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Long Service Award

24 February 2023

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Glendale Agricultural Society’s Winter Coffee Morning took place on Saturday 19th November in the Glendale Hall, in Wooler. A wonderful social event, with a small team of dedicated volunteers, the coffee morning was a hive of activity and the cake stall and tombola table were rapidly emptied! ...

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GAS Coffee Morning Saturday 2nd July 2022

02 July 2022

The Coffee Morning held on Saturday 2nd July at the Glendale Hall in Wooler to raise funds for the Children’s Countryside Day, was a successful event. Thanks must go to those who took the time to bake cakes, scones, and traybakes and to those who donated items to the raffle and tombola. A special thank you to the team who helped on the day, serving coffee, manning the tables and doing the all important washing up! The next coffee morning will be on Saturday 19th November but in the meantime, we look forward to seeing you all at the Annual Show on Monday 29th August.

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On Friday 13th May, Glendale Agricultural Society held a charity auction in partnership with the Wooler Jubilee Committee, with all proceeds being split between the Children’s Countryside Day and the Wooler Jubilee Party in the Park. Held at Wooler Golf Club, the auction was incredibly well a...

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Nominations are wanted for an award given in recognition of a lifetime of service to the Glendale community.   Glendale Agricultural Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award went to Dr Noel and Janet Roy last year. Previous winners are Tommy Swan, Susan Burston, Chris Leyland MBE (awar...

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Now onto our final night of the Show-to-Show Series. This evening was hosted and presented by Aled Rhys Jones, a farmer's son from West Wales and Managing Director of AR Y TIR - ON THE LAND.    For our last discussion, Aled shared with us his own experiences of shows, the RASC and t...

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After a successful first night, week 2 of the Show-to-Show Series saw Dorset County Show's very own Secretary, William Hyde deliver an evening full of idea sharing.    William revelead Dorset's plans for the year ahead and shared just how 2020 impacted them as a Society.  ...

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March saw the introduction of a brand new series, the Show-to-Show Series. Hearing from top leaders in the agricultural events industry, attendees were seen from across the UK, albeit virtually over Zoom.    The first evening saw Alan Laidlaw (Chief Executive for the RHASS) lead a presen...

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Lifetime Achievement Award

01 December 2020

Glendale Agricultural Society (GAS) are delighted to announce that the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award supported by The Glendale Gateway Trust (GTT) was presented this week to Dr Noel and Mrs Janet Roy. Awarded annually to someone who has made an outstanding contribution to the Glendale area the 202...

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Glendale Agricultural Society will be celebrating Burns Night with a special event, on Monday 27th January.    James Thompson and Harry Huddart of agricultrual innovators, Beeswax Dyson Farming Ltd, are the guest speakers at Lowick Village Hall at 7pm.  Although the Beeswax Dyson F...

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Charity Shows The Way

16 December 2019

The Glendale Agricultural Society Takes Key Step For Future Generations The Glendale Agricultural Society GAS is seeking Charitable Status. At a General Meeting held on 27th November, members present voted unanimously to take the first steps that will lead to its becoming a charity. The meeting, he...

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2019 Silage Competition

10 November 2019

2019 Silage Competition Over 22 farms across Northumberland took part in the second Glendale Agricultural Society Silage Competition. The event was organised and run by Mark Mather and Jack Frater, and was another successful and well-supported competition.  Allowing local farmers to showcase ...

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  Quality Silage Sought for Popular Glendale Competition           With such brilliant success from last’s year competition, the Glendale Agricultural Society has welcomed back the 2019 Silage Competition – allowing local farmers to showcase and maxim...

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  Glendale Agricultural Society is on the Move   Glendale Agricultural Society (GAS) is re-locating from its current home in the Cheviot Centre to a more prominent location in Wooler Market Place.  This is a strategic move to raise the profile of the Society’s work within the...

