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Notice of Annual General Meeting Notice of Annual General Meeting 13 October 2021 Notice is hereby given that the seventy first annual general meeting of producers registered under the British Wool Marketing Scheme 1950 will be held virtually. Read
British Wool embraces Wool Week British Wool embraces Wool Week 4 October 2021 This week sees the start of Wool Week (4th - 31st October). Each year this event is used to amplify the wool message to consumers, and as part of this British Wool will be targeting consumers with a few key themes during this period. Read
Prices and demand at British Wool auctions continue to increase Prices and demand at British Wool auctions continue to increase 24 September 2021 The fifth British Wool sale of the 2021 season took place this week and despite challenges in terms of haulage, transport and energy prices, the wool market sees continuing strong demand and improving prices. Read
New Demand for British wool Carpets New Demand for British wool Carpets 20 September 2021 Wool Britannia is a new 100% British wool carpet yarn which has been developed by the Headlam Group Plc in partnership with British Wool and with the support of the Campaign for Wool. Every linear metre of the yarn includes wool sourced from farms situated in each of our four nations – England, Northern Ireland, Scotland & Wales, making it truly British wool. The aim of this yarn is to increase the usage of British wool in carpets and, in turn, help local farmers and the environment. Read
Meet the team: Aled Evans, Newtown Producer Services Manager Meet the team: Aled Evans, Newtown Producer Services Manager 4 August 2021 Whilst our network of 8 UK grading depots are busy receiving wool from producers, we caught up with Aled Evans, Depot Producer Services Manager (DPSM) at our Newtown depot. Read
Meet the team: Amanda Knighton, Stamford Intermediate Depot Manager Meet the team: Amanda Knighton, Stamford Intermediate Depot Manager 16 July 2021 Amanda Knighton is our Intermediate Depot Manager at our recently opened Castle Bytham site near Stamford. Amanda also operates drop off locations at Stevenage, Hunningham, Stanton on the Wolds and Caistor. Read