CUMBRIA YFC Newton Rigg, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0AH Telephone: 01768 866550 www.cumbriayfc.co.uk [email protected] October 2015 TO: CLUB SECRETARIES. E MAIL COPY TO: - CLUB CHAIRMEN AND LEADERS COUNTY CIRCULAR: 1. Results 2. AGM Forms 3. Carcase Judging Eliminator for the English Winter Fair 4. County Committees 5. County Sports 6. County Calendar – October & November 7. Club Programmes 8. County AGM 9. Media Links 10. Carrs Billington Challenge 11. NFYFC AGM 12. Alan Bowe Entry Form 13. Levy Payments 14. CPT – Training Opportunities 15. YFC Travel Opportunities 16. YFCSki2016/ U18 Ski Trip 17. The Farm Innovation Show 18. New Course at Newton Rigg College 19. Northern District Circular 20. Southern District Circular Contents 1. Results NFYFC Stockman of the Year Final – 5/6th September 2015, (Harper Adams) 3rd – Henry Knowles (Grayrigg) NFYFC Young Stock Judge of the Year Final –5/6th September 2015, (Harper Adams) 2nd – Sam Blease (Kent Estuary), 7th – Paul Gardner (Longtown) Cookery and Floral Art NFYFC Finals, Malvern Autumn Show 26/ 27th September 2015 Cookery – Joint 4th – Cumbria A (Caldbeck) Floral Art, 16 and Under – 13th – Jessica Wharton (Longtown), joint 23rd – Eleanor Fisher (Penrith) Floral Art, 21 and Under – 11th – Rosie Thompson (Caldbeck) Floral Art, 26 and Under – 16th – Suzanne Pollock (Raughton Head), 20th – Lucy Agnew (Lamplugh), 20th – Emma Metcalf (Eden Valley) 2. AGM Forms Outstanding forms should be sent back to County Office ASAP. Your club will not be getting important information if we do not have your new Secretary contact details! 3. Carcase Judging Eliminator for the English Winter Fair Results tbc 4. County Committees Monday 2nd November - F & GP at Newton Rigg at 7.30pm 5. County Sports Sunday 4th October at Kirkby Stephen Grammar School at 10 am prompt Please remind your juniors to bring parental consent forms with them Volley ball will be in the sports hall, Ultimate Frisbee on the Astro Turf and Touch Rugby will be on the field. No football boots or spike to be worn. 6. County Calendar October Monday 5th Thursday 8th Friday 9th Saturday 10th/11th Junior Public Speaking Preliminary (ND only) Intermediate Just A Minute Preliminary Round (ND only) County Dinner Dance, Shap Wells Brathay Residential Training – we still have a few spare places if anyone is interested in going. Please let County Office know asap. Those of you who are going, please complete the Brathay Information form and take it with you or send it back to County Office. Time table will follow shortly. Monday 12th Quiz Round 2 Thursday 15th Junior Reading Preliminary Round (ND only) Monday 19th Situations Vacant Preliminary Round (ND only) Thursday 22nd Junior Member of the Year Preliminary Round (ND only). Please send cvs and personal statements to County Office by 12 noon on Thursday 15th October. th Saturday 24 Fence Erecting, Newton Rigg, Penrith, 10.30am prompt. Please note Relphs Will be kindly providing the stock netting, wire & staples. All posts will need to be brought by the teams. There is a £5.00 fine per team if you do not tell us you are withdrawing at least 7 days before the event. Monday 26th Quiz – District Semi Finals Thursday 30th Southern District Junior Rally (Please note that where competition preliminary rounds state “ND only”, the SD will go straight to the District round, due to the low number of entries). November Monday 9th Tuesday 10th Thursday 12th Sunday 15th Thursday 19th Sat/ Sun 21st /22nd Monday 23rd Thursday 26th Quiz – District Finals Carrs Billington Challenge Junior Speaking District Finals/ Situations Vacant District Finals Ballroom, Show Choir and Radio Show Live County Quiz Final NFYFC Final Beef and Sheep Live and Carcase Inter Just A Minute District Finals/ Junior reading District Finals Council 7. Club Programmes If you have not already done so, please send your Club Programme to County and District Presidents & Vice Presidents, Chairman & Vice Chairman and a copy to the County Office. Southern District Proctor Memorial Assessors also need a programme ASAP to Roger Bainbridge and Joy Knowles 8. County AGM – Friday 6th November 2015 The George Hotel, Penrith Agenda: Enclosed - A total of four copies should immediately be passed to your Club’s representatives. 