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Cheshire East Council backs badger vaccination programme across borough

Cheshire East Council backs badger vaccination programme across borough

Cheshire East Council is to support a badger vaccination programme in the borough.

The authority will be partnering with Cheshire Badger Vaccination Programme (CBVP) to carry out the vaccinations.

November 30, 2020
Young farmers at Reaseheath secure global travel scholarships

Young farmers at Reaseheath secure global travel scholarships

Two young farmers are looking forward to global travel thanks to an annual scholarship run by Reaseheath College and the Cheshire Agricultural Society.

Sarah Heath, a trainee land agent from Tarporley, and Rebecca Kelsall, a herdswoman from Sandbach, have each been awarded £2,000 John Platt Travel Scholarships.

June 24, 2019
Police and rangers target irresponsible dog owners in South Cheshire

Police and rangers target irresponsible dog owners in South Cheshire

Police, countryside rangers and council teams are targeting irresponsible dog owners to cut the number of attacks on livestock in South Cheshire.

A new ‘Get a Grip’ campaign has been launched to ensure pets do not harm farm animals and nesting birds.

February 25, 2018
Badger vaccination scheme to be extended in Cheshire

Badger vaccination scheme to be extended in Cheshire

The badger vaccination programme is to be extended in Cheshire after more funding was secured by the Wirral & Cheshire Badger Group (W&CBG).

The charity’s programme began in 2014 on the Adlington Estate in Cheshire East.

May 11, 2015
Nantwich’s Reaseheath College wins £50,000 to help struggling farmers

Nantwich’s Reaseheath College wins £50,000 to help struggling farmers

Agricultural advisors in Nantwich have won funding to help 50 farmers with their businesses. The Reaseheath College advisors won a bid to secure almost £50,000 from The Prince’s Countryside Fund.

November 14, 2013
Farmers gather for Reaseheath College conference in Nantwich

Farmers gather for Reaseheath College conference in Nantwich

More than 70 farmers gathered at a dairy farming conference at Reaseheath College in Nantwich. Delegates packed the John Platt Farming Innovation Centre to hear speakers presenting real life case studies of their own businesses.

February 14, 2013
Nantwich dairy farmers join the growing milk price protest

Nantwich dairy farmers join the growing milk price protest

Hundreds of dairy farmers from Nantwich and South Cheshire have joined in the protests over milk prices. The farmers have been demonstrating outside processing firms calling on fairer prices for their milk.

July 23, 2012
Nantwich college dairy student among top four in the UK

Nantwich college dairy student among top four in the UK

A Nantwich student is among four finalists in a national competition to find the UK’s most talented dairy students. Will Astley, of Reaseheath College, was shortlisted for the final of the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) Dairy Crest Dairy Student of the Year.

April 27, 2012
Nantwich farmers urged to attend HSE training day

Nantwich farmers urged to attend HSE training day

Nantwich farmers are being advised to attend a free training event in Cheshire to get to grips with health and safety in one of Britain’s most dangerous industries. Nearly 8,000 free places are being made available at Safety and Health Awareness Days (SHADs) across the country, with the aim of cutting the number of deaths and injuries.

October 11, 2011