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Sponsors of another successful Young Farmers' Rally

19th May 2018

Bedfordshire YFC Rally - 19th May 2018 - another resounding success........ despite competition from the Royal Wedding!

Landscope were proud to sponsor the Young Farmers' Clubs 71st County Show and Rally at Scald End Farm, Thurleigh, on 19th May. The event was blessed with good weather and we were pleased to meet so many clients, past, present and future, on our stand in a relaxed informal social setting. The Rally has become one of the highlights in our calendar and, as former YFC members, we are always keen to fully support their activities.

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Article available here on killer weed, Ragwort: Just who is responsible?

10th May 2018

As the equestrian news has featured an increasing number of reports of successful prosecutions over non-control of killer weed, Ragwort, Oliver Humphrey, horse owner himself, has written an article to help landowners and tenants to understand the dangers and implications of Ragwort on their land and just who is responsible for its control.

This article will help you to understand:

  • What are the 'Illegal' Weeds under the Weeds Act of 1959?
  • Why is Ragwort dangerous?
  • With whom does the responsibility for Ragwort lie?
  • What do you do if a neighbour is failing to control Ragwort ?

Click below to read the full article.

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Oakley Hunt Point to Point 2018 - not to be defeated by Weather!

25th March 2018

Once again, Landscope is proud to have sponsored a race at the Oakley Hunt Point to Point, which was due to be held on Sunday 18th March 2018 at its' usual home of Brafield-on-the-Green, on the border of Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire. We were hugely disappointed when it was cancelled due a deluge of rain ...... however the Point to Point could not be deterred and was quickly reorganised for 25th March.

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Oakley Point to Point 2017 – Sunday 19th March

24th January 2017

Once again, Landscope is proud to be sponsoring a race at the Oakley Hunt Point to Point, which will be held on Sunday 19th March 2017 at its’ usual home of Brafield-on-the-Green, on the border of Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire.Once again horses from around the country and beyond will compete in the 7 races from 1pm with pony racing from 11.30.

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Landscope’s founder invited to sit on the national Agricultural Land Drainage Tribunal

20th December 2016

We are pleased to announce that Sam Franklin, founder and Senior Partner of Landscope has been invited to join the government’s Tribunal Panel which considers and arbitrates on land drainage disputes as an expert in soils and drainage, in planning.

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A Perfect day for BHS Bedfordshire’s Sponsored Ride at Southill Park

2nd October 2016

Once again, the Bedfordshire branch of the British Horse Society (BHS) held a Sponsored Ride in the beautiful grounds of the Southill Park Estate on Sunday, 2nd October.Three lengths of ride - 5, 10 or 15 miles was held long on private tracks, headlands and parkland in lovely sunshine.

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Article available here on killer weed, Ragwort: Just who is responsible?

11th July 2016

As the equestrian news has featured an increasing number of reports of successful prosecutions over non-control of killer weed, Ragwort, Oliver Humphrey, horse owner himself, has written an article to help landowners and tenants to understand the dangers and implications of Ragwort on their land and just who is responsible for its control.

This article will help you to understand:

  • What are the 'Illegal' Weeds under the Weeds Act of 1959?
  • Why is Ragwort dangerous?
  • With whom does the responsibility for Ragwort lie?
  • What do you do if a neighbour is failing to control Ragwort ?

Click below to read the full article.

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Beds YFC Rally 2016 a resounding success

21st May 2016

North Beds Young Farmers Club hosted the 69th Bedfordshire Federation of Young Farmers County Show and Rally at Manor Farm Pertenhall on Saturday 21st May. Over 400 Young Farmers from the 7 clubs which make up Bedfordshire YFC entered scores of handicraft, flower arranging, skills, cookery and livestock classes, having each dedicated hours to perfecting their entry for each class. More than 3,500 people, of all ages, came along to enjoy a fun-filled day.

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Oakley Hunt Point to Point 2016 a great success

20th March 2016

In spite of the threat of rain, a large crowd gathered on a breezy Sunday morning on 20th March 2016 to enjoy an exciting afternoon with brilliant racing and close finishes.After several weeks of preparation a beautifully presented race course was created out of a sheep field at Brafield-on-the-Green in Northants, with thanks to the Arrowsmith family and an army of helpers from the Oakley Hunt.

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Development Land: New Call for Sites

24th February 2016

A call for sites is a mechanism used by Local Planning Authorities to obtain a broad range of potential development sites within their district. Typically LPA’s make a call requesting sites when they are formulating their Local Plan policy documents. Authorities in the Northern Home Counties are under pressure to develop land and increase the supply of housing.

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