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04 Apr 2019
Celebrate spring down on the farm Fordhall Family Spring Fair returns on the 28th April.  The event celebrates the spring season by getting back to nature in a community spirited day for the whole family.   Fordhall Organic Farm, based in Market Drayton, has been organic for over 65 years and is England’s first community owned farm, owned by over 8000 community shareholders. The event will...
27 Nov 2017
Farmers and food processors in Shropshire are being invited to apply to a new £40m fund for grants to harness new technology to improve productivity or to invest in new equipment and machinery. The Countryside Productivity Scheme has opened two funding streams as part of its drive to boost the rural economy through the Government’s Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE). Grants are...
24 Feb 2016
A working Shropshire farm is putting a unique spin on the traditional white wedding by opening up its fields, cowsheds and barns to create the perfect country venue. Morrells Wood Farm in Leighton has come up with ‘the welly wedding’ in partnership with Shropshire’s Wroxeter Hotel - one of the county’s top wedding venues. Hannah Hall, who runs the hotel with her husband Ed, said the idea of the...
swancote farm anaerobic digestion unit
06 Jan 2015
Shropshire business Swancote Energy Ltd. operate a state of the art Anaerobic Digestion facility on the outskirts of Bridgnorth.   The 2.2MW plant produces enough renewable green energy for over 3,000 homes from a combination of food wastes and purpose grown energy crops, currently the annual processing capacity is 38,000 metric tonnes.  Swancote Energy has a number of clients from across the...
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