Young Entrepreneurs prove success for Henry Plumb Foundation

20th July, 2017

Early July saw the latest round of interviews for the Henry Plumb Foundation grants take place at the Farmers Club, London.

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Tragic death of John Alliston, the first Chairman of HPF

12th June, 2017

It is with the utmost sadness that I have to record the death on 8th June of Professor Emeritus John Alliston, former Dean of Agriculture at The Royal Agricultural University. 

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It’s important to have input from someone on the outside

5th May, 2017

Matthew Sharp says the mentor he was assigned when he became a recipient of a grant from the Henry Plumb Foundation in 2015 has proved even more useful than the money itself.

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Henry Plumb Foundation Fundraising Sunday Lunch

19th March, 2017

Henry Plumb Foundation supporters from virtually all parts of the country came to be entertained by Cor Meibion Aberhonddu, (The Brecon and District Male Voice Choir); take part in an Auction of promises and enjoy a traditional Sunday Carvery lunch. 

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Lifetime achievement award for John

12th October, 2016

We are thrilled to announce that the chairman of the foundation, John Alliston, has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Farmers Weekly awards last week.

A night worthy of celebration to recognise John's enthusiasm and interest in young future leaders in the agricultural industry.

Many congratulations John!

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Introducing “Plumb Lines” our first newsletter

21st September, 2016

To  spread any HPF News we decided to produce an annual newsletter called "Plumb Lines" - This will keep you up to date with what has happened over the past 12 months within the foundation.

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Author extraordinaire! David Richardson

29th June, 2016

In at the deep end.....

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House of Lords visit May 2016

29th June, 2016

Henry Plumb Foundation shines at House of Lords

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HPF supports SAYFC Cultivating Leaders Programme

23rd March, 2016

Cultivating Leaders: investing in the future of the Scottish industry

The Foundation supported the SAYFC programme 'Cultivating Leaders' 

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Retiring and New Trustee

23rd March, 2016

John Plumb retires from the foundation and is replaced with Mr George Lyon

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Awards Galore!

25th November, 2015

Recent awards for Lord Plumb and David Richardson

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Keeping up with the times!

30th September, 2015

Keeping up with the times - indeed we are!

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Bledisloe Medal Award for Lord Plumb

7th September, 2015

In July Lord Henry Plumb was delighted to be awarded the Bledisloe Medal at The Royal Agricultural University's Convocation

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Bumper Crop of applications

6th August, 2015

Largest amount of applications to date received for the latest round.

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HPF and head teachers visit RAU

27th July, 2015

During June HPF take Hanley Swan and Maweni Primary School head teachers to visit The Royal Agricultural University

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