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Is wool or synthetic carpet better? Is wool or synthetic carpet better? 21 June 2019 With lots of different varieties, options and prices, it’s often difficult to know what to look for when choosing a new carpet. We actively promote the use of British wool in carpets and for good reason. Here’s five reasons why we think carpet made from British wool is best. Read Blog
Night sweats? How to sleep better with British wool bedding Night sweats? How to sleep better with British wool bedding 21 June 2019 If you’re struggling with symptoms related to the menopause, sleeping can often cause problems, leaving you feeling even more tired during the day. Hot flushes and sweats are the most common symptoms and can affect three out of every four menopausal women. Read Blog
Colin McGregor wins top NSA award Colin McGregor wins top NSA award 20 June 2019 The NSA Scottish Region has awarded its 2019 Silver Salver to British Wools’ former Head of Shearing, Colin McGregor. Colin has had an outstanding career as a shearer all over the world, taking him from Norway to down under, securing global recognition. Read Blog
Meet Scottish Regional Coordinator, Julie Brown Meet Scottish Regional Coordinator, Julie Brown 20 June 2019 Julie works as the Scottish Regional Coordinator for British Wool, based in our Irvine depot, and is currently responsible for running the Scottish regional office. This role includes coordinating the sheep shearing training programme in Scotland, clerking Scottish Northern and Southern regional committees and promoting the work of British Wool. Read Blog
A practical guide to buying carpet A practical guide to buying carpet 19 June 2019 The requirements for a hardworking hall or staircase are very different from the feeling of soft luxury you might want under your bare feet in the bedroom. Wool is great because it can achieve all these things, but what about the rest of the jargon? Read Blog
Adam Curtis Online – why British wool is so versatile Adam Curtis Online – why British wool is so versatile 18 June 2019 We all know that wool is fantastic for keeping us warm, but now the sun is shining – at least some days – how do wool products fit in? Adam Curtis, owner of Adam Curtis Online, explains why he thinks British wool is one of the most versatile fibres around. Read Blog
Meet our new Field Officer, Grace Gibbs Meet our new Field Officer, Grace Gibbs 8 June 2019 British Wool has appointed a new Field Officer for the Derbyshire & Staffordshire area, Grace Gibbs. Grace will be responsible for liaison with local sheep farmers, attending livestock markets, agricultural shows and events in the area. Read Press Release
Royal Cornwall Show Royal Cornwall Show 6 June 2019 British Wool is looking forward to attracting lots of visitors to their stand over the busy three days at the Royal Cornwall Show.  Mick Berry, our South Molton Deport Manager, will also be involved in judging the ever popular Wool on the Hoof and Fleece competitions. Read Events
South of England Show South of England Show 6 June 2019 to 8 June 2019 The South of England Show is the largest countryside show in the South East, offering a fun-packed day out for all and the very best in British countryside living. Read Events
NSA North Sheep NSA North Sheep 5 June 2019 This years show will be held on the 5th June. As industry partners with NSA, British Wool support the NSA North Sheep event as Mainline Sponsors. The British Wool exhibition unit will be the hub of latest information and displays on wool prices, as well as updates on British Wool’s activity to promote and maximise the value of producer’s wool. Read Events