob and Ed Fawcett by one of the tree houses at Studford Luxury Lodges near Sproxton.

A luxury stay in the Fawcetts’ North Yorkshire woods

News

Comment: Positive influence of outdoor lessons for our children

Environment

Environmental policies face Brexit threats, MP warns

News 3

Tractor weight limit rise ruled out over £25m costs

News

Wolds Diary: Worthwhile trip and sneaky dog tricks

Environment

Piccadilly line: Clapton’s fashion brand makes Great Yorkshire Show debut

Fashion
Lisa Cutcliffe runs wild food cooking days and foraging courses for enthusiastic beginners, chefs, community groups, herbalists and adventurous home cooks. Picture: Joan Ransely

Witch’s egg and other food you can forage from larder at bottom of the street

News
Helen and Robs storyline has shocked fans of The Archers. See letter						                    Picture: BBC

Everyday story of abused country folk: How The Archers became a touchstone for domestic violence

Theatre
Stewart Calligan, sporting different headgear, cleans his boat in readiness for an Easter launching.

Sea fishing: Cultural nod to the city’s fishermen

Other Sports
Aerial picture over the Kirkstall Road area of Leeds, where flooding occurred after a monumental amount of rain caused the River Aire to burst its banks in December 2015.

Row over flood risk benefits of major tree felling along the Aire

Environment
Ladies Day at the Meynell and South Staffordshire Hunt.  Pictures: F Stop Press Ltd.

Traditional country pursuit enjoys its very own ladies day

News
The Greenwells Glory.  Picture: Stephen Cheetham

Fly fishing: Dedication to fishing is a hobby inherited

Other Sports
Kempton racecourse is to be sold for housing.

Over the stable door: Only luck prevents jockey mix up

Equestrian
Jo Foster sorting out the tack at her stables at Menston near Leeds.

Over the stable door: Uplifting show of resilience adds to bright mood

Equestrian
Jo Foster sorting out the tack at her stables at Menston near Leeds.

Over the stable door: Point to point is underway

Equestrian