Respect across the House of Lords as Lord Plumb steps down

8th November, 2017

The chamber rung with endorsements, anecdotes and genuine warmth from all sides of the house as on 2nd November Lord Henry Plumb gave his valedictory speech at the House of Lords.

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HPF funding supports new milk business in East Yorkshire

6th October, 2017

Funding from the Henry Plumb Foundation has been pivotal to the early success of a milk vending business in East Yorkshire. Becky Waring, launched her new business Cherry View Milk in August 2017 having secured an award from the HPF in July.

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Jill and David’s visit to the House of Lords - an experience not to be missed!

20th September, 2017

Following on from the purchase of an Auction lot at The Henry Plumb fundraising event at Cirencester this spring the arrangement for David and Jill Darke to visit the House of Lords took place on September 12th. Having travelled up from their home in Devon the previous day with a welcome overnight stay in The Farmers Club at Whitehall Court, they were all set for a real day with a difference, and it was my job to see it went without a hitch

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Summer News Roundup

8th September, 2017

Following on from the last Graduate selection day in July at The Farmers Club in London it would appear from the outside that everything has been quiet at HPF- definitely not the case!

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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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