Tuesday, 7 August 2018

DUMFRIES SHOW 2018



Sir Alex Ferguson was a famous and much loved farmer, born in Dumfries and Galloway.

Alex Fergusson



Dumfries is Scotland's happiest town.


Dumfries Show: 2018.

In 2016, "the average UK farm made around £2,100 from farming and over £28,300 from agricultural subsidies."

Farming Subsidies


Dumfries Show: 2018.

"Roughly 79 per cent of Scotland’s total land area is under agricultural production.

"Scottish agriculture employs around 1.5 per cent of the Scottish workforce and contributes to around 1 per cent of the Scottish economy."

Agriculture in Scotland


Dumfries Show: 2018.

"In 2012, ELEVEN farming companies in Dumfries and Galloway shared £9 million in subsidies.

"One Crocketford farming firm raked in almost £2 million in total from three separate payments."

Farmers subsidised by £9.3million


Dumfries Show: 2018.

The rich landowners in Dumfries and Galloway, such as the Duke of Buccleuch, receive large subsidies.

Thanks to the Common Agricultural Policy, the Duke of Buccleuch receives hundreds of thousands of pounds each year.

How we pay our richest landowners millions in subsidies.


Dumfries Show: 2018.

24.3% of children in Dumfries and Galloway are living in poverty.

DUKE OF BUCCLEUCH



Dumfries Show: 2018.



Dumfries Show: 2018.



Dumfries Show: 2018.



Dumfries Show: 2018.



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Dumfries Show: 2018.


Dumfries Show.

Finlay Carson, MSP; Oliver Mundell, MSP. Mundell.

The Dumfries and Galloway Conservative Party is gay-friendly.

GAY CONSERVATIVES / UK cabinet minister DAVID MUNDELL COMES OUT PUBLICLY AS GAY

Dumfries, Queen of the South.

Aangirfan: DUMFRIES SHOW 2017

8 Aug 2017 - At the Dumfries Show, and other agricultural shows, the excellent Drysdales restaurants and bars provide world-class service and food.

Aangirfan: DUMFRIES SHOW 2016; GUID NYCHBURRIS; PETER PAN ...

18 Aug 2016 - Dumfries has the famous Devorgilla Bridge (1430) Dumfries Agricultural Show,

2 comments:

  1. Nice article, Kevin! Thanks! Keep up the good work.

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  2. Do they take the kiddies to the local abattoir.
    Where the can watch the lovely animals being slaughtered.
    With a metal slug to the brain
    Watch the blood being drained away
    then the body being cut up into pieces.
    Like the lovely white fluffy lamb.
    Lamb chops anyone.

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