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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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16/04/2021
Extinction Rebellion (XR) has decided to turn its attention to land ownership, their own information on this can be found here.  They intend to...
08/04/2021
The Welsh Government have recently revised the Permitted Development Rights (PDR) in respect to temporary uses of land amongst other PDR. This...
01/04/2021
  This CLA Briefing Note describes in a few pages the key current heritage issues and problems in England, progress made to date, and changes and...
18/03/2021
This Guidance Note contains a summary of the law regarding redundancy and aims to help CLA Members navigate the potential pitfalls when managing...
17/03/2021
This briefing note covers issues with heritage protection in Wales, the largely-complete Historic Environment Review, and the implications of the...

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