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Shropshire Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs
NEWSLETTER MAY 2017

News from the County Chairman...


It’s a good job this newsletter is typed as I don’t have much a voice left after a crazy weekend in Torquay for the AGM – I trust all SFYFC members had a lovely time J
 
Firstly a huge congratulations to Rushbury and Cardington YFC who represented us and the West Midlands Area in the National Cheerleading Finals at the AGM. They did a fabulous job in making the county proud and I know the huge Shropshire supporters turnout was really appreciated by the club.
 
Huge thank you to all Clubs and Members who took part in the Chairman's Charity Weekend, it was so great to see hundreds of members helping out in their local communities, for a full report please click here.
 
Competitions-wise this month we have had the Clay Pigeon shooting, which once again saw a brilliant turn out on a lovely sunny day in Donnington, please see below for the results.
 
Training this month we have had Flower Arranging Training and Cookery Training in preparation for the up and coming Rally and Show. Thank you to everyone who has attended and all of the trainers for their help! Coming up we have “How to Stage a Cube” and “Junior Cupcake Decorating” Training; please see the website for details. Rach Stokes has stepped down from the Training role and I would like to thank her for all she has done as the Training Officer. If you would like to arrange any training or a Curve module for your club please contact Nat Reynold / the Office.
 
Social once again hosted a fabulous Easter Ball at Ludlow Racecourse, which was well attended by lots of members wearing Big Bows from Shropshire and further afield!
 
AGRI Forum News: This month Jonny Dymond and Sarah Hardman hosted a Farm Business Planning evening, it was very well attended and members picked up some handy tips! Coming up this month Sarah has organised a trip around Mawley Milk in Cleobury Mortimer – please see the website for more details.
 
Rally: Coming up we have the Field Day and Farm Business Day – good luck to everyone who is taking part!! Make sure you bring your friends and family along to show off SFYFCs skills and join in the support for the Tug of War competition at the end of the day.
 
Shropshire Show is nearly here!! I’m so excited to see everyone’s Irish entries, especially the Island Floats!! Don’t forget the Dance this year is on the Sunday night as it’s a bank holiday weekend #sundaysocial
 
Young Members – keep an eye out on your INBOX! The YMC top table are sending around a questionnaire to all young members to help shape YFC in the future – your responses would be greatly appreciated.
 
In a couple of weeks 30 of us are off to Northern Ireland on the Chairman's Trip – I’ll give you a full report when I return.
 
Good luck to all members and clubs in the up and coming competitions.
 
See you around,
 
Becky
 

Congratulations to Rushbury and Cardington YFC who competed at the NFYFC Cheerleading Final at AGM last weekend.


RESULTS

Clay Pigeon Shooting

17 & under
First - Fraser Brown, Rea Valley
Second - Tom Taylerson, Wem

26 & under
First - Tom Brisbourne, Nesscliffe
Second - Tom Macey, Wem


West Midlands Area Competitions

Netball
First - Shropshire A

Men's 5 a Side
First - Shropshire B
Second - Shropshire A

Cheerleading
First - Shropshire A
Second - Shropshire B

Rounder's
First - Shropshire B
Third - Shropshire A

Please can all clubs enter the upcoming competitions using this link.
 
 
What's on in May
Full Calendar - click HERE

Thursday 4th -
Shropshire County Show Committee and YMC Committee Meeting
Sunday 7th - 
Field Day 
Wednesday 10th to Monday 15th -
Chairman's Trip to Northern Ireland
Thursday 11th -
Staging and Cake Decorating Training
Saturday 13th - 
Clun Barn Dance 
Sunday 14th -
Farm Business Development and Crop Judging Competitions
Tuesday 16th -
'How to put out a fire' and Stewards information evening
Thursday 18th -
Rally Committee Meeting
Sunday 21st -
SFYFC Rugby 7's Competition
Monday 22nd - 
AGRI Farm Tour - Mawley Milk 
Thursday 25th - 
Social Committee Meeting 
Saturday 27th -
The Shropshire County Show
Sunday 28th -
The Shropshire County Show Committee After Party
Wednesday 31st to Saturday 3rd June -
Royal Bath and West Show
 
  
Updates from the office:
  • The SFYFC Office will be closed on both Monday 1st and Monday 29th May.
  • Want to have a go at put out fires? Come along to our 'How to put out a fire' training session Tuesday 16th May with live demonstration and hands on training of how to use a fire extinguisher. 
 
            Monday to Friday : 9am to 12.30pm and 1pm - 5pm with late night opening on
            Thursdays until 10pm.
           
            If you need to contact someone outside of these hours, please contact Sara Sartain,
            County Organiser on 07714249511 or Becky Green, County Chairman on 07791185528
Shrewsbury Livestock Market
Bowmans Way
Battlefield
Shrewsbury
SY4 3DR
T: 01743 442880
M: 07715 674137
E: admin@sfyfc.org.uk
Charity Number 524412
Any concerns on Child Protection Issues?

Either ring the County Organiser on 07714 249511 or 01743 442880
or Shropshire Youth Association on 01743 730005 or 07745 590402
who will be able to advise and support you further. 
SFYFC is kindly sponsored by: 
 
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