22 June, 2012
A farmer who lost his leg
in a horrific farm accident has enjoyed dinner with the Queen in
recognition of his tireless charity work.
Nick Vincent, from Wrangaton near South Devon, has been
diligently supporting The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution
(RABI) ever since being seriously injured by a combine harvester
eight years ago.
In an interview with thisiscornwall.co.uk, Vincent was keen to
describe his pride at being invited to dine with the Queen at a
Jubilee Luncheon earlier this month.
He said: "I'm honoured to be invited to such a memorable
occasion. This sort of thing doesn't very often on a Dartmoor
According to thisissomerset.co.uk, the Royal Agricultural
Benevolent Fund Institution (RABI) has offered plenty of support to
Nick and his family ever since the horrific accident.
However, Vincent has been just as keen to repay the favour by
promoting and raising money for the charity in a number of
"When I got back from the hospital my wife and I were trying to
work out what we'd do. I tried to work on crutches for a bit, but I
kept falling over. That's when the charity stepped in with lots of
ideas. It's the little bits and pieces as well as advice that
counts," he said.
Source: Vertical Leap