Latest news

Latest news

RCF says farewell to Elizabeth Buchanan

March 18, 2024

Last week, The Royal Countryside Fund acknowledged its appreciation to Elizabeth Buchanan CVO FRAgS as she stepped down as a Trustee after fourteen years on the board.

Field Note: Fraser Hugill on biodiversity

March 8, 2024

When I enthusiastically accepted the offer from the Royal Countryside Fund (RCF) to deliver a biodiversity workshop in Northumberland, I underestimated the challenge of condensing 'biodiversity' into a three hour session!

Farm Carbon Toolkit and The Royal Countryside Fund joining forces on new soils webinar

February 27, 2024

The Royal Countryside Fund wants you to save money by improving your soils.

The Royal Countryside Fund provides vital funding boost amidst challenging times for UK’s rural communities  

February 22, 2024

Today, The Royal Countryside Fund is delighted to announce an investment of £434,945 in rural community and farm support organisations across the UK.

The Royal Countryside Fund and Barbour team up to help Northumberland’s farmers boost biodiversity

February 14, 2024

The Royal Countryside Fund and Barbour have joined forces to focus on improving biodiversity knowledge in agricultural practices across the county.

Supporting Yellow Wellies’ Mind Your Head week

February 13, 2024

Royal support for farmers increasing biodiversity in Northumberland

January 23, 2024

Farmers in Northumberland are invited to attend a free workshop at Hexham Mart on Tuesday 6th February, where environmental consultant and farmer, Fraser Hugill will give practical advice as to how livestock and mixed farms can increase biodiversity on their farm.

Clarence Court and The Royal Countryside Fund launch long-term partnership to support British farming and rural communities

January 19, 2024

Clarence Court Eggs has today announced a long-term partnership with The Royal Countryside Fund. The partnership will run for five years and provide vital backing to the many farming and rural communities The Royal Countryside Fund supports across the UK.

RCF named as the Caravan and Motorhome Club’s Charity of the Year 2024

December 18, 2023

The Chairman of the Caravan and Motorhome Club, David Turner, has confirmed that his nominated charity for 2024 will be The Royal Countryside Fund.

The Royal Countryside Fund welcomes Defra’s announcement of the new grant programme for smaller abattoirs

December 14, 2023

Our response to Farming Minister, Mark Spencer’s announcement on the 13th December 2023.