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Press Releases

Two new British Shearing Records Two new British Shearing Records 15 August 2022 Champion 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 lambs Read
Welsh shearer aiming for the record Welsh shearer aiming for the record 5 August 2022 An 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 sights Shearing pair have British record in their sights 5 August 2022 Two 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 borders Investing in the future of wool grading in the Scottish borders 28 June 2022 British 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 2022 Positive outlook for wool in 2022 16 May 2022 British 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
British Wool 2022 shearing training courses go live British Wool 2022 shearing training courses go live 22 March 2022 Following the successful return of British Wool training courses in 2021, British Wool has launched the 2022 Shearing & Wool Handling courses this week. Read