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Farm worker suffers injuries after becoming trapped under tractor ()
A farm worker has suffered serious injuries after becoming trapped under a tractor. The worker suffered the injuries after becoming trapped under his tractor in Nantwich, Cheshire on Saturday (17 November). A Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service sp...
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Farmers urge public to buy local this Christmas ()
Farmers are urging the British public to keep their Christmas shopping local to show support for rural and farming businesses. The festive season is a time when British produce such as roast potatoes, pigs in blankets and traditional turkey are tr...
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University creates wool with sheep from its own farm ()
The University of Glasgow has created its own brand of knitting yarn made with wool from sheep reared on its own farm. Cochno Wool is a wool in four colours – natural, University blue, Thistle pink and Slate grey – which will be sold through the U...
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Heatwave boosts meat sales amid declining consumption ()
This summer's sizzling heatwave coupled with England's performance at the World Cup boosted red meat sales amid declining consumption. Burgers and sausages saw the highest growth in sales value since last summer, with fresh burgers up 14.4 per cen...
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New police unit may be created to tackle serious waste crime ()
A new police unit may be created to tackle the most serious cases of waste crime affecting farmers and landowners. Latest fly-tipping statistics show that there were 14,430 incidents involving “significant [or] multi-loads” of waste in England in ...
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