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Newbury and District Agricultural Society wins Business Ambassador Award
Friday, 29 October 2010 11:46

Business Ambassador AwardFACE is delighted to announce that the Newbury and District Agricultural Society, a FACE member, has won a Business Ambassador Award for 2010 from the West Berkshire Education Business Partnership this week.

The award acknowledges the businesses and individuals who give their time and expertise to support students from local schools. The award aims to:

•    Raise the profile and status of companies who support schools to develop the aspirations and employability of students
•    Promote engagement with schools as an important business activity

Over the past year the Education team at the Society has been engaged in numerous activities, challenges and events throughout Berkshire and the surrounding counties. These include the Farming, Environment and Sustainability Challenge, several Cookery schools, Potato events, Autumn harvest day and visiting schools with Buttercup the Cow and Rasher the Pig. For all these activities the Society has successfully worked with other food and farming related businesses in order to promote agriculture  business and educate pupils and students about food and farming.