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Farmers Hit By Rural Crime

Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 06 November 2012

Many farmers in Northamptonshire are stepping up their security measures following a spate of rural thefts in the county. A national rural crime conference takes place in Kettering on Thursday. Reporter Tom Percival meets farmer Melvyn Chapman on his Northamptonshire farm and Stuart talks to another county farmer - Stephen. Both have suffered from so-called "agri-crime". Stuart also talks to Milly Wastie from Yelvertoft, the President of the National Federation of Young Farmers Club, and to Kevin Shapland, a former police officer who organised Thursday's conference.

Plus:

* Corby by-election - the build-up continues

* Desborough waste to energy plant controversy

* Kettering Town may ground-share at Corby

* Police & Crime Commissioner voting method explained

* Archive film of old trains at Wellingbrough Museum

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