Water Abstraction Licences

With the continued dry weather, it is perhaps more important than ever to ensure you have the required abstraction license if needed as outlined below. The requirements are: • You must have a licence from the Environment Agency to take (abstract) more than 20 cubic metres (4,400 gallons) of water, from an inland or underground […]

Recent Planning Success

Recently the Gloucester office of the Farm Consultancy Group achieved a positive planning result in a contentious case that we had taken to committee.  The business applying for the agricultural tied house is based in the Cotswolds with only 30 acres of owned land, 200 acres of rented land on a mixture of short term […]

Further Funding Available Through LEADER Grant Funding

LEADER grant funding is available for projects to improve farm productivity, such as direct drills, GPS systems, mobile sheep and cattle handling systems as well as farm diversification projects such as farm shops, shepherd huts, collaborative grain drying facilities or pack houses for example. Local Action Groups who are near to allocating their remaining funds […]