Young farmers encouraged to attend rural crime event

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The Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster (YFCU) is supporting the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) rural crime conference Tackling Rural Crime in Northern Ireland – Working Together which takes place on Tuesday 4th November at the Crumlin Road Gaol, Belfast.

There will be a range of speakers on the day and opportunity for debate and discussion as to how rural crime affects members of the farming and rural community and YFCU President Martyn Blair will be taking part in a panel discussion during the conference.

The conference aims to raise awareness about rural crime, in particular agri-crime and share examples of best practice in dealing with rural crime. Speakers will include representatives from DARD, PSNI, An Garda Siochana, Department of Justice, the farming community and keynote speaker Nick Payne from Rural Services Network in England.

YFCU is encouraging its members and their families and friends to attend this conference and help participate in dealing with effective ways in which rural crime can be prevented.

The conference is sponsored by the Department of Justice and is a free event from 9.30am-3pm with lunch provided. For more information and to book your place please contact Victoria at YFCU HQ on 90 37 07 13.