NEWSLETTER SPRING 2020

ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTIONS of £10 single £15 joint are due on 1st January. Many of you pay by standing order, which is much appreciated, but those of you who don’t use this method may prefer to make the payment direct to our bank – which will save you having to write yet another cheque as well as an envelope and stamp!

The bank details are on the standing order mandate which you can find on our website or under “files” on our Facebook page. Don’t forget to use your full name as the reference.

We wish you all a Happy New Year and much luck with your dogs in 2020. Please send all subscriptions to the treasurer, Chris Brown, NOT to the Field Trial Secretaries. Thank-you.

AGM NOTICE. TUESDAY 17th MARCH  at the RED LION, MYDDLE, Shrewsbury, SY4 3RP. 7.30 p.m.

Items for agenda or nominations for officers and committee to be received no later than Monday 17th February 2020.

We are always glad of any help at events and if you wish to join the committee you will be made welcome.

Gill Awty our Retriever Working Test Secretary has indicated that she is standing down.  We thank her for many years of excellent service which has contributed to the success of Shropshire Gundog Society. Helen Roberts has agreed to be nominated for this post.

Grace Brown wishes to stand down as Retriever Field Trial secretary, Grace is willing to remain as general society secretary.

We welcome nominations for these posts and full help and support will be given during the changeover.

Agendas, minutes from 2019, rules and /or accounts will be available at the meeting or a copy can be posted on receipt of S.A.E. to the Hon Secretary. Grace Brown, Rangatira, Baschurch Road, Myddle, Shrewsbury SY4 3RX.

Please contact either, Grace or Chris if you need any further information. Tel. 01939 291191. Email. shropshiregundogs@hotmail.co.uk

EVENTS

TRAINING CLASSES at Pradoe, West Felton, Oswestry SY11 4ER on Sunday 1st March 

Retrievers and Spaniels welcome. Places limited – first come, first served.  Classes will continue on a roughly monthly basis. Please contact Helen Roberts for details and to book a place.

Tel.07974 642935.  Email helen.roberts2019@hotmail.com

A V Spaniel Working Test SUNDAY 29th March. Novice and Open.          Rawhead Shoot, Bulkeley, Malpas SY14 8BY. Details from Spaniel Test secretary Paul Leeke Tel. 01743 709447  Email paul_leeke@hotmail.co.uk

A.V Retriever Working Test  SUNDAY 7th April. Novice and Open.  Pradoe, near Oswestry. Details from acting Retriever Test secretary Helen Roberts, Tel.07974 642935.  Email helen.roberts2019@hotmail.com

‘So You Think You Want To Own a Stud Dog’ Sunday 19th April 11 a.m Nesscliffe Village Hall, Holyhead Road, Nesscliffe, Shrewsbury, Shropshire,SY4 1AX

Speaker: Lynne Hennessy. Talk by the highly amusing and very informative Lynne Hennessy (Ritzilyn Golden Retrievers).  Lynne has a wealth of knowledge on the subject of mating dogs and handling a stud dog, she puts it across in an easy to understand way.  A must for everybody interested in dogs and dog breeding.  Ticket price: £15, including lunch and light refreshments.

Contact: Mrs Wendy Pickup, 5 Blenheim Close, Hawarden, Flintshire, CH5 3SJ.

01244 520073 / 07572 441196 / wendy@blenstone.net

OPEN SHOW, SHREWSBURY SPORTS VILLAGE, Sundorne, Shrewsbury.  SUNDAY, 24th May 2020. Gundog breed show,details from Wendy Pickup Tel.01244 520073 or download the schedule from www.fossedata.co.uk . Ample Parking, good food and puppy classes for all scheduled breeds. Excellent sponsorship, full details in the schedule.

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