2 copies for Council representatives and 2 copies for your Club’s Voting Delegates. Attendance: Anyone can go to the AGM and all will be made welcome: - Members, Advisory, Parents, Friends. 9. Media Links Please remember, if you win a District Final of a competition, send a report into your local newspaper. Also send articles about your Club and anything interesting you are doing. Reporters to contact are: Allan Tunningley <[email protected]>, [email protected], Colin Edgar <[email protected]>, Cumbria Life <[email protected]>, Cumbria Life <[email protected]>, [email protected], Emily Cole <[email protected]>, Emily Meikle <[email protected]>, Evening Mail - Whitehaven <[email protected]>, Farmers Weekly 2 <[email protected]>, Farming <[email protected]>, Guy Hurst <[email protected]>, Jennifer Brown - Northern Farmer <[email protected]>, Jennifer Mackenzie <[email protected]>, Jenny Barwise <[email protected]>, judith heron <[email protected]>, Lakeland Radio <[email protected]>, Lisa Measures - Childrens SErvices <[email protected]>, Mandy Norwood <[email protected]>, Mary Ingham - Cumbria Life <[email protected]>, Maureen Hodges Cumberland News <[email protected]>, Mike Addison <[email protected]>, Millom News <[email protected]>, News & Star <[email protected]>, NFYFC <[email protected]>, North West Evening Mail <[email protected]>, Northern Farmer <[email protected]>, Pam Harrison - Farm Equine <[email protected]>, Paul Berentzen - NWEM <[email protected]>, Simone Gallon FarmersMart <[email protected]>, Ten 26 <[email protected]>, Times & Star <[email protected]>, Times and Star <[email protected]>, Times and Star <[email protected]>, Times and Star <[email protected]>, Times and Star <[email protected]> 10. Carrs Billington Challenge 2015 – Tues 10th November Please note that the closing date for entry forms is Friday 2nd October . Entry forms are to be returned to: Graham Holliday, 76, Petteril Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA12AJ 11. NFYFC AGM, 6 - 9th May 2016, Blackpool The organisers this year are: Rachel Irving (Skelton) and Joe Bowman (Brampton). Please ensure that you send your club booking forms no later than Friday 17th October TO Rachel at: Low Grounds Cottage, Plumpton, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 9NS. Rachel can also be contacted at: [email protected] 12. Alan Bowe Charity Entry For The Alan Bowe charity forms will be with your secretaries in the next week. Please return ASAP – it doesn’t matter how small the amount of money raised, we’d still like to hear about it! The club who have raised the most for charity will be presented with the Alan Bowe Trophy at the County AGM. 13. NFYFC Levy Payment Your levy for 2015/2016 is due on the 1st November 2015. Please make cheques payable to “CFYFC” and send to the County Office. Banding 2015/16 High Band, £1500:Aspatria, Caldbeck, Eden Valley, Grayrigg, Kent Estuary, Kirklinton, Lowick, Pennine, Raughton Head, Skelton, Middle Band, £1300: Brampton, Broughton, Crook, Cartmel, Carlisle, Drigg, Furness, Greysouthen, Lamplugh, Longtown, Penrith, Sedbergh, Wigton. Low Band, £900: Egremont, Walton. 14. Cumbria Proficiency Test Committee (CPT) – Funded Training Opportunities The CPT are looking to provide funded training to our members for the PA1 and PA6 Spraying Certificates – The PA1 is required to do any further PA certificates and the PA6 is for spraying using a Knapsack. The PA1 is an indoor course and requires a minimum of 12 people to sign up in order to run (1 day course tbc).The PA6 is more practical based and will run in groups of 6. (2 day course tbc) 15. YFC Travel Opportunities NFYFC offers all its members the opportunity to take part in YFC Travel - a unique programme of exciting trips, home stays and working exchanges to