News

This page shows the latest stories from all our news sections (farm news, fundraising news and our newsletters) on one page.

Newsletter

Spring 2014

Have a read of our newsletter and catch up with the farms during a very busy spring!  

Farm News (March 31, 2014)

Busy day at Wick Court

We had a Hereford calf born today – a heifer, the children have called it Harriet. Also Pat the Beekeeper brought us a nuc of bees – a small colony with Queen to start another hive.

Fundraising News (March 26, 2014)

Amanda and Connie’s leap of faith!

Our Administrator Amanda and Fundraising and Marketing Assistant Connie are taking part in the world record skydive in June. Over two hundred people are jumping 15000 ft to raise money for their chosen charities, Amanda and Connie are hoping to […]

Fundraising News (February 12, 2014)

Mount House Christmas Fair

The Friends of Mount House parents’ association raised £500 for Farms for City Children in November, at their annual Christmas Fair. Mount House Headmaster Patrick Savage commented: “Outdoor learning is an essential part of education today – from the earliest […]

Fundraising News (February 5, 2014)

Ros walks the 12 bridges!

Ros celebrated her 60th birthday by walking 12 bridges of London  and raising an amazing £900! Ros says : ”I really had an amazing time on Saturday. The sun shone and I was joined by quite a few family and friends […]

Farm News (January 22, 2014)

Wick Court wassail

A great time was had by all at Wick Court’s annual wassail on Saturday night! Delicious homemade food and drink accompanied by music and entertainment from the fantastic Lassington Oak Morris and friends. Even the Gloucester Old Spots were dancing!

Farm News (December 20, 2013)

Donkey shelter arrives

The brand new donkey shelter at Nethercott is a success! The donkeys we foster from the Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary have a brand new shelter, stunning views and enjoy plenty of attention from all the children…what a life!

Fundraising News (November 30, 2013)

Grosvenor’s got talent

We are so grateful for Grosvenor Group’s support and would all like to say a huge thank you to all involved for raising an amazing £100,000 for us at their ‘Grosvenors Got Talent’ evening. The Grosvenor group also held a […]

Farm News (November 18, 2013)

New arrivals at Nethercott

The new arrivals at Nethercott this October are Applejack and Ned, lovely donkeys from Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary. Here’s Catherine making sure the pair settle into their new home. The children will be able to groom, lead and learn how to care for them during […]

Fundraising News (September 30, 2013)

Worshipful Company of Butchers

We have had amazing support from the Worshipful Company of Butchers for the last three years, their support culminated in a Gala ball in May. They have raised a fantastic total of £126,643 for us during that time, for which […]

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