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07/05/19: Rural crime and the police response, The UK flower industry, Lambs in care homes

With farmers claiming crimes on their land are going unpunished Charlotte Smith asks Craig Naylor from The National Police Chiefs Council what they're doing to tackle rural crime.

Two farmers near Doncaster say their land is being invaded by gangs of quad bikers and off-roaders who are leaving a trail of vandalism, theft and destruction behind them which often includes poaching and killing animals. Charlotte Smith asks Craig Naylor from The National Police Chiefs Council what they're doing to tackle rural crime.

It's flower week on Farming Today and Linda Clarke from 'Flowers on the Farm' says with climate change on the agenda there's never been a better time to buy British flowers.

Lambs are being taken into a care home in Huntly where many residents have Dementia, and as Nasim Asl reports some residents who have lived and worked on farms spend time with the lambs to help connect with their past.

Producer: Toby Field

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