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  Glorious Glendale Show Shines Again!   Glendale Show Showcases the best of the countryside under a record-breaking blanket of sunshine, especially so for the Allen Family of Humbleheugh and Stouphill.   The 127th Glendale Show on Bank Holiday Monday was a celebration of the won...

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Tommy Takes Lifetime Achievement Award Lifelong Horticulture Winner and First Aider Receives Society’s High Honour Wooler horticulture enthusiast, lifelong gardener and Red Cross stalwart, Tommy Swan, has been presented with Glendale’s highest honour - The 2018 Glendale Agricultural So...

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Sunshine, Sumo Suits, Sheep and Spectators A “Champion” day of livestock, horses, culture, crafts and entertainment was enjoyed by all at Glendale Show. The 126th Glendale Show, held on August Bank Holiday Monday, saw thousands of people flock to Wooler to enjoy a rural showcase of c...

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It's War at Wooler Show!

10 August 2018

It’s War at Wooler Show!     Annual Glendale Agricultural Event to Host a Tug of War Competition for the First Time With summer and the Glendale Show fast approaching, The Glendale Agricultural Society, organisers of this annual event have announced that for the first time ever...

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For the Green Fingered, Dog Loving and Creative The Glendale Horticultural and Industrial Society are searching for people to Knit A Dog Coat for B.A.R.K, as part of their annual showcase at The Glendale Show. The Glendale Horticultural and Industrial Society are now welcoming entries for the In...

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The Homecoming for North Country Cheviot Sheep Exhibitors from across England head to the Glendale Show, in Wooler, Northumberland, on August Bank Holiday Monday, to show their sheep in the England National North Country Cheviot Show.   The Glendale Agricultural Society, organiser of the Gle...

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Unique Bursary to Support Glendale Student   The Glendale Agricultural Society (GAS) has today announced that the Glendale Horticultural and Industrial Society (GHIS) are offering a bursary to help support a young person within the Glendale area onto the next stage of their educational or car...

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Glendale Looking for the Finest of Flocks   The Glendale Agricultural Society (GAS) has announced details of its Flock Competition, which is aimed at highlighting the tremendous sheep enterprises across North Northumberland.   The area of Glendale is renowned for sheep, and this comp...

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Flying The Flags Of Children’s Day   The Glendale Agricultural Society (GAS) and Children’s Countryside Day will be showcasing their partnership with Northumberland National Park at The Sill, The UK’s National Landscape Discovery Centre near Hadrian’s Wall, by displayi...

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Glendale’s Lifetime Achievement Nominations are now being sought for the 2018 Glendale Agricultural Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award, supported by the Glendale Gateway Trust. Following on from a tremendous response to the inaugural Glendale Agricultural Society (GAS) Lifetime Achi...

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Young Farmer Needed to Represent Glendale in Canada The Glendale Agricultural Society seeks a candidate for the 28th Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth Conference in Canada   Supporting the next generation through education has always been a major focus for the Glendale Agricultu...

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Society's Annual AGM

01 February 2018

Society’s Annual AGM   Glendale Agricultural Society celebrated its 125th Anniversary year in Style. The Glendale Agricultural Society (GAS) has announced its annual AGM will take place on Tuesday 24th April at the Tankerville Arms Hotel, Wooler, starting at 7:30pm.  The annual AG...

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Living Off the Land

01 January 2018

Living Off the Land Breakfast Cereal, Bacon, Eggs, Butter, Milk, Cheese, Lamb, Beef, Salmon, Ice Cream, Water, Whisky, Honey, Oils, Potatoes and Preserves have all been produced in Glendale for untold generations. The people of Glendale in North Northumberland have lived off the land, its valleys, ...

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Lilburn Estates Lifts Championship title at Glendale Show The sun shone down on the annual Glendale Show which was an outstanding success The 2016 Glendale Show was once again crowned a great success, with in the region of 12,000 visitors descending on Wooler to enjoy a taste of rural life as wel...

