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AV Spaniel Novice Working Test

Sunday 25th August 2019 – AV Spaniel Novice Working Test Venue – Dulverton, Somerset by kind permission of Mr J Mackeldon and J Kelvie. There were 16 entrants from Devon, Cornwall, Wiltshire and Dorset. Results : 1. First and Novice Handler Award went to D. Taylor with Belleverwood Heather (ESS Bitch) 2. T Williams with

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Big Picnic – Royal Visit

On the 17th July 2019 Exmoor hosted the National Parks Big Picnic with Their Royal Highnesses the Prince of wales and Duchess of Cornwall. Celebrating the 70th anniversary of the 1949 National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act Members of the North Devon Working Gundog Club also attended this very special event, and gave

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Simulated Shoot Training Day

To be held on Sunday 22nd September near Bideford , Devon We are running a simulated shoot training day for both spaniels and retrievers in cover crops and woodland. The aim of the day will be to familiarise your dogs with the sounds and atmosphere of a driven shoot day. We will be in 2

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AV Retriever Working Test Results

Sunday 7th July – AV Retriever Working Test (incorporating young handler)     Venue – EX32 0RU by kind permission of Gordon Hewitt. Our Novice Retriever AV and Puppy Working tests took place on 7th July, the results are as follows : Results: Tybesta Ares – J Philp Haddeo Digby – J Evans Skyflight Allthatjazz-J Fergie Weststall

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Congratulations on a very special birthday

  Our Vice President, Ingrid Dickenson-Chetham, celebrated her 100th birthday on 31st May 2019. Ingrid was a founder member of the newly formed North Devon Working Gundog Club in 1984 and was appointed Vice Chairman.  She became the Club Chairman from 1994 until 1997 and retired from the committee in 1998 when she was made a

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INTER CLUB SPANIEL TEST RESULTS

Monday 27th May 2019 – Inter club Spaniel Test   Venue – Sherborne Castle, Dorset B.A.S.C. invited Gundog clubs from South West England and South Wales. Seven teams were entered into the Inter club Spaniel Test.  NDWGC were selected as Team 7. The NDWGC team were represented by Maurice Stanbury, Caroline Rawlings and Brian Smith. The Inter club challenge

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Open Retriever Test Results

Sunday 12th May – Open Retriever Test Venue – Mornacott, by kind permission of the land owner Andrew Blowers and Head Keeper Toby Penton. The weather was lovely and the ground with the lake was ideal for the dogs.  The tests succeeded in testing the dogs and handlers to the limit. There were some very good dogs

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Membership due soon…

Dear Members, NDWGC membership renewal is 1st March 2019. If you pay your membership by cheque please note that the address for membership is: The Linhay Cake Down Lane South Molton EX36 3QD Any questions please contact Caroline Rawlings. Thank you.

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