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Kids with learning difficulties have fun down on the farm

Thanks to the Cotswold Voluntary Wardens, children from a special school in Tewkesbury enjoyed a day out at the Cotswold Farm Park in July.

Ebrington Village Fete - a fantastic afternoon for all the family

Saturday 12th July - 14.00 Ebrington Cricket Ground
Something for everyone - Family Dog Show and Agility Event, Chipping Campden School Swing Band, The Westminster Morris Men, Birds of Prey and Ebrington Arms Beer Festival Tent ( 14.00 - 19.00) - a traditional Cotswold village fete.

Open Farm Sunday - An Opportunity to Feed your Senses

On Sunday 1st June, hundreds of farmers across the country will be opening their gates to the public. Open Farm Sunday, organised by Linking Environment and Farming (LEAF) offers a fantastic opportunity for everyone, young and old, to enjoy the living , vibrant countryside.

Cotswold MP spots an opportunity to fight for local pig farmers

Cotswold MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown has lent his voice to the cause of local, independent pig farmers fighting to protect their product's pedigree against unfair competition from large scale retailers.

Paddington Bear comes to Toddington on the GWR

Saturday 19th April and Sunday 20th April at Toddington Station on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
Paddington Bear* visits the Gloucester Warwickshire Railway for the first time this coming weekend. Amazingly, this little bear has been enchanting youngsters for half a century and he's coming to Toddington to celebrate his 50th birthday.

Gloucestershire Root, Fruit and Grain Society is looking for some Competitors

The Gloucestershire Root, Fruit and Grain Society (GRFGS) has just issued its Annual Schedule of Competitions for 2008. The object of the Society is to encourage the improvement of all forms of agricultural practices and products and the 2008 Competitions are a Farm Championship, Livestock Championship, Arable Championship, Forage Championship and Special Awards.

Wildlife and Steam on Tour at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

Saturday 12th April & Sunday 13th April at Winchcombe Station, Gloucestershire

This special exhibition by the renowned wildlife artist and steam locomotive owner David Shepherd is being held in aid of the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation and combines his two passions - endangered wildlife and steam locomotives. Also operating over the GWR railway during the weekend will be David Shepherd's own giant of the steam age - locomotive 9F 2-10-0 No. 92203 Black Prince which was one of the last steam locomotives to be built by BR.

North Cotswold Hunt Point-to-Point - Easter Monday 2008

Monday 24th March - First Race 1.00 pm - Paxford, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire GL55 6XS

This Annual Event is held on the Bank Farm,Paxford Course, which opened in 1997, and features permanent buildings with changing rooms for jockeys and a weighing room. Car Parking is plentiful and the viewing is excellent. It is a very good day out with some excellent racing.
(Please note the earlier start time of the first race due to the clocks having not yet gone back)
 

Cotswolds MP says "Pigs are worth it"

Cotswolds MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown demonstrated his support yesterday for the country's pig farmers at an event organised in Westminster by the National Pig Association. Mr Clifton-Brown met with James Hart, who owns a pig farm in Bibury, to discuss the current crisis in British pig farming.

Gloucestershire Root, Fruit and Grain Society - Results and Annual Report 2007

Gloucestershire Root, Fruit and Grain Society logoThursday 24th January 18.30 The Annual General Meeting will be held at their HQ Bisley House

The Gloucestershire Root, Fruit and Grain Society (GRFGS) was established in 1863 and its aim is to encourage the improvement of all forms of agricultural practices and products.

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