Politicians in Scotland are being asked to think again about the massive financial implications of the Planning Bill currently making its way through the Scottish Parliament.
Commission set up by Scottish government recommends new powers to split monopolies
New government guidance on fracking is unlawful, the High Court has ruled.
Campaign group Talk Fracking argued that the government had not considered the latest scientific evidence when formulating its policy.
More than 25% of Staffordshire County Council’s farms estate, comprising 688ha and 16 let farm holdings, is set to be sold off.
The average value of bare agricultural land in England fell by 3% to a five-year low of £6,970/acre in 2018.
The 2019 farmland market has seen a busy start in some regions, but there is evidence of sellers playing a waiting game while political uncertainty remains.
Sales figures do not tell the whole story of what happened in the Yorkshire and Humber farmland market last year.
The average value of bare agricultural land in England and Wales fell by 3% during 2018 to £6,970 per acre, the first time it has dropped below £7,000 since the end of 2013, the latest index shows.
A sale of pasture that fetched £15,000/acre hints at the level of demand and competition for East Midlands farmland in 2018.
The average price of farmland in Scotland was unchanged in 2018, remaining at £4,271 per acre, but the market has varied according to the type of land being sold, the latest sector index shows.
Lifestyle buyers, investors and wealthy individuals have accounted for more than half of all farmland purchases for the first time ever, according to Strutt & Parker.
Four county farms in Norfolk of between 43 and 190 acres on 10-year farm business tenancies are up for grabs.
Five county farms in Cambridgeshire of between 92 and 379 acres are up for letting from October.
More than 995 acres of the council’s 33,000-acre estate are up for grabs as part of the county council’s reletting programme, which opens on Friday 18 January.
Some big prices were paid in the West Midlands in 2018, with one sale of arable land fetching £15,000/acre.
On paper, north-east England enjoyed an increase in supply in 2018 compared with the previous 12 months.
There was a big jump in year-on-year supply in the region – nearly three times as many acres on the market in fact.
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The European Court of Justice has ruled the UK can cancel Brexit without the permission of the other 27 EU members.
Supply has jumped after a quiet couple of years but values remain strong across the region.
Scientists say there is hope that some ash forests will be able to survive a devastating tree disease.
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