Winter programme for North Tyrone group

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CONTEST: Lesley Graham, Group Manager, along with contestants Leslie and Ruth Buchanan and group Manage Wendy Kerr.

THE North Tyrone group com-mittee has been brainstorming all summer and plans are in place for an enjoyable and informative winter pro-gramme.

Meetings commence on Monday, October 1, with speakers from Ulster Wool and CAFRE discussing the options to extend feed this winter and the future of wool.

The meeting will be held in the Strabane Enterprise Centre at 8pm and the chairman and committee will be there to extend a warm welcome to all new members and those that have not attended meetings before.

This year’s joint meeting with Mid Tyrone group will take place in the Mellon Country Inn on Monday, November 5, at 8pm, the speaker for the night will be agricultural journalist David Wright and James McCluggage, the UFUs policy and technical manager, and the topic will be current issues affecting the industry.

As this is the Ulster Farmers’ Union’s centenary year, to celebrate the North Tyrone group committee is hosting an “All-Star Mr & Mrs” event.

This will be hosted by a very special guest and will take place in the Mellon Country Inn on Friday, October 26. Music will be provided by the fabulous Mr Men and tickets will soon be available in the group office – please make a special effort to attend and support as all proceeds will be donated to the Northern Ireland Air Ambulance.

Group chairman David McElrea would like to thank all new and existing members who will be made most welcome at meetings, so if you are a regular attender or have not been to a meeting before, a warm welcome will be provided.

For further information please do not hesitate to contact Wendy or Lesley in the local office on 028 71 882542 or email Strabane_agency@nfumututal.co.uk for further information.

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