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Stream protected by a 2m riparian buffer strip.

10 days left to submit Environmental Farming Scheme applications

The application period for Tranche 2 of the Environmental Farming Scheme (EFS) Wider closes on 21 September 2018. The scheme provides grant aid to...

Nature friendly farming should be encouraged

Following a visit to the Best family farm in Poyntzpass, Sinn Féin MP Mickey Brady has said farming must be underpinned by environmentally sustainable...
licences for the Mourne Herring Fishery will be available from 3 September 2018

Mourne Herring Fishery licences available from September

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has announced that licences for the Mourne Herring Fishery will be available from 3 September...
Rostrevor Gaberal

Rostrevor ‘Blues’ Top the Charts

Rostrevor Pedigrees are top scorers again as they take home two first prizes from Castlewellan Show this year for Best in Class – this...
DAERA wishes to highlight the potential impact of gorse fires on applications for payment under area-based schemes

DAERA clarifies position on recent gorse fires

Following recent gorse fires the Department of Agriculture Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) today outlined a number of important messages for farmers. DAERA wishes to...

£2.4million scheme for fishing communities

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) and the South-East Area Fisheries Local Action Group (SEAFLAG) have launched a £2.4million Community-led Local...
Forest Service Chief Executive John Joe O'Boyle is presented with the IDS plaque by IDS chairman Giles Crisp

Prestigious Award for historic garden in Castlewellan

Castlewellan Arboretum and Annesley Garden has received a prestigious award in recognition of its tree collection. The International Dendrology Society (IDS) presented an IDS Plaque...
GORDONS’ FARM, NEWRY SELLS AT £1.9M

Local farm sells for £1.9 million

GORDONS’ FARM, NEWRY SELLS AT £1.9M A packed auction room at Best Property Services this week witnessed the sale of 122 Acre Farm at Tullyhappy,...
Single Application online workshops

Secure your place on an online Single Application workshop

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has announced that workshops for online Single Application are now underway and urged farmers to...
NIE Networks) engineers will be running helicopter patrols over the coming months

NIE takes to the skies

Specialist Northern Ireland Electricity Networks (NIE Networks) engineers will be running helicopter patrols over the coming months to identify areas of the power network...
Pork exports to Australia could now commence.

Major boost for agri-food industry as pork exports to Australia set...

Northern Ireland’s agri-food industry has received a major boost as Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer, Dr Perpetua McNamee, announced that pork exports to Australia could...
Health MOT in Strangford

Successful Health Initiative in Strangford

Strangford was awash with activity on Saturday 20 January as the Downpatrick District Electoral Area’s (DEA) Health Initiative took place. The event, which was...

Health Matters for All – Action Cancer Bus to visit Strangford...

It’s that time of year again when people strive to become fitter and healthier. The Downpatrick District Electoral Area (DEA) Forum in partnership with...
Rostrevor House, Co Down

Land – A Year in Review: Quality Land achieving premium prices

As 2018 gets underway, Garry Best, MD of Best Property Services and head of the land division, reflects on the market in the past...

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