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Zac Goldsmith & CRT
call for a Tree Protection Task Force

CRT Media Release On the 31st October Zac Goldsmith MP, in collaboration with the Countryside Restoration Trust (CRT) — of which he is a trustee — tabled an Early Day Motion calling on the Government to set up a ‘Tree Protection Task Force’ which has an enhanced capacity for taking rapid action against pests and […]

Price of a pinta debate continues

by Rod Kebble There have been further developments in the debate about the prices paid to dairy farmers for their milk: in his column for The Daily Telegraph on Saturday 16th June, CRT co-founder and chairman Robin Page took supermarkets to task for causing the reduction in prices paid to farmers. Robin announced that the […]

Milk price: partial good news, maybe.

by Rod Kebble Following the recent announcement, reported on this site, that the price of milk paid to UK dairy farmers would be cut by between 1½p and 2p per litre from 1st June, there now comes some partial good news. Partial, because it applies only to the 1,600 farmers (including Pierrepont Farm’s Bev & […]

Pierrepont’s dairy wins design award

by Rod Kebble Pierrepont Farm’s new dairy, opened last April by CRT trustee Zac Goldsmith MP, has won the Special Award for Rural Conservation from Waverley District Council, the local authority within whose boundaries it is situated. Accepting the prize — in the form of a glass brick — Robin Page, the chairman and a […]

MP calls for more support for dairy farmers

by Rod Kebble Zac Goldsmith MP, one of the Countryside Restoration Trust’s trustees, has called for UK dairy farmers to be supported “at every opportunity”. In an article published last month in the UK edition of the Huffington Post, he adds his backing to the “Not in My Cuppa” campaign against the introduction to the […]