Entries by edward

West Cornwall Farm Worker looking for work

I have recently completed my level 2 in agriculture and farm mechanisation which entailed fixing tractors and different types of farm machinery. I was working for SEF driving tractors on the road with and without trailer, I have driven mainly John Deere’s, New Holland, Claas and Massey Ferguson  Tractors .  I have used a 5 […]

Devon and Cornwall Police Rural Newsletter

Please see document below from the Devon and Cornwall Police Rural Affairs Team which contains all the names and contact details of the team should you need to speak to them.   rural newsletter september 2020

The Rule of Six

The new “rule of six” simplifies and strengthens the rules on social gatherings, making them easier to understand and easier for the police to enforce. It means that – apart from a set of limited exemptions including work and education – any social gatherings of more than six people will be against the law.   Full details regarding social […]

Prince’s Countryside Fund Resilience Programme – Update

Due to recent restrictions, it has been decided to postpone the remainder of the 4th Group Resilience Programme sessions until next year.  We will advise participants when we have new dates. We are, however, continuing to recruit for the 5th round of the Resilience programme to be run at the Royal Cornwall Showground. The programme […]

Furlough Scheme

If you are an employer please use the link to reclaim monies paid to workers under the furlough scheme. Effectively you will use the PAYE  portal to reverse the payment from HMRC to back to you. It will include all pension contributions and NI payments at a rate of 80% up to a maximum of […]

Coronavirus News

Self Employed have now been given some help, although it does sound as though payments will not come through until June. You need to have traded for at least 3 years, however if have not traded for that long still contact HMRC as they need to be aware of people who drop through the net […]

Straw Prices

  Straw Prices Have now eased and as of September I hear prices of £95-110 delivered. We have also been informed that quantities baled “up country” are larger than in previous on the back of a predicted straw price hike and a good summer in which to bale straw, I suspect.