CATTERICK. – A big thank you to Neil of Richmondshire and District Beekeeping Association for an interesting talk on beekeeping last week. Next week’s meeting is a beef and lamb stockjudging practice night. Meet at Baydale Farm, DL3 8TA, at 7.30pm. There will be a committee meeting at 8pm at The Greyhound, Hackforth on Monday.

ELWICK. – This week's meeting was a club meal. Members met at the Spotted Cow in Elwick and enjoyed a lovely meal and socialising. Next week's meeting is a Junior Takeover. We will let members know where we will be meeting when the juniors have decided. For more information, call secretary Katie on 01429 881778 or chairman Simon on 01429 273444.

GREAT SMEATON. – This week's meeting was a tour around Reed Boardall on Wednesday night. Next week's meeting is a talk on a modern farming history by William Alderson, which will be a very interesting meeting. It would be good to see plenty of people there.

NORTHALLERTON. – This week, members enjoyed a farm tour and talk at Blenkiron’s farm. Monday's meeting is an early rally prep night for club displays etc. Members should meet at Northallerton Auction Mart at 7.30pm. It’s our coffee morning at Northallerton Town Hall on February 23, when there will be cake stalls, bric-a-brac etc.

REETH. – This week’s meeting was a quiz at Reeth pavilion, hosted by Pam Braithwaite.

Thank you to everyone who attended the ball, we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. A very big thank you to Tennants for having us another year. Keep an eye on Facebook for further details or speak to one of the club officers after the weekend if you're still unsure.

STAINDROP. – This week's meeting was horse judging by permission of Mr and Mrs Dennis at Brook House, Ingleton. Thank you to the judges and stewards and to the Dennis family for hosting and the lovely supper. Next week, we are bagging up muck for the muck chuck; venue to be confirmed. The muck chuck will be held on Sunday, February 17, and we will be going around villages including Winston, Whorlton and Stainton selling muck for gardens to raise money for charity.