Farm shop owners warned to stay vigilant amid worrying data revealed

NFU Mutual urges farm shop owners to “stay vigilant” after new figures revealed the true cost of crime to UK rural retailers. 

Derbyshire farmer arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder

A Derbyshire farmer has been questioned by police on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.

Nine acres of Somerset farmland destroyed in large crop fire

A huge blaze destroyed nine acres of field in the Nailsbourne area, near Taunton in Somerset.

Dorset Police targets poachers with extra patrols

Dorset rural crime police decided to increase patrols following numerous reports of poaching in the area. 

Body of Yorkshire farmer recovered following disappearance  

Police recently confirmed that the body of a missing 67-year-old farmer from North Yorkshire has been found.

Jersey farming business calls ‘pay for what you take’ after products were stolen 

Jersey royal potato grower has issued a “disheartening” message to its customers amid its products got stolen on two occasions. 

NFU to send letter to elected PPCs as rural crime figures are concerning

The NFU is campaigning for urgent action on rural crime following recent data showing that the issue costs the UK almost £50 million per year.

Huge blaze in Suffolk: 9,000 tonnes of straw caught fire

Around 60 firefighters have been tackling a huge blaze near Stowmarket in Suffolk after 9,000 tonnes of straw caught alight. 

Two Darlington men linked to £1m farm machinery theft arrested  

Two men have been arrested in Darlington in connection with the theft of farm machinery worth about £1 million.

Somerset farm suffers £100,000 worth of damage following arson attack

A Wiveliscombe farm has suffered £100,000 worth of damage during a deliberate barn fire. 

Three lambs and pregnant ewe killed in dog attack in Scotland 

Three lambs were found dead and a pregnant ewe had to be euthanised following a suspected dog attack in Stirling, Scotland.

‘Pignorant’ activists occupy Norfolk pig processing plant 

Animal rights protesters, Pignorant, have infiltrated Cranswick Country Foods’ pig processing plant in Watton, Norfolk. 

© Farmers Guide 2024. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use Privacy Policy

Website Design by Unity Online

We have moved!

We’ve now moved to our new office in Stowmarket. If you wish to contact us please use our new address:

Unit 3-4 Boudicca Road, Suffolk Central Business Park, Stowmarket, IP14 1WF

Thank you,

The Farmers Guide Team