Monthly Archive: July 2018

STARK CONTRAST BETWEEN EU AND UK AGRI DISCUSSIONS

FUW president Glyn Roberts has raised concerns over the stark contrast between discussions taking place within the UK on the future of agriculture and equivalent EU discussions on the continent – highlighting worrying differences...

FUW cupcakes help fight against dementia

The Glamorgan branch of the FUW joined the battle against dementia with cupcakes at the recent official Cup Cake Day. Raising money for Alzheimer’s Society Cymru, they sold cakes outside the FUW offices in...

£2m Red Meat Benchmarking project

The FUW has welcomed an announcement by First Minister Carwyn Jones that £2,150,000 of the Welsh Government’s eU transition fund will go towards helping livestock farms prepare for Brexit. Speaking shortly after the announcement...

Swim success for Louisa

FUW Meirionnydd administration assistant Louisa Moore (pictured right), completed the Great North Swim in June, raising a total of £350 for the union’s charities – Alzheimer’s Society Cymru and The Farming Community Network. Swimming...

FUW appoints new finance director

The FUW have appointed Simon Longworth (pictured right), as Finance Director of FUW Ltd and FUW Insurance Services Ltd. A Lancashire man, married to a Welsh girl and with an energetic six-year old son,...

Where’s our sense of direction?

by Alan Davies, FUW managing director WHEN I was a little lad, I lived in London, but as both my parents were from Ceredigion we spent nearly all our holidays in Wales visiting family....

FUW reacts to Anti-Dairy Childhood Obesity Plan

The FUW is warning that the recommended fiscal measures outlined in the Commons health Committee Childhood Obesity Plan could have detrimental and far-reaching implications for the Welsh dairy sector. The Government is expected to...