Can you add a note to Skills Online that the Blackmore and Sparkford Vale Hunt and Dorset Young Farmers Annual Hedging Competition will take place at Hydes Farm, Kings Stag, Sturminster Newton on Sunday 1st of March 2020. Details from Peter Fitzgerald on 01747 840 895 or Charlie Mayo on 07980 851 273
Also Congratulations to Laura Tunstall and Jon Gaskins on the safe arrival of Hecate Wren on Tuesday 21st of January. She weighed 7 lbs 6 oz.
Apologies for previous message, wrong date. The correct information is below:
23rd Annual “Skills of the Hills” Event
Saturday 7th March 2020
Regency House, Hemyock. EX15 3RQ
By kind permission of Mrs Jenny Parsons.
The Blackdown Hills Hedge Association Competition will be on:
Saturday 4th March 2017
This course has now been confirmed. You can book a place here: https://www.drst.org.uk/pg/course/coursedet.aspx?id=101
Monday 11th November from 6.45 to 9 pm at Riverford Field Kitchen, Buckfastleigh
Talks and discussion on community fuel from hedges, hedges for wildlife and hedge management techniques.
Hosted by Gill Coombs. Includes nibbles and free glass of wine
Profitable Hedgerows with Machine Demos, 2nd December 1000-1400
Gray’s Cider Farm, Tedburn St Mary EX6 6AN
Presentation by hedgerow expert Ross Dickinson, followed by farm Walk, demo of tree shears, branch logger etc. and lunch.
Please contact Katharine Lowrie Katharine.firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to attend.
A reminder from Don Gaskins that entry forms for the Competition need to be in by Friday 27th Of September (It says on the entry form 29th but it would be good to peg out the lengths on the Preparation day).
Also we are asking for volunteer helpers for the prep day and the competition day to contact Don ASAP.