Village & Country Homes Agency

We Are Here To Help You Move! Village & Country Homes Agency

Committed to keeping you moving, the team at Rostons Village & Country Homes follow strict Covid-19 secure procedures as part of everyday protocol. Rostons Village & Country Homes agency, specialising in the sale of homes in village and rural locations are pleased to report, that despite the Covid-19 lockdown and in line with all Government … Read more

Staying Afloat Webinar

Changes To Farming Support Payments – Free Webinar

The biggest change to agricultural support payment is just about to take place! Is your business ready for the change? Rostons, Rural Chartered Surveyors and Agricultural Valuers are hosting a FREE webinar, designed to put your farming businesses in the best position to deal with these changes, take on the new opportunities and understand the … Read more

HS2 Phase 2A

HS2 Phase 2A – Royal Assent

On 11th February 2021, HS2 received Royal Assent for Phase 2A of the scheme from Birmingham to Crewe. In effect, this now rubber stamps the Act and gives HS2 the compulsory purchaser powers they need to not only acquire land and property, as part of the scheme but also to physically build the railway and … Read more

Welsh Government – Introduction Of Nitrate Vulnerable Zones Across Wales

The Welsh Government released a statement on the 27th of January declaring that Wales will now have to follow NVZ regulations to those similarly practiced in the UK and Europe. The statement has been released after concerns regarding water pollution across Wales. The Government has also declared that they will extend the Sustainable Production Grant … Read more

CPSG Small Grant Scheme

CPSG Small Grant Scheme – Claims Process

Those farming businesses that were offered a Countryside Productivity Small Grant (CPSG) Round 3 Offer had until midnight on Monday 18th January 2021 to accept the Grant Funding Agreement on the online acceptance portal. Rostons, Rural Land and Property Specialist, acted for 12 farm businesses ranging from small family dairy farms through to large arable … Read more

Rostons Village & Country Homes

Press Release – Rostons Village & Country Homes

Tony Rimmer, Director of Rostons is pleased to announce that after 20 years specialising in acting for farmers and rural landowners, an extra string is being added to the Rostons bow with “Village and Country Homes.” Over the years it has been clear that there has been significant demand for a specialist rural residential property … Read more

Welsh Agriculture Bill

Welsh Agriculture Bill – White Paper

The Welsh Government announced on Wednesday 16th December, a White Paper for the Agriculture (Wales) Bill. The Bill, expected to be published in 2022 will govern the future support system for Welsh agriculture. Carys Studley, Rural Surveyor at Rostons, based in Chester, acts for a number of Welsh and Cross Border Landowners and Farmers. Having … Read more

Countryside Stewardship Released

Changes To Countryside Stewardship Released

Rostons are aware of potential changes to Countryside Stewardship Applications and Grants. The proposed changes include the very popular standalone water capital items grant being removed from Countryside Stewardship and merged with the Hedgerows and Boundaries Grant to form a new Capital Scheme, further details of which include timescales for applications are yet to be … Read more

Agricultural Bill

Agricultural Bill Becomes Law

The Landmark Agricultural Bill was passed into UK Law on 11th November 2020. This Act details what is to happen over the next 7 years with the “Agricultural Transition” period of 2021/2027 with the phasing out of the Basic Payment Scheme, delinking of direct payments and the introduction of the new Environmental Land Management Scheme … Read more