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Wallets Marts Weekly Report - 8/9 October 2018

Wallets Marts Weekly Report – 8/9 October 2018

  WALLETS MARTS CASTLE DOUGLAS LIMITED   OTM, STORE & BREEDING CATTLE MONDAY 8th OCTOBER 2018   Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited held their fortnightly store and OTM sale in...
SUCKLED CALF SALE

RECORDS BROKEN AT SPRING BORN SUCKLED CALF SALE

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited staged their annual show and sale of 772 springborn suckled calves on Saturday 6th October 2018.   At the show prior...
Rural Scotland

Rural Scotland Is Rated A Very Good Place to Live

Scotland's Chief Statistician today published the Rural Scotland Key Facts 2018. The publication brings together previously published statistics on a range of key policy...
Rural Heroes

Call for Rural Heroes

Community groups, voluntary organisations and elected representatives are being encouraged to nominate Rural Heroes to ensure the voice of the whole of rural Scotland...
Young Farmers’ Scotch Lamb Bale Art Competition

Young Farmers’ Scotch Lamb Bale Art Competition Returns to Scottish Fields

What do giant cows, Bill and Ben The Flowerpot Men, teddy bears and clowns have in common?   They’re all previous entrants of the annual Young...
EMMA HARPER PRAISES 'TRAILBLAZING' RETIRED FARMERS GROUP

EMMA HARPER PRAISES ‘TRAILBLAZING’ RETIRED FARMERS GROUP

Emma Harper MSP recently attended a meeting of the Retired Farmers Group in Castle Douglas, which she described as a "trailblazing" initiative which will undoubtedly...
new vision forestry Scotland

A new vision for forestry in Scotland

Views are being sought on a new draft Forestry Strategy for Scotland which aims to make the most of precious forestry resources and help...

CROSS BORDER THREAT TO REGIONS RED SQUIRREL POPULATION

A real threat to Dumfries and Galloways thriving Red Squirrel population could be an environmental disaster  as a north of England group that protect...
SRUC FACILITY PROPOSED

NEW £35 MILLION SRUC FACILITY PROPOSED FOR DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY

Scotland’s Rural College (“SRUC”), a leader in the advancement, communication and translation of knowledge throughout the rural sector, has today announced the first phase...

A Study of the fish population in Loch Ken is published

During 2016 and 2017, Galloway Fisheries Trust undertook a study of the fish, fisheries and anglers of Loch Ken. This was to assess the...