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Planning permission for farmhouse in National Park

Acorn Rural Property Consultants has successfully secured full planning permission for a farmhouse in the Exmoor National Park.   After the authority’s planning committee resolved at their June meeting to approve the...

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Countryside Productivity Scheme open for applications

The Countryside Productivity Scheme opened for applications on 1 August 2017 for foresters for projects to improve productivity, and arable farmers and horticultural businesses for water resource management projects. The grants...

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RICS Publishes Arbitration Guidance

Mark Sanders is a contributing author to the new guidance note on rural arbitrations recently published by the RICS. Sanders welcomed the publication, saying that it will provide a very useful...

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Agricultural workers’ dwelling approved

Acorn Rural Property Consultants has obtained planning permission for a second agricultural workers’ dwelling on a farm in the Exmoor National Park.  After the authority’s planning committee initially deferred determining the proposal, we...

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Small Dairy Farmers Scheme open for applications

The Small Dairy Farmers Scheme opened for applications on 24 April 2017.   The scheme offers a one off payment to eligible farmers who apply for funding.  A total of £8.5 million is available and...

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Removal of Section 106 agreement

Acorn Rural Property Consultants achieves another excellent result for a Client by successfully removing a Section 106 agreement tying an agricultural holding in Devon. If your farm is subject to a...

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Class Q approval

Acorn Rural Property Consultants has successfully obtained planning approval under Class Q permitted development rights for the conversion of a dutch barn to a single dwelling.  The approval follows two previous applications...

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2017 Countryside Stewardship Now Open

The Countryside Stewardship Mid Tier and Higher Tier scheme for 2017 opened on Friday 10th March. Details of this scheme can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/countryside-stewardship-get-paid-for-environmental-land-management Higher Tier application packs will need...

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