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Week of 3rd December 2018


Derbyshire YFC Weekly Update!

Events and Activities Committee -on Thursday 6th December at Matlock Meadows.  Agenda Attached.

Christmas Events - Cheadle YFC Corker of a Christmas Party on Friday 7th December at Hales Hall, Cheadle, ST10 4QR and also on the same night Waterhouses Christmas Party at the Winking Man, Upper Hulme, ST13 8UH

Ashover YFC Christmas Market on Tuesday 11th December at Ashover Village Hall, S45 0BA

Money Owing:  Will the following clubs please pay their levies bills - Ashbourne, Barlow, Belper, Buxton, Pleasley and Smalley. Also Belper, Derby and Smalley still owe £80 for Xmas cards.

County Tops – The following orders have been received – Ashover – 10, Bakewell – 2, Barlow – 3, Derby – 1 and Valley – 10.  If any clubs are missing from this list then please let us know asap and if you have not already done so please forward payment.

Farm Safety Curve Module – All clubs have booked for the Farm Safety Curve Module to be included in their club programme!!  Thanks to the determination of Olivia Slack.

YFC Travel 2019 – Congratulations to Emily Topham who has successfully gained a place on the Home Stay trip to Northern Ireland! Following selection day there are some places still  available: The volunteering trips - Costa Rica – 3 places and Sri Lanka – 5 places, the RYE Study Session - 1 place and Autumn Seminar – 2 places, some trip information is attachedApplications will be on a first come first served basis. If they are suitable for the trip they will be offered the space shortly after their interview. We hope to have everyone in place by Monday 7th January – so all application forms, copies attached, should be received before this date.

Trophies – if you are in possession of a County trophy (including Rally trophies) it needs to be returned to either County Office, Hannah G-C, Drew Bailey or Ruth Rastrick before or at the Exec meeting in February.  This is so they can be valued for insurance purposes.  If they can all be  returned on time they will be returned to the holders as soon as the valuation has taken place.

County Rally – Due to the NFYFC AGM and Competition finals the County Rally has been brought forward to Saturday 27th April.

Fancy Dress Theme We need to decide on a fancy dress theme for Derbyshire members to wear at the EMA convention in Cleethorpes.

Other Organisations

Memorial Vehicle Run - The Ben Turner 2018 Christmas memorial vehicle run is on Sunday 16th

December meeting at Hoon Lane, Hilton at 10am.  Details are attached

YFC Forthcoming Dates !               

North West Christmas Ball Friday 14th December Pavilion Gardens, Buxton SK17 6BE

North East Christmas Party on Saturday 22nd December Fox and Goose, Wigley, S42 7JJ

#YFCSki19 – Saturday 5th–Saturday 12th January 2019, Belle Plagne, France. The fancy dress theme for the day is ‘animal outfit’ and for the night is ‘back to school’

EMA Train the Trainer course is being held on 9th and 10th of February 2019 at the Mount Cook Adventure in Derbyshire.


Please note the Derbyshire YFC website is: http://www.derbyshireyfc.org.uk  and the NFYFC website is: http://www.nfyfc.org.uk


Jane Smith

County Administrator

Derbyshire Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs



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