THE Young Farmers of Ledbury are marking a very special anniversary.

The Ledbury and District Young Farmers Club are celebrating 70 years of being one of the largest rural youth organisations in the UK.

The group teaches people the skills needed to maintain the countryside for years to come.

To celebrate the anniversary, club members and friends are invited to take part in an event at Alexander Park near Ledbury on Friday July 11.

Businesses are also invited to sponsor the event.

For more information on the event or sponsorship, contact Annie Skittery on 075311752651 or

The Ledbury Young Farmers meet fortnightly at 8pm at The Trumpet Inn at Trumpet Crossroads near Ledbury.

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