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Rural Support: Fire Safety

2 November, 2023 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Exploring fire safety. Guest speakers to be announced


The Rural Support and Wellbeing project, run by the Heart of the South West Trading Standards service, aims to raise awareness of the rural support services available to the farming community, through specialist workshops and representation at rural events, such as livestock markets and agricultural shows.

This project is being delivered in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, and Somerset as part of the Future Farming Resilience programme, funded by DEFRA to support farmers and land managers. The support is free and available from October 2022 to any farmer or land manager currently in receipt of BPS payments.

The Wellbeing Webinar series is running on the first Thursday of every month, from October 2023 to April 2024. The themes of November’s webinar are fire safety & mental health, including guest speakers from the following organisations:

Cornwall Fire & Rescue Service provide response to a range of emergencies and people in crisis 24/7, 365 days a year. The Service also provide fire safety support and advice to business premises.

Elen Thomas is our speaker from the Service. She is Cornwall’s first Collaboration Safeguarding Officer, in a joint venture between Devon & Cornwall Police, and Cornwall Fire & Rescue Service. Elen will be sharing about her role in more detail on the webinar, and how the Service can support your farm business.

No matter what your age or ability, Healthy Cornwall can help you lead a happier, Healthier lifestyle.

Healthy Cornwall are here to help support you with:

  • Weight Management
  • Healthy Eating
  • Physical Activity
  • Stopping Smoking
  • Healthy Pregnancy

Olivia Davenport, a Health Improvement Practitioner, will be speaking about how Healthy Cornwall can help you to have a healthier lifestyle on this webinar.

Land to Sea CBT was founded by Sarah Counter, who is the Project Manager for the Farm Fit project, which provides free mental health and wellbeing support for farmers and their families in Cornwall.

  • Having a tough time?
  • Feeling stressed or anxious?
  • Feeling low or isolated?

Join our webinar to find out how more about the support Sarah can provide.

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This workshop is available to any farmer or land manager in Devon currently in receipt of BPS payments.

To be eligible to participate in the Future Farming Resilience project and receive subsequent one-to-one support or attend further workshops, you will be required to complete a Monitoring Information form. Forms will be provided by your advisor, at a workshop, or emailed to you after an online workshop. Please ensure forms are completed swiftly. Please be aware that BIP may limit further access to specialist workshops or one-to-one advice if the form is not completed.

If you have any questions please call us on 01837 659 059 or email team@businessinfopoint.co.uk. Please check our privacy policy and Devon County Council’s privacy policy to see how we store and manage your submitted data.


2 November, 2023
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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Future Farming Resilience