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Blogs

Traceable wool penetrates new product sectors Traceable wool penetrates new product sectors 30 November 2023 British Wool’s traceable wool scheme has gone from strength to strength over the past 12 months, with the addition of several new brands to the scheme. Read
Shearing Times Poem Shearing Times Poem 22 November 2023 Robbie Miles was born on the farm, that he currently farms at Rickney, Pevensey Marshes in Sussex with his wife Clare, two dogs and a ferret! The farm is organic with 120 cattle and 100 breeding ewes. Read
Sheep Farmer of the Year selling via British Wool Sheep Farmer of the Year selling via British Wool 22 November 2023 2023 Farmers Weekly ‘Sheep Farmer of the Year’, and previous Young Farmer of the Year category winners, David and Cora Cooper, have in recent years been keen supporters of selling their wool clip through British Wool. Read
Tilly our Training and Development winner visits the Wool Testing Authority (Europe) Lab Tilly our Training and Development winner visits the Wool Testing Authority (Europe) Lab 9 November 2023 Our Training and Development winner Tilly visited the Wool Testing Authority (Europe) lab in North Wales recently find out what she got up to…… Read
UK’s biggest retailers launch new British Wool ranges UK’s biggest retailers launch new British Wool ranges 20 October 2023 The licensee scheme traces the wool being used in products through the supply chain, which helps ensure brands are using a high percentage of British wool in their products. This month, John Lewis and M&S have respectively launched pillows, mattress toppers and duvets made using 100% British Wool. Read
Meet the Shearing Instructor - Gavin Stevens Meet the Shearing Instructor - Gavin Stevens 19 October 2023 I’ve been a shearing instructor and a BISCA (British Isle Shearing Competitions Association) judge for about fifteen years and thoroughly enjoy it, seeing the up-and-coming shearers from the start. It is so much of an advantage to have professional training right from the very start of your shearing career. Read