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CLA member wins top landowner award
CLA member Charles Forbes Adam has been awarded the annual Bledisloe Gold Medal for Landowners by the Royal Agricultural Society of England (RASE) for outstanding achievement in the successful land management and development of an agricultural estate in...
[News and Press/News Archive] - [23 January 2013]
CLA President sets out lobbying priorities for the year ahead
CLA President Harry Cotterell today (Friday, 4 January 2013) reflected on lobbying successes for farmers, land managers, rural businesses and property rights in 2012 and set out the CLA’s priorities for 2013.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [4 January 2013]
CLA appoints Chief Surveyor
The CLA has appointed Andrew Shirley as Chief Surveyor.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [12 November 2012]
Rural watchdog welcomes Lords’ recognition that broadband access is more important than speed
A rural watchdog body for the East of England has welcomed recognition from the House of Lords that broadband access for all “should be a guiding principle” rather than superfast speeds, as outlined in a report published this week by the Select Committee...
[In_Your_Area//News Archive] - [3 August 2012]
CLA appoints Housing and Agricultural Advisers
The CLA has strengthened its policy team in London by appointing an Agricultural Adviser and Housing Adviser.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [2 May 2012]
CLA backs Church’s opposition to increased VAT on heritage alterations
The CLA today (16 April) backed the Church of England’s decision to campaign against increased VAT on alterations to listed buildings.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [16 April 2012]
CLA appoints new Director General
The CLA today (5 March) announced the appointment of Helen Woolley as Director General, as Martin Jamieson resigned from the role to become Chief Executive of a major healthcare company.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [5 March 2012]
A New Year message from the CLA President
CLA President Harry Cotterell said: “The eyes of the world will be on Britain in the summer of 2012. The Olympic Games in London will bring millions of visitors to our shores, while the rest of the world will be tuning in on the media. I hope that views...
[News and Press/News Archive] - [20 December 2011]
CLA elects new President
The CLA today (Thursday, 10 November) elected Harry Cotterell as its President.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [10 November 2011]
Royal appointment for rural champion
CLA Yorkshire Regional Director, Dorothy Fairburn, collected her MBE from Buckingham Palace yesterday (11 May).
[News and Press/News Archive] - [12 May 2011]
CLA appoints new Director General
The CLA today (Tuesday, 26 April 2011) announced the appointment of the former Managing Director of Smiths Medical International as its new Director General.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [27 April 2011]
CLA President challenges Government in major speech on rural economy
CLA President William Worsley today (Thursday, 3 March 2011) gave a major speech setting out his vision for the countryside.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [3 March 2011]
Free CLA Student Membership available
The CLA today (1 March) extended its Student Membership package to the sons and daughters of existing landowning and business and professional CLA members for free – making an annual saving of Ł30.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [1 March 2011]
CLA South East appoints new staff
Three new members of staff have joined the CLA South East regional team.
[In_Your_Area//News Archive] - [6 December 2010]
CLA debates ask the big countryside questions at The CLA Game Fair
The CLA’s two keynote debates at The CLA Game Fair will feature Government ministers and countryside experts debating the big issues for the countryside.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [22 July 2010]
CLA Manifesto calls for the next Government to make the most of our countryside
The CLA today (6 April 2010) called on election candidates to consider the best way forward for the countryside – as set out in the CLA Manifesto for the Rural Economy.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [7 April 2010]
Government Minister Huw Irranca-Davies visits ‘fantastic’ CLA Game Fair
Government Minister Huw Irranca-Davies today (Sunday, 26 July) visited The CLA Game Fair – and called it “fantastic”.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [26 July 2009]
Inner-city children have time of their lives at The CLA Game Fair
A group of inner-city children have enjoyed a tremendous day of activity at The CLA Game Fair – thanks to The CLA Charitable Trust, The Country Trust and the Ernest Cook Trust.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [25 July 2009]
Politicians enthuse about CLA’s Rural Manifesto – during President’s Debate at CLA Game Fair
The newly launched CLA Manifesto for the Rural Economy 2009 received a great deal of support today (Friday, 24 July 2009) at the President’s Debate of The CLA Game Fair.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [24 July 2009]
The CLA launches a Manifesto for making the most of our countryside
A Manifesto to release the potential of the rural economy was launched today (Tuesday, 21 July 2009) by the CLA.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [22 July 2009]
Top debates lead The CLA Game Fair showcase
The CLA Game Fair at Belvoir Castle will provide the best of rural debates from Friday, 24 July to Sunday, 26 July.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [20 July 2009]
CLA Chief Tax Adviser Adrian Baird's analysis of the Budget 2009