destinations around the world. Past discoverers have tackled white water rapids in Canada, helped out in an ice cream factory in Sweden, shorn sheep in New Zealand and built schools in Uganda. Jetting off with YFC Travel offers a chance to experience another way of life by living it. See new places, make new friends and soak in another culture. It's an adventure that will pay off for the rest of your life. Go to : http://www.nfyfc.org.uk/TravelwithYFC/yfctravel for more details. Application deadline date: Friday 13th November 2015 YFC Travel Selection Day : Saturday 5th December 2015 This year interviews will be held via Skype rather than applicants attending a day selection process. New Zealand (Working Scholarship) applicants will be required to attend an interview at the NFYFC office, Stoneleigh Park, CV8 2LG on this day. If you require any further information please contact Emily at [email protected] 16. YFCSki2016, 8th- 16th January 2016 Tickets for 2016's YFC Ski Trip to Les Arcs will be available from 1st June 2015. Tickets cost £399 per person and includes accommodation, lift pass, coach travel and entertainments. Go to: http://www.nfyfc.org.uk/YFCSki/yfctravel-ski or contact Chris Laird (Brampton) at: [email protected] for more details U18 YFC SKI 2016: AUSTRIA The NFYFC Youth Forum would like to invite all YFC members aged 14-17 to participate in the first NFYFC under 18 ski trip. The ski trip will be going to Austria to the resort of Saalbach on Saturday 13th February to Sunday 21st February 2016 during half term. The NFYFC Youth Forum has chosen to travel with Equity; they are market leaders in providing successful school ski tours to a choice of resorts across Europe and North America. They are completely financially protected by ABTA and ATOL, meaning in the event of any unlikely unexpected occurrence your money is protected. Equity are also accredited by ‘Learning Outside the Classroom’ and the School Travel Forum; both organisations which support excellence in the planning and delivery of highly successful ski trips. The cost of the NFYFC ski trip is £799. This price includes coach travel, full board accommodation, lift passes and ski equipment hire including helmets. The tour will offer YFC members 4 hours of ski tuition per day with fully qualified staff. Please contactPick up points will be confirmed when we are aware of the location of participants. If you have any questions, please contact Jodie Green at NFYFC on 02476 857 222 or email her at [email protected] 17. THE FARM INNOVATION SHOW: The Farm Business Innovation Show that runs on the 11th& 12th of November, is the event for farmers, land owners & estate owners focusing on the business behind rural. It provides inspiration, support & resources for those looking to innovate, diversify and do more with/make more from their land. Now in its third year we have moved to the NEC Birmingham for 2015 as we outgrew our space at Olympia. There are... - Top speakers (150 seminars) - Leading suppliers (300 exhibitors) - Rural business advice, PR & marketing - Funding, planning, tax & VAT support - Inspiration & ideas All under one roof and all with a free ticket! Please go to: www.farmbusinessshow.co.uk to find out more info and to register. 18. NEW COURSE AT NEWTON RIGG COLLEGE Level 4 Diploma in work-based Agriculture Business Management – due to begin in November A higher apprenticeship in Agricultural Business Management. Complementing the existing further education and apprenticeship courses, this has a strong business content and is ideal for those already working in the industry and wanting to build on their existing knowledge. It is a work related, competence-based qualification which reflects the skills and knowledge needed to do a job effectively. Open evening and presentation Tuesday 6th October – meet at reception Any further enquiries please contact Sandra Ireton on 07867 804380 [email protected] 19. NORTHERN DISTRICT CIRCULAR 1. Management Committee Wednesday 7th October, 7.30pm – Hundith Hill Hotel, Wigton Wednesday 25th November 7.30pm – Penrith Rugby Club 2. Field Day Committee Wednesday 14th October 7.30pm – Penrith Rugby Club Wednesday 11th November 7.30pm – Greenhill Hotel, Wigton 3. Pool League To be drawn at Management Committee Meeting. 