23rd March 2017

£500 donation from Shropshire Chamber of Agriculture

Founded in 1866, the Shropshire Chamber of Agriculture is the only remaining Chamber of Agriculture in the country and holds farm walks and visits during the year. […]
21st February 2017
Christine Downes and helpers from the Shropshire committee ready to serve up soups

Shropshire ‘Soup on Sunday’ is a super fundraiser

Thank you to everyone who attended the ‘Soup on Sunday’ fundraiser organised by R.A.B.I’s Shropshire committee at the home of John and Christine Downes, pictured above, […]
19th January 2017
Rear view of farmer, wife and child sat on gate

67% increase in requests for help from working farmers in 2016

In 2016, we saw a change in the requests for help we were receiving. In particular, we received a 67% rise in requests for help from working farmers, […]
13th January 2017
Clive Handbell Ringers at Shropshire Carol Service

Lots of Christmas cheer at Shropshire Carol Service

R.A.B.I’s Shropshire committee organised another successful carol service at Shrewsbury Livestock Market, Shropshire, at the end of November. Our hosts for the evening were Halls Auctioneers who […]
13th January 2017
R.A.B.I Shropshire Chair receives donation from Ed Potter, Chair of Shropshire Federation of YFC

Shropshire Young Farmers donate £5,000 at their AGM

Christine Downes, chair of R.A.B.I’s Shropshire committee, was delighted to accept a cheque for £5,000 from Ed Potter, exiting Chairman of the Shropshire Federation of Young Farmers Club. […]
12th December 2016
Rebecca Davies, regional manager West Midlands RABI; Joy Fox and David Roberts, organising committee

Donation received following Shropshire YFC reunion

We were very pleased to recently receive a cheque for £150 as a result of a reunion of Shropshire YFC members from the mid-1980s. The event took […]
22nd November 2016
R.A.B.I Regional Manager Kate Jones in front of Clarabelle at Cruckton Ploughing match

Clarabelle visits Cruckton Ploughing Match

In September, Clarabelle the cow had another day out at Cruckton & District Ploughing & Hedging Society’s Ploughing Match in Stretton Heath, Shropshire, to admire the […]
14th November 2016
Simon Furnival, Stephen Harpin and Stuart Manley with R.A.B.I Shropshire Chairman Christine Downes & R.A.B.I RM Becky Davies

Shropshire supporters hear from intrepid Amazon rowers

A team of five friends from Shropshire are part of the elite group of only seven people who have managed to successfully row the Amazon river. […]
14th October 2016

“Me, yellow wellies and my dad”

By R.A.B.I Regional Manager, Becky Davies “The idea to walk up the highest part of ‘The Big One’ was a suggestion from Shropshire R.A.B.I supporter, Lilian […]
23rd September 2016
PCSO Ralph Machin, Pat Davies R.A.B.I. trustee, Charmaine Woolley, Rural Crime Coordinator with West Mercia Police and Clarabelle

Clarabelle is the star of UK Dairy Day

Clarabelle the cow had a day out and was much admired in the International Centre at Telford for UK Dairy Day. The free event attracted many […]