Fundraising












At the meet at Wootton Hall on 31st January 2012, Mrs Jenny Arthers presented a cheque For £1500 to a representative of Lady Bamford for NSPCC from the money raised at the Promise Auction held at JCB Rocester.









Boxing Day Meet 2012 at Buttercross in the centre of Abbots Bromley.  Joint Master Richard Parrott presenting a cheque for £668.50 to Pudsey Bear on behalf of Children in Need - money raised at the Early Season Ball at the Meynell Ingram Arms, Hoar Cross.





Boxing Day meet 2013 at Blithfield Hall, Nr Admaston.  Chairman of the Hunt, Richard Parrott and Joint Secretary, Rachael Morley present a cheque for £1000 to Pudsey Bear on behalf of Children in Need from funds raised at the Early Season Ball at Hoar Cross Hall.





Great to see so many supporters at Uttoxeter on New Year's Day 2014, despite the foul weather!  Brollies were out in force, but nothing dampened their enthusiasm.  A presentation was made to Cancer Research UK by Peter Bennett on behalf of Howkins Harrison and Stephen Palmer and Will Tatler on behalf of the Hunt Supporters Club, from funds raised at the charity rugby match earlier this year, for which Howkins Harrison were the main sponsors.



The Meynell and South Derbyshire Hunt donated £684 to Children in Need from money raised at the Early Season ball at Tutbury Castle in November 2014.  The cheque was presented at the Boxing Day meet 2014.  Hunt chairman Richard Parrott did the honours and presented the cheque to Pudsey, the Children in Need mascot, at the meet held at Blithfield Hall.  Young subscriber Holly Clark was also on hand to help present the cheque for the cause.







The New Year's Day event 2015 was also an opportunity for the Meynell and South Staffordshire Hunt to hand over a cheque for £500 to the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution.  This was from from funds raised at the charity rugby match earlier in the year, with a hunt team vs. a team representing Howkins Harrison.  The cheque was presented to Angela Sergeant of RABI by Nick Hutchinson with Peter Bennett and Stephen Palmer.


With the help of the hounds, a presentation was made to Scropton Riding & Driving Centre, the home of Scropton Riding for the Disabled, providing safe and enjoyable riding and driving activities for a wide range of abilities.  Thanks to Penny Fillingham photography for the image.