Robyn holding a bag over her shoulder

‘My illness is a lot like farming, it comes with daily challenges’

Twenty-year-old Robyn Hogg (pictured) grew up on her parents’ 260-hectare arable farm in Cramlington, Northumberland. She is currently studying at the Royal Agricultural University in Cirencester […]
A crowd of people in a hall, with a painting of Jesus on the wall

Supporters dine in Lady Waterford Hall

The Lady Waterford Hall was the setting of the Northumberland committee’s Sunday lunch, which raised £1,600. The hall was commissioned in 1860 by Louisa Anne, Marchioness […]
A pair of legs walking along a path

9-year-old Martha preps for junior great north run

Nine-year-old Martha (right) is gearing up to race in the Junior Great North Run – a 4k route through Newcastle and Gateshead, crossing the Gateshead Milennium […]
A shepherdess leading a flock of sheep up a snowy hill

Sheep farmers in north dread lambing

If the past weeks of adverse weather have left you struggling financially, R.A.B.I is here to help. Sheep farmers in the north have been hit hard […]

Rachael’s million steps to Christmas

A desire to break the habit of sitting down inspired NFU communications adviser Rachael Gillbanks to take a few steps for charity – one million steps […]

Gold sovereign found in collection tin

The people of Northumberland showed their support by contributing so much to a Glendale Show wheelbarrow raffle that it raised £400. Christmas card / calendar sales […]

Georgina follows in brother’s footsteps

Georgina Masson, a student from Northumberland, raised £150 at a car boot sale. She ran the stall by herself, finding new homes for her unwanted items, […]

Dancing fundraiser is Strictly fabulous!

Veterinary surgeons Scott Mitchell Associates raised the phenomenal sum of £5,647.47 at their Strictly Come Dancing fundraiser in Hexham in February. The evening was a sell-out […]
Judges at Scott Mitchell & Associates Veterinary Surgeons Strictly Come Dancing competition

It’s a ten from us! Hexham vets raise £5,000 with dance competition

Hats off to staff at Scott Mitchell Associates Veterinary Surgeons in Northumberland who came up with a novel fundraising event last week – a Strictly Come Dancing […]
Winners of wheelbarrow of goodies at Glendale Show

Wheelbarrow of treats at Glendale Show

A wheelbarrow full of treats was raffled off at the Glendale Show in Wooler, Northumberland. Donations and card sales meant £715 was raised at a great […]