Ferguson Club AGM & Members Weekend 2015
Lancashire: Friday 17 April to Sunday 19 April 2015
Jim Hall – Lancashire Representative – 01772 690196
We will be staying at the Preston Marriott Hotel. This is situated just off junction 32, M6. Members can book a room anytime from now by calling 01772 864087 and choosing option 1 for reservations. We have negotiated special rates so please quote the code FE2 to take advantage of this. Alternatively, if you wish to book online you will need to follow the link (below) which will take you directly to our Club’s booking page where you should enter the code FE2FE2a if prompted. Double room B&B prices are £75pn, single room B&B is £70pn.
The AGM will be held at Myerscough College, formerly known as The Lancashire College of Agriculture. The college estate extends to 605 hectares. Including several local farms and extensive gardens, grounds and accommodation. The college has over 7000 students. 2500 full time, studying Arboriculture, Agriculture, Motorsports, Mechanisation, Sports and Leisure, Golf, Landscape Design, Animal Care, Equine Studies, Horticulture, Sportsturf, Photography and Farriery/ Metalwork.
More to follow about our 2015 AGM & Members Weekend!
“The 2015 YVA show at Newby Hall, between Boroughbridge and Ripon, North Yorks. will be held on 6.7th June and will feature Ferguson, Massey Ferguson and makes such as Massey Harris and Wallis who make up the history of MF. Particular emphasis will be on Ferguson implements. Lets make this a great gathering of Ferguson Club members and friends.
Contact Brian Pickering (01423 323177) or any of the YVA committee for further details”.
from Enid & Richard Hunt. Ferguson Club Suffolk Branch Summer BBQ – Thursday 22nd May 2014.
We held our summer BBQ at Rookey Farm Drinkstone by kind permission of Mr&Mrs R&P Baker We had two trailer loads and a mini bus of members and guests one of the trailers was pulled by J Proctor lovely mark1 65 still on the same farm. We were treated to some lovely wildlife, birds singing and wild flowers. In meadows that had no fertilizer or spray on them and four breeds of cattle Belted Galloway,Long Horns, South Devons, and Red-Poll, all with calves. What a fantastic sight and the bulls, Mrs Baker even scratched one of their backs. To finish the evening, the BBQ. It was all supplied by Elmswell butchers. and the puddings supplied by the Proctor family. Stephen Proctor presented Mrs Baker with bouquet & Mr Baker with a bottle of wine on behalf of the club for the wonderfull evening on their land.
………..and the following three events from Henry Pirie – Scotland
The NE Scotland branch of the Ferguson Club are very pleased to have a Ferguson Brown belonging to Brian & Neil Forbes as a regular visitor on the stand. It creates a lot of interest and lots of comments as they are a rather rare tractor
BA Stores Weekend Rally. 17/18th May.The weather was fine and the Club stand had a very busy day.
“Fergie Day” organised by Colin & Sylvia Pike on 11th May. A great day was had by all even though the weather was damp.
Pictures from 4th May successful Forres Rally