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Better than expected trade at sheep sales

Nick Hyne in auction action

This year, 2014, has been an interesting breeding sheep season here on the Welsh border where we traditionally start our sales in mid-July to accommodate anyone wishing to buy early lambing ewes, writes Nick Hyne.

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Star Comment: Working towards a career with apprenticeships

County Training who have ran an event at Festival Drayton Centre in Market Drayton to show young people how to secure an apprenticeship.

In what you might call the glory days of universities, many young adults would study with varying degrees of assiduity and emerge at the end with good or mediocre degrees in a wide range of generalist subjects of no practical value in the world of work.