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NFU delight after Lake District gains world heritage status

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NFU delight after Lake District gains world heritage status

|| Animak Animal Wear ||  Farm leaders have welcomed the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (Unesco) decision to award world heritage status to the Lake District, saying it will help create farming jobs and boost the local economy.Each year, about 18 million people visit the area each year, spending about £1.2bn. Upland hill farming plays a special role in the Lake District National Park, located in Cumbria’s valleys and fells. The sheep and beef farming industries are a core part of the economy and have helped shape the landscape for more than 1,000 years. Farming practices reflect how farmers have always worked...

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Young farmer makes emotional plea after around 200 ewes and lambs are stolen from farm - £5,000 reward offer

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Young farmer makes emotional plea after around 200 ewes and lambs are stolen from farm - £5,000 reward offer

|| Animak Animal Wear || A young farmer has made an emotional plea on social media after around 200 ewes and lambs were stolen from her farm.Lorna Sidebottom, 23, received the devastating news while on holiday in Venice that 71 ewes had been stolen from the farm in Staffordshire - along with around 128 lambs last week. Some lambs were left behind without their mothers. Her father, farm owner Richard Sidebottom, has offered a reward of £5,000 for the successful prosecution of the person or people responsible for the theft. The Middlewich young farmer told Farmers Guardian: "I’m on a mission to find...

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