The Cheshire Ploughing and Hedgecutting Society's 88th ‘Match’

The Cheshire Ploughing and Hedgecutting Society's 88th ‘Match’

  • Crewe Guardian: Alexander McDonald, from Checkley, Nantwich. Entered in the Vintage Open section for pre-1960 machines.
  • Crewe Guardian: Andy Cook, from Mickle Trafford, with two-year-old Boris, a Russian Step Eagle. Andy has 22 birds of prey and offers a tradition vermin clearing service with the birds. He operates at farms, landfill, golf courses etc clearing rabbits, pigeons and gulls.
  • Crewe Guardian: David Bibbey, from Davenham, Northwich. He is a retired council worker and hedgelaying is his hobby.
  • Crewe Guardian: David Gould, from Woore, entered the Vintage Open section for pre-1960 machines. Ploughing is his hobby and he is a retired fish and chip shop owner.
  • Crewe Guardian: Helen Arthar – from Malpas. Hedgelaying has been a hobby of hers for 10 years. She started when she joined the Countryside Stewardship Scheme.
  • Crewe Guardian: Len Ford, farmer from Blue Slate farm in Twemlow, Holmes Chapel. Entered the Vintage Open section for pre-1960 machines with his David Brown tractor.
  • Crewe Guardian: Peter Royle, from Winsford.
  • Crewe Guardian: Phil Davies, from Oswestry with his two Shire horses Valiant (11yrs) & Jezabel (10yrs).
  • Crewe Guardian: Will Charlton, from Winsford, a volunteer with the Friends of Weaver Parkway
  • Crewe Guardian: Trevor Riley, from Knutsford on his Massey Ferguson 35.
  • Crewe Guardian: Simon Woods, from Davenham. Simon is a ranger with Cheshire West & Chester Council, and has been Hedgelaying for more than 30 years.

The Cheshire Ploughing and Hedgecutting Society's 88th ‘Match’

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