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  • The Crown Estate supports future of Cheshire County Show with 30 year lease

    News 09 July 2015

    The future of the Cheshire County Show has been secured following an agreement between The Crown Estate and The Cheshire Agricultural Society for a new 30 year lease for the Cheshire Showground.

  • The Crown Estate Wins Scottish Environmental Leadership Award

    News 25 June 2015

    The Crown Estate has won the Environmental Leadership Award at the prestigious Scottish Business in the Community (SBC) awards.

  • The Crown Estate sells Bryanston Estate

    News 25 June 2015

    The Crown Estate has agreed the sale of the Bryanston Estate in Dorset to a UK company held on behalf of the Viscount Rothermere and his son the Hon Vere Harmsworth for an undisclosed sum. The purchase is consistent with the family’s long-term strategy to diversify its investment holdings.

  • Devizes local farmers welcomed at soil sustainability workshop

    News 19 June 2015

    Devizes local farmers this week joined The Crown Estate, which has joined forces with Innovation for Agriculture, to host a series of seminars across the UK for farmers on its estates to explore ways to improve soil quality.

  • New development partner to kick start next phase of Butterfield Business Park

    News 17 June 2015

    Landowners, The Crown Estate, Luton Borough Council and Butterfield Land, have announced that they have selected Henry Boot Developments to complete the next phase of development at Butterfield Business Park and build out the remaining two-thirds of the 90 acre site.

  • Crown Estate applauds aquaculture’s top performers

    News 12 June 2015

    The Scottish Aquaculture Awards recognised the best of Scotland’s aquaculture industry at an event in Edinburgh last night.

  • ‘Moos, Milk’ educational day in Somerset

    Local focus 09 June 2015

    Eastbury Farm near Minehead opened its gates to children in the latest in a series of educational events held across our rural estates.

    The event attracted up 350 children from 12 local schools, who were there to see first hand life on a modern dairy farm and learn about farming as a career.

    Environmental charity the Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group (FWAG) was also on hand to show how the farm combines dairy production with taking a positive approach to the environment.

  • Delamere regeneration scheme gets go-ahead

    News 27 May 2015

    The Crown Estate has received final planning consent for proposals to regenerate a derelict industrial site in Delamere.

  • Maritime archaeological discoveries on the West coast of Scotland

    Local focus 15 May 2015

    A community-based underwater archaeology project funded by The Crown Estate has uncovered a wide range of finds, including flying boats, stone anchors, shipwrecks and coastal heritage sites on Scotland’s west coast. 

    Project SAMPHIRE is led by WA Coastal & Marine in partnership with RCAHMS and the Flinders University of South Australia. In 2013 we announced a further £75,000 over two years.

    Further information

    SAMPHIRE 

  • RSPB call for volunteers for Portland little terns

    Local focus 08 May 2015

    The RSPB are calling for volunteers to help warden the little tern colony at Portland from late May to the end of July.

    Gary Thompson, Asset Manager, said: “We are pleased to continue to support this project which has seen the only little tern colony in the south west increase from 10 to 33 breeding pairs; which of course is mainly due to the dedicated, diligent and tireless work of the wardens and volunteers.”

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