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Comedy nights raise £14,550 for air ambulance

News Victoria Rose Last edited 02/09/19
When his 28-year-old daughter, Jessica Hutchings, had an unexpected cardiac arrest while driving between fields during lambing season, Kent farmer Richard Vant was keen to “always be in credit” with the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance Trust.

Council wins in fly tipping case on local farmland

News Last edited 05/08/19
Ashford Borough Council has successfully prosecuted a woman involved in an incident where domestic rubbish was found dumped in a country lane.

Farmers move to improve pre-em applications

News Last edited 05/08/19
Undertaken over the past year at events such as LAMMA, CropTec and Syngenta application training meetings, the results from a survey of farmers and spray operators actions with pre-emergence herbicide applications are in.

Metaldehyde slug pellet ban overturned

News Last edited 30/07/19
In an unprecedented move, the decision by the former Secretary of State for the Environment to ban metaldehyde slug pellet products has been declared unlawful.

Largest ever tractor delivery

News Last edited 29/07/19
AC Goatham & Son has taken delivery of its largest ever order of new tractors.

Wildfire warning

News Last edited 29/07/19
Over the last few weeks in July there were reports of several fires in the South East region.

Top tips to stay safe during harvest

News Last edited 26/07/19
The NFU is reminding growers of simple but effective ways they can stay safe this summer as combines are dusted off and harvest begins in earnest.

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