News and media News items [08.08.18] Natural England release Hints and Tips Blog in order to help you with your Mid Tier Application Today, Natural England released a blog post - Hints and Tips: Applying for Countryside Stewardship Mid-Tier The deadline for Countryside Stewardship (CS) Mid-Tier applications is fast approaching. If you want to apply, remember Natural England must receive your form and any supporting evidence by 31 August 2018. Agreements will start from 1 January 2019. The blog can be found here. Natural England has sent this blog link out to potential CS applicants. Within the blog there is a link to an “Evidence checking tool “– which is spreadsheet based and is a guide to the evidence required with each application; the tool can be found here.