Fundraising lunch set for family institution

AN INSTITUTION that supports farming families in Amber Valley that have fallen on hard times is hosting a fundraising Sunday lunch.

On Sunday, July 3, from 1pm, the Derbyshire branch of the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) is holding the event in a marquee at Alkmonton tractors, near Ashbourne.

Tickets are £15 for two courses, including wine. Children eat for £5, while those aged under five eat free.

To book tickets or offer support contact the RABI East Midlands regional officer, Milly Wastie, on 07525 323450 or via email at milly.wastie@rabi.org.uk.

Nick Adams, Derbyshire RABI chairman, said: “No-one knows what may lie ahead within our industry and I urge everyone who works or lives in the countryside to help support this event in any way they can.”