Royal Highland Show

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£1m appeal for final touches to Highland Show pavilion

November 15, 2019

An appeal for funding to meet the final cost of the new £5 million members’ pavilion to be opened at this year’s Royal Highland Show will be launched by the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS) next month.

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Heavy horses’ heavenly show at the Highland

June 29, 2019

Over a year in the planning, the Celebration of the Clydesdale, saw huge crowds line the Royal Highland Show ring, watch from the grandstand, pack the members stand and seek views from numerous other vantage points at the Ingliston showground.

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Small-scale producer’s big success with steak

June 26, 2019

A small-scale north Angus beef producer beat off the might of north-east beef finishers to win the coveted Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) rosebowl for the champion in the Kepak McIntosh Donald Best Scotch Steak Competition at the Royal Highland Show.

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Defra dashes hopes of EU beef bailout

June 24, 2019

Any optimism that Westminster would press the EU to provide a bailout for the UK beef industry along the lines of the package agreed for Ireland was dashed at the Royal Highland Show by a visiting Defra minister.

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Sturgeon’s warning and pledge on no-deal Brexit

June 22, 2019

The first minister yesterday insisted the farming industry is a priority in mitigation planning for a no-deal Brexit, but warned nothing her government can do will take away from the “catastrophic” impact of crashing out of Europe.

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