19/07/2018
Two ladies sat at a table with tea

Essex fundraisers enjoy tea in the garden

Supporters in Essex raised £386 at an afternoon cream tea, held at Kitchenham Farm in Ashburnham. Guests enjoyed a sunny walk through the beautiful gardens, admiring […]
12/07/2018
A group of people with guns

Lucky Chris scores three wins at clay shoot

Luck was on Chris Orrin’s side at the annual Essex clay shoot. Not only did his team – Badnocks Farm – win the day, he also […]
15/05/2018

‘Mr R.A.B.I’ receives special recognition

Peter Hickling, Essex committee secretary, won the East regional award for his contribution to R.A.B.I. Known as ‘Mr R.A.B.I’ among the committee members, Peter has been […]
18/04/2018
Alan Wreathall and Peter Hickling

Dell Estate owner donates tour to raffle

The Essex committee held a marquee lunch at Little Braxted Hall, Witham, and raised £3,769. The 150 guests were treated to a glass of fizz upon […]
27/07/2017
Great Lodge

Crowd gathers at vineyard for summer solstice

R.A.B.I’s Essex committee has had a busy month, raising £2,647 at two fundraisers. More than 100 people gathered at the Great Lodge Vineyard in Great Bradfield […]
24/05/2017
Lord Plumb and Alan Wreathall

‘Raffle ticket selling machine’ Alan wins award

The East regional prize went to Alan Wreathall at R.A.B.I’s annual awards ceremony in Oxfordshire. “Alan is a raffle ticket selling machine,” said Malcolm Thomas, R.A.B.I chairman. […]
03/05/2017
A group of people sat at a dinner table

Chef wows diners at Deersbrook Farm fundraiser

Deersbrook Farm in Braintree hosted a beef tasting event to celebrate Great British Beef Week. The event raised £400. Guests were treated to a glass of English fizz […]
18/01/2017
Revd. Janet Nicholl and the Rt. Revd. Stephen Cottrell bless the tractor

Essex farming community support Thaxted Plough Sunday Service

A large congregation representing the farming and country communities of Essex joined together at Thaxted Church to take part in a service which dates back to […]
15/11/2016
Crops in breeze

NFU East Anglia members support R.A.B.I at AGMs

Many agricultural organisations hold their AGMs at this time of year, including the eastern region of the NFU who host their county and branch AGMs during October and […]
11/10/2016
Beds YFC Ploughing Match 2016

Ploughing matches mark the start of autumn

Harvest is all over for another year and autumn is upon us and that means it is time for ploughing matches up and down the East […]