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SEVERN HAM HAY AUCTION – WEDNESDAY 12TH JUNE 2024   On behalf of the Tewkesbury Town Council we are delighted to finally announce the details for the annual hay auction for the Severn Ham . This year’s auction which will take place at 11am on Wednesday 12th June 2024.  Please find below a link to […]

Posted on May 22nd, 2024 by

Sustainable Farming Incentive Scheme 2024

Expanded Sustainable Farming Incentive 2024 scheme set to open fully from July.     The Sustainable Farming Incentive scheme introduced in 2023 is set to be expanded to include additional actions on top of those currently available. These will be available under the 2024 SFI offer. Expressions of interest are now open for those wishing to […]

Posted on June 10th, 2024 by

Church End Nurseries For Sale

Carver Knowles are delighted to offer to the market Church End Nurseries, Shuthonger, Tewkesbury. This property offers huge potential for a variety of uses and combines residential accommodation alongside a lucrative commercial enterprise. The property comprise both a commercial fruit nursery and a residential property on a single site extending to approximately 7.09 acres (2.87 […]

Posted on June 7th, 2024 by

Changes to Permitted Development Rights

On the 30th April the government introduced an update to the existing Permitted Development (PD) Rights. This included changes to the Class Q and Class R development rights, as well as those for new agricultural buildings. These new changes will apply from the 21st May 2024.   Key changes to Class Q- Agricultural to Residential: […]

Posted on May 24th, 2024 by

Farming Equipment and Technology Fund 2024

Posted on February 29th, 2024 by

The Forest of Dean District Council is calling for sites to potentially accommodate future housing and employment

The new Local Plan will set out the location of future development for the Forest of Dean District. As part of this process, the Council looks to identify as many sites as possible. This assessment provides an important source of evidence with the aim of gaining a clear understanding of land available. Forest of Dean […]

Posted on February 8th, 2024 by

January 2024 Rural Business Update Evenings

We would be delighted if you could join us at one of our January 2024 Rural Business Update evenings. We will be hosting two informal evenings where we will give a range of short talks that focus on topics we feel are important to both farmers and landowners. These talks will cover updates on grants, […]

Posted on January 3rd, 2024 by

Round 2 of the Improving Farm Productivity Grant

In a few weeks’ time, there will be an opportunity to apply for Round 2 of the Improving Farm Productivity grant. The grant is part of the Farming Investment Fund and pays towards capital items including robotic, automatic and solar equipment that improve farm and horticulture productivity. The application process splits the grant into two […]

Posted on December 20th, 2023 by

Winter Landmark 2023

This edition of Landmark provides an update on the latest news on the Sustainable Farming Incentive, as well as looking at planning opportunities to generate income from your farm buildings. We also look at how the government’s push to develop infrastructure and development projects might impact farmers and landowners, highlighting the importance of getting advice […]

Posted on December 13th, 2023 by

Christmas and New Year Opening hours

Posted on December 12th, 2023 by