Land, Life and Livelihoods
A Community Initiative in the Clun Forest covering the parishes of
Bettws y Crwyn, Mainstone, Newcastle & Llanfair Waterdine

Facilitation Fund

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Events held in 2020

Thursday 12th March
Grazing for Profit - Implementing Change -
Tthe story of Partridge Farm with local farmer, James Evans

Bettws Parish Hall, 7.30pm

Monday 2nd March
Defra consultation - feedback evening
Bettws Parish Hall, 7.30pm

Events held in 2018/19

Tuesday 10th September 2019
Animal/Wildlife Health event

Tuesday 27th August 2019
Upland Grassland Management Day

Tuesday 25th June 2019
Tools for your Farming Business,
Newcastle Community Centre

Tuesday 11th June 2019
Quabbs and Llanfair Farmers 'cluster meeting',
Coed yr Hendre Farm, Dutlas

Thursday 6th June 2019
Trees/woodland Farmers Den with local Forestry Commission officer,
Nick Smith, Newcastle Community Centre

Monday 11th March 2019
Farmers Den: NE Stewardship scheme update,
Newcastle Community Centre

Wednesday 27th February 2019
Curlews need Farmers! (Bryn Mawr)

Wednesday 19th December 2018
Informal discussion/meeting for Redlake Valley farmer neighbours (Purlogue)

Monday 17th December 2018
Social & Farmer discussion (Bishops Castle)

Monday 22nd October 2018
Minibus Trip to White Peak Farmers (Peak District)

Monday 1st October 2018
Mainstone 'Gathering'

Tuesday 14th August 2018
Farm Walk, Talk & Discussion (Mainstone)

We held a Farm Walk and Talk/Discussion on Tuesday 14th August. The Farm walk/tour was kindly hosted by Middle Knuck Farm, Mainstone (Mervin Mullard) and this was followed by supper, a presentation by Ian Potter (Chair-Farmer from the White Peak Farmer Group), and a discussion on Next Steps, at Mainstone Village Hall. A report from the event can be found here.

Tuesday 12th June 2018
Open Farmer Event (Newcastle)

An open farmer evening was held on Tuesday 12th June 2018 at Newcastle Community Centre facilitated by Cath Landles, AONB Shropshire Hills Partnership, with presentations from Joy Greenall, Facilitator and Fiona Gomersall (Shropshire Wildlife Trust). Farmer attendees then broke up into four discussion tables. The feedback from the tables can be found here.


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