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Winning 2016 Norfolk Farming Scholars Announced

Winning 2016 Norfolk Farming Scholars Announced Two students have won prestigious places at farming’s foremost industry event after they were named as Norfolk Scholars 2016. The Norfolk Scholar Initiative is organised by Bidwells and the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association (RNAA). The scholars have been named as Anna Purser, 20, from Raveningham and Oscar Smith, 21,… Read more »

Takeover Day at The RNAA

Takeover Day at The RNAA The Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association (RNAA) welcomed two new recruits to its fold, to work alongside its management team on Friday 20th November 2015 as part of the national initiative Takeover Day. Thousands of young people, 13-19 years old took charge of someone else’s job for the day running every kind of… Read more »

Show Director Julian Taylor takes a final bow

Show Director Julian Taylor takes a final bow Visitors, colleagues and performers watched popular show director Julian Taylor being presented with a farewell gift from the RAF Falcons at the closing ceremony of the Royal Norfolk Show 2015, to mark his departure. The Royal Norfolk Show is England’s biggest two-day agricultural show and one of… Read more »

Winning 2016 Norfolk Farming Scholars Announced

Winning 2016 Norfolk Farming Scholars Announced Two students have won prestigious places at farming’s foremost industry event after they were named as Norfolk Scholars 2016. The Norfolk Scholar Initiative is organised by Bidwells and the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association (RNAA). The scholars have been named as Anna Purser, 20, from Raveningham and Oscar Smith, 21,… Read more »

Food and Farming Excellence Award

This year we are sponsoring the Food and Farming Excellence Award, part of the EDP Business Awards, as it chimes with our core objectives and activities of promoting food, farming and the countryside. The Food and Farming Excellence Award seeks to identify those innovators in this crucial section of the economy. This important vital sector… Read more »

Showtime, Heatwave and Happy Days

Showtime, Heatwave and Happy Days, And Evening. Thank you… for joining in with this year’s Royal Norfolk Show. We hope that you enjoyed yourselves! Although the hot weather dominated the Show all our visitors coped admirably with the conditions and our volunteers and medical services attended to the few who were unfortunate enough to suffer…. Read more »

Retiring principal of Easton and Otley College

Leading members of the food, farming and education sector in Norfolk and Suffolk paid tribute to the retiring principal of Easton and Otley College. David Lawrence transformed a run-down, under-invested college campus into a nationally-respected and progressive centre during his 22 years as principal, an invited audience of about 250 guests was told. This year’s… Read more »

30th annual RABI cocktail party

A fund-raising success story for farming’s charity in Norfolk was marked by more than 250 supporters at the 30th annual RABI cocktail party. It has now raised a total of £137,959.60 – which will be boosted by proceeds of the latest eve-of-show party on Monday, June 22 at the Norfolk showground. The show president, Robert… Read more »