Latest Health and Wellbeing News
Tuesday, 27 February 2024
Midlands farmers row the Atlantic and raise over £132,000
Midlands turkey farmer Rod Adlington and arable farmer Guy Minshull have completed their 3,200 mile trans-Atlantic row, reaching the shores of Antigua on Sunday morning (25 February).
Monday, 26 February 2024
Dereham Young Farmers raise £10,000 for Heart UK charity
Dereham Young Farmers' Club (YFC) has been honoured by a national heart charity after raising more than £10,000 in memory of a friend who died during a rugby match.
Monday, 26 February 2024
Mobile clinic helping Lincs farmers receives multi-year funding agreement
A rural group has received a three-year funding agreement to help support its mobile health hut which offers essential health checks to farmers.
Friday, 23 February 2024
King's charity issues £450k in funding to help rural and farming projects
The Royal Countryside Fund, founded by the King, has announced a donation of nearly £450,000 to support rural and farming initiatives across the UK.
Tuesday, 20 February 2024
Blind farmer opens doors to farming with new opportunity for disabled people in Scotland
The Inclusive Farm has joined forces with The MacRobert Trust to create a new farm in Scotland specifically designed for disabled people to enter the agricultural industry
Wednesday, 14 February 2024
Farmers encouraged to attend first aid course in Cumbria mart
A first aid course will soon commence to show farmers how to deal with typical life-threatening incidents and accidents which may occur on-farm.
Tuesday, 13 February 2024
Mind Your Head 2024 puts spotlight on farmers' mental health
The annual Mind Your Head campaign has launched today to highlight the significant mental health risks associated with farm work.
Friday, 9 February 2024
Family demands overhaul on farm inspections after tragic death of farmer
Rocky Poulson ended his life four days after a farm inspection which found 18 sheep had been tagged with incorrect-coloured ear tags
Wednesday, 7 February 2024
Lancs farm fined £320,000 after death of 'much loved' family man
A Lancashire company involved in fruit and vegetable production has been fined £320,000 after a man 'who always put family first' was killed on-site.
Monday, 5 February 2024
Meet the farmers trying to save schools in Ukraine
Farming brothers Simon and Nick Butler, from Selborne in Hampshire, have launched an appeal to get vital resources to schoolchildren in rural parts of war-torn Ukraine.
Thursday, 1 February 2024
Online-support group for farming's 'accidental counsellors'
It is targeted support for accountants, land agents, vets, or feed suppliers, who often find themselves providing more than just professional expertise to farmers, but find it difficult to know how to offer them the best help
Wednesday, 31 January 2024
Powys farmers are honoured for their work
A host of farmers from Powys have been honoured at the Lantra Cymru Awards.
Tuesday, 30 January 2024
Big Farming Tea-Break campaign launches in February
A nationwide mental health campaign is due to launch at livestock markets, agricultural colleges, and Young Farmers’ clubs in February to promote respect and mental wellbeing in farming.
Monday, 29 January 2024
Farmers hand over cheque to charity following festive tractor run
A group of farmers have handed over a cheque to Hope House Children's Hospices following a series of charity tractor runs.
Friday, 19 January 2024
Kaleb Cooper releases music single to raise awareness of farmer well-being
The Clarkson's Farm favourite has released a song to support the work of the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution