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First sponsors unveiled for third Lincolnshire Rural Charities Dinner

First sponsors unveiled for third Lincolnshire Rural Charities Dinner

Four Lincolnshire-based businesses have pledged to support the third Lincolnshire Rural Charities Dinner to be held in April 2019. The event will raise funds for three Lincolnshire charities: the ...

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LRSN's successful AGM raises £13,000

LRSN's successful AGM raises £13,000

LRSN’s AGM, which includes the ever-popular Charity Auction, has raised more than £13,000 to help fund the organisation’s charitable work. To celebrate a successful year, 130 LRSN volunteers, staff, supporters and friends gathered at the Epic Centre, Lin...

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LRSN launches Amazon Smile fundraising channel

LRSN launches Amazon Smile fundraising channel

Announcing AmazonSmile With Amazon Smile, you can donate to LRSN as you shop! We've added another great way to help LRSN raise funds for our essential work for Lincolnshire's farming families, with AmazonSmile. ...

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Donate by text and help to raise funds for LRSN

Donate by text and help to raise funds for LRSN

A simple way to give LRSN has launched a new way for our friends and supporters to help us raise funds. We've teamed up with JustGiving, the world's leading online fundraising platform, to enable us to promote the essential work of LRSN and to raise funds in a simple and straightforward way. Just text LRSN10 ...

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Lincolnshire Rural Charities Dinner 2019

Lincolnshire Rural Charities Dinner 2019

Third fundraising dinner supports Lincolnshire charities LRSN is one of three Lincolnshire charities that will benefit from proceeds raised at the third Lincolnshire Rural Charities Dinner, on Thursday 11 April 2019 at the Epic Centre, Lincolns...

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LRSN's record breaking Charity Golf Day

LRSN's record breaking Charity Golf Day

Records were broken last week at our Charity Golf Day, held in association with Woldmarsh Producers Ltd., when over £7,400 were raised thanks to the generosity of all our sponsors and teams that took part on the day! No "Hole in one" winners to win the Lexus Sports car unfortunately so the car was safely returned to Lexus Lincoln, maybe next year???  However, a big...

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LRSN joins Lincolnshire's International Women's Day

LRSN joins Lincolnshire's International Women's Day

On Thursday 8th March the Lincolnshire Agricultural Society hosted an International Women's Day for over 150 women with four inspriational speakers who have started thier own businesses in Lincolnshire. The day welcomed Amy Jobe @lincolnrusset, Sophie Arlott @LavintonL, Amy Conyard @lincspingin and ...

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LRSN launch their "support" tractor

LRSN launch their "support" tractor

On the 27th February LRSN and Peacock and Binnington revealed their "shining beacon of hope" tractor at the Lincolnshire Farming Conference hosted at the Lincolnshire Showground and it caused quite a stir in the conference as companies posed in front of the LRSN logo vinyl wrapped tractor. Endorsement for LRSN's work from Peacock and Binnington has been fantastic. "The LRSN work hard to ensure farmers experiencing difficulties have support when they need it most. Agriculture and far...

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LRSN launch “a shining beacon of hope and support”

LRSN launch “a shining beacon of hope and support”

LRSN are delighted to announce that Peacock and Binnington, one of the premier new and used agricultural machinery dealers in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire, have vinyl wrapped a Massey 7716 in LRSN branding in support of the charity’s work helping farmers and rural folk in Lincolnshire who face tough times. The tractor will be a shining beacon of hope and support for Lincolnshire’s farmers and farming families. ...

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Louth Livestock Market is saved!

Louth Livestock Market is saved!

In our recent newsletters, we have been encouraging everyone to have their say about ELDC’s consultation about their future plans for Louth Market.  It has been heartening to see so much enthusiasm and debate on the subject and the public meetings have been well attended, with the most recent one on 27 September where the council overlooked aproposal to close the livestock market...

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Lincolnshire Harvest Festival 2017

Lincolnshire Harvest Festival 2017

Thanks to all the hardwork and dedication of everyone involved another successful County Harvest Festival was delivered in Lincoln Cathedral on the 25th October........and excitment too, with the stunning produce displays beamed around the region when BBC Look North interviewed the Dean of Lincoln, the Very Rev Christine Wilson, in front of them! ...

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Breaking news! A Consultation is launched on the future of Louth Livestock Market

Breaking news! A Consultation is launched on the future of Louth Livestock Market

Your views are needed! East Lindsey District Council have launched a consultation on the future of the Louth Livestock Market and your views are needed! Make sure you  contribute to this consultation and have your say on the future of this historic market. Copy this link to Radio Lincolnshire's coverage on the views of people at the Livestock Market on Thursday 13th July when Radio Presenter Melvyn Prior visi...

