We would like to introduce you to the latest addition to the sanctuary – Nero! Nero is the first calf at FARS and he is already settling in really well. He was rescued by two animal lovers from a petting farm where he would’ve been sent to slaughter very soon. [...]
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Sunshine mixed with the most fabulous, warm atmosphere helped to trigger a great Easter weekend fundraising and awareness event at Woolly Park Farm! The first of its kind, in just over six weeks we managed to organise a marquee from Cotswold Marquees Ltd, asked the brilliant Face Painting by Sarah [...]
(Two little fighters ready to take on the world!) It’s that time of year. Lambing season. It’s a harrowing thought to think most of these precious little babies will not live to see their first birthday. Born in the spring, wrenched from their mummies and sent to the abattoir for [...]
A few weeks ago, a ewe was brought to the sanctuary. She was in such poor condition and extremely thin. Obviously malnourished and in desperate need of treatment, Carole and the team began the slow process of healing this poor sentient being. Naming her Daffodil, after a few days of [...]
This week we welcomed two new piggies to the FARS family – ‘Little’ George and Penny! Due to illness, the owner of their previous sanctuary had to downsize. It was a heart-breaking decision for her to make, but now they have found a forever home with us. Come and meet [...]
It was a very wet and windy evening in Stratford on Saturday. That didn’t stop many of our supporters from joining us at our first event of the year. Taking place at the new vegan/vegetarian café Plantarium, it was a completely different atmosphere in the venue. A few hours of warmth [...]
Our ‘For the Love of Larry’ crowdfunding appeal has now closed and although we didn’t quite make our 10k target, we raised a lot of money because of YOU! Our crowdfunding total was £3050, but adding to the equation the PayPal donations, bank payments and cheques, with your help we [...]
The first video is now up on our YouTube Channel. One of our new volunteers has created an amazing promotional video that puts FARS owner Carole Webb in the spotlight. During this difficult time for the sanctuary, she gives people an insight into what it takes to give so many animals the very best [...]
Marigold and Morgan were the only goats at the sanctuary and had been here for about ten years. They had always lived happily together. Sadly, this year, Morgan passed away quite suddenly. Marigold had never been on her own and the whole team felt that it was too sad for [...]
Angelina arrived at the sanctuary in March 2017. Eight years of age, her owner, who had kept her as a family pet, due to unforeseen circumstances was no longer able to keep her. From day one at Woolly Park she settled in, enjoying plenty of snoozes and tummy rubs. Extremely [...]