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News from the Farmgate

After two months, I can safely say that our lambing season is officially over. Thankfully the weather has been kind to us and we have been able to turn the ewes and lambs out into the fields quite quickly. The grass is also growing well so there is plenty of food for them all.

Visitor Centre celebrates Sandford Award for Heritage Education

The new academic year at the King Richard III Visitor Centre has got underway with some great news for the learning team at the award-winning city centre attraction.  Following two detailed assessments earlier in the year, the Visitor Centre has received a Sandford Award for Heritage Education. 

Elizabeth Stanhope Interiors Raising Funds for Warning Zone

In September, Elizabeth Stanhope, from their beautiful interior design showroom in the heart of Oakham, held a raffle which was drawn by the High Sheriff of Rutland to raise funds for Warning Zone in Leicester which is a unique, interactive learning experience, teaching life-skills to children and

The sizzling summer of ‘16

The sun has been shining this year and I know as a farmer I am never happy with the weather but, I have laughed a lot this summer, after a winter of people complaining about the cold and the rain, we are now moaning that it is ‘just too hot’ - having said that making hay this year was flipping hot,

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