South Holland NFU Group Secretary Andrea Thorpe on the new guidelines for using the countryside safely
Since I last wrote back in February, life has become very different for us all. From us entering lockdown on March 23, we are now starting to see some slight relaxation to these important measures that were put in place.
There are multiple health and wellness benefits to people getting out and enjoying the countryside.
Whilst the NFU recognises this, there have been some concerns from members over the increased use of footpaths that run through, or close to, farms and gardens which could put people who live and work in rural areas at risk.
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