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Long Service Award

The Yorkshire Agricultural Society will consider applications for Long Service Awards as follows:

1. To the employees of Members of the Society who have worked for 35 or more years continuously for the same family or on the same farm or estate.

Those eligible must be commercial farm or horticultural workers, woodmen, gamekeepers or estate workers, who spend the major part of their time directly employed on the land.

2. To the employees of companies that are Members of the Society and involved in agricultural machinery, seed, grain, fertilisers, etc, or supporting forestry, horticulture and other aspects of agriculture.

Those eligible must have worked with the same firm or on the same premises for 35 or more years continuously and their work must also be directly involved with the industry.

Recipients will be awarded a box of engraved crystal glasses, a lifetime membership of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society entitling them to free admission to the Great Yorkshire Show and Countryside Live and a certificate inscribed with their name marking the Award.

No fee is chargeable to the employer, although we would ask that they have been members of the Society for five years or over. If not a charge of £275 would incur (five times single membership).

Members wishing to apply for one of these awards for an employee should download and complete the Application Form. The completed forms which must be received by 31st May are placed before the Trustees for approval. Arrangements are then made for the presentation at the Great Yorkshire Show.

Return completed forms to:

Jayne Dyer, Yorkshire Agricultural Society, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate HG2 8NZ.

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