'Heart of Galloway' FMD Countryside Support Group

 

 


                              Membership Application
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'Heart of Galloway'  FMD Countryside Support Group

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Please make out cheques to 'Heart of Galloway' FMD Countryside Support
Group,
and send to
TheTreasurer, 'Heart of Galloway' FMD Countryside support Group,
Clauchrie Cottage, Kirkinner, Newton Stewart, Scotland.  DG8 9BX

 

 


 

The aims of the group have been identified as :-

Helping people to overcome financial, mental and physical problems relating to the effects of FMD and its consequences.

Asking questions and trying to get answers and actions, relating to FMD and related issues that are not being asked, answered or addressed by our elected reps, councils, government bodies, etc.

Putting people in touch with legal advice and expertise.

Calling for a true and open review/inquiry into the handling of the outbreak, examining the reasons for the spread of the disease and demanding a more open and accountable handling of countryside problems in the future.

Calling for a change in government policy in relation to FMD, animal diseases, farming and the countryside.

Interacting with other FMD self help and other relevant groups, locally, nationally and internationally.

Establishing a data base of information and issues to help achieve the aims.

Encouraging sustainable farming systems and rural economies.

The group is open to anyone who is affected by FMD, i.e. people who live in the countryside, tourist businesses, farmers, small holders, pet owners, rural businesses, tourists, vets, health workers and people who are concerned about the countryside and agrees with the groups stated aims.