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  • BUS COMPANY First is among several businesses sponsoring a Clydesdale horse sculpture as part of this summer's 'Ready, Steady, Gallop!' public art exhibition in Hamilton.

  • WITH SCOTLAND'S independence referendum just two months away, the property sector is gripped by the uncertainty that it is causing.

  • RURAL WORKERS not only face the greatest danger of injury as they go about their business, but if a serious accident does happen, they must pin their hopes on help from emergency services which are both distant and unfamiliar with local geography.

  • GETTING RURAL areas better connected transcends the independence debate and should be a focus for telecoms companies regardless of the referendum result.

  • NEW RESEARCH has suggested that game shooting brings £200million a year to the Scottish economy and provides the equivalent of 8800 full-time jobs.

YFC News

YFC News

  • AN ACTION packed schedule kept everyone busy at the Scottish Association of Young Farmers' Clubs' centre during the Royal Highland Show, where the display of handicrafts boxes, photography entries, farm signs and new merchandise ensured the crowds kept rolling in.

  • AS THE crowds made their way from the tug of war finals in the cattle rings to the Young Farmers centre, last Saturday, to wait for the prize giving of competitions held over the weekend, the tension grew to see who would be winning this year's coveted Stockman of the Year title.

  • ALISTER SHAW clipped his way to the top in the Young Farmers shearing held in the MacRobert Pavillion on Friday.

  • IT WAS a case of history repeating itself during the tug of war finals, held on Saturday in the cattle rings, as last year's winners got their hards on the trophies again.

  • LESMAHAGOW SHOW was the host for a trio of SAYFC West Region competitions, including both the gents and ladies tug-of-war eliminations as well as a sheep shearing competition.

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