The summer season sees the Flock art installation touring to a number of new locations, including a National Trust property, an agricultural show and even a mine! Several thousand of the Flock sheep made by the public in 2011/12 will be on display at each venue and...

Cumbrian MP Tim Farron has raised his concerns about the need for a Government strategy to deal with the Schmallenberg virus, following the news that...
This morning, Cumbrian MPs Rory Stewart and Tim Farron, as representatives of the Hill Farming APPG, met with Chair of Natural England, Poul Christens...
A farmer from Shap has been fined for failing to dispose of animal carcasses following an investigation by Cumbria County Council’s Trading Standards...
Cumbrian MP, Tim Farron, today took part in the launch of the National Sheep Association’s paper, ‘Complementary Role of Sheep in Less Favoured Areas’...
In a speech in the House of Commons yesterday, Rory Stewart MP emphasised the diversity of Cumbria's exports as a model for Britain, and called on the...
The Organic Focus Farm Group will be hosting an introductory meeting at the Rural Enterprise Centre in Penrith this month. The guest speaker will be s...
South Lakes MP Tim Farron has welcomed news that the government has secured an agreement that 8 million sheep born before 1 January 2010 will not be required to be electronically tagged until 31...
This year ACTion with Communities in Cumbria (ACT) have decorated their Christmas tree with a flock of hand made sheep inspired by the Eden Arts Flock project. To help support and promote the local...
Restrictions on eight farms in Cumbria dating back to the Chernobyl nuclear disaster could soon be lifted. A consultation has been launched on whether to remove restrictions on the Cumbrian farms and...
Cumbrian food producers have cause for celebration, after excelling at this year’s Great Taste Awards, bringing home over 70 Great Taste Awards for the quality of their food & drink. The awards...