8 March 2002

Win double for Holstein club

THE Border and Lakeland Holstein Club has notched up a double success, with two of its members netting the prizes in this years Holstein Young Breeders Club Awards.

Winner of the Presidents Medal, for the member who has made an "outstanding" contribution to the breed, is David Hodgson.

David, whos currently managing the familys Wormanby herd in Cumbria, has been a member for 16 years. He was described by the judges as a "source of help and inspiration to youngsters in the club".

Taking the honours in The Littlestar Award, meanwhile, was 15-year-old Craig Brough. He was described by the judges as "having an energy to succeed and achieve his goals that is second to none".