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Natural England has temporarily lifted stewardship restrictions and rules on protected sites to help farmers hit by widespread flooding in northern England. The government agency said its concerns and sympathies were with farmers and communities who had suffered terribly from devastating storms on 4-6 December. “We are temporarily lifting all the requirements that normally apply to Environmental Stewardship agreements and protected sites,” it said. See also: Landslide rips through sheep shed on Cumbria farm Natural England said it was working […]
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