Our Yorkshire Farm's Amanda Owen says daughter Raven is NHS volunteer

Our Yorkshire Farm’s Amanda Owen reveals her ‘considerate and kind’ daughter Raven, 21, is working as NHS volunteer as she shares gorgeous snap – after split from husband Clive

Our Yorkshire Farm’s Amanda Owen revealed her eldest daughter Raven is working as an NHS volunteer in a post shared to Twitter on Friday.

The TV personality, 47, shared a gorgeous photo of the 21-year-old proudly displaying her certificate for the camera while looking chic in a light blue floral minidress.

Amanda – who recently split with her husband Clive, 66 – wrote: ‘Considerate and kind. ❤️ That’ll do. #NHS #nationalvolunteersweek #proud.’

Wow! Our Yorkshire Farm’s Amanda Owen (pictured) revealed her eldest daughter Raven is working as an NHS volunteer in a post shared to Twitter on Friday

The certificate from her local NHS trust read: ‘Thank you for your dedication to both our staff and patients. Please find enclosed a special volunteering pin to recognise and thank you for your contribution to our Trust.’

The mother-of-nine made her first TV appearance alongside Clive in 2011 on ITV’s The Dales, before they landed their own Channel 5 show Our Yorkshire Farm in 2018.

However, in June, following months of rumours regarding the state of their marriage, Amanda and Clive issued a joint statement on social media saying they had made ‘the difficult decision to separate’.

She met her husband in 1996 when he was already divorced with two children, after she arrived at his farm as a 21-year-old trainee shepherdess.

Beauty: The TV personality, 47, shared a gorgeous photo of the 21-year-old proudly displaying her certificate for the camera while looking chic in a light blue floral minidress

Proud mum: Amanda – who recently split with her husband Clive, 66 – wrote: ‘Considerate and kind. ❤️ That’ll do. #NHS #nationalvolunteersweek #proud’

It didn’t take long for the couple get hitched, with five children quickly following.

The couple first appeared on TV as regulars on Adrian Edmondson’s 2011 ITV documentary series The Dales alongside the Reverend Ann Chapman, the vicar of four small churches, and a number of other people living in the Yorkshire Dales.

The public were quick to fall for the couple and their unusual love story, dubbing them the ‘Kardashians of the Countryside’.

They began making further media appearances and offering interviews to media about their family, with Amanda regularly opening up about life as a mother-of-nine.

Exes: She met her husband in 1996 when he was already divorced with two children, after she arrived at his farm as a 21-year-old trainee shepherdess 

In November 2015, the family appeared in an episode of New Lives In The Wild UK with Ben Fogle, a Channel 5 programme which is made by Warner Brothers’ Renegade Pictures.

By this stage, Amanda was picking up her own media appearances, as well as releasing her first book The Yorkshire Shepherdess.

Amanda’s rise from farmer to household name  

2000 – Clive and Amanda get married  

2011 – Clive and Amanda appear in The Dales 

Amanda begins making more media appearances, offering interviews about giving birth on the farm and motherhood in remote Yorkshire

2014 – Amanda releases her first book The Yorkshire Shepherdess. 

It reached the bestseller top 10 and the film rights were sold  

2015 – The family appeared in an episode of New Lives In The Wild UK with Ben Fogle, a Channel 5 programme

2017 – Amanda releases a A Year in the Life of the Yorkshire Shepherdess, promoting the book in the media. 

She also appeared on BBC Radio 4’s The Museum of Curiosity

2018 – Couple land their own TV show, Our Yorkshire Farm.

It’s an immediate hit, with over three million viewers watching each episode. 

2019 – Amanda released a third book Adventures of the Yorkshire Shepherdess and was the subject of Radio 4’s On Your Farm.

Meanwhile she also appeared on the podcast Trees A Crowd with David Oakes.

2020 – Our Yorkshire Farm becomes a runaway hit in lockdown, with millions tuning into each episode on Channel 5 

Amanda begins making solo appearances on a variety of TV shows, becoming a regular guest on programmes like Lorraine and This Morning to offer comment on parenting and life on the farm. 

