Author: Ben Anderson

Effaith gadael yr UE

BU pwyllgor dethol ar faterion Cymreig San Steffan ar ymweliad â marchnad Dolgellau’n ddiweddar fel rhan o’i gwaith i ymchwilio i effaith gadael yr Undeb Ewropeaidd ar amaethyddiaeth yng Nghymru. Bu’n gyfle arbennig o...

Common sense has prevailed

The announcement that plans to increase National insurance contributions (Nics) for selfemployed people have been dropped, is welcome news for the farming community, according to the FUW. The increase as proposed in the chancellor’s...

Llwybr Llaethog Ceredigion

CORNEL CLECS gan Angharad Evans, Golygydd y Gymraeg YchYdig wythnosau yn ôl, cafwyd cip ar waith y cwmni eiconig o Lanfyrnach, Mansel davies a’i Fab. Yng ngeiriau’r Welsh Whisperer, “Mansel davies yw’r brenin ar...

Quarter of a billion pound boost

The Cabinet Secretary for environment and Rural Affairs has delivered a £223 million boost to Wales’ rural communities, fully committing the remaining tranche of funding under the Welsh Government Rural Communities – Rural Development...

Local bank closure is devastating

The closure of Lloyds Bank in Tregaron has sparked criticism from the FUW in Ceredigion, who describe the closure as devastating news for rural businesses. Mared Jones, the FUW’s Ceredigion county executive officer said:...

Attracting more UK shoppers to Welsh Lamb

MEAT MATTERS by Sue Franklin, HCC market development executive As part of its ongoing promotional campaigns for PGI Welsh Lamb, HCC works with all supermarket chains who stock the product, including Aldi, Asda, Co-op,...

FUW urges farmers to respond to Glastir letters

THE FUW is urging farmers who have received Welsh Government correspondence alleging failure to complete Glastir capital works to return Activity Completion Forms and appeal where necessary. Around 1,000 letters have been sent to...

Industry challenges heard

Carmarthenshire farmers and rural businesses recently came together to highlight some of the challenges they are facing and to demonstrate why #Farmingmatters, when they met with Llanelli Labour am, Lee Waters. agricultural support post...