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FCRS Calendar 2023, photos needed please.

Have you taken some great photos of your Flatcoats, work, play, being shown or just laying on the sofa? Would you like to see them featured in our next Society Calendar? then please send them to us. The arrangements for the production of the Society’s Calendar have changed. The 2023 Calendar will be produced by Kelly Holland and the requirements for the best results are: Each image needs to be a minimum of 2.0mb, but the bigger the better. In colour, and the subject needs to be in focus. We also need your name and e-mail address. The dog’s or…

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Update; General Committee Meetings 11th April and 2nd May 2022

1. The General Committee co-opted Roz Bellamy as the Hon Secretary and Sarah Young as the Working Test Secretary. 2. The 2023 Society calendar will be produced by Kelly Holland, further details will be posted on the web site shortly 3. The two chosen charities to benefit from the profits of the calendars for 2022 are; The Ark Animal Rescue, Ashbourne and The Highland Hedgehog Rescue, Brora 4. The Committee voted to make a donation of £1,000 to the Kennel Club Charitable Trust towards their Ukrainian Dog’s Appeal. Our members have donated £555 from a collection at Crufts and the…

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Vacant Committee Positions

The Hon Secretary and Hon Working Test Secretary Officer vacancies on the General Committee have now been filled and the following two people have been co opted on to the Committee. Roz Bellamy is the new Hon Secretary and Sarah Young is the new Hon Working Test Secretary. Their contact details can be found in the relevant sections of the web site….

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Trophy Winners 2021

The following trophies were awarded at the AGM on 27th March 2022. Congratulations to all. Becky Trophy Miss S Stevenson’s – Sh Ch Plainfires The Captain of My Heart Is Steelriver (IMP CHE) ShCEx Riverside Cup Mrs H Ford’s – Percuil Dasher Hallbent Trophy Miss S Stevenson’s – Blacktoft Caress of Steelriver JW Drum Goblet Mrs S May’s – Ronevorg Dark Angel of Lussac JW Pewcroft Trophy Mrs H Ford’s – Percuil Dasher Kysheemy Obedience Trophy Mrs J Haines’ – Tenacious Tally. Handler Mrs P Hewett Society Agility Trophy 1st. Mrs H Carter’s – Llantrussa Rosalind (316 points) 2nd. Mrs….

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Collection box for Ukraine Appeal at Society Shop Stand at Crufts, Sunday 13th March

Update: The Flatcoated Retriever Society joined other Breed Clubs at Crufts in collecting for all these poor dog owners staying in Ukraine with their dogs. Thank you to Sarah Egginton for the suggestion and supplying the beautiful collection box that she and her partner Jack designed and made especially. Thank you so very much to all those that donated, and thank you to the Kennel Club Charitable Trust and FCI for organising, allowing the money to go where it is needed most. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Flatcoated Retriever Society wish to notify everyone that we will have a collection box on the…

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FCRS CH Show 03/04/2022

Closing Date reminder Postal entries close: Monday, 7th March 2022 (Postmark) On-line entries can be made up until midnight on Sunday, 13th March 2022 at https://www.fossedata.co.uk/shows/Flatcoated-Retriever-Society-April-2022.aspx Link to Schedule: https://www.flatcoated-retriever-society.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/FCRS_APR_22_Schedule-PROOF1-2.pdf Other Information: Patella Testing will also be available please contact Liz Branscome for further details. Tel: 01525 405884 or email: [email protected] Have a go Handling –  Free for those just starting, who want to have some practice either with your own dog, or using someone elses, coached by an experienced handler Lauren Broome. Extra classes for Brace and Progeny. Awesome prizes for the Junior handlers Looking forward to seeing everyone ….

