GOLDEN Valley YFC member Stephen Head won the West Midland Area round of the YFC member of the year competition. Fellow Herefordshire member Matthew Ware from Dilwyn YFC was runner up. Stephen now has a place in the Royal Show final.
• Gloucester & District YFC won the West Midland area round of the NFYFC drama competition with a play called Gosforths Fete.
• Devons Culm Valley YFC will hold its 50th Show and Sale at Taunton Market on Tues, Apr 29. Judging will commence at 9.30 with the championship decided around noon. The show is being well supported and for the first time has classes for past members as well as current ones. A dinner and dance will be held at Kentisbeare village hall near Cullompton the same evening. Details (01884-840135).
• There will be a touch of the Royal Tournament about Surrey Young Farmers 1997 Cowpie Country Fayre which will be held in Betchworth, near Dorking, on Sun, May 11 from 10am. Main ring attractions will include the Royal Signals White Helmets and the Portsmouth Field Gun Crew display. Details (01306-730597).