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Free walks can boost our mental health and help us understand rural matters… and the dog can come, too!

Free walks can boost our mental health and help us understand rural matters… and the dog can come, too!

Tuesday 29 June 2021

A series of free country walks in the county has been planned to enhance mental well-being and improve understanding of the new Countryside Code. Farming Community Network Essex is developing its pastoral care with the monthly guided walks, known collectively and further afield as Walky Talky. The speakers on the walks will quietly help refine […] Read more >

Need someone to talk to? Then there’s a helpline just for you

Need someone to talk to? Then there’s a helpline just for you

Wednesday 24 July 2019

Earlier this year, our chairman David Knight celebrated the relaunch of the Uttlesford Farmers’ Café, a place that gave those who live and work in the countryside the opportunity to meet and talk with other people (see here). As he said at the time: “There are a worrying number of people in the agricultural world […] Read more >