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British Wool: soft, sumptuous, sustainable British Wool: soft, sumptuous, sustainable 14 January 2020 UrbanBosk is the first footwear brand to receive British Wool product certification under the new licensee scheme, using verified British wool to create a supremely soft and comfortable boot lining. We talk to Geeta Rani, Managing Director, to find out why natural, sustainable materials are so important in the manufacture of each UrbanBosk boot. Read
British Wool: sustainability, heritage and provenance British Wool: sustainability, heritage and provenance 10 January 2020 Lindy Head is a woman with many strings to her bow. She’s a British wool producer, keeping a flock of 100 Exmoor Horn sheep at her farm in Tiverton, Devon. She’s a member of the Exmoor Horn Sheep Breeder’s Society, championing the breed and its wool, and also project leader and company secretary of Exmoor Horn Wool, selling verified British wool yarn to consumers across the UK. We caught up with Lindy to talk about sheep, wool and sustainability. Read
British Wool - Board Member Elections British Wool - Board Member Elections 8 January 2020 Following British Wool’s call for nominations for Members of the Board in the Scottish Southern, Welsh Northern and English Southern Regions, an election will be held in all three regions. Voting papers will be sent to all registered producers in the above Regions on Thursday 16th January 2020, and they must be returned to the Independent Returning Officer by 6pm on Thursday 6th February 2020. Read
We're recruiting for the role of temporary field officer We're recruiting for the role of temporary field officer 6 January 2020 British Wool is looking to recruit a Field Officer in each of the four following areas: Northumberland/County Durham, Cornwall, Derbyshire/Staffordshire and West Yorkshire/Lancashire Read
A Teeswater is British Wool’s 2019 Champion Golden Fleece A Teeswater is British Wool’s 2019 Champion Golden Fleece 20 December 2019 A Teeswater fleece is the winner of the 2019 British Wool National Golden Fleece competition, in association with JG Animal Health. Read
British Wool: supporting design talent British Wool: supporting design talent 17 December 2019 The Design Competition is the UK’s largest textile competition, run by Bradford Textile Society. One of the categories is The British Wool and Alternative Flooring Award, which encourages young textile designers to think about new flooring designs for the home. Millie Rothera, 2019’s winner, tells us more about her design. Read