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There is NO Such Thing as a Typical Day There is NO Such Thing as a Typical Day 5 August 2020 We catch up with Jo Lawrence, as she explains the highs and lows of taking over the farm. Facing new challenges, explaining how social media is helping to educate people and is a source of positivity and handing out some useful advise for the future generation of farmers. Read
A Day in the Life of... A Day in the Life of... 31 July 2020 Barry Bellis is Depot Manager of Newtown depot, the largest depot in terms of wool intake throughout the entire British Wool network. Barry runs the depot alongside colleague, Peter Penlington. Here we find out how Barry came to work for British Wool and what he is involved in day to day. Read
Petition for British Wool to be used in all public financed building projects Petition for British Wool to be used in all public financed building projects 23 July 2020 Join us in petitioning the Government to make British wool products mandatory in all public financed building projects. Read
British Wool Depots - 'Open and looking forward to receiving your wool' British Wool Depots - 'Open and looking forward to receiving your wool' 23 July 2020 ‘We are open and looking forward to receiving your wool’ says Cameron Solley, Depot Manager at Galashiels Grading Depot. Despite the recent challenges facing the wool sector and the economy in general as result of the Covid-19 pandemic, British Wool depots and collection sites across the UK are fully operational, receiving and collecting wool as usual. Read
Hints & Tips on Wool Handling with Jayne Hints & Tips on Wool Handling with Jayne 16 July 2020 We speak to Jayne Harkness-Bones about all things wool handling. Jayne was born into the farming industry and is a seventh generation farmer on her family’s farm. She’s also been a member of the Northern Ireland competitive shearing & wool handling team, so she knows a thing or two about wool handling. Read
British Wool chats with shearer, Paul Bowden and wool handler, Emily Gould British Wool chats with shearer, Paul Bowden and wool handler, Emily Gould 9 July 2020 With the warm weather during April and May many areas saw a good start to the 2020 shearing season. Devon based shearer Paul Bowden and wool handler Emily Gould have been busy visiting farms in the area but took a few minutes from their busy schedules to talk to British Wool. Read