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Rural Awards winners represent the very best of Rural Britain

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Our Chief Executive Tim Bonner writes: Yesterday was one of the highlights of the Countryside Alliance’s year, our annual awards ceremony in the House of Lords, but it ended in strange and sombre style as horrible events unfolded outside Parliament. Shortly after the prizes were handed out Westminster went into lockdown following a terrorist incident….

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Isle of Wight Dairy Farm wins Clarissa Dickson Wright legacy award

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The Clarissa Dickson Wright legacy award was presented at Parliament on 22nd March 2017 by farmer, entrepreneur, founder of Borough Market and friend of Clarissa, Peter Gott. Peter, who farms at Sillfield in Cumbria, was the inaugural winner of the Award (it has subsequently also been won by Peelham Farm on the Scottish Borders and…

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The Rural Oscars go to……

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On 22nd March 2017 the 2016 Countryside Alliance Awards, nicknamed the Rural Oscars, were handed out by the Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom MP at a Parliamentary reception.  Businesses from across England and Wales, who had already won their regional title, came to Westminster to find out if they had taken the national title. Shortly after the…

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Hampshire fly fishing retreat for ladies with breast cancer

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Casting for Recovery, the outdoor therapy programme for ladies with breast cancer, has opened its Hampshire retreat to applications. Casting for Recovery takes ladies profoundly affected by breast cancer and takes them on an all-expenses-paid residential retreat where counselling and medical advice complement fly fishing instruction to support ladies and help them move forward. The…

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Countryside Alliance AGM & Board Elections

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The Countryside Alliance Annual General Meeting will take place on Tuesday 12th September 2017 at 12.30pm in Church House Westminster, Deans Yard, Westminster, London, SW1P 3NZ. The Board has declared vacancies for two elected members of the Countryside Alliance Board.  If members wish to propose an individual for election they may do so using an…

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