• The 2019 LDAS Hedge Laying Competition

The 2019 Hedge Laying Competition will be held at Gote Farm, Ringmer on Saturday 8th September by kind permission of the Craig Family.

Class 55 – Best piece of hedging

Prize money: 1st £25, 2nd £15, 3rd £10 kindly sponsored by the Southdown and Eridge Hunt

Special prizes:

For best piece of hedge laying done using hand tools only, no chainsaw.

Prize money: 1st £50, 2nd £30, 3rd £20 kindly sponsored by John Robinson

£50 to the best placed competitor who has never won a competition in the Society’s Hedge Laying competitions, kindly sponsored by DC Robinson.

Class 56 – Best piece of hedge laying of one years growth

Prize money: 1st £50, 2nd £30, 3rd £20 Kindly sponsored by DC Robinson

COMPLETED ENTRY FORMS ARE AVAILABLE FROM THE SOCIETY SECRETARY AND SHOULD BE COMPLETED AND RETURNED BY MONDAY 26th AUGUST 2019. Secretary Shauna Fenner – 2 Willow Grove Cottages, Foords Lane, Vines Cross, Heathfield, East Sussex TN21 9HB – 07737 668077

  • The 2018 LDAS Hedge Laying Competition

The 2018 Hedge Laying Competition was held at Primrose Farm, Arlington on Saturday 8th September 2018 by kind permission of the Appleton Family.

  • The 2017 LDAS Hedge Laying Competition

The 2017 Hedge Laying Competition was held at Gote Farm, Ringmer on Saturday 9th September by kind permission of William and Suzanne Craig.

  • The 2016 LDAS Hedge Laying Competition

The 2016 Hedge Laying Competition was held at Primrose Farm, Arlington on Saturday 10th September by kind permission of Peter & Jackie Appleton.

This year the judge was National Hedge Laying Champion Paul Matthews, the results were:

Best piece of hedging    The Stanmer TrophyGary Moore

Highest placed competitor residing in the Society area   The Plashett Silver TrophyClive Gilligan

Best hedge competitor never won a Society’s competition    Laughton and District ShieldDavid Dunk

Best piece of hedging of one years growth   The Fred Mouland TrophyBob Wittaker

Best hedge layer only using an axe only – Gary Moore

  • The 2015 LDAS Hedge Laying Competition

The 2015 Hedge Laying Competition was held at Northase Farm, by Kind permission of Mr D Robinson on Saturday 5th September, with stakes and binders kindly donated by Bob Hunt. Judged by D Whitington, the results for 2015 are as follows:

Best piece of Hedging   The Stanmer Trophy B Wittaker

Highest placed competitor residing in the Society area   The Plashett Silver Trophy – M Bentley

Best Hedge competitor never won a Society’s competition   Laughton and District Shield P Piddell

Best piece of Hedging of one year’s growth   The Fred Mouland Trophy G Moore

Best Hedge Layer using an axe only – B Wittaker

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  • The 2014 LDAS Hedge Laying Competition

The 2014 Hedge Laying Competition was held at Iford Farm, by Kind permission of J&H Robinson Iford Farms Ltd on Saturday 6th September, with stakes and binders kindly donated by Bob Hunt. Judged by D Whitington, the results for 2014 are as follows:

Hedge Laying Classes

Best piece of Hedging – The Stanmer Trophy — D Truran

Highest placed competitor residing in the Society area — The Plashett Silver Trophy – S Mockford

Best Hedge competitor never won a Society’s competition — Laughton and District Shield F Wright

Best piece of Hedging of one year’s growth — The Fred Mouland Trophy — P Matthews

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  • The 2013 LDAS Hedge Laying Competition

The 2013 Hedge Laying Competition was held at Oakville Farm, Easons Green by kind permission of Michael Beeney on Saturday 14th September, with stakes and binders kindly donated by Bob Hunt. Judged by D Whitington, the results for 2013 are as follows:

Best piece of Hedging—The Stanmer TrophyP Matthews

Highest placed competitor residing in the Society area—The Plashett Silver Trophy—No entries

Best Hedge competitor never won a Society’s competition—Shield—No entires

Best piece of Hedging of one year’s growth—The Fred Mouland TrophyR Whittaker

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