West of England News

31/07/2019
Nick Bragg on his bike

30 days, 3,000 miles, 1 epic journey

After 30 gruelling days, Somerset farmer Nick Bragg has completed his challenge of cycling 3,000 […]
26/07/2019
Forde Abbey Summer Fair

Forde Abbey Fair attracts thousands

Thousands visited the annual Forde Abbey Summer Fair. Each year, the fair raises funds for charity […]
09/07/2019
Four women holding a plaque that reads "@RABICHARITY"

NFU president joins Wiltshire farm tour

NFU president Minette Batters joined 100 guests on a tour of the Longford Estate in Wiltshire. The […]
11/06/2019
Simon Gardener and Kris Band in front of a tractor

Gloucestershire farm opens gates for visitors

An open farm Sunday held at Guiting Manor Farm in Guiting Power, Gloucestershire, raised £450 for […]
04/06/2019

Somerset supporters receive long service awards

Somerset supporters Peter Wyatt and Robert Mann received awards from former trustee James Orme at […]
28/05/2019
Julian Kennard, Alice Kennard and Hugh Archer

Alice wins award for traditional summer fair

Alice Kennard was awarded the South West Regional Prize at R.A.B.I’s awards ceremony for her […]
20/05/2019

Cornishmen scoop Sam Taylor Cup

Cornishmen Edward Buckland, John Perry and Martin Dyer collected the Sam Taylor Cup from NFU vice […]
14/05/2019

Wiltshire supporters serve great British beef

The Wiltshire committee treated 50 guests to a delicious beef dinner, raising £655. The event was […]
08/05/2019
Three people. Andy (centre) in marathon gear with medal

Andy checks London Marathon off bucket list

Andy Dodd, a consultant for the Farm Consultancy Group in Chippenden, finished the London Marathon […]
29/04/2019
Three women holding flowers

Frogmary Green Farm serves Great British Beef

For the fifth consecutive year, Frogmary Green Farm in Somerset hosted their Great British Beef […]
16/04/2019
Nick Bragg on his bike in front of a line of tractors

Nick preps for 3,000 mile ride across Canada

This summer, Somerset farmer Nick Bragg takes on an incredible feat – cycling over 3,000 miles […]
08/04/2019
Laura Ractliffe, John Tingey, Jilly Greed, and Tanya Robbins

Jilly Greed speaks at Gloucestershire beef dinner

To celebrate Great British Beef Week, supporters in Gloucestershire tucked into a locally sourced […]
27/03/2019
Cliffs along a coastline

Plans for England’s first farming health hub in Cornwall

A new Farming Health Hub initiative to provide the farming community with vital support is in […]
25/03/2019
R.A.B.I Logo

Devon spring ball returns for 14th year

The 14th Spring Ball, held at the Langstone Cliff Hotel in Devon raised £2,000. Around 100 guests […]
14/03/2019

Winkworth Farm hosts 6th annual farmhouse breakfast

Supporters tucked into a farmhouse breakfast at the sixth annual event at Winkworth Farm in Lea, […]
13/03/2019

Gloucestershire fundraisers put on frog racing event

Farming people across Gloucestershire gathered for an evening of frog racing, raising £2,037 for […]
25/01/2019

Cornish farmhouse breakfast for 100

The annual Cornish Farmhouse Breakfast, held at the Griggs Restaurant in Sticker, raised £1,200 for […]