News archive from 4 December 2012, page 21

Pregnant Kate faces hospital stay

Dec 4 2012 The Duchess of Cambridge has spent the night in hospital with severe morning sickness as the nation celebrates the news that she is pregnant. Months of speculation about a royal pregnancy were ended on Monday afternoon when William and...

 

Pregnant Kate faces hospital stay

The Duchess of Cambridge has spent the night in hospital with severe morning sickness as the nation celebrates the news that she is pregnant. Months of speculation about a royal pregnancy were ended on Monday afternoon when William and Kate told the...

 

Vaccination programme totals 1,400 badgers so far

THE Welsh Government has vaccinated more than 1,400 badgers in Wales but the cost of the controversial programme won't be revealed until January, Environment Minister, John Griffiths has announced. The Minister confirmed that the Welsh Government had...

 

Home-grown turkey for UK soldiers

INJURED British soldiers will be tucking into a homegrown farm-reared turkey dinner at Christmas, thanks to donations from Welsh producers. The NFU Turkeys website, which has teamed up with the Ministry of Defence and Connect Packaging, has launched...

 

Teaforthree on form to take top honours at Welsh National

REBECCA CURTIS' Teaforthree is well fancied for the Coral Welsh National at Chepstow on December 27. Teaforthree, which gave the West Wales trainer her first Cheltenham Festival winner last March when landing the National Hunt Chase, has winning form...

 

Farmer's son to move from policing to lead Royal Welsh

A SENIOR Welsh police officer has been appointed chief executive of the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society, it was announced at the society's Winter Fair at Llanelwedd. Chief Superintendent Steve Hughson has been in charge of front-line policing for the...

 

Big crowds help ensure success of prime-stock "premier event'

A TOP price of more than £8,000 and an attendance of 25,636, the fourth highest since the event was established in 1990, ensured the success of the 2012 Royal Welsh Winter Fair - despite widespread flooding across Wales, according to organisers. TE...

 

Bursary winners plan to travel and learn from farmers in other parts of the world

TWO Aberystwyth University first-year agriculture students went head to head for the top awards in the Farmers' Union of Wales (FUW) higher education bursary scheme at the Royal Welsh Winter Fair in Llanelwedd. Eighteen-year-olds Bleddyn James Pugh,...

 

YFC RESULTS

YFC members from all over Wales travelled to the Royal Welsh Agricultural Winter Fair, Llanelwedd, to compete in competitions over the two days. Counties competed against each other to take the honours in the Wales YFC / FUW Beef and Lamb Stock...

 

Ensuring Wales' voice is heard at CAP talks

ENSURING farmers in Wales have the support they need is important to me. I remain profoundly disappointed that the UK Government seem determined to seek very significant cuts to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). I have made very clear to the UK...

 

Welsh Lamb ready as Geraint does his ride

AN Olympic champion cyclist went head to head with a top chef in an event that gave a new meaning to "meals on wheels" at the Royal Welsh Winter Fair in Llanelwedd. Welsh double Olympic pursuit champion Geraint Thomas, who won gold in the...

 
Rudolph the red skinned potato makes a Christmas appearance

Rudolph the red skinned potato makes a Christmas appearance

THEY are round with a red skin and a festive name that makes Welsh-grown potatoes Rudolph the most seasonal vegetables you can have on your plate this Christmas. The potato has scooped numerous awards and its producers say it is the ideal...

 

THE ROYAL Welsh Winter Fair was another great success.

Competition was keen and there were some magnificent animals on show and I hope you enjoy our coverage in this supplement. The show is a social event too and it was particularly lovely to meet our Angling Correspondent Moc Morgan and his wife Julia,...

 

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ROYAL WELSH WINTER FAIR LLANELWEDD NOVEMBER 26/27 CATTLE AUCTIONEERS McCartneys say 55 Butchers beasts were offered in the adult section of the show with about a 100% clearance.

 

Increase in prices for dairy farmers

FIRST Milk has announced further increases for all their farmers, building on previously announced price lifts this autumn. Producers in First Milk's liquid pool will now receive a 0.5ppl increase which comes on top of a 1ppl increase in October and a...

 


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