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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

21/01/2020
This Guidance Note concerns what is and is not included in a listing, i.e. the principal building and potentially fixtures, attached structures, and...
16/01/2020
The law requires listed building consent (LBC) for any work to a listed building which affects its 'special interest'.  Work which does not affect...
25/11/2019
Guidance Note on Certificates of Lawfulness of Existing Use or Development (CLEUD) and Certificates of Proposed Use or Development (CLOPUD)
20/11/2019
Under new rules, if your septic tank currently discharges directly to a surface water you must replace or upgrade the system by 1 January 2020.  This...
18/11/2019
This Guidance Note provides government planning guidance to support on-farm reservoirs, farm shops, the use of polytunnels, farm tracks and on-farm...

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