09/12/2019
John Rushmer and Anne Mundy opening their Christmas Hamper

“It’s wonderful to get a hamper at Christmas”

John Rushmer, 95, lives a quiet life with his partner Anne near Norwich, Norfolk. He is one of 700 […]
11/10/2019
Jemma and Gareth Cattran

When life becomes a blur

Gareth and Jemma Cattran live in Helston, Cornwall. Through no fault of their own, they found […]
22/08/2019
Dear R.A.B.I

Dear R.A.B.I…

Giving, supporting and signposting. What can R.A.B.I do? Here are some examples of letters and […]
15/07/2019
Chris Heath stood in front of a tractor

Chris’s story

When second generation Worcestershire dairy farmer Chris Heath suffered a serious farm accident […]
11/07/2019
John outside his home in Pembroke , on his mobility scooter

Changing Lives – John’s story

 John worked in farming all his life, until ill health forced him to retire in 2004. Born on a […]
11/06/2019
Caroline Harrison and Frank Badger

Frank’s Story

Welfare officer Caroline Harrison with Frank Badger The life of Warwickshire farmer Frank Badger was […]
12/03/2019

Alan and Rebecca’s story: Reliant on foodbanks

Alan, a farmworker, contacted R.A.B.I when his wife suffered a stroke at just 44. R.A.B.I gave the […]
27/02/2019

Olive’s story: Having nothing to fall back on

Olive and her husband John were tenant arable farmers, who worked side by side for more than 30 […]
08/01/2019
A leaf hovering over an outstretched hand

David's story: How a grant helped after hospitalisation and TB…

Things took a turn for the worse for beef farmer David, who was hospitalised while his farm was shut […]