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Coronavirus: Updates and information

Find out about available support and how to offer help. Our customer service centre is open to help you by email and phone. Please continue to follow official NHS and government advice.

Phone lines and some online systems temporarily unavailable on Sunday 24 January

Phone us on 0300 303 8389 if you have an emergency between 10am and midday.

Grazing permits

Common land grazing must be linked to your existing holding as an additional holding.

Graze your cattle on our open spaces

If you want to graze cattle on our open spaces, you must register them with us.

The animals must belong to you, and they must all be attested and have a movement licence.

The 2020 grazing season was open from 1 April to 31 October. The deadline to apply for a grazing permit was 1 March.

Grazing costs £66 per cow. This is reduced to £42 per cow for herds of 10 or more cows. We will contact you to arrange payment on receipt of your registration form.

Cattle can be grazed on Coe Fen, Coldham’s Common, Midsummer Common, Sheep’s Green, and Stourbridge Common.

We check the cattle regularly while they are grazing our commons, but please contact us if you have any concerns about the animals.