Entries by wbw

We are hiring! Admin Assistant / Residential Lettings Coordinator

Admin Assistant/Residential Lettings Coordinator The Opportunity A great opportunity to become an integral part of a young and friendly team based in a fantastic location on the edge of Skipton. The Job A full time role, beginning with administrative duties, the role will develop into the coordination of the residential lettings side of the business.  […]

We are hiring – Rural Practice Chartered Surveyor

Job Description: The Opportunity Fancy a change of scenery? Want to work in a fantastic location as an integral part of a young and friendly team? Do you have aspirations towards being a Director with an equity shareholding? Well, we may just be the place for you. The Job Due to the impending retirement of […]

Advance Payment of Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2022

We have received an update from the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) regarding a change they are making to arrangements for this year’s BPS payment, which means you will receive a 50% advance payment from 31st July. The RPA issued a statement explaining why they have introduced this measure which was as follows; The price of […]

Countryside Stewardship – Capital Grants and Mid-Tier Scheme

The window for applications for Countryside Stewardship Mid Tier and Capital Grants opens on 9th February 2022.   Appointments are available with our team from 10th February to 15th March 2022 to discuss your options. If you are interested, please click here for further information or get in touch with our team on 01756 692900 to […]

Countryside Stewardship, ELMS & Farming in Protective Landscapes Schemes

Calling all farmers within the Yorkshire Dales National Park… Yorkshire Dales National Park Webinar – Countryside Stewardship, ELMS & Farming in Protective Landscapes Schemes The farm team at the National Park will be delivering a series of one hour meetings with farmers starting on the 10th of February and running for two weeks Please click […]


CCM Auction Marts have launched a brand new farming country podcast.  This brand-new initiative is designed to keep customers old and new at the cutting edge of trade and trends at Skipton Auction Mart and out there in the wider agri-sector. With a new episode every three weeks, this series hopes to bring a range […]

Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme

Rural Development Programme – Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme Applications open until 4th November 2020   The RDPE Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme provides funding for farmers to purchase equipment to improve the productivity of their farm. The scheme uses a simple online application process and is targeted at specific pieces of agricultural equipment. Agricultural and […]

Planning for the Future

The Housing and Communities Minister Robert Jenrick has recently set out proposals to reform the planning system.  The White Paper details three main categories – Planning for Development; Planning for Beautiful and Sustainable Places; Planning for Infrastructure and Connected Places.  Ian Swain, Director of Planning at WBW Surveyors gives his thoughts on the proposed changes in […]

Managing Rainfall and Runoff in the Farmyard

Join Catchment Sensitive Farming at this FREE event Managing Rainfall and Runoff in the Farmyard Tuesday 11th February 2020 10:00am – 1:00pm Crickle Farm, East Marton, Skipton, BD23 3JD By Kind Permission of Bob Lancaster This event aims to highlight practical and cost effective steps you can take to better manage rainfall and runoff in the […]

RDPE Growth Programme

A new programme has been launched aimed at providing funding for projects in England which create jobs and growth in the rural economy. Under the RDPE Growth Programme, there are grants for: • Food processing – open to food and drinks businesses that process agricultural or horticultural products. • Business development – open to small […]