Entries by Craig Winyard

Binoculars at the ready

Binoculars at the ready: Twitchers are gearing up and reaching for their binoculars to scan their trees, hedgerows and shrubs as the RSPB’s popular Big Garden Birdwatch survey takes flight once more. Avid bird watchers and nature lovers are being invited to take part in the event from 27th to 29th January, and millions of […]

Lantra farming safety training front and centre

Lantra farming safety training front and centre: A father of three, who is a teacher at a Special School in Ballymena, has praised Lantra training and says it has helped young people to forge careers and futures in land-based industries. Ciaran McCaughan, who lives beside his family’s farm in Co Antrim with his wife Rioghach […]

Lantra to open New Year with a bang

Lantra to open New Year with a bang: Lantra is kick-starting the New Year with a bang by attending and exhibiting at BTME, the prestigious event for golf and sports turf professionals. The Lantra team is set to descend on Harrogate Convention Centre in January to be a prominent and positive presence at the annual […]

Child safety on farms a major priority

Child safety on farms a major priority: A FREE course, launched by Lantra to help protect the safety of children on farms, has received an encouraging response from Learners. Since the October school holidays, Lantra has already received more than 70 enrolments on its Child Safety on Farms Course and, of those, around a third […]

Lantra to promote turf care training

Lantra to promote turf care training: Lantra are exhibiting at Europe’s largest turf management show, SALTEX next week to continue its ongoing Instructor recruitment drive and promote a NEW forward-thinking course aimed at meeting major challenges in the sector and advances in science and technology. Members of the Lantra team will be available on exhibition […]

Lantra supporting CRRU

Lantra supporting CRRU: Lantra has taken major measures to support the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU) in its efforts to help safeguard the health of birds of prey, as worries continue over irresponsible rodenticide users. As one of the leading awarding organisations for the land-based sector in the UK, Lantra is working closely with […]

Lantra set to attend SALTEX

Lantra set to attend SALTEX: Lantra, one of the leading awarding organisation’s for the land-based sector and a one-stop shop for nationally recognised industry training and qualification in the UK, is to attend Europe’s largest turf management show which is set to hit the Birmingham NEC in November. Representatives from Lantra will be descending on […]