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10:40am Friday 11th April 2014
Rarely do farms come available for sale in South Devon as they are what some may describe as a “prize possession” not only because of the lifestyle that may be enjoyed with the wide open spaces but also because of the privacy they offer with the dwelling usually being surrounded by it’s own land.
9:24am Thursday 10th April 2014
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11:13am Wednesday 26th March 2014
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2:15pm Tuesday 19th March 2013
A new survey called ‘Renewable Energy: What do you need to know?’ has been launched to identify what information farmers and landowners need to help overcome the confusion surrounding investing in renewable energy.
2:00pm Monday 18th February 2013
4:50pm Friday 8th February 2013
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11:20am Monday 4th February 2013
A one stop shop for renewable energy information, GreenGenUK offers advice on what technology is best for farms, guidance on planning permission or a full proposal for an installation. Farmers can rest assured a member of the green team at GreenGenUK will be able to help on all these matters.
3:00pm Friday 1st February 2013
At the moment the payments from the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) are very generous, they are index linked, paid for 20 years and can pay for a biomass boiler installation in well under five years, thereafter they form a useful additional income stream.
5:00pm Thursday 31st January 2013
While recent reductions to feed-in-tariff rates have disappointed many, changes to the structure of the scheme now offer new benefits to landowners, farmers, businesses and communities able to install multiple small wind turbines on their land.
12:50pm Sunday 27th January 2013
9:10am Sunday 27th January 2013
In order to encourage the installation of solar projects on buildings, the Department of Energy and Climate Change has announced that buildingmounted solar PV projects will receive a separate Renewable Obligation Certificate (ROC).
Mr Tonks is no chicken: St Ewe Free Range Eggs shell out on second PV system from Cornwall Solar Panels
6:20pm Saturday 26th January 2013
With Solar Photovoltaic (PV) systems now becoming a popular agricultural investment, Mr Richard Tonks of St Ewe Free Range Eggs is putting in to place phase two of his journey into smart investing, energy independence and becoming a low carbon, environmentally friendly business.
3:00pm Monday 21st January 2013
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11:00am Friday 18th January 2013
FARMERS who were encouraged to turn unused buildings in to commercial units to increase the diversity of rural business may now be regretting the move as properties are handed back by cash-stricken tenants.
6:00am Wednesday 16th January 2013
IN recent years, planning authorities have tended to favour the reuse of barns and other rural buildings for business use rather than residential use, with some removing residential conversions from policy completely.
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10:25am Monday 18th April 2011
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3:34pm Wednesday 9th February 2011
At the end of last year, the government published draft clauses for its Finance Bill 2011, including proposed revisions on furnished holiday lettings. Richard Baker from legal firm Stephens Scown examines what this will mean for farmers who own properties in the South West.
3:46pm Wednesday 12th January 2011
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1:52pm Wednesday 22nd December 2010
The sale of Mappowder Court will be the largest of this year to date of vacant freehold land in Dorset. The 683 acres are accompanied by a handsome Grade II* Listed five bedroom Manor house, a pair of cottages, a new grain store and a large livery yard with an all-weather gallop.
8:10am Thursday 21st October 2010
4:16pm Wednesday 20th October 2010
Auctioneers Greenslade Taylor Hunt’s Farm Sales Department were delighted to be back in Dorset for the Dispersal of Mr and Mrs David Jeanes Dairy herd and Machinery following the sale of Factory Farm, Gillingham
3:32pm Wednesday 1st September 2010
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9:10am Thursday 5th August 2010
3:19pm Wednesday 4th August 2010