Monthly Archive: January 2016

ANNIVERSARY REUNION: Seated from left, FUW deputy president Brian Thomas, Lord Morris of Aberavon and president Glyn Roberts. Standing are former presidents Gareth Vaughan (left) and Emyr Jones.

STRONG VOICE STILL FUW’S CORE VALUE

THE FUW celebrated its 60th anniversary on December 8 with a trip down memory lane. Sharing memories and comparing notes on the state of the industry were Roy and Nerys Edwards and their four...

GLYN ROBERTS.

President’s 2016 message

by Glyn Roberts FOR six of the past 12 months I have had the honour of serving as the FUW’s president – an experience which has taken me all over the country and much...

FUW bid to simplify BPS appeals process accepted

THE FUW has welcomed a Welsh Government decision to accept its calls for a “simplified” stage 1 appeals process for alleged overdeclarations on last year’s Single Application Form. Following the release of Basic Payment...

RECOGNITION: Nuffield Scholar Stephen Fell (right), one of the judges of the Bullock Award, presenting it on behalf of Gill Bullock to John Yeomans

Union member receives Bullock Award

FUW stalwart and Nuffield Scholar John Yeomans has been presented with the Bullock Award by the Nuffield Farming Scholarship Trust in recognition of his role in helping persuade key industry players to take part...

BRIDGING THE GAP: Emyr Wyn Davies (left) and FUW Montgomeryshire county chairman Mark Williams getting into the festive spirit.

Montgomeryshire in the festive spirit

MEMBERS of FUW’s Montgomeryshire branch helped raise funds for St Michael’s Church in Forden by taking part in a Christmas Tree display exhibition. Local businesses and groups had the chance to decorate and display...