NEW FUNDING FOR WOODLAND CREATION ADVICE
The Scottish Government has recently introduced access funding to give landowners advice on woodland creation opportunities. Scottish farmers and crofters can now apply for up to £1,000 of funding through the Farm Advisory Service (FAS) to enlist the help of a specialist adviser to help with woodland creation.
The adviser will work with the land manager to add value to underproductive land by reviewing farm-specific opportunities and financial incentives available to create or manage woodland. This may include identifying the most suitable grants and assistance packages that farmers and crofters can use to optimise the use and value of their land. Previously the cost of this initial advice had been borne by the landowner.
Dr Ben Lennon, Senior Forester at Bowlts, is a registered Specialist Advisor with the Farm Advisory Service and able to provide advice on woodland creation, carbon trading and grant funding opportunities. Bowlts have completed many successful woodland creation schemes across Scotland and welcome enquiries from clients old and new.
For more information contact Ben on 07717 227682 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
WESTER BROCKLOCH STEADINGS
A unique opportunity to acquire a set of traditional farm buildings with Full Planning Permission in place for a single residential unit, set in a peaceful location yet with easy access to local amenities.
A substantial site extending to 4.67 hectares (11.54 acres) or thereby.
RURAL PRACTICE CHARTERED SURVEYOR AND TRAINEE CHARTERED SURVEYOR POSITIONS
Due to an increasing workload, we are looking to expand our rural practice department. Our office is based at Pluscarden, near Elgin, Moray. We currently have a staff of 15 and our core activity is property consultancy and rural estate management.
We are currently accepting applications for both a Rural Practice Chartered Surveyor as well as a Trainee Chartered Surveyor.
The successful applicants will join our rural practice team, which consists of four fully qualified land agents. Both positions are full-time, working Monday to Friday, and salary will be negotiable depending on experience.
If you would like to apply for either position, please email your CV and covering letter to email@example.com.
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