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Archive Article: 1995/09/08

8 September 1995

Lorries queue up to tip grain at Soufflets Southampton grain terminal. Some faced delays of up to eight hours late last week, leading to frayed tempers and allegations of understaffing and poor management. Too many different crops were arriving at once and lost time meant lost money, said one haulier. Soufflet admitted its facilities had been stretched, but blamed the concentrated harvest and the lack of freight. Such delays were far from common and the situation would improve as trade eased up in the autumn, said commercial director Graham Hopton. So far the terminal has handled 120,000t compared with 290,000t for the whole of last season. Storage capacity stands at 25,000t.

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Archive Article: 1995/09/08

8 September 1995

This Limousin cross steer has a hard act to follow. It took the supreme championship last week at Thainstones "Spectacular" show and sale, previous entries to which have gone on to scoop awards at the top Christmas primestock shows. Shown by first-time exhibitor, Graham Taylor, Banff, the beast was bought by judge Haydn Williams, Leicester for £2000. The second best price of the sale, at £1600, was given by Harry Emslie for the reserve heifer champion, a Limousin cross, from David Work and Sons, Ellon. (Aberdeen and Northern Marts)

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