Permission for Rural Workers Dwelling - Occupancy Conditions

Permission for Rural Workers Dwelling - Occupancy Conditions
If you need a second dwelling on your farm, do you know what is required? Being fully informed might make the difference between success and failure. Obtaining planning permission in rural or isolated locations can be interesting at best, but being poorly advised or not advised at all, is not the way to proceed. The National Planning Policy Framewo...
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Land at Matterdale - Auction Results

Land at Matterdale
On the afternoon of Thursday 27th July, PFK Rural Ltd offered for sale 214.95 acres of permanent pasture land in parish of Matterdale. Andrew Maughan from Penrith & District Farmers' Mart undertook the auction on behalf of PFK Rural and offered for sale five lots all of which were met with plenty of competitive bidding. First up was Lot 1 which...
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Don’t Leave It Until The Last Minute

Don’t Leave It Until The Last Minute
Now the dust has settled from the 15th May BPS deadline, here at PFK our attentions are turning to Countryside Stewardship mid tier applications. With the recent announcement of further increases in payment rates for various options for upland farms including making the payment for Low input grassland in the SDA areas the same as that for lowland g...
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Land at Matterdale - For Sale by Public Auction

Land at Matterdale - For Sale by Public Auction
 FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION - 27TH JULY 2023 AT 2PM The sale of land at Matterdale offers a rare opportunity to purchase up to five blocks of land within the parish, all of which benefit from roadside access. The land will be of benefit and interest to farmers looking to expand their existing land holdings or anyone with amenity, environmental...
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Much is happening … at PFK Rural Limited and beyond

Much is happening … at PFK Rural Limited and beyond
In our industry we provide professional advice covering a range of subjects, the last few years has seen much change in policy, an obvious consequence of Brexit. New legislation cannot be created overnight, and it is not since before the McSharry reforms in 1973 that we have had to think about standing on our own two feet. With this in mind, I touc...
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Farm Support Schemes: Deadlines Approaching

Farm Support Schemes: Deadlines Approaching
As we move through to the final third of 2022, things are still continually evolving with regard to the new farm support schemes, and the changing BPS with us now knowing a little more than we did earlier in the year, but still awaiting details of many of the new schemes. There are some up and coming deadlines, which need not to be missed: The appl...
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Summer 2022 Newsletter

Summer 2022 Newsletter
Bringing you all the latest up to date information, our latest newsletter is now available to view by clicking the link below: https://mailchi.mp/57b37b38f764/pfk-land-agency-summer-newsletter-2022 In this newsletter, you'll find Jo Edwards' outlook on what we can expect in the coming months, why there is no time to waste when it comes to new ...
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Spring 2022: A Land Agent's Perspective

Spring 2022: A Land Agent's Perspective
With spring now well underway bringing with it the welcome feelings of a new season of fresh growth and longer days, from a Land Agent's perspective it's usually a barometer of where things are within the agricultural sector.Despite the very real concerns associated with rising fertilizer, energy, fuel and feed costs, demand for land remains high a...
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Find the right grant for you with PFK Land Agency

Find the right grant for you with PFK Land Agency
Over the last month there have been many announcements from the Government about future schemes and opportunities available to farmers.The most recent announcement gave more detail on the Animal Health and Welfare Review under which pig, sheep and cattle farmers will be able to apply for a grant for an annual vet visit to help to look at the follow...
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