Two new British Shearing Records15 August 2022Champion shearers Nick Greaves and Llyr Jones were successful in their record breaking attempt beating the 9 Hour British Lamb Shearing record by shearing 1,717 lambsRead
Welsh shearer aiming for the record5 August 2022An experienced Welsh shearer, Lloyd Rees, will be making a record-breaking attempt to shear more than 873 lambs in nine hours later this month.Read
Shearing pair have British record in their sights5 August 2022Two experienced shearers will be making a record-breaking attempt to shear more than 1,457 lambs in nine hours next month.
Staffordshire-based Nick Greaves and Llyr Jones from North Wales will be attempting to beat the current two stand 9 Hour British Lamb Shearing record which was set by Gareth Daniels and Ian Jones in 2016.Read
Investing in the future of wool grading in the Scottish borders28 June 2022British Wool has this week announced the purchase of new premises in Selkirk, which will replace its current depot in Galashiels in the Scottish Borders from the 2023 wool season.Read
Positive outlook for wool in 202216 May 2022British Wool will be making payments worth £8.4m to its members for the 2021 clip, an increase to an overall average of 36.4p/kg. Andrew Hogley, CEO said, ”The 135% average increase over the prior year is down to improved auction prices for wool over the last 12 months alongside a push to reduce operational costs.”Read
Meet the Team - Emma Jagger4 May 2022Emma Jagger, our Shearing & Member Services Supervisor. Joined our Shearing Team at the end of last year. Read more to find out about her role and experience with British Wool.Read