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Rescue, Rehoming and Welfare Scheme

‘The General Committee have co-opted Jan Egginton to take on the position of Coordinator of the Society’s Rescue, Rehoming and Welfare Scheme. This is effective immediately however Inger Alexandersson, chairperson of the Scheme, will continue to cover the role temporarily until a handover is effected. The vacant Area Representative positions have also been filled by the following people; Scotland Senga Thorpe, Central England Helen Smith, and North Wales Jan Egginton. Alayne Wells, the current representative for Southern Ireland will also cover Northern Ireland temporarily. All contact details can be found in the Rescue section of the Society web site’….

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FCRS Rescue, Rehoming and Welfare Scheme

With effect from 6th February 2022 Jenny Morgan is standing down from the position of National Coordinator of the FCRS Rescue, Rehoming and Welfare Scheme, and as Area Representative for North Wales. The position will be covered temporarily by the Chairperson of the Sub Committee Inger Alexanderson, tel: 02084606055, mobile: 07944 772930, email: [email protected]  All other Area Representatives remain the same….

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FCRS Championship Show  03/04/2022

Entries are now open with the inclusion this year of the Champion, Brace and Progeny Classes. Judges : Dogs Miss Sandra Stevenson (Steelriver) Bitches : Mrs Viv Bowen (Clandrift) Referee, junior Handling, brace and Progeny classes; Mrs Pam Lynott (Avening)  We are now accepting both Online and paper entries. Please go to the event link below to download your schedule and entry form if using paper entries or contact Louise Jones the show secretary to request a schedule to be sent to you by post. Closing date for entries Postal Entries Monday 7th March 2022(postmark) On-line Entries 13th March 2022 – please go to www.fossedata.co.uk Looking…

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FCRS Annual General Meeting 2022 – Officer and Committee Positions

FCRS Annual General Meeting 2022Sunday 27th March 2022 at Grounds Farm, Wishaw B76 9PQ at 11.00 a.m. Anyone can stand for a position on the FCRS committee when they have been a member of the Society for 3 years. OFFICER POSITIONS The Hon. Secretary, Mrs Jenny Bird , is not standing for re-election. The Working Test Secretary, Mr Graham Clelland, is not standing for re-election. All Officers are re-elected annually at the AGM. For any member wishing to stand for an Officer position the following should be sent to the Hon. Secretary by 31st January 2022.A letter of proposal of…

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Yearbook and Newsletter Editor Positions

Jane Jones and Sarah Egginton are stepping down from their role of the Yearbook and Newsletter Editor respectively. Compiling these two Society publications is both varied and interesting and involves collating information provided by the sub committees on the activities carried out by our members during the year, and also sourcing articles of interest. If any member is interested in taking on either of these positions and would like further information please contact Jane on 01530 834318, email [email protected] or Sarah on 07920554677, email [email protected] by 31st January 2022….

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Flatcoated Retriever Society 2022 Calendar

The Flatcoated Retriever Society 2022 Calendar is now available to purchase. All profits from the sale of the calendar will go to Alabama Rot Research Fund and Alzheimer’s Research UK.We hope you will support these two worthwhile Charities generously. Available to order from: Mrs Roz Bellamy Kennel Wood Bungalow, Rufford Park,Nr. Newark Nottinghamshire NG22 9HA e-mail: [email protected] Just £10.00 each for delivery in the UK or €15.00 each in Europe. For delivery elsewhere in the world, or for orders of 5 or more calendars, please contact Roz Bellamy for a price….

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Important Message for our European Members for 2022 Regarding Payments

Please note that Barclays Bank has decided to close down the Society’s “Euro Account” which has been used by our Members in Euro currency countries for making subscription payments in Euros Please note that in future, all payments must be in Pounds Sterling (GBP) and paid into our FCRS Subscription Account No: 20040592 Sort Code: 20 20 65 using the following IBAN (International Bank Account Number): GB27 BUKB 2020 6520 0405 92 SWIFTBIC: BUKBGB22 It is important that your name and initials are clearly stated on the transaction This is a revision to the details on the SUBSCRIPTIONS page (No….

