Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 22°C

min temp: 15°C

Search

Hadleigh: Tractor power takes centre stage at this year’s show

PUBLISHED: 11:00 16 March 2014

Angus Gillies, son of Hadleigh Show director Paul Gillies, with his tractors

Angus Gillies, son of Hadleigh Show director Paul Gillies, with his tractors

Archant

Tractor power will be on display at this year’s Hadleigh Show, which takes place on Saturday, May 17.

Modern machinery will be introducing visitors to this year’s theme, ‘how we farm today’, and vintage tractors will demonstrate how far the industry has come.

Show director Paul Gillies’ son, Angus, is the star of this year’s advertising campaign for the show. He and his friends will get to enjoy the Land Train, introduced last year, which will take children around the showground. The Sheep Show returns and Bert Stocks Fun Fair will be providing some thrilling entertainment.

This year the town celebrates its 175th show, organised annually by Hadleigh Farmers Agricultural Association, with 150 classes of cattle, sheep, goats and horses on display.

Comments have been disabled on this article.

The owner of a one-year-old tabby cat says she ‘cannot believe that someone would be so cruel’ after her beloved pet was shot twice with an airgun in Ipswich.

The weather may be less than summery at the moment, but one sure indication the season has returned – complaints about roadside verges.

Police are appealing for information to help find a man from the West Bergholt area, near Colchester, in connection with failing to answer bail.

Rail operator Greater Anglia has appealed to people not to block tracks after a scores of incidents of rubbish being hit by their trains across the region.

A man was sprayed with what police think was bleach as he slept on a park bench in Ipswich.

Monday marks the centenary of one of the deadliest battles of the First World War – a battle that left hundreds of thousands of troops dead but no clear victor.

A man is to be sentenced next month after admitting beating up his ex-partner on her birthday and then harassing her.

Most read

Eating Out in the Broads

cover

Click here to view
the Eating Out
supplement

View

Visit the Broads

cover

Click here to view
the Visit the Broads
supplement

View

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24