South of England News

03/12/2019

Tiptoe into Christmas!

Christmas was kick-started for around 40 people in Hampshire with a festive lunch, jolly readings […]
02/12/2019

Wreath-making in Arundel with mulled wine!

Emma Grant led a wreath-making workshop for 51 women at Burpham Village Hall, near Arundel in West […]
28/11/2019

Felting workshop returns by popular demand

By popular demand, Tina Strickland hosted a felting workshop for West Sussex supporters. The event […]
22/11/2019
Lister Wilder auction

Original oil painting to be auctioned off

Three artists have submitted their work to feature in Lister Wilder’s 2020 calendar. A selection […]
21/11/2019
Museum of English Rural Life Reading

Historic night out at rural museum

Supporters in Berkshire got an insight into history on a tour of the Museum of English Rural Life in […]
14/10/2019
West Sussex supporters learning how to felt

Tina teaches West Sussex supporters to felt

West Sussex supporters Tina and Clive Strickland hosted a felting workshop at their home in […]
09/10/2019
West Sussex Magic Harvest

West Sussex supporters have magical evening

Magic was in the air at the West Sussex committee’s harvest festival at Northchpael Village […]
30/09/2019
West Sussex committee at the Petworth ploughing match

West Sussex volunteers serve hungry ploughmen lunch

Farming folk hopped into their vehicles to take part in the annual Petworth ploughing match held at […]
26/09/2019

Muddy marvels at ploughing match

Despite rain (and mud!), R.A.B.I’s stand at the East Kent ploughing match was busy with a raffle […]
26/09/2019

Isle of Wight award for Sally

  R.A.B.I Regional Manager Sally Field received an award in recognition of her contribution to […]
09/09/2019
Stand winners at Alresford Show

Supporters win best charity stand at Alresford Show

The Hampshire committee was delighted to win the best charity trade stand at the Alresford Show for […]
19/08/2019
Left photo: tractor and trailer. Right photo: deer

Supporters hand feed New Forest deer

John Korbey, Hampshire chairman, took 50 guests on a trailer tour of Burley Park in the New Forest, […]
09/08/2019
Hazel Clements with Big Deere tractor

Supporters drive ‘Big Deere’ tractor 123 miles home

When Elham-based supporters Hazel Clements and Will Agri picked up a John Deere 3050 tractor […]
05/08/2019

Funds raised at New Forest Show

Hampshire volunteers enjoyed three days at the New Forest Show, where they raised £758. Situated in […]
04/07/2019
A group of people at a stand

Open day at Litchpole Farm brings in £1,563

More than 700 people visited Litchpole Farm in West Sussex as part of Open Farm Sunday and raised […]
29/05/2019
NFU Maidstone team

Maidstone wins NFU Kent clay shoot

The annual NFU Kent clay shoot, held at the Greenfields Shooting Ground near Canterbury, raised […]
21/05/2019
Stuart Roberts and Terry Davy

Terry says goodbye after 15 years

Terry Davy, treasurer of the West Sussex committee, won the South East regional prize for his 15 […]
21/05/2019
Stuart Roberts and Richard Gore

Long-standing Berkshire chairman receives recognition

Richard Gore, from Berkshire, received the South Central regional prize at R.A.B.I’s awards […]
20/05/2019
Stuart Roberts, John Korbey, Norma Morris

Hampshire brings rural community together

The Hampshire committee won the R.A.B.I Cup at the charity’s annual awards ceremony, held in […]
03/04/2019

New Forest’s first farmhouse breakfast

The Hampshire committee held their first farmhouse breakfast at the Burly Inn in the heart of the […]
26/03/2019
Abigail Baker

Abigail prepares for next challenge: the London Marathon

On April 28, Abigail Baker takes on her biggest challenge yet: the London Marathon. Over the past […]
25/03/2019

Berkshire clay shoot goes ahead despite strong winds

  Seventeen teams turned out for a clay shoot in Berkshire and raised £2,646. The event was […]
21/03/2019

Fundraisers in West Sussex hold whist drive

West Sussex supporters enjoyed a fun and competitive whist drive at the Northchapel Village Hall. […]
18/03/2019

Donation from historic Sevenoaks Market

The Sevenoaks & District Farmers & Butchers Social Club donated £4,835 from the proceeds of […]