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Launch of our Land Rover bursary 2017 at the NFYFC Annual Convention

July 24, 2017

Lewis Steer and Helen Reeve, current beneficiaries of our Land Rover bursary, help out with the launch of this year's bursary at the NFYFC's Annual Convention in Torquay. Deadline for applications Wednesday 31st May 2017.

HRH The Prince of Wales officially opens Devon YFC Rural Hub at Cheriton Bishop

July 20, 2017

During a recent visit to the South West of England our Patron HRH The Prince of Wales spent time with members of the Devon Young Farmers’ Club when he officially opened its new Rural Hub, the Amory building, on Thursday 20 July.

Community shop marks go-ahead with celebrity food fayre

July 17, 2017

The Shop at Crowle is a new community enterprise in the village, supported by The Prince's Countryside Fund, has won planning consent for its proposed site near Crowle Parish Hall. On Sunday 2 July, Masterchef food critic, Charles Campion opened a free food-tasting Fayre at the hall for local residents to sample and choose which products from local farmers and suppliers they would like the shop to stock.

Celebratory Garden Party at Clarence House

May 25, 2017

Our Patron HRH The Prince of Wales joined beneficiaries, supporters and our ambassadors Alex James and JB Gill for a special celebration of the work of The Prince’s Countryside Fund.

The Prince’s Countryside Fund Clay Shoot 2017

May 11, 2017

The Prince's Countryside Fund Annual Clay Shoot raises a fantastic £27,000 to support those living and working in the countryside.

Northern Ireland farmers celebrated by M&S Farming for the Future award

May 10, 2017

Farm businesses from Northern Ireland are recognised by M&S and The Prince's Countryside Fund for their contribution to rural communities with Farming for the Future award.

HRH The Prince of Wales meets Settle farming families during visit to Yorkshire Dales

March 23, 2017

During a visit to the Yorkshire Dales National Park HRH The Prince of Wales met with farming families participating in The Prince's Farm Resilience Programme. A dedicated programme of business support and advice for farming families.

HRH The Prince of Wales meets beneficiaries in Lancashire

March 21, 2017

Today our Patron HRH The Prince of Wales met beneficiaries of the Fund during a visit to Dewlay Creamery in Lancashire. To celebrate the company’s 60th anniversary HRH The Prince of Wales unveiled a commemorative plaque after meeting guests.

The cooperatively-owned George & Dragon pub in Hudswell, North Yorkshire, has won the Campaign for Real Ale’s (CAMRA) National Pub of the Year award

March 3, 2017

A small village pub which was saved from closure by the local community has won CAMRA’s National Pub of the Year award - one of the most respected and well-known pub awards in the UK.

The Prince of Wales’s rural charity gives January boost of £670k funding to rural communities

January 19, 2017

Hard hit rural communities across the UK are being given a helping hand by The Prince’s Countryside Fund, who have announced £670,000 of vital grant support for rural initiatives.