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Government moves on scrap metal theft following CLA campaign
The Government today (26 January) announced its intention to change the law to clamp down on scrap metal theft in the wake of the CLA’s “Scrap the Cash” campaign.
[In_Your_Area/North West/Regional News] - [27 January 2012]
Plans to close tips are simply rubbish says CLA
Proposals by Cumbria County Council to close six household waste recycling centres, scale down the operation of others and introduce new charges for certain types of waste are fundamentally flawed says the CLA, which is also encouraging people to respond...
[In_Your_Area/North West/Regional News] - [10 January 2012]
CLA hails Defra’s sheep EID victory in Brussels
DEFRA has won a key victory in Brussels delaying a requirement for the ‘historic flock’ to be subject to individual electronic identification (EID) for another three years, Commenting on the news Douglas Chalmers, Director CLA North, said: “This...
[In_Your_Area/North West/Regional News] - [7 December 2011]
Take the cash out of scrap says CLA
The CLA has thrown its weight behind moves to get cash taken out of scrap metal dealing to help stop the increase of metal theft in rural areas.The Association is backing the Metal Theft (Protection) Bill proposed by Graham Jones MP which aims to stop...
[In_Your_Area/North West/Regional News] - [7 December 2011]
Northern Farming Conference a triumph, say organisers
Organisers of yesterday’s Northern Farming Conference say that the event has become so successful that it has become a firm fixture on the farming calendar – after only two years.Attracting a high profile line-up of speaker including Agriculture Minister...
[In_Your_Area/North West/Regional News] - [8 November 2011]
Pupils get detention because they don’t have broadband
One of the many stories of frustration experience by people unable to access a good broadband connection comes from Ted Lester, a resident of Wray Village in Lancashire, who was horrified to learn that his children had been given detention because they...
[In_Your_Area/North West/Regional News] - [2 November 2011]
Downton star backs CLA rural broadband campaign
Downton Abbey star Hugh Bonneville is supporting the CLA’s Can’t Get Online Week, which runs from 30 October to 6 November. The week-long roadshow, sponsored by the CLA, will see IT and social media expert John Popham tour rural communities across...
[In_Your_Area/North West/Regional News] - [26 October 2011]
Can’t get online? Let the CLA tell your story.
The CLA is hoping to hear from people in rural areas who are unable to access a fast affordable, broadband connection. The aim is to collate evidence and publish on the internet during “Can’t Get Online week”, the CLA’s alternative to the national “Get...
[In_Your_Area/North West/Regional News] - [25 October 2011]
Northern Farming Conference on course for second success
Organisers of the Northern Farming Conference say that with an outstanding line-up of speakers and advance bookings flowing in, they are looking forward to an event that is looking to better the success of last year’s inaugural conference.The 2011...
[In_Your_Area/North West/Regional News] - [13 October 2011]
CLA and NFU respond jointly to CAP reform proposals
The CLA and NFU have described the release of the European Commission’s extensively leaked Common Agriculture Policy Reform proposals as ‘disappointing and a missed opportunity’. In a joint statement the CLA and NFU said: “The Commission says it...
[In_Your_Area/North West/Regional News] - [12 October 2011]
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