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Lincolnshire second worst place for rural crime

Today is the last chance for people living in rural areas to have their say on crime and antisocial behaviour.

A national survey is looking at the impact of it.

Figures from the NFU show rural crime costs Lincolnshire two point three million pounds - which is the second worst figure in the UK.

Farmer Chris Moore believes that farms are an easy target:

Farms across the region host open day

Farms across the region are opening their gates to members of the public today. It is an opportunity for people to find out what it means to be a farmer and to learn about the work they do producing food and managing the countryside. Since the first Open Farm day in 2006 over 1000 farmers across the UK have opened their gates and welcomed people onto their farm for one Sunday each year.

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Farmers fear sheep thefts could spell the end

Fears are growing among farming communities in North Yorkshire that a rise in sheep rustling could force some farmers out of business. Farmers say they are being plagued by an increasing number of thefts.

Chris Kiddey met with a farmer, who can trace his farming roots back 500 years, who says he has never known the problem to be worse:

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