Three Charities Benefit from £3,000 Raised at NFUS Stock-Judging Competition in Fortrose

Three charities have benefited from more than £3,000 following a stock-judging competition held in the Fortrose on Sunday evening.

More than 150 people took part in the event, organised by the Black Isle and Mid Ross branch of NFU Scotland at West Craiglands Farm, courtesy of the McKenzie family.
The overall highest score was achieved by branch chairman Iain MacRae’s seven-year-old daughter Amy.

An auction and raffle were also held, with the total of £3,000 split between the Royal Highland Education Trust, RSABI and the Scottish Association of Young Farmers Clubs.

Highland NFU Scotland Regional Board Chairman, Jim Whiteford commented: “This was a fantastic event held by the local branch of NFU Scotland with a great turnout of over 250 people.

“We would like to thank everyone who attended, those from the local branch for organising, and to the McKenzie family.”

Notes to Editors:

  • Captions for photographs as follows:
    • (1) Regional Board Chairman Jim Whiteford and Dingwall Group Secretary Angie Smith.
    • (2) The stock-judging event was held at Wester Craiglands Farm, courtesy of the McKenzie family.
    • (3) Dingwall mart Auctioneer Euan Campbell conducting the raffle and auction.


Contact Ruth McClean on 0131 472 4108

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News Article No.: 91/15

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