Long-term funding commitment essential to farming and the environment CLA tell MPs

European flag in flowers

MPs were told this week that farmers need certainty on funding beyond the Government’s existing commitment to 2022 in order to have the confidence to adapt their businesses post-Brexit.

Friday, 26th October, 2018 10:26am

By Michael Sims with one comment

Farmers call for urgent clarity on post-Brexit funding, says CLA

isle of wight farm

The Agriculture Bill will have it second reading in Parliament next week. Farmers and landowner are calling for urgent clarity on post 2022 funding plans.

Thursday, 4th October, 2018 4:22pm

By Michael Sims with 2 readers' comments

CLA and Royal Isle of Wight Agricultural Society celebrate rural life on the Isle of Wight

Cowes Primary School

The new awards showcase the success of rural industries on the Island, and the awards for schools and young people demonstrate the very positive future of rural life on the Isle of Wight.

Wednesday, 11th July, 2018 9:43am

By Michael Sims with 2 readers' comments

Plea to use landscapes responsibly and not commit ‘countryside crimes’

The CLA make this call for visitors to the countryside to adhere to the spirit of the Countryside Code this summer.

Monday, 25th June, 2018 10:46am

By Michael Sims with one comment

Crackdown on organised crime vital to tackling Isle of Wight fly-tipping, says CLA

flytipping sofa in field

The CLA say fly-tipping is not a victimless crime and that the Government, local authority and Environment Agency must work together with farmers and landowners to help reduce fly-tipping on private rural land.

Friday, 15th June, 2018 10:11am

By Michael Sims with one comment