Yearly Archives: 2015

Countryside Stewardship – Application Window Now Open

Applications for the new Countryside Stewardship Scheme are now open. The main priority for Countryside Stewardship is to protect and enhance the natural environment, in particular the diversity of wildlife (biodiversity) and water quality. Other outcomes include: flood management; the historic environment; landscape character; genetic conservation; and educational access. The scheme is jointly run by… Read more »

Congratulations to Jess Allen

Adkin are pleased to announce that Jess Allen has recently been successful in passing the Assessment of Professional Competence with the RICS and is now a fully qualified Surveyor. Many congratulations from all at Adkin!

Charitable Donations

This month Adkin have donated £1000 to each of their chosen charities, Riding for the Disabled and The Earth Trust. Riding for the Disabled use horses and ponies to provide therapy, achievement and enjoyment to people with disabilities all over the UK.  Their network of 500 volunteer groups organise activities such as riding, carriage driving,… Read more »

Mixed farm with superb sporting potential

A farm with excellent sporting potential is now on the market in South Oxfordshire with Adkin. High Lodge Farm comprises a mix of grass and arable, established woodland with diverse income streams including let farm buildings. Well located to the immediate south east of Abingdon the farm is in a ring fence and provides potential… Read more »

Changes for 1986 Act Tenancies

Julian Sayers in his capacity as Chairman of the Tenancy Reform Industry Group is pleased to report that in the final days of the last Parliament a number of changes to the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 were enacted having been promoted by the Group via Defra for some considerable time. In summary the changes are… Read more »

All Change with BPS!

All Change with BPS! The European Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan has confirmed that Member States may choose to extend the BPS 2015 submission deadline to Monday 15th June. Whilst this is optional, DEFRA has confirmed that England will use this extension. In addition to the extension, DEFRA have agreed to make paper forms available for completion… Read more »