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It’s All About You

Lanyon Bowdler’s “bear hoop-la” has been put away for another year, now we’ve completed our season of agricultural show attendances,...

Registering your Property Rights

According to Land Registry statistics, approximately 25% of property in England and Wales remains unregistered. All land has an owner; it being unregistered...

Continuity and Expertise

Lanyon Bowdler’s Ludlow office can trace its roots back to the 1850s, when Stanley Weyman moved his solicitor’s practice to 7 Mill Street which was occupied...

Metal Detecting

Metal detecting and the prospect of unearthing buried treasure is something that has always fascinated me. I wanted to be an archaeologist when I was at scho...

Election Results - Hung Parliament and Farming

The Conservatives won the most seats, as expected, but they have fallen short of the 326 seats required to form a majority. Below we explore what the Tories...

Motoring Law and Farming

As summer approaches, I was recently asked to clarify the legal position in respect of Motoring Law issues that crop (no pun intended) up from time to time i...

The Farmer wants a Dog

Its 10pm on a Friday night and my husband and I are sat on the sofa watching the news after he has come in from checking a calf that looked a little off colo...

Planning Permission and Keeping Horses

In recent years development involving horses has become increasingly popular. Farm land and buildings are being sold or let to individuals hoping to use the...

What is your Pet Hate?

We all have certain nuances in our lives that irk us to the extremes and no matter how we try to justify other people’s actions we fail to understand why the...

The Women's Land Army

I feel extremely privileged and honoured to be meeting with Mrs Nita Millington at her home in Staffordshire to talk about her early years as a member of the...

The Legal Obligations of Quad Bikes

Quad bikes, or all terrain vehicles (ATV) are a very useful light machine used by many farmers, growers and gamekeepers who enjoy their versatility and utili...

Ragwort - what's the problem?

Farmers, landowners and the general public may be aware of the legal implications under the Weeds Act 1959 and the legal obligation to clear away and prevent...

Farmers can allow caravans and camping on their land for fourteen days without change of use application

My family and I recently stayed on a camp site which was located on agricultural land behind a local public house.  We had an arrangement with the public hou...

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30 Jan 2018

Farmers can allow caravans and camping on their land for fourteen days without change of use application

My family and I recently stayed on a camp site which was located on agricultural land behind a local public house. ...

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