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    Re: Todays Storms updates

    I live on the edge of the Blackdowns and can overlook the moors and levels and the flooding is as extensive as I've seen.I have also been told that Gillards sugar beet store is flooded?
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    Re: Tax disc changes

    Perhaps it would be a good idea that the database should be open to all and anyone could check to see if dodgy types are paying their share.Insurance aswell.
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    Re: Tree Planting.... Tree Supplies..

    Hopesgrove nurseries Kent,on line.Good selection,good plants and good delivery.
  4. Re: Grazing licence and single farm payments

    I am wondering whether he was renting the land on that basis when the system came in and if he should have been the one to register the land.Water under the bridge now but I am sure some landowners...
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    Scottish independence

    The debate is beginning in earnest,I just wonder how many english people would vote for Scotland to be independent????????????
  6. Thread: Insurance

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    Re: Insurance

    Some years ago there was a fatal road accident involving one of our cows,the nfu mutual were brilliant even to the extent of accompanying me when I had to give evidence at the inquest.I am not sure...
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    Re: Latest ARLA Letter

    The Farmer on a bike's presence on this forum is hugely appreciated.To current members his insightful contributions are a great reassurance countering the negative rumours that so easily start.To...
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    Re: Latest ARLA Letter

    In the strong milk buying area that Somerset is we have indeed see buyers fail but their suppliers don't seem to have suffered long term.This is due to the fact that they had been paid substantially...
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    Re: Latest ARLA Letter

    I really don't mean to be rude but ''try to remember to raise it''shows little interest.I think you would be wasting your breath as ARLA are unlikely to shift on this,by keeping the money without...
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    Re: Latest ARLA Letter

    Have a look at the ARLA site,you will see a section entitled Community Involvement-obviously does not include us.There is also a section on human rights.
    I don't remember milklink differentiating...
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    Re: Latest ARLA Letter

    Why not pay a reasonable rate of interest on this money.There will be people owed by milklink that are borrowing from the banks etc.They are, in effect subsidizing Arla by that amount.
    I am talking...
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    Re: Latest ARLA Letter

    Let's be clear about this,Arla/ML will not repay the last of your money until 5 years after you retire,during this time they will pay NO interest on that money and they will not communicate with you...
  13. Thread: Arla

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    Re: Arla

    In the early years of a fragile young company this retention was perhaps understandable,more so in the case of resigners rather than retirers.Now we are talking about a multinational company to whom...
  14. Re: 23.78 ppl Arla milklink lowest milk price in country?

    Why wait till next week,you've been sucking the hind tit for years and it's still ''jam tomorrow'''
  15. Thread: Arla

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    Re: Arla

    When the merger/takeover took place trading of entitlements was stopped.I happily put my 1/2p in with the knowledge that if times got hard I could sell them for whatever they might make.They are my...
  16. Thread: Arla

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    Re: Arla

    I've been retired for 2 1/2 years
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    Re: Arla

    I think I'm the charity as they've got over 50,000 of mine and pay me nothing for it.
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    Re: Arla

    I get the impression that treating people FAIRLY is part of the remit of co-ops.It is not,retired members are treated like crap and if you complain they laugh at you.If you are within 5 years of...
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    Re: Arla

    I guess your milk goes Crewkerne way.
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