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Drystone wall restoration at Hambleton

Grants for traditional boundaries‏

Farmers and landowners in the North York Moors have benefited from grants totalling £64,400 last year to plant and restore hedges and dry stone walls. The funding came from the National Park Authority’s Traditional Boundary Scheme (TBS) which was set up to assist the maintenance of these key characters of the local and national landscape […]

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Original ten farm scheme farmers from Farndale

Pioneering conservation scheme comes to an end

The last agreement in the North York Moors National Park’s Farm Scheme has come to an end bringing to a close a pioneering initiative that has had a big impact on the area’s landscape and wildlife. In taking a whole farm approach, the North York Moors Farm Scheme regarded the landscape, wildlife and recreation value […]

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