Spot Press!

This is the page where the club will post latest news items which come in between issues of Spot Press. Any news pertinent to members only will be in the Members Access only news area. You can send any GOS or pig related news to

Sample Spot Press for non-club members to view SPAutumn15.c

Summer Spot Press should be with members now. If you have not received it please let the Club know. It is also available on-line under Members Area Tab. 

The 2017 Show season will soon be upon us & the club will be providing a comprehensive list of shows that have pig classes. See here Its a really great opportunity to get your herd seen & known and promote the GOS breed so why not have a go at a show local to you.

You may remember in December we told you about a competition in Cotswold Life to design pigs for the Henson Pig Trail event in 2017, we also told you about a Cotswold sticker book by Evelyn Sinclair, well the two pieces of news became linked when Evelyn entered some GOS designs in the competition. She has just told us that 3 of her designs have been accepted which is wonderful news. Full story in Summer Spot Press due out end June 2017. See here for her first design, more to follow

The BPA 2016 Breed survey/audit results have been published on the BPA website  Pig. See GS bloodline audit web 

A copy of the club insurance certificate & the full schedule is now available in members news area . You will need to log-in to access.

Some of the changes to the website are starting to come on line the most noticable being that placing adverts is available only to paid up members now. An additional benefit of being a club member. The ‘main forums’ have also been changed to member viewing only whilst ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ and ‘Health & Welfare’ and ‘Marketplace’ remain open to public viewing and allow member participation. If you have any suggestions for any other changes please let us know

 Check out the Members Contact page which has now been updated as far as is possible. If you are not on it and want to be or information needs to be corrected – use the form at the top of that page to let us know or drop an email to

A standing order mandate can be downloaded from the members area.  Once its set up you needn’t worry about renewal again and it means we won’t spend time chasing you to renew. You can also set up a standing order from an online banking account using the details from the form. Every little helps!

Country Living Magazine have a video on making bacon see