News & Events

Today Natural England Announce changes to Countryside Stewardship for 2018

15th January 2018
Environmental Services

We welcome today’s launch of the Countryside Stewardship Scheme for 2018 by Natural England.  The Scheme sees changes to application deadlines, increases in grant funding and, in some cases, a simplified application process for farmers and landowners seeking support for environmental management practices. “There continue to be two tiers – […]

Entitlement Trading

15th January 2018

We are currently trading Basic Payment Scheme entitlements, please contact Thomas Armstrong on 01228 406260 if you are looking to sell or seeking entitlements to purchase. The entitlements listed on table below are offered for sale subject to contract, without land, and subject to VAT. A contract will be drawn […]

Vital to embrace change for future sustainability

15th January 2018
Farm Business Advice

There is much change to come within global agriculture and farmers are being strongly advised to embrace these changes to ensure their business is sustainable for future generations. Issues including Brexit, climate change, soil depletion, water shortage, pollution and food security all bring new challenges to farming businesses and it […]

High-Yielding Mixed Farm for Sale

11th January 2018

As we head into 2018, H&H Land and Property have this week introduced to the market their first farm of the year, Barrow Ling Farm near Penrith. A former dairy farm, today it is a quality and productive 202 acre stock-rearing and arable farm with excellent quality agricultural land. Positioned […]

H&H Land and Property Expands Following New Initiative

6th December 2017

H&H Land and Property have recently expanded their presence in the north of England – previously from Kendal to Carlisle, and across Durham – into the Scottish Borders, to open offices in Newtown St Boswells and Thornhill. As such James Murphy Managing Director of H&H Land and Property believes that […]

H&H Land and Property Open New Office in Dumfries & Galloway

4th December 2017

Eager to continue the expansion of professional support it offers across southern Scotland, H&H Land and Property has today announced the opening of its second Scottish office. Based in Thornhill, Dumfries & Galloway, the opening of this office is a direct result of increased demand for their services and support […]

Emma Smith Joins Royal Institution Of Chartered Surveyors

1st December 2017

We are delighted to acknowledge that Ms Emma Smith has successfully completed her APC (Assessment of Professional Competence) qualifications and become a qualified Chartered Surveyor and a RICS Registered Valuer. The APC is a period of structured practical training and professional development that ends with the Final Assessment and ensures […]

APC brings Promotion for Local Surveyor

29th November 2017

We are delighted to acknowledge that Mr Tim Sedgewick, has successfully completed his APC (Assessment of Professional Competence) qualifications and become a qualified Chartered Surveyor. Alongside this huge personal achievement, Tim has also been promoted to the position of Associate within the company. The APC is a period of structured […]

Basic Payment Scheme 2017 – Update

17th November 2017
Farm Business Advice

The Rural Payment Agency (RPA) has announced the rates for the 2017 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) Claim year which are as follows:- The BPS 2017 exchange rate is: €1 = £0.89470. Entitlement values for 2017 Payment region Entitlement value Non-SDA (Severely Disadvantaged area) €180.46 SDA €178.90 SDA moorland €49.63 Greening […]

Large Grants Funding Announced

6th November 2017
Farm Business Advice

Second Phase of Countryside Productivity Scheme makes £40 million available to farmers It has been announced by Defra Secretary Michael Gove that £40 million is now available to farmers in England who wish to improve their productivity by investing in new technology.  This constitutes the second phase of the Countryside […]