Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 15°C

min temp: 10°C

ESTD 1874 Search

East Anglia: CAP app ‘informs busy farmers’

16:00 12 January 2014

Tom Gee, Brown & Co, Bury St Edmunds

Tom Gee, Brown & Co, Bury St Edmunds

East Anglian estate agents Brown & Co has launched a ‘CAP app’ designed to help busy farmers and landowners keep abreast of Common Agricultural Policy reform.


Tom Gee, Agricultural Business Consultant at its Bury St Edmunds office, said: “This new app provides an instant insight into the impact of CAP reform, ensuring users can keep up to date with developments and review the main points that have been agreed.”

Key changes, including the new Basic Payment Scheme, capping and inter-pillar transfers, are explained. Details of greening measures are highlighted, as are important dates during 2014, including deadlines for payment claims, entitlement transfers and various cross compliance measures.

The Young Farmers Scheme is covered and a list of points to consider will help businesses avoid the pitfalls and make the most of any opportunities CAP reform may bring during 2014, says Brown & Co.



The launch of 'Pigs Gone Wild' at Trinity Park.

A piggie parade that is set to draw many visitors to Ipswich and raise £100,000 for a hospice charity took off in style last night at a glittering launch event.

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service attended two road traffic collisions this evening.

Needham Road in Stowmarket where the crash took place

An 81-year-old cyclist who sustained serious injuries following a collision in Stowmarket last week has died.

Chelmsford Crown Court

Two teenagers that caused extensive burns to a Witham man’s face after throwing a corrosive liquid at him in a case of mistaken identity have been found guilty.

The East Anglian Air Ambulance is in attendance.

A woman has suffered a “potentially life-changing” head injury during a crash in Beccles.

Pc Jason Lambourne

When Pc Jason Lambourne isn’t working for Suffolk Constabulary, he dons another emergency services uniform for work as an extra in hit television shows and films, including the latest 007 movie.

The area off Mount Pleasant in Framlingham which could see 95 new homes built on it.

Campaigners have been left “outraged” after a decision on whether to allow 95 homes to be built on greenfield land in a historic market town was deferred.

Michael Scott, chief executive of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust . Photo: Steve Adams

A lack of beds and increased demand led to a four-fold increase in the cost of sending people with mental health problems outside of Norfolk and Suffolk in 2014/15.

Police have arrested a woman on suspicion of drink-driving.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after her car mounted a roundabout and collided with a sign.

Police called following contentious meeting of Long Melford Parish Council

Police were called to “restore order” at a parish council meeting in a picture postcard Suffolk village because one of the councillors claimed he “feared for his safety”.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages