Category: FUW News

Evans unveils future plans

DEPUTY farming and food minister Rebecca Evans presented proposals for a new strategic framework for Welsh agriculture at last month’s Welsh Farming Conference 2015. The proposals have been developed jointly between the Welsh Government,...

Use RDP as ‘lifeline’ for pressured industry

THE FUW has highlighted the depression affecting Wales’ farming industry and the need to use rural development funds to help farm businesses. At the Wales Farming Conference on June 4, union president Emyr Jones...

Silver follows gold mine care

NEWLY-ELECTED FUW Meirionnydd vice chairman Geraint Davies and his wife Rachael of Fedw Arian Uchaf, near Bala, were runners-up for the national Farming & Wildlife Advisory Group (FWAG) Silver Lapwing Award 2015 They organically...

Death of popular FUW stalwart Nick Somerfield

FORMER chairman and president of the FUW’s Carmarthenshire county branch Nick Somerfield, who was made a life member in 2011, has sadly passed away. Seventy-eight-year-old Nicholas John Somerfield, or Nick as he was known to everyone, was...

Croesawu AS Meirion Dwyfor i’r swyddfa

CAFoDD swyddogion a chynrychiolwyr pwyllgorau canolog cangen Meirionnydd yr undeb gyfle yn ddiweddar i gyfarfod Aelod Seneddol newydd Meirion Dwyfor Liz Saville Roberts, ac wrth gwrs i’w llongyfarch yn dilyn yr etholiad ar Fai...

Union leader at Welsh Blacks AGM

FUW president Emyr Jones was the guest speaker (pictured below) at the recent Welsh Black Cattle Society (WBCS) annual general meeting at The Ty Newydd Country Hotel, Penderyn Road, Hirwaun.   The society’s major...

Union’s new life insurance post

FUW Insurance Services has appointed a new life insurance consultant to progress the organisation in the Pure Protection insurance market. Mark Williams, 48, from Felinfoel, Llanelli, joins the FUW insurance team with plenty of...

Clare joins FUW insurance staff at head office

FUW Insurance Services has appointed a new insurance adviser at its head office in Aberystwyth. Clare Morris, 28, who lives in Capel Bangor with her partner Jason, joined the 60- strong insurance team at...

New area officer for Glamorgan

A NEW area officer has joined the FUW Insurance Services team in Glamorgan to replace long-standing employee Nia Jones who has retired and emigrated to France with her husband at the beginning of the...