The Yorkshire Dales farmer helping asylum seekers



A Yorkshire farmer who takes on asylum seekers and refugees to help during lambing season says it is "one of the best thing I've done".
Rodney Beresford, who farms 500 sheep on hills at Ribblehead, welcomes around 100 people a year from places including Kuwait, Somalia and Nigeria.
He takes part in a scheme offering work at his farm for a day.
"It is surprising how many farmers from different countries come and help you learn something," he said.
The visits are arranged by the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust charity.
The scheme has been running for 11 years and offers a... read more

 
25 April 2018 in Regional, Views: 78
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