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Countryfile's Farming Heroes Award 2015

Countryfile's Farming Heroes Award 2015

Do you know a Farming Hero? Someone who has gone above and beyond to help their countryside friends and neighbours? Someone of whom we can all be proud?

Our own farming treasure, Adam Henson will be launching the Countryfile Farming Heroes Award on the programme on Sunday 1st February - and we’d like you to suggest the farmer or farming family you think has made a difference through their heroic actions. Perhaps they helped a fellow farmer in a time of crisis, rescued animals stranded in a storm, or have been an inspiration to others. We want to celebrate the remarkable people who make our countryside a better place.

Once nominations open on Sunday 1st February, you can put forward your Farming Hero in an online form which will appear on this page. The winner will be chosen by an esteemed panel of judges, including Adam, and will be announced at an awards ceremony at the Bristol Food Connections festival in April 2015.

The award is part of the 2015 BBC Food and Farming Awards

How to get your Countryfile Calendar 2015

How to get your Countryfile Calendar 2015

Featuring the 12 finalists from our annual photographic competition, the Countryfile Calendar for 2015 is full of vibrant and beautiful pictures of the British countryside and the bugs, beasts and birds that live there. Its theme is “Animal Magic”. The calendar costs £9.50 including free UK delivery and at least £4 from every one we sell will be donated to BBC Children in Need. The 2014 calendar raised more than £1.4 million for the charity and with your help we can give even more in 2015.

There are a number of ways to buy one:

ONLINE: You can order directly from the Hallmark website: www.hcscalendar.co.uk

PHONE:  Call the order line on 0330 333 4564. Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles will apply.

POST: Send your name, address and cheque for £9.50 to…

BBC Countryfile Calendar,

PO Box 25,

Melton Mowbray,

LE13 1ZG.

Please make cheques payable to “BBC Countryfile Calendar”.

STORES: The calendar is also available from selected branches of WHSmith while stocks last.

Contact Countryfile

Contact Countryfile
We would like to hear your thoughts on rural issues and the programme itself, as well as any ideas for stories you might have. Countryfile does get a large number of emails every week, so we are not able to reply to all of them. However we do read them all and really appreciate the time you have taken to write them.

You can contact Countryfile via our email address: countryfile@bbc.co.uk.

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