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Wool Market Recovery Has Started Wool Market Recovery Has Started 17 May 2021 British Wool’s stock overhang from 2019 has been successfully cleared and as the market starts to recover, British Wool will also close the 2020 clip year with a minimal stock position. Since February auction prices have also started to recover. Read
British Wool announces changes to producer haulage charges British Wool announces changes to producer haulage charges 4 May 2021 As we head into the start of the new shearing season, British Wool have announced changes to their producer haulage charges for the 2021 season. British Wool have confirmed, in order to further support producers they’re enhancing the service offering with onward carriage fees at all approved collection sites from this season, being abolished. Read
New man at the helm at British Wool New man at the helm at British Wool 4 May 2021 British Wool today announced that its Board has appointed Andrew Hogley as their permanent Chief Executive Officer. Read
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: 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
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