2021 – Channel 5 broadcast the first episode of series 14 of Ben Fogle: Return to the Wild, which saw Fogle back at Ravenseat Farm 

Meanwhile Owen was featured as one of the four walkers travelling with the BBC’s 360 degree camera, in series two of BBC Four’s Winter Walks.

She also filmed a couple of reports for Live: Winter on the Farm, broadcast on Channel 5 between 6–9 December 2021 and appeared as the featured guest on Radio 4’s The Poet Laureate Has Gone To His Shed with Simon Armitage.

She also released two further books Tales From the Farm and Celebrating The Seasons, both of which she spent time heavily promoting. 

November – Neighbours told MailOnline Amanda and Clive had been living apart for months after she ‘got caught up in the spotlight’ of her Channel 5 programme. 

June 2022 – Amanda and Clive announce their break up 

July – Amanda makes her first TV appearance since the break up 

In 2017, she released a further tome A Year in the Life of the Yorkshire Shepherdess, appearing on BBC Radio 4’s The Museum of Curiosity.

The popularity of the family led to their own observational documentary series following life on the Owens’ farm on Channel 5 called Our Yorkshire Farm, which started in 2018.

It quickly became a hit, and was one of the channel’s most popular programmes with over three million viewers watching each episode.

By 2019, Amanda was releasing a third book Adventures of the Yorkshire Shepherdess and was the subject of Radio 4’s On Your Farm.

Meanwhile she also appeared on the podcast Trees A Crowd with David Oakes.

Meanwhile Our Yorkshire Farm became an unlikely lockdown hit, proving to be the most-watched programme in a 9pm slot for two weeks in a row in August.

At the time, viewers said the show was the best TV series they had seen in years, with many saying they couldn’t wait for the next series.

The shepherdess began making solo appearances on a variety of TV shows, becoming a regular guest on programmes like Lorraine and This Morning to offer comment on parenting and life on the farm.

Meanwhile Owen was featured as one of the four walkers travelling with the BBC’s 360 degree camera, in series two of BBC Four’s Winter Walks, with Owen’s episode featuring a walk through Wensleydale and Raydale.

She also filmed a couple of reports for Live: Winter on the Farm, broadcast on Channel 5 between 6–9 December 2021 and appeared as the featured guest on Radio 4’s The Poet Laureate Has Gone To His Shed with Simon Armitage.

Meanwhile she released two further books Tales From the Farm and Celebrating The Seasons, both of which she spent time heavily promoting.

By November, neighbours told MailOnline the pair had been living apart for months after she ‘got caught up in the spotlight’ of her Channel 5 programme.

Amanda moved into their rental property down the road from Ravenseat Farm in Swaledale, where Mr Owen has been staying in the farmhouse, villagers said.

Mr Owen was understood to be ‘desperate’ to repair their relationship and ‘feared’ their marriage would end in divorce.

Meanwhile Amanda continued to give media interviews saying that she ‘didn’t regret’ inviting the public into her life through Our Yorkshire Farm – despite reports her fame left her marriage on the rocks.

But last month, the couple released a shocking statement confirming they had split.

The news left fans of the wholesome show dismayed but it was no surprise to friends of the Owens.

A source close to Clive and Amanda said: ‘It’s really sad for both of them that it’s come to this, especially with such a large family and some of them so young.

‘It’s been an open secret across the dale for a long time that they have been having problems and have been living apart.

‘Amanda has been living in their holiday let, a cottage just under a mile away from Ravenseat and Clive has been staying at the farm where he’s always been.’

Locals speaking to The Sun have claimed the split came after there were ‘rumours for ages’ that she had become friendly with a cameraman, though they said there was ‘no suggestion of an affair.’

Following the split, TV insiders have said Amanda plans to ‘go solo’ having booked in meetings with TV execs and even taken on a PR agency, explaining: ‘This is now her golden opportunity to shine and start earning millions as a solo commodity, through both brand endorsements and a new show.’

Saying there is ‘absolutely no reason’ why she couldn’t carry a series alone, they added: ‘Amanda has everything going for her, likeability, knowledge, beauty, PR nous and, crucially, she’s a natural on camera.’

Over: The couple shared a joint statement on social media confirming they had split in June

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