Latest Police Scotland Rural Crime Alerts
Friday, 24 November 2023
Ayrshire police receive agricultural theft training
Police officers from Ayrshire's Road Policing and Preventions and Interventions team joined up with other forces for a training event held by the National Construction & Agricultural Theft Team.
Thursday, 23 November 2023
Grants of up to £30k for Scottish farmers hit by severe flooding
Scottish farmers who were impacted by severe flooding this autumn will be able to apply for grants of up to £30,000 to help repair man-made flood banks.
Tuesday, 7 November 2023
Fiona Update: 'Britain's loneliest sheep' is settling into new home after cliff rescue
"She is doing absolutely phenomenal .. eating and drinking really well" after being stranded for more than two years on her own at the foot of cliffs close to the Cromarty Firth
Monday, 6 November 2023
Britain's loneliest sheep saved from shoreline
A ewe that was dubbed Britain's loneliest sheep has been rescued from a remote shore in the Scottish Highlands.
Thursday, 2 November 2023
Theft prevention and safety event helps launch Police Scotland's initiative to tackle rise in rural crime around Greater Glasgow
Event helped launch Police Scotland's multi-agency Greater Glasgow Partnership Against Rural Crime (GG PARC) to address rise in theft of high-value farm machinery and equipment
Tuesday, 24 October 2023
Body of Scottish farmer recovered from river during Storm Babet
RSABI has paid tribute to Wendy Taylor who said she had many friends in the Scottish farming community
Tuesday, 24 October 2023
Police crime reduction tour in North East Scotland will focus on rural security
Police Scotland's Crime Reduction Team will be touring the north-east over the autumn and winter to answer people's queries regarding rural security.
Tuesday, 17 October 2023
Scottish flood-hit farmers can apply to £100,000 Rsabi fund
Scottish farmers and crofters affected by the recent heavy rainfall and flooding can now apply for support from the Royal Scottish Agricultural Benevolent Institution (Rsabi)
Tuesday, 10 October 2023
Scots farmers count the cost after major flooding
Farmers and crofters in Scotland are facing serious losses and a lengthy clean up after heavy rainfall caused flooding across parts of the country
Monday, 9 October 2023
Milngavie teenager and horse attacked in country park by English Bull Terriers
Elisa Lanzai had been out riding her horse Smithy when the two were targeted by a pack of out-of-control English Bull Terriers in Milngavie's Mugdock Country Park.
Friday, 6 October 2023
Several animals injured in cattle truck crash on Erskine Bridge
A driver has been charged after a crash with a cattle truck caused a road to be shut for over 12 hours.
Wednesday, 4 October 2023
Special harvest thanksgiving service pays tribute to Scottish farmers
A harvest thanksgiving service has taken place at St Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh to raise awareness about the importance of Scottish agriculture.
Thursday, 28 September 2023
Dog found miles from home after pick-up stolen in Perthshire
A dog was found several miles from home after being taken inside a stolen pick-up truck from a Perthshire farm.
Wednesday, 27 September 2023
Ayrshire police patrol rivers
Police officers in Ayrshire have been patroling the region's rivers
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
Rise in fuel thefts highlighted by police
A rise in the number of fuel thefts in the North Berwick area was highlighted by Police Scotland as they encouraged farmers to remain vigilant.