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SCOTTISH FARMERS WORRIED BY PROPOSED SKY LANTERNS FESTIVAL

The National Farmers’ Union in Scotland has called on local authorities in Edinburgh and the Lothians to cancel a proposed sky lanterns festival from taking place in or around the Scottish capital in the coming months. The planned event is organised by an American company, The Lights Fest, who run similar events across the United [...]

By |March 23rd, 2018|Articles|Comments Off on SCOTTISH FARMERS WORRIED BY PROPOSED SKY LANTERNS FESTIVAL

Farmers’ Union in England & Wales appoint first female president

The National Farmers Union south of the border has a first female president in its 110 years of existence following the election of Minette Batters at a recent meeting of the union in Birmingham. She replaces outgoing Meurig Raymond who announced he would step down last November. Batters, a beef, sheep and arable farmer from [...]

By |March 11th, 2018|Articles|Comments Off on Farmers’ Union in England & Wales appoint first female president