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Regional Expansion for Lister Haigh

Leading estate agent Tim Waring has joined Knaresborough based chartered surveyors Lister Haigh to spearhead the expansion of their residential agency business across the Yorkshire region. With offices also in Harrogate and Boroughbridge, Lister Haigh is well placed...

The Agricultural Bill

The future of the Basic Payment Scheme has been at the forefront of many UK farmers concerns when it comes to the impending withdrawal from the European Union, and with Brexit getting closer the government have released a proposed Agricultural Bill to make the future...

October Key Dates

Harvest is up, and autumn is definitely on its way, here are some key dates to keep you compliant in the upcoming months. 1st October: From this date you can burn heather, rough grass, bracken, gorse or vaccinium on land in upland areas. 1st October is also the start...

Key Dates

As we enter metrological Autumn and thoughts turn to cultivations, drilling and tupping time, we set out below a summary of some key dates to help you remain fully compliant with current rules and regulations: 1 September:        You can cut or trim hedges and trees...

Increased interest in Stewardship Schemes

The latest round of the Countryside Stewardship Scheme has received a larger number of applications than in previous years, this prompted on one part by the security it can provide in the pending BREXIT situation, and secondly due to the simplification of the scheme...

Lizzy Foster Joins The Team

Lizzy Foster recently joined our firm as a Graduate Rural Surveyor after four years studying at Harper Adams University.   From a farming family in York, Lizzy had a strong agricultural upbringing which urged her to study Rural Property Management; this included a...

Time to Batten Down the Hatches?

With the 29th March 2019 looming large over all our heads the prospects for the future of the agricultural industry as a whole has been thrown into doubt by the pending departure of the UK from the European Union.   The continued talk from Michael Gove and his...

A New Route to Planning Consent

New powers have been announced that will introduce a new “permission in principle” route for smaller housing schemes across England. The legislation, which was first introduced in 2016, provided limited powers to fast-track application sites that were designated by a...

Regional Road Scheme Update – Compensation

Work is due to start this Summer on the upgrade of a number of major junctions on the A6120 Leeds Outer Ring Road which will link to the proposed East Leeds Orbital Road (ELOR), the construction of which is programmed for late 2019. Elsewhere Highways England are...
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