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North Tyrone UFU group prepare for an enjoyable winter programme

THE North Tyrone UFU group committee have been brainstorming all summer and plans are in place for an enjoyable and informative winter programme.

Meetings commence on Monday, October 1, with speakers from Ulster Wool and CAFRE discussing the options to extend feed this winter and the future of wool.

The meeting will be held in the Strabane Enterprise Centre at 8pm. The chairman and committee will be there to extend a warm welcome to all new members and those that haven’t attended meetings before.

This year’s joint meeting with Mid Tyrone Group will take place in the Mellon Country Inn on Monday, November 5, at 8pm.

The speaker for the night will be David Wright from the Irish Farmers Journal and James McCluggage, the Ulster Farmers’ Union’s (UFU) policy and technical manager and the topic is current issues affecting the industry.

As this is the UFU’s centenary year, to celebrate the North Tyrone group committee are hosting an All-Star Mr and Mrs event and this will be hosted by a very special guest.

It will take place in the Mellon Country Inn on Friday, October 26, music will be provided by the fabulous Mr Men and tickets will soon be available in the group office.

Please make a special effort to attend and support as all proceeds will be donated to the Northern Ireland Air Ambulance. 

A spokesperson said: “All new and existing members will be made most welcome to any of our meetings, so if you are a regular attender or haven’t been to a meeting before a warm welcome will be provided.”

For further information please do not hesitate to contact Wendy or Lesley in the local office on 02871 882542 or email Strabane_agency@

nfumututal.co.uk for further information.

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