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Shearing training designed to fit around you: Richard Schofield Shearing training designed to fit around you: Richard Schofield 13 April 2021 British Wool Gang Courses are bespoke courses for a team of around 4 shearers or a group of family and friends working on their own farm. A British Wool shearing instructor would be sent to an agreed location to work with the shearers on developing their skills whilst they work. Read
International Women’s Day: Kate on the future of Agriculture International Women’s Day: Kate on the future of Agriculture 8 March 2021 Kate Drury is British Wool’s English Central Regional Chairman and Board Member Elect. Being from a family whom have farmed in the Welland Valley in Northamptonshire for four generations, she has kept her agricultural routes. Kate tells us where the passion came from and her thoughts on agriculture today and the future for agriculture. Read
International Women’s Day: Philippa’s passion for provenance International Women’s Day: Philippa’s passion for provenance 8 March 2021 Philippa Gray is a British wool producer and farmer representative on the English Northern committee. She is from a small family sheep and beef farm at home in West Yorkshire and here we caught up with Philippa to find out more about her passion for sheep. Read
International Women's Day: Jayne talks sheep & wool International Women's Day: Jayne talks sheep & wool 8 March 2021 Jayne Harkness-Bones was brought up on her parent’s sheep and beef farm in County Antrim, which she now farms in partnership with her Dad. She has always been involved in sheep one way or another and has worked for British Wool for over 3 years, now jointly running the grading depot with colleague Stephen. Read
Young designer wins Alternative Flooring and British Wool competition Young designer wins Alternative Flooring and British Wool competition 3 March 2021 Designer Lily Mullen, the winner of the Alternative Flooring and British Wool competition whose passion for process, playful approach to pattern and natural ability with colour impressed the judges. Photography © Sarah McLean Read
British Wool and young farmers gearing up for the shearing season British Wool and young farmers gearing up for the shearing season 2 March 2021 British Wool and the National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs have enjoyed a strong relationship and collaborated in many different areas over the years, including, for the third year in 2021. Read