Monthly Archive: August 2017

Victory for Pembroke YFC

PEMBROKESHIRE YFC took home seven out of the 17 awards at the 2017 Competitions Day, claiming victory in many of the public speaking finals. It was a clean sweep in the Brainstrust competition, Pembrokeshire...

Another ‘Breakthrough’ Škoda

ŠKODA’S turn‐around under Volkswagen Group control since 1991 has become a ‘textbook case’ in transformation. It is now a ‘1m+’ a year car producer. When it resurrected the (pre WWII) Superb in 2001 few...

FUW mourns passing of last founder member

IT is with great sadness that the FUW announces the passing of its last founder member Mr Llew Jones (pictured right). Leading the tributes FUW president Glyn Roberts said: “We are deeply saddened by...

LACK OF PROGRESS IN BREXIT PLANNING UNACCEPTABLE

THE FUW has expressed its concern with the slow Brexit planning process and of the apparent lack of co‐operation between Governments. “From the very day after the referendum we have been making some very...

Remember, it’s OK to say

THE FUW explored what help is available in rural communities for those suffering with mental health and welcomed Executive Officer of Tir Dewi Gareth Davies, Farming Community Network Wales Regional Director David Williams, and...

Women taking centre stage

WOMEN are often overlooked for their contribution to agriculture, be it in a hands‐on role, supporting the family farm or in the allied industries. The FUW were therefore delighted to host a discussion panel...