British Wool

British Wool relaunches young farmers’ training offer

British Wool relaunches young farmers’ training offer

British Wool and the National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (NFYFC) are collaborating for a fourth year in 2022, and...

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Fred Perry launches British wool collection

Fred Perry launches British wool collection

The iconic tennis brand Fred Perry, has launched three new styles of knitwear using British wool. Triple Wimbledon champion Fred...

November 27, 2021

British Wool looks forward to the Royal Welsh Winter Fair

British Wool looks forward to the Royal Welsh Winter Fair

British Wool are looking forward to attending the Royal Welsh Winter Fair at the showground in Builth Wells next week...

November 21, 2021

British Wool launches website to sell wool products online

British Wool launches website to sell wool products online

As part of its consumer focused marketing strategy, British Wool have launched a consumer facing e-commerce website. The website sells...

July 18, 2021

British Wool launches traceable wool scheme

British Wool launches traceable wool scheme

British Wool is launching a new 100% traceable wool scheme that traces the origin of the wool from the farm...

July 10, 2021

Wool prices pick up as 2020 selling season comes to a close

Wool prices pick up as 2020 selling season comes to a close

June 21, 2021

British Wool announces English winner of its development programme

British Wool announces English winner of its development programme

Imogen Ogborne from Devon has been announced as the winner of the new training and development programme from British Wool....

June 7, 2021

British Wool to pay all producers who made a delivery to a depot in 2020

British Wool to pay all producers who made a delivery to a depot in 2020

As the shearing season gets underway, British Wool has published details of producer payments and confirmed that all producers who...

May 17, 2021

Andrew Hogley appointed as permanent CEO of British Wool

Andrew Hogley appointed as permanent CEO of British Wool

British Wool has announced that its board has appointed Andrew Hogley as their permanent chief executive officer (CEO). “Since stepping...

May 4, 2021

British Wool announces changes to producer haulage charge

British Wool announces changes to producer haulage charge

British Wool have announced changes to their producer haulage charges for the 2021 season. British Wool have confirmed, in order...

May 4, 2021

British Wool and young farmers gear up for the shearing season

British Wool and young farmers gear up for the shearing season

Supporting the training and development of the next generation of shearers and wool handlers is crucial to a thriving British...

March 6, 2021

NI sheep farmers urged to ‘use it or lose it’ with wool board

NI sheep farmers urged to ‘use it or lose it’ with wool board

Sheep farmers have been urged to continue to feed wool into wool depots, for fear shortages due to low prices...

January 18, 2021

Stephenson returns unopposed as British Wool board member

Stephenson returns unopposed as British Wool board member

Following British Wool’s call for nominations for members of the board in the English Central and English Northern Regions, Carl...

January 13, 2021

Kelly re-elected as Ulster Wool board member

Kelly re-elected as Ulster Wool board member

Following a call for nominations by Ulster Wool to represent wool producers in Northern Ireland, Brendan Kelly has been returned...

January 13, 2021

British Wool launches major cost-saving initiative after impact of Covid-19

British Wool launches major cost-saving initiative after impact of Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a significant detrimental impact on the global wool market and despite the fact that British...

January 5, 2021

Welsh Government commits to increasing wool in public buildings

Welsh Government commits to increasing wool in public buildings

Wales has become the first of any UK nation to formally commit to using more wool in its public buildings....

September 9, 2020

British Wool denied access to UK coronavirus support fund

British Wool denied access to UK coronavirus support fund

Farmers unions across the UK have urged their retrospective governments to intervene after British Wool was refused access to a...

June 26, 2020

UK wool price to average 32p/kg for 2019-2020 clip

UK wool price to average 32p/kg for 2019-2020 clip

The price for last year’s wool has been set at just 32p/kg as the wool marketing board struggles to sell...

June 4, 2020