Farm for the Future programme announced
28th September 2021
A new programme from the Prince’s Countryside Fund promises to help farmers understand the policy changes that will affect the future of their farm businesses.
Charity aims to quadruple support to farming people by 2024
17th September 2021
The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) has confirmed the charity’s ambitious goal to reach even more farming people over the next three years.
Sunflowers power £2 million for nature’s recovery
3rd September 2021
A wildlife friendly farm, which grows wild bird seed and 100 acres of sunflowers, is celebrating raising £2 million for wildlife conservation.
FCN volunteer embarks on world’s toughest mountain race
3rd September 2021
A Welsh farmer’s son and volunteer with The Farming Community Network charity (FCN) is embarking on the Montane Dragon’s Back Race – regarded as one of the world’s toughest mountain races – in memory of a beloved family member who took her own life in June.
Mental health in farming highlighted by marathon runner
24th August 2021
A keen runner is supporting The Farming Community Network (FCN) charity and raising awareness of mental health in agriculture by competing in this year’s London Marathon
Peter’s pink trailer helps raise thousands for charity
23rd August 2021
The unusually coloured trailer has been commissioned for a good cause, raising money for Willen Hospice, in memory of Peter Cook who passed in 2011.
New film to help farmers under pressure by Sean Connery’s son
20th August 2021
A new short film, aimed at raising the feel-good factor amongst Scotland’s farmers, has launched on social media this week. The film, “We all need a farmer”, is the work of award-winning Director, Jason Connery, and narrated by renowned Scottish actor Ian Pirie.
Essex farm teams up with The Prince’s Countryside Fund to say – thank you, farmers
11th August 2021
Founded by HRH The Prince of Wales in 2010, The Prince’s Countryside Fund (PCF) is the only UK-wide charity that empowers family farms and rural communities to ensure their future.
Crimestoppers appeals for anonymous information on those harming the countryside
5th August 2021
Charity’s appeal follows new NFU Mutual report revealing highly organised criminals have been plaguing rural areas during the pandemic.
The Prince of Wales attends a celebration of rural communities
24th July 2021
His Royal Highness The Duke of Cornwall, Patron of The Prince’s Countryside Fund (PCF), with Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall attended a reception in celebration of rural communities and the 11th anniversary of the PCF
RABI launch ‘Let’s Picnic’ fundraising initiative
23rd July 2021
After months of restrictions on events and social activities, RABI is inviting people to enjoy the great outdoors and support British farmers with its new Let’s Picnic fundraising initiative.
Community spirit helps with rural mental health support
8th June 2021
Professionals from the extended farming community have been supporting YANA, the charity dedicated to rural mental health support, helping to combat the additional stresses that the past year has brought to the rural community.