12/12/2018
A group of people in nativity clothing

Auction mart is transformed for nativity

A carol service, held at the Thame Auction Mart in Oxfordshire, raised £1,480. Organised by the Buckinghamshire committee, the event raised funds via an auction and […]
22/11/2018
Laura Ractliffe and the R.a.b.I logo

R.A.B.I welcomes new regional manager for South Central

Laura Ractliffe (pictured) is R.A.B.I’s new regional manager for the South Central counties. She’ll be covering Buckinghamshire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and Wiltshire, with the addition of Berkshire, […]
17/08/2018
A group of people with two at the front cutting a cake

Country Women Countrywide celebrate 70th anniversary

Country Women Countrywide celebrated its 70th anniversary at its recent annual meeting, held at R.A.B.I’s head office in Oxford. The group, which incorporates the Farm Women’s […]
14/08/2018
Janice Read, Jenny Edmans, Ginny Stollery, Alan Read, Jill and Phil Dean

Farmers flock to annual sheep fair

This year’s Thame Sheep Fair was a scorcher, with around 30,000 head of sheep sold over two days. Organised by the Thame Farmers Mart, the fair […]
28/06/2018

Pennine walk ‘in memory of a great man’

Oxfordshire farmer Mark Wiseman (above, left) walked the 268-mile Pennine Way to raise more than £1,130 for R.A.B.I. Mark, sister Natasha and her partner Mike departed […]
19/06/2018

Barclays add to the perfect mix!

Cream teas and cakes were served up to the public by staff at Barclays, raising £188 for farming charity R.A.B.I in the process. The two organisations […]
11/05/2018

Former land girl speaks at 158th AGM

Joan Ackrill, a former land girl, spoke at R.A.B.I’s annual awards ceremony and annual general meeting. R.A.B.I has supported Joan with grants since 2004 when her […]
04/04/2018
A group of people in black tie

Supporters dine at Oxford’s Christ Church College

The 10th black tie dinner in Oxford was held this year in the Great Hall at Christ Church College. Organised by the Oxfordshire committee, the event […]
03/01/2018
Christ Church College, Oxford

10th farmers dinner in Oxford’s great hall

Lydia Slack, a former UN intern and model, will be guest speaker at the 10th black tie dinner in the Great Hall at Christ Church College […]
18/12/2017
A group of people in nativity costume

Farmers mart given makeover for Christmas story

Mother and son Laura and Alfie Weston starred as Mary and Jesus in a nativity play staged in the unusual setting of the Thame Farmers Auction […]