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Helen Dale

Helen Dale

Midlands - Rural Adviser

Helen joined the CLA in 2018 and is a Rural Adviser with over 25 years’ experience in the land based sector.

Prior to joining the CLA Helen worked for a conservation NGO for 20 years, with direct responsibility for managing over 2,500 acres of land. Key areas of responsibility included land management contracts, agri-environment schemes and other rural based grants, FBT’s, handling neighbour issues, public access and health & safety. Outside of work Helen runs her own rural business, a field-to-fork enterprise selling rare breed meats and charcuterie direct to the public from her own livestock.

She advises on a wide range of areas to do with land management, rural grants and livestock.

 

View CLA's library of Guidance Notes

23/09/2020
This guidance note provides an overview of the Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Act 2019 which came into force on the 1st September 2019,...
22/07/2020
This guidance note provides advice about the regulations concerning Class Q - change of use of farm buildings to dwellings.  It has been updated to...
08/07/2020
This guidance note provides a summary of recently published regulations that grant additional days fo temporary uses of land.
07/07/2020
This Guidance Note explains enforcement and prosecution in cases where there is (or it is being claimed that there is) building work which has...
29/06/2020
 This guidance note provides an overview of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) and the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) for commercial...

Helen Dale's Articles & Blog Posts

22/08/2019
CLA Midlands Rural Adviser Helen Dale looks back at the Groundswell conference and the boom of regenerative agriculture