The Countryside Stewardship Scheme will be open for applications again in 2018 with the first focus being on the expanded Hedgerow and Boundaries Grant. The maximum spend for improvements to hedgerows, stone walls, etc on any one farm has been increased from £5,000 to £10,000 with applications to be submitted by 30th April. If you are interested in this grant please email Becky Meredith on firstname.lastname@example.org before commencing the work. Alternatively you can ring Becky (or speak to whoever is your normal contact at WebbPaton if you are an existing client) on 01793 842055.
WebbPaton are delighted to announce that Becky Meredith has recently passed the RICS exams and also exams for the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV) with flying colours and is now a Fellow of the Association. This professional qualification denotes an in-depth knowledge of a wide range of countryside & property matters. Becky joins others in our team who have achieved this mark of excellence enabling us to provide well-informed advice to our clients. Her specialisms include Basic Payment Scheme claims, Countryside Stewardship (including Hedgerow & Boundaries Grants), and rural property valuations.