Suffolk Show 2013 goes in for the skill

Suffolk Show 2012 Day 1
Dominic Suddaby making walking sticks
EADT 8.6.12

Suffolk Show 2012 Day 1 Dominic Suddaby making walking sticks EADT 8.6.12

THE Suffolk Skills space, supported by new sponsors Baker Tilly, has increased to include the recently merged Easton and Otley College at this year’s Suffolk Show, says show director DAVID NUNN

Day one of The Suffolk Show 2012.

Day one of The Suffolk Show 2012.

The display focuses on land based skills and the challenge to attract 300 more recruits into the industry in the next three years. Alongside them students from the county’s colleges will compete in competitions and demonstrations in bricklaying, woodworking and carpentry, electrical engineering and catering and allied trades.

New is the Newmarket Experience, a pop up travelling paddock comprising every element of the racing world – race horse simulators, an interactive display from the National Horseracing Museum, chance to try on racing silks and much more.

In the agricultural machinery avenues, the UK agents for the market-leading Vervaet sugar beet harvesters, J Rileys will make a welcome return to the Show displaying a refurbished 1999 Vervaet 17-tonne six-row harvester.

New are Grimme UK and Nutri bio, the recycling side of Anglian Water. Nutri-bio is the final product of wastewater treatment, known as Biosolids, and about 350,000 tonnes of treated product are annually applied to land in the Anglian Water region.

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Finally, thank you to new sponsors Brewin Dolphin, Chapelfield Veterinary Partnership, Downland (Farm and Country Supplies), Mrs D Herron, Mount Liming, Sarasins and Wilson Wraight.

Thanks to Birketts LLP, Ensors, Dummett Copp, Healthy Ambitions Suffolk, Nidera, Stanfords (Colchester Livestock Market) and Suffolk New College for increasing their sponsorship and to the SAA President Mr Stephen Cobbald for his generous support.

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