The CLA’s press office has great expertise from its staff’s past experience working for national and regional newspapers, magazines, television, new media and local radio.
The Communications Director and Press Officer at the London office cover national issues, while regional press officers use their specific knowledge and contacts on the ground to raise the CLA’s profile in their area.
For news in your area please select your region from the list on the left.
Latest News Releases
CLA says more red tape will mean fewer homes to rent
The CLA has warned the Government that extra regulations on landlords could lead to a housing shortfall in the private rented sector.
[News and Press/Latest Releases] - [17 May 2013]
CLA Game Fair begins innovation search with CLA Best New Product or Service Award
The CLA Game Fair is calling for nominations for the CLA Best New Product or Service Award - celebrating innovation in the countryside.
[News and Press/Latest Releases] - [14 May 2013]
Rural economy spiralling towards recession, says CLA/Smiths Gore survey
Rising unemployment, shrinking profits and plummeting confidence in countryside businesses has thrown the rural economy to the brink of a further recession, according to a new survey by the CLA and Smiths Gore.
[News and Press/Latest Releases] - [13 May 2013]
Mobile Infrastructure Project must be accountable, warns CLA
The CLA has said the Government’s Mobile Infrastructure Project (MIP), which aims to improve mobile phone coverage, must focus on rural areas where coverage is at its worst.
[News and Press/Latest Releases] - [13 May 2013]
Significant lobbying successes on planning for the CLA
The CLA is celebrating success over reduced planning regulations which will make it easier to bring agricultural buildings back into productive use.
[News and Press/Latest Releases] - [9 May 2013]
CLA welcomes the recognition of the need for compensation for HS2 losses in Queen’s Speech
The CLA today welcomed formal recognition in the Queen’s Speech that compensation provisions will be bought forward for rural landowners whose businesses and properties have been frozen by the High Speed Two (HS2) rail line.
[News and Press/Latest Releases] - [8 May 2013]
CLA Game Fair launches CLA Gundog of the Year contest
The CLA Game Fair is launching a CLA Gundog of the Year competition.
[News and Press/Latest Releases] - [7 May 2013]
CLA Game Fair exhibitor sales up by five percent
Exhibitor sales are showing the CLA Game Fair is the place to be for businesses looking to benefit from a presence at the world’s largest countryside show.
[News and Press/Latest Releases] - [2 May 2013]
Not enough field evidence to support EU ban on neonicotinoids, says CLA
The CLA today (30 April) said it is disappointed by the decision to pass an EU-wide ban on neonicotinoid pesticides despite a lack of field-based research into the effects of the chemicals on bee health.
[News and Press/Latest Releases] - [30 April 2013]
The chance to fish, shoot, drive off-road and fly falcons at the CLA Game Fair
If you’ve always wanted to try falconry, fishing, clay-shooting or off-roading, the CLA Game Fair at Ragley Hall, Warwickshire, from 19-21 July, is your chance to have a go!
[News and Press/Latest Releases] - [25 April 2013]
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