Growing concerns for the strains being placed on Yorkshire’s farming community at a time of prevailing uncertainty has prompted the regional co-ordinator of a national farm help charity to go the extra miles to raise awareness of its lifeline support.
Farming smarter can be enough for agriculture to meet a net zero emissions target without the need to reduce production of livestock for meat, the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has insisted in response to new recommendations by a parliamentary group.
Death threats made to TV presenter Chris Packham have been condemned by the shooting community after the outspoken wildlife enthusiast backed a legal bid which has restricted the shooting of “pest” birds.
Progress is being made to address damning inequality throughout British society, the Prime Minister’s office has insisted, despite a commission set up by the Government warning the problem will remain entrenched without more urgent action.
Thousands of weary runners will be nursing aching muscles today but if any reminder is needed as to why the physical torment of completing the London Marathon is worth the pain, then a £1bn fundraising milestone is a powerful one.