English National Sheepdog Trials

Some 150 of the best sheepdogs and handlers in the country competed in the 3-day English National Sheepdog Trials on the Castle Howard estate near York this weekend to try and win one of 15 places available in the national team. The winners will go on to represent England at the International trials. See moreContinue reading “English National Sheepdog Trials”

Egton Gooseberry Show – 2015

Close to Whitby and tucked away in the North York Moors national park is the small village of Egton Bridge. Each year on the first Tuesday in August the village holds the annual Gooseberry Show. Competitive gooseberry events used to be very popular until the start of the First World War with around 170 showsContinue reading “Egton Gooseberry Show – 2015”

Jim Maidens Memorial Fishing Competition

The annual Jim Maidens memorial beach fishing competition took place on Sunday evening in Saltburn by the Sea in Cleveland. The competition is held each year to mark the death of the Saltburn plumber and keen fisherman Jim Maidens, who died in 1998 when he was killed after being swept overboard from his boat ‘Corina’Continue reading “Jim Maidens Memorial Fishing Competition”

Ryedale Agricultural Show

The 148th Ryedale agricultural show took place in North Yorkshire today. The show was established in 1855 and is a traditional agricultural show renowned for its high standards of entries into the numerous livestock and animal categories and other events…       To see more of my work visit my websites and blogs….. HEREContinue reading “Ryedale Agricultural Show”

UK Pro Surf Tour comes to Saltburn

The UK Pro Surf Tour came to Saltburn this weekend and fortunately the surf, the weather and the standard of surfing all made for a great weekend of competition surfing on this leg of the tour. Newquay’s Russell Winter eventually took the men’s title with Keshia Eyre originally from Manchester but who now who livesContinue reading “UK Pro Surf Tour comes to Saltburn”