26 September 2018

GWCT to attend ploughing show

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THE GWCT will be in attendance at this year’s Southwell Ploughing Match and Show on Saturday (8.30am to 6pm).

The ploughing match is the largest agricultural one-day show in Nottinghamshire, run by a committee comprising of local business people and rural enthusiasts.

Being held at Little Carlton, Newark, there will be horse ploughing through the vintage years to the modern-day tractor, a variety of livestock, static displays and trade stands to suit all tastes.

GWCT will be at stand 124, alongside Southwell Poultry Services, where staff will be on hand to entertain guests and give an update on its latest projects.  

Regional organiser at GWCT Lottie Meeson said: “Having a presence at the Southwell Show and Ploughing Match gives the GWCT an opportunity to promote their work to a much wider audience that are country folk but not necessarily involved with country pursuits.”

If you are going, come and see us and say hello!


Notes to editors

The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust – providing research-led conservation for a thriving countryside. The GWCT is an independent wildlife conservation charity which has carried out scientific research into Britain’s game and wildlife since the 1930s. We advise farmers and landowners on improving wildlife habitats. We employ 22 post-doctoral scientists and 50 other research staff with expertise in areas such as birds, insects, mammals, farming, fish and statistics. We undertake our own research as well as projects funded by contract and grant-aid from Government and private bodies. The Trust is also responsible for a number of Government Biodiversity Action Plan species and is lead partner for grey partridge and joint lead partner for brown hare and black grouse.

ISDN radio broadcast line - at our Fordingbridge HQ we have an ISDN radio broadcast line, allowing us to conduct interviews remotely.

For information, contact:
Joel Holt
Telephone: 01425 651000
Email: press@gwct.org.uk

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