4. Forthcoming Club Events Longtown: Dinner Dance is on Friday 13th November at The Shepherds Inn, Carlisle, 7pm for 7.30pm. Tickets are £25 available from Julie on 07898960840 or Alice on 07939945997' Brampton: Are having a Afternoon Tea Fundraiser in aid of CLIC Sargent charity at Newtown Village Hall on Sunday 18th October, 12 - 4pm. Everyone welcome. Aspatria:Harvest Socil at Aspatria Rugby Club on Friday 23rd October, 8pm onwards. £6 on the door. Caldbeck: Halloween Dance,Friday 30th October at Caldbeck Village Hall,8pm - 2am. £5 if in Fancy Dress,£8 if not.16yrs+ over only. I.D. & Membershipcards strictly required. Happy hour & Creepy cocktails! Raughton Head: Boogie Buffet- 7th of November at Carlisle golf club, 7:30 for 8pm. 2 course hot buffet and disco for £15. Tickets to be bought before 30th of October from Katie Dickinson- 07825 669546, Amy Blamire- 07595 413349 and Josie Mitchinson07850136985 20. SOUTHERN DISTRICT CIRCULAR 1. 2. Management Committee Thursday 1st October, 7.30pm – Duke of Cumberland Thursday 5th November, 7.30pm – Duke of Cumberland Field Day Committee Thursday 29th October, 7.30pm – Duke of Cumberland 3. Results Darts, Doms, Pool, Connect 4 Wed 16th Sept Pool: 1st – Broughton C, 2ND – Broughton A, 3rd – Pennine Dominoes: 1st – Broughton A, 2nd – crook B, 3rd – Kent Estuary B, 4th - Lowick Connect 4: 1st – Kent Estuary B, 2nd – Eden Valley A, 3rd – Pennine, 4th – Kent Estaury A Girls Dart: 1st – Kate Sowerby (Pennine), 2nd -Emma Grannill (Sedbergh) 3rd – Amy Hardy (Crook), 4th – Lauren Knowles (Broughton) Boys Darts: 1st – Sam Butterfield (Broughton), 2nd – Dennis Sharp (Kent Estuary A), 3rd – Steven Knowles (Broughton D), 4th – Matthew Park (Crook B) Overall Winner: 1st – Broughton A, 2nd – Pennine, 3rd – Kent Estuary B Outdoor Sports, Sun 22nd Sept 2015 Junior Football: 1st – Grayrigg, 2nd – Eden Valley A, 3rd – Eden Valley B, 4TH – Crook Senior rounders: 1st – Crook, 2nd – Grayrigg, 3rd – Lowick, 4th – Eden Valley Walling Sun 27th Sept 2015 Juniors: 1st –Luke Hetherington (Lowick), 2nd – John Handley (Grayrigg), 3rd – Harry Wiseman (Grayrigg), 4th – Luke Askew (Grayrigg) Best Camming: John Handley Best Footings: Robert Bowman Girls: 1st – Hannah Storton (Grayrigg), 2nd – Roby Allan (Crook), 3rd – Lauren Knowles (Broughton) Best Camming: Robyn Allan Best Footings: Hannah Storton Inter: 1st – Matthew Atkinson (Grayrigg), 2nd – Thomas Kendal (Grayrigg), 3rd – Anthony Barnes (Grayrigg), 4th – John Cook (Lowick) Best Camming: Matthew Atkinson Best Footings: Anthony Barnes Seniors: 1st – Henry Knowles (Grayrigg), 2nd – James Park (Crook), 3rd – Douglas Newbury (Pennine),4th – Mike Stainton (Sedbergh) Best Camming: Henry Knowles Best Footings: Henry Knowles 4. 5. Best Overall Waller: Henry Knowles Best Team: Grayrigg Forthcoming Club Event Pennine: Annual Tup Sales Disco will be held on Friday 23rd October at Kirkby Stephen Sports & Social Club. Entry 18 and over. Tickets £5 are to bought on the door please. Please bring proof of age ID. General Information Lancashire and Westmorland Hedgelaying Association Competition Calendar: October 31st – Arnside and Silverdale February 6th – Westmorland County Show th November 28 – Yorkshire Dales February 20th – Hy Fly th December 12 – Wyre and Myerscough March 5th – Forest of Bowland th January 30 – Friends of the Lake District All events have junior, novice and championship classes. Please contact Anne Kendal for more details on: 01539824276 Retinoblastoma Childhood Eye Cancer Trust: Are holding a charity night at Old Mill, Bardsea on Friday 16 th October at 7.30pm. Tickets £10. Please contact Maureen Boyren on: 01229 885300 for tickets and more details 6. Junior Rally Fri 30th October 2015 Venue: Kendal Auction Mart, Junction 36. All entries to Emma Littlewood by the 1st October.