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Red squirrels are back in Troutbeck

The Westmorland Gazette: A red squirrel has been sighted in the wild in Warrington for the first time since the 1980s.

9:00am Friday 1st August 2014

A CAMPAIGN to bring red squirrels back to the Troutbeck valley is sho-wing signs of success.

Herdwick sheep gathering will show why breed is to important to the Lake District

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:10am Thursday 31st July 2014

A TRADITIONAL Lakes farming spectacle, the annual gathering of the iconic Herdwick sheep from the fells, is being opened to the public for the first time.

Royal couple made special visit to sedbergh School

The Westmorland Gazette:

1:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

The 1917 visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Sedbergh was captured in the Sedbergh School magazine from a schoolboy’s perspective, with a detailed run-through of the royal couple’s day, writes Katy de la Riviére.

Global following for James and his online sheep school

The Westmorland Gazette:

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A LAKE District farmer who was awarded a bursary to help develop a sheep school is gaining a large global following thanks to an online video.

Rise in export of sheep meat

The Westmorland Gazette:

5:10pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

SHEEP meat exports to non-EU markets rose by 40 per cent last year, according to an annual industry-wide survey.

Ulverston Auction Mart - farm prices

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:47pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Ulverston Auction Market prices for period July 22, 2014

Penrith Auction Mart - farm prices

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:45pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Penrith Auction Market prices for period July 23 - July 28, 2014

Lancaster Auction Mart - farm prices

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:43pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Lancaster Auction Market prices for period July 25 - July 28, 2014

Kirkby Stephen Auction Mart - farm prices

4:41pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Kirkby Stephen Auction Market prices for period July 22 - July 28

Hawes Auction Mart - farm prices

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:38pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Hawes Auction Market prices for period July 22 - Jul 29, 2014

Carlisle Auction Mart - farm prices

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:36pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Carlisle Auction Market prices for period July 23 - July 28, 2014

Bentham Auction Mart - farm prices

4:33pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Bentham Auction Market prices for period July 23, 2014

FARMING DIARY: Rules are rules

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:40pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

‘Environmental Health!’, ‘Trading Standards!’ The alarm passed in a hoarse whisper from stall to stall - for, rest assured, the Farmers’ Market is regulated and inspected regularly.

£100,000 farming pledge for Lakes and Dales

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE Prince’s Countryside Fund has allocated £100,000 to help Lakes and Dales farmers.

Katie joins NWA property team

The Westmorland Gazette:

8:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

NORTH West Auctions has expanded its property and professional team in Lancaster with the recruitment of Katie Grieve as a trainee surveyor and land agent.

Leading Farm Prices from Hawes Auction Mart

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:46pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

North West Auction Mart

Leading farm prices from Lancaster Auction Mart

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:45pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

North West Auction Mart

Leading Farm Prices from Ulverston Auction Mart

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:39pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

North West Auction Mart

Leading farm prices from Penrith Auction Mart

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:37pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

North West Auction Mart

Leading Farm Prices from Kirkby Stephen Auction Mart

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:35pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

North West Auction Mart

Leading Farm Prices from Bentham Auction Mart

2:34pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

North West Auction Mart

Leading Farm Prices from Carlisle Auction Mart

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:32pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

North West Auction Mart

Lake District event will promote Luing cattle

The Westmorland Gazette:

5:20pm Monday 21st July 2014

A LAKE District farmer is hoping the first Luing Cattle Society open day to be held outside Scotland will help showcase the breed throughout England for its top quality beef.

FARMING DIARY: - It's harvest time

The Westmorland Gazette: Gordon Capstick

3:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

As we move through the year from the spring with planting, the birth of lambs and calves to the summer we are now beginning our yearly ‘harvest’.

MPs call for farm income inquiry

The Westmorland Gazette:

12:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A CROSS-party group of rural MPs is calling on Defra to set up an inquiry into hill farmers’ incomes amid uncertainty over the future effect of CAP reform.

Leading farm prices from Ulverston Auction Mart

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:27pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Prices inclusive for period Tuesday, July 8

Leading farm prices from Penrith Auction Mart

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:25pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Prices inclusive for period from Wednesday, July 9 to Monday, July 14.

Leading farm prices from Lancaster Auction Mart

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:21pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Prices inclusive for period from Monday, July 7 to Monday July 14.

Leading Farm Prices from Kirkby Stephen Auction Mart

4:17pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Prices inclusive for period from Tuesday, July 8 to Monday July 14.

Leading farm prices from Kendal (J36) Auction Mart

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:15pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Prices inclusive for period from Tuesday, July 8 to Thursday July 10.

Leading farm prices from Carlisle Auction Mart

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:11pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Prices inclusive for period from Wednesday, July 9 to Monday, July 14.

Women play major role in farming

The Westmorland Gazette: A ewe with lambs on the hills at Farndale

11:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

TWO reports have revealed the importance of women in farming.

Funding boost at the double

The Westmorland Gazette:

12:34pm Monday 14th July 2014

THE Farmer Network has won funding from the Cumbria Business Growth Hub and Rural Growth Network to recruit two young people to work between a number of farmers in the northern Lake District.

Lamb show at Skipton

The Westmorland Gazette: LEAP OF FAITH: Spring has sprung and this lamb at a County Durham farm is making the most of it

12:00pm Sunday 13th July 2014

THE big opening seasonal store lamb show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart produced an entry of 4,087 – a huge increase on last year’s 2,231 turnout.

Leading Farm Prices from Ulverston Auction Mart

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:54pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Price from North West Auction Mart

Leading Prices from Penrith Auction Mart

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:52pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Prices from North West Auction Mart

Leading Prices from Lancaster Auction Mart

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:51pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Prices from North West Auction Mart

Leading Farm Prices from Kirkby Stephen Auction Mart

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:49pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Prices from North West Auction Mart

Leading Farm Prices from Kendal (J36 Crooklands)

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:48pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Prices from North West Auction Mart

Leading Prices from Hawes Auction Mart

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:45pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Prices from North West Auction Mart

Leading Farm Prices from Carlisle Auction Mart

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:43pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Prices from North West Auction Mart

Leading farm prices Bentham Auction Mart

4:38pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Prices from North West Auction Mart

Leading farm prices from Ulverston Auction Mart

2:29pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Prices from Tuesday, June 24.

Leading farm prices from Penrith Auction Mart

2:27pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Prices inclusive for period from Monday, June 23 - Monday, June 30.

Leading farm prices from Kirkby Stephen Auction Mart

2:25pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Prices from Monday, June 30.

Leading farm prices from hawes Auction Mart

2:24pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Prices from Tuesday, June 24.

Leading farm prices from Carlisle Auction Mart

2:22pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Prices inclusive for period Wednesday, June 25 - Monday, June 30.

Leading farm prices from Bentham Auction Mart

2:20pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Prices from Wednesday, June 25

Leading farm prices from Lancaster Auction Mart

2:11pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Prices inclusive for period from Friday, June 27 - Monday, June 30.

Leading farm prices from Ulverston Auction Mart

The Westmorland Gazette: Prices from Lancaster Auction Mart

1:05pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

Prices inclusive for period from Tuesday, June 17


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