Charity

Farmer sought for board of Ernest Cook Trust

Farmer sought for board of Ernest Cook Trust

The Ernest Cook Trust, a grant-giving charity that provides and funds outdoor learning projects, is seeking to recruit a farmer...

June 23, 2022

AHV ‘tractor-pull’ to raise £25,000 for Northern Ireland Air Ambulance

AHV ‘tractor-pull’ to raise £25,000 for Northern Ireland Air Ambulance

Animal Health Vision (AHV) will host a charity ‘tractor-pull’ in aid of Northern Ireland Air Ambulance on Saturday, April 9....

April 5, 2022

Bessbrook vintage tractor run ready to roll

Bessbrook vintage tractor run ready to roll

Bessbrook District Vintage Tractor Club will hold a tractor road-run tomorrow, (Saturday, March 19) at 12 noon from Safe Fuels,...

March 18, 2022

Farming couples to walk Belfast marathon for Air Ambulance NI

Farming couples to walk Belfast marathon for Air Ambulance NI

Three farming couples from Ballymena, Co. Antrim, have signed up to take part in the eight-mile walking challenge at this...

March 6, 2022

Rory’s Miles 2 Mayo raises £700,000 for children’s cancer charity

Rory’s Miles 2 Mayo raises £700,000 for children’s cancer charity

Ulster’s favourite farmer, Rory Best, has managed to raise more than £700,000 (€810,000) through a gruelling 180-mile challenge to support...

October 8, 2021

1,500 support heifer ‘Hope’ and Air Ambulance NI fundraiser at Balmoral Show

1,500 support heifer ‘Hope’ and Air Ambulance NI fundraiser at Balmoral Show

Almost 1,500 people have supported a fundraiser for Air Ambulance Northern Ireland (NI) launched at this year’s Balmoral Show. Visitors to...

October 5, 2021

Young farmers plan 24-hour plough in 60-year-old tractor

Young farmers plan 24-hour plough in 60-year-old tractor

It might be a bit rusty around the edges and pack a tiny 25hp, but young farmers in the Northern...

July 14, 2021

Beef and dairy farmers raising money for charity as part of Bulls Out for Cancer

Beef and dairy farmers raising money for charity as part of Bulls Out for Cancer

Beef and dairy farmers have raised over £1,000 for testicular cancer, while also improving their herd genetics as part of...

July 11, 2021

NI’s Auction of Hope announces fundraising total

NI’s Auction of Hope announces fundraising total

The inaugural ‘Auction of Hope’ organised by Air Ambulance Northern Ireland’s (AANI) agri-business group, has raised a phenomenal £92,450 for...

May 8, 2021

Air Ambulance fundraiser set to be one of NI’s biggest rural charity auctions

Air Ambulance fundraiser set to be one of NI’s biggest rural charity auctions

An auction held in aid of the Air Ambulance Northern Ireland is set to be one of the region’s biggest...

April 12, 2021

Post-lockdown tractor run raises £9,000 for Air Ambulance NI

Post-lockdown tractor run raises £9,000 for Air Ambulance NI

Tractor drivers from across Co. Down have smashed the £9,000 mark for Northern Ireland’s Air Ambulance. The Ards Peninsula Tractor...

July 29, 2020

Parades Commission gives NI’s first post-Covid tractor run the green light

Parades Commission gives NI’s first post-Covid tractor run the green light

A group of enthusiasts in Co. Down have got together to pull off Northern Ireland’s first official tractor run post-lockdown. Taking...

July 19, 2020

Extreme tractor run chartered for charity to Mayo…from London

Extreme tractor run chartered for charity to Mayo…from London

Preparations are well underway for a tractor run with an “extreme” twist – which will travel from the UK capital...

December 31, 2019

Farmer to climb nine peaks in 72 hours for mental health charity

Farmer to climb nine peaks in 72 hours for mental health charity

A young Welsh sheep farmer has set himself the blister-inducing challenge of climbing nine of the UK’s highest mountains in...

April 25, 2019

Farmers raise £200,000 for Air Ambulance charity

Farmers raise £200,000 for Air Ambulance charity

The Ulster Farmers’ Union has smashed its centenary year fundraising target by raising a whopping £200,000 for Air Ambulance Northern...

February 9, 2019

Welsh farmhouse breakfasts raise nearly £15,000 for charity

Welsh farmhouse breakfasts raise nearly £15,000 for charity

The Farmers’ Union of Wales annual Farmhouse Breakfast Week has raised more than just awareness of the great food farmers...

February 1, 2019

Armagh vintage club presents cheque for £4,800 to charity

Armagh vintage club presents cheque for £4,800 to charity

A Co. Armagh vintage club has been lauded for running activities throughout 2018 to raise funds for a great cause....

January 1, 2019

Armagh vintage club presents cheque for £4,800 to charity

Armagh vintage club presents cheque for £4,800 to charity

A Co. Armagh vintage club has been lauded for running activities throughout 2018 to raise funds for a great cause....

December 23, 2018