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FARM XS JOB VACANCY

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September
10

Farm XS are looking for a full time Assistant Administrator supporting Catherine Elmes who runs the operation on a day to day basis. The role is based at our rural office at Hook near Royal Wootton Bassett. This is a …

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WELCOME BACK HELEN!

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September
2

We are pleased to welcome back Helen Wiltshire to our professional team as a full time Rural Surveyor, having recently left Harper Adams University with a first class honours degree in Rural Enterprise and Land Management. Many of you may …

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RIDGEWAY CHALLENGE – THE COUNTDOWN IS UNDERWAY!

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August
29

With four weeks to go until we set off on our challenge, we would be particularly pleased to see anybody who wants to walk – or, as the western half of the Ridgeway is a bridle path, ride – with …

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WEBBPATON RIDGEWAY CHALLENGE

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August
22

WebbPaton turns twenty years old on 2nd September 2019! To mark this milestone the WebbPaton team intend to walk the 87 miles along the Ridgeway Trail from Ivinghoe Beacon to Overton Hill near Avebury. We will set out on Friday …

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SWINDON EMERGING LOCAL PLAN 2036 CONSULTATION

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August
19

Swindon Borough Council are currently consulting on alternative strategies for their emerging Local Plan.  This will be the guidance for the future development and land uses across the whole of Swindon for the period to 2036.  The Consultation period ends …

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WEBBPATON SEEK MISS MONEYPENNY

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May
20

Mark Webb & George Paton are recruiting a Senior Sec/PA/Administrator for a very varied role in their administration team at WebbPaton in Hook near Royal Wootton Bassett. Susan Elmes is stepping down in June after 21 years with us, and …

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FINAL TWO DAYS TO BUY ENTITLEMENTS

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May
13

With just two working days to buy or top up entitlements claimants are urged to call us with some urgency for prices and to discuss payment arrangements.  Entitlements can still be transferred before the deadline of midnight on 15th May …

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ENTITLEMENTS

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April
10

Basic Payment Scheme entitlements are required in order to claim farm subsidies.  WebbPaton buy and sell England Non-SDA and SDA entitlements for clients.  We also assist clients with completing their claims, answering questions on the RPA rules and cross compliance …

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LADY DAY TENANCY REMINDER

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March
14

A reminder that Lady Day (25th March) – a traditional start date and term date for agricultural tenancies – is approaching.   Depending on the terms of the tenancy, this may provide an opportunity for the landlord or the tenant …

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GRAZING AGREEMENTS

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March
14

As spring rapidly approaches many landowners will be looking to grant a Grazing and Mowing Licence over the summer months.   It is important to make sure Grazing and Mowing Licences are formally documented, this way both the landowner and …

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SWINDON-OXFORD TRANSPORT ROUTE

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March
7

Oxfordshire Growth Board is consulting on where development could be in Oxfordshire between now and 2050. WebbPaton are acting for a number of farming clients promoting land throughout Oxfordshire. If you would like us to put your land forward please …

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HEDGEROW & BOUNDARY GRANTS

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March
7

A reminder that the 2019 Hedgerow and Boundary Grant application window opened 18th February and closes 3rd May. The Grant is a competitive scheme designed to help restore existing farm boundaries, and bring environmental and landscape benefits to your land. …

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WORKS TO CARRY OUT BY 14th MARCH

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March
7

A reminder for anyone with a Countryside Stewardship agreement with the option Permanent Pasture with Low Inputs (GS2) in place. There is a small opportunity remaining to carry out the following activities by the 14th March before we enter the …

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PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY

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March
1

If you own or occupy land with public rights of way (PROW) you have an obligation to keep routes open and accessible and clearly visible at all times of the year.  PROW include footpaths, bridleways, restricted byways and byways open …

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1ST MARCH TREE & HEDGECUTTING BAN

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February
26

This Friday, 1st March 2019, sees the start of the closed period that places a ban on cutting and trimming hedgerows and trees under cross compliance.   Good Agricultural and Environmental Condition (GAEC) 7a: Boundaries and 7c: Trees prevents all …

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SMALL GRANTS 2019

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February
21

The application window for the Small Grant Scheme has been delayed until late Spring. With ongoing technical issues still being identified from the first round of applications submitted last year, changes by the RPA continue to be made in an …

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BASIC PAYMENTS UPDATE

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February
19

As at 19th February 2019 97.4% of 2018 BPS claimants have been paid, with a total value of £1.68 billion.   Any farmers still waiting for their 2018 BPS payment at the end of March will be automatically offered a …

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CSS BRIDGING PAYMENTS

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February
19

Michael Gove has confirmed at today’s NFU Conference (19th February 2019) that bridging payments will be made for Countryside Stewardship 2018 claims, in light of the current slow progress of these payments being paid out by Natural England.   Bridging …

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COUNTRYSIDE STEWARDSHIP SCHEME OPENS

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February
18

The Countryside Stewardship Scheme opens today (18 February) for farmers and land managers.  These agreements provide a viable, long-term source of income to those who deliver environmental benefits on their land.  Farmers and land managers who are new to taking …

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