David Drew MP and Julie Girling MEP are amongst those attending a ground-breaking workshop looking at the future of agriculture, which is being held at the University of Gloucestershire on Thursday, 29th March.
The first installment from the new placement student Katie, who started at CCRI the beginning of September. Read more to find out what she has been up to in the last month, the work she is doing with Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust and the places she has been exploring.
Colleagues at Durham University need your help with research which is trying to better understand how different stakeholders in the Cotswold landscape, from residents and farmers, to visitors and local government use and value the landscape and how they feel it should be best managed for the future.
Today is Cheltenham Gold Cup day, and the finale of the Cheltenham Festival. Find out how it is possible to get up close with horse racing for free at Prestbury Park, as John Powell did yesterday.
A free workshop is taking place on 5th April at the University of Gloucestershire to promote a new £1.5 million capital grant to grow businesses and create jobs within the tourism sector in rural Gloucestershire.
Research Assistant, Nick Lewis has been out and about conducting interviews as part of a review of the new Countryside Stewardship scheme. Read about where he has been and a particularly challenging interview location!
The Countryside and Community Research Institute at the University of Gloucestershire was part of a successful team that won a 2016 Gloucestershire CPRE award for ‘innovative use of natural resources, including land and water’.
Chris Short successfully nominated the Stroud rural sustainable drainage project for a 2016 Gloucestershire CPRE award for ‘innovative use of natural resources, including land and water’
Janet Dwyer led a discussion session at an ‘Innovation in Gloucestershire’s Rural Businesses event’, which was organised by GFirst Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Land Based Business Group. Its purpose was to demonstrate to Gloucestershire rural businesses how their businesses could benefit from engaging with GFirst LEP.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) said this week that the National Bee Unit has confirmed a sighting of the Asian hornet in the Tetbury area of Gloucestershire – the first time the hornet has been discovered in the UK, sparking fears for the future of our native honey bees,