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New man at the helm at British Wool New man at the helm at British Wool 9 November 2020 British Wool today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Andrew Hogley as Acting Chief Executive Officer. This appointment is effective immediately following Joe Farren’s decision to step down due to personal reasons. Read
Notice of Annual General Meeting Notice of Annual General Meeting 27 October 2020 Notice is hereby given that the seventieth annual general meeting of producers registered under the British Wool Marketing Scheme 1950 will be held virtually via video conference. Read
Shear Brilliance of UK Shearers Shear Brilliance of UK Shearers 20 October 2020 British Wool wishes to thank and congratulate the UK shearing community for their hard work and determination in shearing the UK flock under very different, and challenging circumstances this year. Read
British Wool opens new Staffordshire Intermediate Depot British Wool opens new Staffordshire Intermediate Depot 6 October 2020 British Wool are pleased to announce the opening of a new Intermediate Depot (ID) in Leek, Staffordshire which replaces the site operated in Buxton. Read
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