Here is a summary of the main points in the 2009 Budget that are likely to be of interest to CLA members, by the CLA’s Chief Tax Adviser Adrian Baird.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [22 April 2009]
Human rights fillip for CLA coastal access campaign
Parliament’s Human Rights committee today (Weds, 15 April) backed the CLA’s amendment on the Marine and Coastal Access Bill by saying that a lack of a right of appeal would breach landowners’ human rights.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [15 April 2009]
Lifeline thrown to small businesses facing empty property rates, says CLA
The CLA has welcomed the Chancellor’s decision to help small businesses through the financial crisis with a one-year exemption on empty business property rates – while urging it to make the move permanent.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [25 November 2008]
The CLA Game Fair breaks record as crowds see VIP visits and top debates
A record 151,000 people visited The CLA Game Fair over three days at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, which boasted visits from HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, Leader of the Opposition David Cameron and Defra Minister Lord Rooker.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [28 July 2008]
MPs from across political divide debate what policies are right for countryside at The CLA Game Fair and find an ally in Defra Minister Lord Rooker
Senior MPs of all the major political parties today (Saturday, 26 July) debated which policies are right for the countryside.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [26 July 2008]
David Cameron backs ‘living and working countryside’ at CLA Game Fair
Opposition leader David Cameron MP visited The CLA Game Fair today (25 July 2008) - and pledged his backing for a “living and working” countryside.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [25 July 2008]
New CLA President
"Farmers, rural businesses and landowners face real challenges in their role to maintain a sustainable and profitable countryside,” said Henry Aubrey-Fletcher speaking today (1 November 2007) as he was elected President of the CLA, the rural economy...
[News and Press/News Archive] - [2 November 2007]
Minister celebrates CLA Centenary at Yorkshire show
Newly appointed Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Hilary Benn, celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) at the Great Yorkshire Show.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [11 July 2007]
March's Winner of the CLA Centenary Photographic Competition
The third monthly winner of the Country Land and Business Association’s (CLA) Centenary Photographic Competition – run in association with national property consultants, Smiths Gore – is Angela Adams, from Norwich, Norfolk, with her splendid picture...
[News and Press/News Archive] - [16 May 2007]
February’s winner of the CLA Centenary Photographic Competition
The second monthly winner of the Country Land and Business Association’s (CLA) Centenary Photographic Competition – run in association with national property consultants, Smiths Gore – is Celine Philibert, from Westerham, Surrey, with her superb picture...
[News and Press/News Archive] - [19 April 2007]
CLA Business Directory 2007
The Country Land and Business Association has published its 2007 edition of the CLA Business Directory.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [10 April 2007]
CLA Appoints New Director General
The Country Land and Business Association is delighted to announce the appointment of Adrian Gane as its new Director General.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [16 March 2007]
Rural Heavyweights Get Behind Young City Farmers Scheme
Three of the biggest names in countryside affairs – the Royal Agricultural College, The Black Farmer and the Country Land and Business Association - are working together to stage a Young City Farmers Scheme inspired by the original Black Farmer Rural...
[News and Press/News Archive] - [14 March 2007]
Snap happy winner of the CLA Centenary Photographic Competition
The first winner of the CLA Centenary Photographic Competition – run in association with national property consultants, Smiths Gore – is Mr. D H Wheeler, from Hurworth, County Durham, with his superb picture “Sheep - Food coming at last!”
[News and Press/News Archive] - [7 March 2007]
Voting open on the CLA Centenary Photo Competition
The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) announced today (12 February 2007) that voting has opened for its Centenary Photo Competition - in association with national property consultants Smiths Gore.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [13 February 2007]
CLA Celebrates First Century
A York hotel turned the clock back to the beginning of the 20th century to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Country Land and Business Association.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [1 February 2007]
CLA President David Fursdon speaks at the Oxford farming Conference
"You probably think that more speeches are the last thing that you need. You have had a full day at the Conference. You have listened to lots of speakers. You are now in this wonderful chapel and you haven’t got anywhere proper to sit. You are now faced...
[News and Press/News Archive] - [5 January 2007]
A hundred years of the CLA 1907-2007
Speaking as the CLA prepares to celebrate its one hundreth birthday in 2007, David Fursdon, CLA President said: '2007 has to be the year when the rural economy gets back on its feet...
[News and Press/News Archive] - [4 January 2007]
David Fursdon re-elected as CLA president
David Fursdon has today (1 November 2006) been unanimously re-elected as President of the Country Land and Business Association...
[News and Press/News Archive] - [3 November 2006]
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