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Girl Power at Glendale Show The Bank Holiday Monday event celebrates the role of women in the countryside. The Glendale Agricultural Society is gearing up for this year’s Show which will take place on Monday 29th August at the Showground in Wooler.  To celebrate and highlight the import...

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The GAS Announce Inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award Nominations sought for the 2017 Glendale Agricultural Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award supported by the Glendale Gateway Trust To commemorate their major 125-year milestone Glendale Agricultural Society (GAS) has announced the introd...

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Have You ‘Herd’ About the New Competition Glendale Agricultural Society announce herd competition Innovation has always been key for the Glendale Agricultural Society (GAS), and this year is no exception with the announcement of a new contest, the GAS Herd Competition.  The contes...

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Flagging Up 125 Years Children’s Countryside Day Celebrates 125 Years of the Glendale Agricultural Society   To celebrate its 125th anniversary the Glendale Agricultural Society’s (GAS), Children’s Countryside Day will focus on 125 years of food and farming. In the region ...

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Tie Breaker Settles Battle For First Place Glendale Agricultural Society Annual Quiz Night a Resounding Success The annual Glendale Agricultural Society (GAS) quiz night certainly had participants on the edge of their seats with a tie breaker deciding who took first place.  ‘Fake Facts&...

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On the Lookout for Ladies with a Flair for Fashion Glendale Show being held on August Bank Holiday Monday launches a competition for the “Best Dressed Lady” To celebrate and highlight the important roles women play in agricultural and rural industries, The Glendale Agricultural Society...

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Glendale Seeking Rural Heroine The Glendale Agricultural Society (GAS) and Rural Marketing and PR Agency, Glendale PR and Marketing, are looking for a Rural Heroine of Glendale. Both organisations recognise the vital contribution women make to farming, rural life, countryside businesses and agr...

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Leading Ladies Run the Show Glendale Agricultural Society invites a string of lady judges for all livestock, equine, donkey, goat, dog and industrial classes at annual agricultural show. Celebrating the role of women in agriculture, the Glendale Agricultural Society (GAS) will welcome an entirely ...

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Sheepdog Trial Success for Local Shepherd The recent Glendale Agricultural Society (GAS) annual Sheepdog Trials was held at Hurlstone Park, Lilburn, was won by Michael Davidson, from Wooler with his dog Ardmore Corrie, who also took home the title of highest pointed local shepherd. A key event in ...

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Border Match ends in Glendale Win   Agricultural Societies take to the Pitch for their Annual Cricket Contest The annual cricket match between Agricultural Societies North and South of the border stirs local pride, and brings the young men either side of the Tweed from their fields and garde...

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Annual Quiz Night is Resounding Success The Glendale Agricultural Society’s social calendar’s key night sees team ‘4 Ceps’ win Team ‘4 Ceps’ stormed to victory at the Glendale Agricultural Society (GAS) Annual Quiz, held at the Tankerville Arms, Wooler.  Th...

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Glendale Agricultural Society Provides Opportunity of a Lifetime for Local Farming Candidate GAS seeks candidate for the Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth Conference in Singapore   The Glendale Agricultural Society (GAS) has announced an opportunity of a lifetime for a Northumb...

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Test your Knowledge at the Glendale Agricultural Society’s Quiz Night It’s time for all local quizzers to start brushing up on their general knowledge ready for the Glendale Agricultural Society’s (GAS) annual quiz night.  Being sponsored by H&H Insurance Brokers, this an...

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Local Vet to Join Children’s Countryside Day Committee   It has just been announced that Pam Brown, a vet from Alnorthumbria Veterinary Group in Wooler, has been made a member of the Glendale Agricultural Society’s (GAS) Children’s Countryside Day Committee. Pam has been i...

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There’s No Show without Neil The Glendale Agricultural Society appoint fencer Neil Tait as its Show Director Local fencer Neil Tait has just been appointed as Show Director for the Annual Glendale Agricultural Show, which takes place every August Bank Holiday Monday at its traditional showfi...

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