Dorset sheep set bidders alight at Exeter May Fair

A tremendous entry of sheep went under the hammer at the annual Dorset Horn and Poll Dorset May Fair in Exeter on 5 May, following a close day of showing after a year off. “The quality of the sheep here was fantastic, there hasn’t been a single pen that looked out of place,” said judge Joe Dufosee. (more…)

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Champion axemen display at the Royal Bath and West Show

Competition axing is one of the fastest growing rural sports across Europe – and visitors to the Royal Bath & West Show will be treated to displays by some of the best names in Britain. But while the discipline is a modern one, its origins date back to the stone age, as five-times British champion Mick Percival explains. (more…)

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