Category: FUW News

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:...

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...

UAC yn galw am adolygu trethi busnes

O EBRILL 1af, bydd nifer o fusnesau’n wynebu cynnydd sylweddol yn eu trethi busnes a bydd hyn yn cael effaith ddinistriol ar nifer o fusnesau gwledig. Mae UAC felly wedi galw ar y Canghellor...

Call for review of business rates

FROM April 1, many businesses will see their business rates increasing dramatically, crippling many rural businesses and prompting the FUW to call on Chancellor Philip Hammond to use his budget to reduce the huge...