News - The Society

13 May 2014Brave RWAS pair battle to complete a day of challenges to raise money for Radnor 2014 Feature County
Brave RWAS pair battle to complete a day of challenges to raise money for Radnor 2014 Feature County

On Saturday 3 May the top two at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society rolled up their sleeves and got stuck-in to a gruelling day of tough activities as part of their Chief Exec’s Challenge.

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10 April 2014Superfast Cymru is coming to the Royal Welsh
Superfast Cymru is coming to the Royal Welsh

The latest in a whole range of benefits the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society brings to mid Wales is the early roll out of superfast broadband to the showground and consequently the surrounding area.

 

Business and local residents in Builth Wells and Llanelwedd will soon benefit from Superfast Cymru – a fibre upgrade enabling superfast internet connection and improved broadband speeds.

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7 April 2014The RWAS Chief Exec's Challenge
The RWAS Chief Exec's Challenge

This year Steve Hughson and Aled Jones have decided it is time to show the feature counties how appreciative they are of all their hard work fundraising for the society and are going to join in with their efforts.

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20 March 2014St David’s Day triumph for Welsh shearers in New Zealand
St David’s Day triumph for Welsh shearers in New Zealand

Against the odds, two Welsh shearers wiped out the more favoured New Zealanders to win Wales’ first two titles at the famed Golden Shears International Shearing and Woolhandling Championships in New Zealand for 23 years.

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17 March 2014
The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society helps Somerset farmers

In a unanimous vote of support for fellow farmers, the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society’s Board of Directors last week agreed to donate £2,000 to the rural communities affected by the floods in Somerset.

During their most recent monthly board meeting the Directors of the Society decided that the plight of the farming community on the Somerset levels was so unprecedented, that they wanted to do their bit to help.

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1 March 2014
Open Farm Sunday

Open Farm Sunday is a fantastic opportunity for everyone, young and old, to meet the farmers who grow their food and care for the countryside.

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20 December 2013
Royal Welsh will cut costs and increase income, says chairman

The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society will build on its traditions but will look to exploit opportunity, cut out waste and increase profitability, the chairman of the board, John Davies, told members of the society’s Council at Builth Wells.

In a speech outlining the future direction of the society under a new management team, Mr Davies said that creating a strong fiscal platform was an essential part of the business plan.

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20 December 2013
Royal Welsh elects lady president

A farmer’s wife from Radnorshire has been elected President of the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society for 2014.  Mrs Rhian Duggan of Crossgates, near Llandrindod Wells, who is only the sixth woman to become President of the society in the 110 years since its formation in 1904, takes over the office during Radnorshire’s year as the feature county.


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