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Government pledges £10M in farming flood support

Farmers whose businesses have been directly affected by flooding will be able access £10 million of government support from Friday, Farming Minister George Eustice has announced today.

The £10 million Farming Recovery Fund was announced by the Prime Minister on the 11 February as part of a comprehensive package of measures to help hard-working people in flood-hit areas following the wettest winter on record. It will open on Friday 28 Feb to provide assistance with four key areas of recovery, offering support with uninsured losses to get farms into production again.

Full details on the scheme

If your home has been affected by flooding, please email the details to StHodges@herefordshire.gov.uk or phone 01432 261923.

If your business has been affected, please contact us at economicinvestment@herefordshire.gov.uk or call 01432 261758.

Tags: Miscellanenous, Environment and waste