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FCRS Annual General Meeting Sunday 27th March 2022

Sunday 27th March 2022 at Grounds Farm, Wishaw B76 9PQ at 11.00 a.m. Anyone can stand for a position on the FCRS committee when they have been a member of the Society for 3 years. OFFICER POSITIONS The Hon. Secretary, Mrs Jenny Bird , is not standing for re-election. The Working Test Secretary, Mr Graham Clelland, is not standing for re-election. All Officers are re-elected annually at the AGM. For any member wishing to stand for an Officer position the following should be sent to the Hon. Secretary by 31st January 2022.A letter of proposal of the nominee, a letter…

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Cyraine Dugdale

We are very sad to be informed that Cyraine Dugdale passed away peacefully in her sleep on 29th November 2021. A lovely lady, judge and breeder who was respected worldwide, Cyraine enjoyed both working and showing her dogs under the Casuarina affix. Anyone wishing to send the family a condolence card it should be sent to her son, Luke. Luke Dugdale The Old Vicarage Vicarage Hill Loxwood West Sussex. RH14 0RQ.  On behalf of the FCRS we send our condolences to Cyraine’s family and friends.Further details to follow….

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Sue Harrison

The Flatcoated Retriever Society are sad to hear of the recent passing of Sue Harrison who along with her husband Reg, bred and in the past showed their dogs under the Sumaha affix. We will update this post when we know further details. We send our condolences to Sue’s family and friends, especially to Reg, who wanted to let their Flatcoat friends know the sad news….

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Flatcoated Retriever Society New Website 2021

We have officially launched our new website and hope that members, owners and would be owners alike find it easy to navigate whilst keeping much of the historical content. This provides a new up to date framework and software which was much needed, this is very much work in progress, and we are looking to add new articles and content as we get to grips with learning how to work it, so please bear with us! We look forward to receiving any feedback and ideas for the future. The website administrator is Sarah Egginton, however we have a team who…

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General Committee Meeting 17/10/21 Update

The General Committee met for their first face to face meeting since February 2020. Three new members were welcomed on to the Committee, Steve Ashby, Jenny Campbell and Kelly Holland. Vacant Committee positions were discussed, Heather Harley has taken over as the administrator of the 250 Club and Charlotte Wear is taking over responsibility for the running of the Society shop. Both Jane Jones and Sarah Egginton have said that they would like to give up the editorship of the Yearbook and Newsletter respectively after this year. As there were very few events and results to report on for 2020…

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Area Representative vacancy for Northamptonshire

After many years in the role of Area Representative for Northamptonshire, Jo Montandon will now be stepping down. The Society wishes to thank Jo sincerely for her commitment over the years to the breed in undertaking this role.   If you feel that you have the knowledge to give information and advice concerning Flatcoated Retrievers and would like to be considered for this role, please contact:   Jenny Bird. Hon. Sec Tel :01162 793203 or email: [email protected]   Further information regarding the role can be read here, alternatively please contact Shirley Oxford to discuss the role further: Tel 02392 264703 or email: [email protected]   Shirley Oxford   Area…

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2021 AGM

  At the AGM held on 14th August 2021 the following people were voted on to the General Committee;   Chairman.   Mrs Jane Jones Vice Chairman Mrs Jan Egginton Treasurer Mrs Heather Harley Field Trial Secretary Mrs Helen Ford Committee members. Mr Steve Ashby (3 years)                                      Mrs Jenny Campbell (1 year)                                      Miss Sarah Egginton (3years)                …

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Dog Activity Event

Shirley Oxford has sent the following information regarding a dog activity themed event she is organising: Dog Day * Sunday 29th August at Cocking Village Hall (between Chichester and Midhurst). Activities will include, Training, Showing, Agility and Basic Emergency First Aid. Cost of the day will be £15 if taking part, £5 for observers and £2 for children wishing to take part, with tea and coffee on arrival and at the close of the day (bring your own lunch). Please contact Shirley Oxford for further information and to express interest in attending on 02392 264703 or by email [email protected]  *The…

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