Situation Vacant Oppotunity - Possible Immediate start !

Are you seeking summer agricultural work in the Cambridgeshire area?
If so, we would love to hear from you!

We are looking for summer harvest workers at the Syngenta UK Centre for Excellence for wheat breeding, located in Whittlesford.
Working in our Operations team you will have the opportunity to work in variety of different roles assisting with tasks such as weeding, manual pollination of plants, harvesting and seed processing activities.

Previous agricultural experience would be beneficial but full training can be provided.

The ideal candidate will need to have the following qualities-

  • Reliable, with attention to detail, accuracy and confidentiality
  • Flexible approach - will be required to work variable hours (including weekends/evening shifts during critical time periods)
  • Able to work indoors and outdoors in all conditions (appropriate PPE will be provided).
  • Will also have to be reasonably fit due to practical and manual handling requirements
  • Able to perform repetitive tasks across consecutive days with the same level of attention to detail
  • Be self driven and proactive and willing to work within a team
Successful applicants will need to provide proof of right to work in the UK

Guidant Global is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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Man fined £300 for bonfire-related waste offences

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

A man has pleaded guilty at Newtownards Magistrates’ Court to waste offences relating to a bonfire next to the electrical sub-station on the Circular Road in Newtownards, Co. Down.

Gareth Gill (51) of Abbot’s Walk, Newtownards pleaded guilty to two charges under the Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997, for which he was fined £150 each and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy

On June 25, 2018, PSNI officers went to Gill’s yard, where they found a large amount of waste consisting of scrap wood, pallets, carpet and underlay.

Discussion with Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) officers confirmed the site...