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Update - AGM

Due to recent government guidance with regards to social gatherings, the Trustees have taken the decision to postpone the AGM until further notice. Newly elected council members, Abbie Westcott and Thor Atkinson will officially become full members of council as off 17th April 2020 and David Knight who has resigned from council, will step down from this date. We would like to thank David for his time on council and wish him every success for the future. Our Accountants Dodd’s & Co, have advised us that the accounts should be returned to Companies House by the 31st July and also the Charity Commission by 31st August 2020, in order to comply with The Charity Commission rules. Hard copies of the

Update - Sale / AGM

We regret to inform you, but due to regulations set out by DEFRA, all pedigree sales, until further notice have been cancelled from today. Therefore the Pedigree sale at Worcester Livestock Market, will not take place on Saturday 18th April 2020. With this in mind we have also had to postpone the Annual General Meeting which was due to take place on the evening prior to the sale. We are unsure when we will be able to hold this, but will continue to follow government advice and keep you update as and when we know. The Society would like to extend its best wishes to everybody in these challenging times. Stay Safe.

Event updates- COVID-19

The British Blonde Cattle Society take the health and well being of our members seriously and will continue to monitor the development of COVID-19 in the coming weeks. We will endeavour to keep you updated as and when we have any information or changes to any of the events. Cancelled Events Shows The Balmoral Show – Postponed until Wednesday 19th to Saturday 22nd August 2020 The Royal Highland Show – Cancelled National Show @ Three Counties – Cancelled Bull Sales N.I Sale, Dungannon Farmer's mart – Cancelled Newark Sale - Cancelled At this stage, Worcester Sale is currently going ahead on the 18th of April. We will try to hold the vet inspection on the morning of the sale if possible, to acc

Annual General Meeting

The 48th Annual General Meeting of the Blonde (d’Aquitaine) Society of GB Ltd will take place at Worcester cattle Market on Friday 17th April 2020 at 7pm. Following the Annual General, we plan to head to the March Hare for a carvery. If you would like to join us please call the society mobile on: 07725052527 to book places. AGM accounts are now available online, under useful information tab on the website or by clicking the picture above. The Society Spring Show and Sale will take place on Saturday 18th April which will be sold under the NBA warranties. This will be followed by the reduction sale of Doncombe Blondes. (NBA warranties will not apply to the reduction sale) Please check the web

Member update

Just to keep you all updated regarding the changes to the office and society staffing. As we have previously communicated, our current secretary Caroline leaves the Blonde Society this month and the previously communicated changes to society will come into place. General enquiries As of the 12 March the current office landline number will no longer be available. If you have a general enquiry and you would like to speak to somebody on the phone, please use the secretary’s mobile number 07725 052527. Until the appointment of our new Breed Promotion Manager this phone will be held by our Chairman, Willie McElroy. If Willie is unable to answer please leave a message and he will return your call.

Newark Sale Canceled

As many of you will have seen today that Newark and Sherwood District council have taken steps to terminate the lease with Newark Livestock Market. Therefor it is with regret that we inform you that H&H have confirmed they will cancel the sale and the calf show on the 27/28th March . The society have not yet received a list of exhibitors for the sale, but H&H have said they will communicate with all those who have entered stock. Entries for Worcester closed today, but the society will be in contact with them to extended the closing date and will confirm this on Monday. Entry forms are available from: https://www.mccartneys.co.uk/…/british-blonde-cattle-sale-s… There will also be a Society Sa

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British Blonde Society

Tel: 07725052527  Email: secretary@britishblondesociety.co.uk