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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.


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This guidance note provides an overview of the Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Act 2019 which came into force on the 1st September 2019,...
This guidance note provides advice about the regulations concerning Class Q - change of use of farm buildings to dwellings.  It has been updated to...
This guidance note provides a summary of recently published regulations that grant additional days fo temporary uses of land.
This Guidance Note explains enforcement and prosecution in cases where there is (or it is being claimed that there is) building work which has...
 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

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