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Membership & Renewal Form Changes

The paypal link on this form is currently not working. If you fill in a new membership form or renew via the website you can still pay the club using paypal via gostreasurer@hotmail.com Alternatively you can make an internet banking … Continue reading

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Nottinghamshire Show 2017

Results here http://www.nottinghamshirecountyshow.com/competitors/livestock/ There was a good turn-out of GOS breeders and their pigs over the weekend 13/14 May at the Nottinghamshire Show. Malcolm Hicks returned to showing with a beautiful team of GOS pigs and scooped up the prizes. It … Continue reading

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AGM Info Update

Please see EPSON-AGM Info Dear Members If you are planning to attend the AGM please let me know Secretary Marlene Renshaw – email marlene12@john-lewis.com or telephone contact details on back page of Spot Press. You can also get Nomination forms for … Continue reading

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GOS Pigs Arrive in USA

Recently i was able to assist Luther & Julie Clevenger of Oregon USA by making introductions to Wendy Scudamore to arrange the export of some new GOS blood to the USA. Wendy with the help of Chris Impey took the … Continue reading

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Mandy Garbutt – Resignation

Dear GOSPBC Members As of now I have resigned from the GOSPBC committee & as editor of Spot Press. I trust to have served you well during the years I have been on the committee & hope you have enjoyed … Continue reading

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Pigs & Avian Flu Update

Official BPA Guidance for Pig Movements and Avian Influenza Our membership survey suggests that up to 75% of BPA members keep poultry as well as pigs. The purpose of this document is to guide pig keepers on the impact of … Continue reading

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Protected Food Names & Brexit

Ian Chick attended a meeting at DEFRA in London recently with George Eustice a govt minister for DEFRA for an update on Brexit and the Protected Food Names and will do a short report for Spring Spot Press due out … Continue reading

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Scottish Smallholders Festival 2017

Pigs at the 2017 Festival With the show season approaching, we at the Scottish Smallholder Festival would like to wish all breed societies and their members a rewarding and enjoyable time. If you are sending out a newsletter or show … Continue reading

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AHDB & Brexit Update

With thanks to Richard Lutwyche for this information. http://www.ahdb.org.uk/documents/Horizon_Brexit_Analysis_Report_GI_Highres_06December2016.pdf GOS Admin Dec 2016

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GOS feature in new Children’s Sticker Book

The brand new Cotswold Sticker Book is a fun way to encourage our youngsters to love our wildlife and farmlife – including our favourite GOSs. With 4 sumptuous fold-out Cotswolds scenes (farm, river, meadow and woodland) and loads of lovely … Continue reading

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