Land, Life and Livelihoods
A Community Initiative in the Clun Forest covering the parishes of
Bettws y Crwyn, Mainstone, Newcastle & Llanfair Waterdine

Facilitation Fund

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Facilitation Fund Events held in 2018

Monday 11th March:
Farmers Den: NE Stewardship scheme update (Newcastle). 6.30pm

Wednesday 27th February:
Curlews need Farmers! (Bryn Mawr)

Wednesday 19th December:
Informal discussion/meeting for Redlake Valley farmer neighbours (Purlogue)

Monday 17th December:
Social & Farmer discussion (Bishops Castle)

Monday 22nd October:
Minibus Trip to White Peak Farmers (Peak District)

Monday 1st October 2018:
Mainstone 'Gathering'

Tuesday 14th August 2018:
Farm Walk, Talk & Discussion (Mainstone)

We held a Farm Walk and Talk/Discussion on Tuesday 14th August. The Farm walk/tour was kindly hosted by Middle Knuck Farm, Mainstone (Mervin Mullard) and this was followed by supper, a presentation by Ian Potter (Chair-Farmer from the White Peak Farmer Group), and a discussion on Next Steps, at Mainstone Village Hall. A report from the event can be found here.

Tuesday 12th June 2018:
Open Farmer Event (Newcastle)

An open farmer evening was held on Tuesday 12th June 2018 at Newcastle Community Centre facilitated by Cath Landles, AONB Shropshire Hills Partnership, with presentations from Joy Greenall, Facilitator and Fiona Gomersall (Shropshire Wildlife Trust). Farmer attendees then broke up into four discussion tables. The feedback from the tables can be found here.


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