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David Creasey - Memorial Service announced

David Creasey - Memorial Service announced

The details of the memorial service to celebrate the life of Lincolnshire livestock farmer, local vicar and much-loved friend, David Creasey, have been announced. The service will be held at Lincoln Cathedral on Thursday 9 May at 11am. F...

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LRSN and Woldmarsh Charity Golf Day returns to Waltham Windmill Golf Club

LRSN and Woldmarsh Charity Golf Day returns to Waltham Windmill Golf Club

LRSN and Woldmarsh have pleasure in inviting you to join us at our Charity Golf Day, which is returning to the popular Waltham Windmill Golf Club, Waltham, Grimsby, on Wednesday 15th May 2019. LRSN and Wol...

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Sponsorship line-up expands for Charities Dinner

Sponsorship line-up expands for Charities Dinner

A fourth main dinner sponsor has been unveiled for this year’s Lincolnshire Rural Charities Dinner. The Private Office, the Leeds, Bath and...

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Fifth main sponsor announced for Lincolnshire Rural Charities Dinner

Fifth main sponsor announced for Lincolnshire Rural Charities Dinner

The Lincolnshire Rural Charities Dinner is pleased to announce that LJ Fairburn and Sons, the Lincolnshire-based egg producer and packer will be sponsoring the chef at this year’s Charity Dinner on 11 April. LJ Fairburn and Sons join Limagrain, Wilkin Chapman LLP, Smailes, Goldie Turner and Brown & Co as the main event sponsors announced so far. The Dinner will be held at the Epi...

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LRSN chairman presented with inaugural President’s Award

LRSN chairman presented with inaugural President’s Award

LRSN’s chairman, Meryl Ward, has been presented with the inaugural Lincolnshire Agricultural Society President’s Award. The award was made at the Society’s Annual General Meeting on Monday 7 January at the Lincol...

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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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