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Resilient communities from across the UK gather in a bid to improve rural life 

December 1, 2023

The Royal Countryside Fund brought together community projects from across the UK for the inaugural Confident Rural Communities conference.

The Royal Countryside Fund represented at the Community Buildings Conference 

November 24, 2023

Pippa Fry, Rural Communities Engagement Manager for the Royal Countryside Fund recently attended and spoke at the Community Buildings Conference ‘A Hall Fit for the Future.’

Launching free support with Barclays to help Norfolk farmers reduce their carbon

November 21, 2023

The Royal Countryside Fund is delighted to be extending its Carbon Clarity programme with the support of Barclays in a new partnership. Carbon Clarity provides free support for farmers looking to understand how they can better manage carbon on their farm.

FFCC offers programme bursary for young farmers in Northern Ireland

November 15, 2023

Farmers aged 25-35 in Northern Ireland interested in regenerative agriculture are invited to apply for a trailblazing three-year leadership development programme, NextGen-ReGen 2024, launching this week.

The launch of The Royal Countryside Fund’s 2023 Journal

November 9, 2023

On Tuesday evening, we were delighted to welcome guests to the stunning Napoleon Cellar at Berry Bros. & Rudd, wine and spirit merchants and a partner of the RCF, for the launch of the 2023 RCF Journal – our annual publication that shares the passions of the charity and the people who we positively support.

Attending the ASAO Conference

November 6, 2023

Last week, Keith Halstead, Executive Director for the RCF and Tessa Berridge, Senior Programmes Manager for the RCF attended the The Association of Show and Agricultural Organisations (ASAO) conference to meet those who run agricultural shows up, down and across the UK.

New fellowship launched to support small North Highlands farms and make local food more widely available

November 3, 2023

A new Fellowship has been launched, providing funding for research into supporting the viability and sustainability of crofts and small farms in the North Highlands.

RCF support celebrated at the 2023 National Hedgelaying Championships 

October 30, 2023

On 28th October, over 100 hedge layers from across the UK descended on a field in Leicestershire, to take part in the 44th National Hedgelaying Championships, hosted by The National Hedgelaying Society.

Visiting FarmEd with Rural Advisor and our FRP farmers.

October 26, 2023

Recently, we visited FarmEd along with Rural Advisor and some farmers who have taken part in our Farm Resilience Programme in Wales to learn more about regenerative farming.

Carbon Clarity brings answers to Devon farmers

October 20, 2023

Farmers gathered in Okehampton to take part in The Royal Countryside Fund’s Carbon Clarity Programme.