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June 23 2020

New Webinars Launched to Help Anglian Farmers and Rural Businesses


Two new webinars have been launched by Anglia Rural Consultants to help leaders of farming and rural businesses in the region adapt to change during Covid-19 and beyond.

November 09 2017

Nenescape is Officially Launched


£2.6m National Lottery investment in the Nene Valley!

The beginning of November marks the start of Nenescape, a five-year Landscape Partnership project supported by a £2.6m Heritage Lottery Fund grant. Thanks to Lottery players, the Nene Valley, its communities and visitors will benefit from 16 projects delivered by 11 partners over the next five years. Activities will provide opportunities for local people to develop skills, improve access to the water, restore wetland and wildlife habitats, uncover and celebrate the area’s history and develop tourism.

October 09 2017

Kettering Borough Council Green Infrastructure Delivery Plan Consultation


Kettering Borough Council and River Nene Regional Park (RNRP) are working together with landowners, statutory bodies and local communities to plan enhancements to the green spaces within the Borough for both people and nature. We want to hear your opinions and ideas on what you would like to see happen.

April 10 2017

CSF Update


Georgina Wallis, Catchment Sensitive Farming Officer attended a National CSF Partnerships meeting in DEFRA Nobel House, London on Tuesday 4th April to discuss the work that the CSF catchments partnerships are doing across the country and to provide future ideas and feedback to Natural England. 


Please like and follow our new Facebook Page – Nene and Welland Catchment Sensitive Farming @NeneandWellandCSF.

Here we will provide regular updates on the project in the local area, including upcoming events and funding opportunities.


March 13 2017

Countryside Stewardship Application Period


The third year of the Countryside Stewardship scheme has opened for applications. As of Friday 10th March, farmers and land managers can apply for the Mid Tier and Higher Tier of Countryside Stewardship. Catchment Sensitive Farming is focused on providing advice and guidance on the Mid Tier of Countryside Stewardship, which offers 5-year agreements for environmental improvements in the wider countryside, such as reducing diffuse water pollution or improving the environment for birds, pollinators and farm wildlife. There are also a number of capital grants available. Mid Tier applications need to be submitted by 30 September 2017 and you need to request a Mid Tier application pack by 31 July. The application window will close on 30 September 2017. For more information on Countryside Stewardship in the Nene and Welland catchments please call Georgina Wallis on 07921 941734. You can see more about the scheme by going to: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/countryside-stewardship-get-paid-for-environmental-land-management

March 13 2017

LERAPS Pesticide workshop


On the 21st March we delivered a pesticide handling a LERAPS workshop, discussing best practice advise around pesticide handling and usage. We also looked into the LERAP regulations and advised farmers on how to remain compliant. We received good feedback and will be running similar events in the future. Thank you to our speakers Jo Gass, Environment Agency, Tom Edmondson, Anglian Water and Chris Tolley, who all gave fantastic presentations. You can see some of the guidance given in Chris’s presentation below. 
February 23 2017

Nenescape Newsletter


Catch up with all of the latest news from the Nenescape Landscape Partnership.
January 09 2017

Nenescape Film and Digital Tenders


We're currently on the lookout for two passionate and creative organisations who can help share the incredible stories of the Nene with local communities and visitors through creative and exciting interpretation.
October 17 2016

EVENT: Sustainable farming to get the most from organic materials - 2nd December 2016


This free event will cover the sustainable use of organic materials, including digestate, slurry, compost and manures. Anna Becvar of Earthcare Technical will discuss recent findings on the effects that these additives have on soil health, including earthworms and Soil Organic Matter. There will also be discussions on the effects these materials have on the surrounding environment and will discuss best practice application and usage.

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