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Celebrating LRSN's Investing in Volunteers achievement

Celebrating LRSN's Investing in Volunteers achievement

On Thursday 29th June LRSN celebrated it’s achievement of attaining the “Investing in Volunteers” standard, with it’s volunteers, staff, and patrons. Brown and Co offered their marquee, used the previous night for their Rural Quiz, as a home for event, with Uncle Henry’s kindly offering the venue for both events. It was an unseasonal evening, cold and wet, so unfair after all the beautiful weather we have experienced over the last few weeks, but luckily a gas blower heater w...

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LRSN at the Lincolnshire Show

LRSN at the Lincolnshire Show

It was a busy couple of days at the Lincolnshire Show (21st and 22nd June) for us here at LRSN. We are very fortunate to be offered a "home" in the NFU marquee which is always so beautifully decorated and well attended throughout the two days by many of our friends and supporters, giving us a great opportunity to catch up on everyone's news and progress within the industry. Minette Batters, the NFU Deputy President, visited the NFU marquee and spoke to a full audience on Wednesday abo...

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LRSN "tee off"  their Charity Golf Day!

LRSN "tee off" their Charity Golf Day!

Another successful charity golf day, held in conjunction with our golfing partners Woldmarsh Producers, saw 24 teams teeing off on the beautiful Blankney Golf Course, in glorious weather, and returning with many a tale of the good, and the not so good, shots played over the 18 greens. Refreshments provided by Witham Oil and Paint kept the players going before returning for a well earned rest and lunch in the club house before the presentation was held. Thank you to ...

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LRSN and partners launch the Rural + Workshop

LRSN and partners launch the Rural + Workshop

On 5th February 2017 LRSN, NFYFC, Lincs Young Farmers and FCN launched the Rural+ Workshop at the Lincolnshire Showground to train LRSN caseworkers and volunteers and "Train the Trainer" accredited  Young Farmers, FCN volunteers, and other partners to deliver the Rural+ initiative to Young Farmers' clubs all over the country over the next 12-18 months. The Rural + Initiative Rural+ is the brain child of Claire Worden, set up during her Chairmanship of the...

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LRSN ready to help after avian flu outbreak confirmed in Lincolnshire

We continue to follow reports and reccomendations for farmers following the confirmed presence of another Avian Influenza outbreak at a turkey farm in Lincolnshire on the 26th January 2017.  We have made sure all our Caseworkers and Helpliners are aware of the situation and are ready to help those closely affected by the disease outbreak in the County, and the resulting restrictions on their poultry units and/or businesses. Latest News: ...

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LRSN AGM 2016 raises charity profile and over £8,000!

LRSN AGM 2016 raises charity profile and over £8,000!

A big "Thank You" to all our supporters and new faces who turned out to our AGM on Monday 17th October at the beautiful Granary, Elms Farm Cottages at Hubberts Bridge, courtesy of John and Carol Emerson. Over 100 guests joined us to hear all about our achievements in 2015/2016 and our hopes and aims for future work. At the AGM Meryl Ward, Chairman of the charity, thanked all the staff and volunteers for all the work that they do for LRSN and the way that they undertake the wor...

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LRSN AGM, Reception and Charity Auction: TONIGHT!!! 17th October, 2016

LRSN AGM, Reception and Charity Auction: TONIGHT!!! 17th October, 2016

Come and join us TONIGHT!! Monday 17th October at our AGM, Reception and Charity Auction from 7pm in the beautiful Granary at Elms Farm Cottages, Hubberts Bridge, Boston, PE20 3QP, courtesy of John and Carol Emerson. Doors open from 6.30pm and the evening starts with our AGM at 7pm followed by a Reception with refreshments courtesy of Tom Wood's Beer and Springfields House Association and our speaker Richard Williamson, Managing Director of Beeswax Dyson Farming Ltd. finishing with...

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The Grange and Links "Lincolnshire Dinner" held on 1st October, 2016 in aid of LRSN

On the 1st of October, Lincolnshire Day, The Grange and Links held a Lincolnshire Dinner in aid of LRSN and to celebrate many of Lincolnshire's fine food producers. The evening was a great success and raised approx. £500 for LRSN! Thank you to everyone involved!! Below is the delicious menu served on the night: LINCOLNSHIRE DINNER Saturday 1st October 2016 - Celebrating 'Lincolnshire Day' in aid of The Lincolnshire Rural Sup...

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