Farming And Rural Affairs Editor

Farming and Rural Affairs Editor, covering stories across Cumbria for The Cumberland News and The Westmorland Gazette.

Latest articles from Maureen Hodges

LAKES farmer film: Lois Mansfield

Feel good factor film for Lakes farmers

IN the wake of a pioneering publication showcasing why farming matters to the Lake District’s iconic landscapes for nature recovery and climate action, a new film follows in its footsteps.

NEW RABI appointment: Lauren Codling

New face at RABI North West

THE Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution’s new North West Regional Manager is Lauren Codling, a wrestler and bodybuilder, with a strong pedigree in the charity sector who’s passionate about helping others.

Overall Champion Graiggoch-Rambo 180,000gns

World record priced Limousin bull

AN Eden Valley businessman was part of a two-way split which paid a world-record price of 180,000gns for a Limousin bull at a Carlisle mart.

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