THE NORTH OF ENGLAND WEIMARANER SOCIETY (N.E.W.S.)

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GUNDOG TRAINING DAY 2015

A training day for Novice HPRs has been arranged for Sunday 28th June 2015, near Chesterfield with Stevie Allerton of Eshaldwell Gundogs.
For further details, please look here or contact Jean Byrne. The day is open to members first but non members are welcome to apply and will be palced on the reserve list.

This training day is now FULLY BOOKED - thank you


GUNDOG TRAINING DAYS 2013

At present no training days have been arranged due to lack of suitable land. If you have or know of any good land, preferably in Yorkshire or Lancashire which is suitable for hunting and retrieving then please contact Jean Byrne on 01706 882253 or email to discuss with her.


GUNDOG TRAINING DAYS 2012

Cost 20 per handler and dog. Preference will be to Members but non members are welcome to apply and will be placed on the reserve list.

The days will be aimed at novice dogs and will include tuition on understanding how a Weimaraner works in the field, hunting and retrieving.

Please note that we are very fortunate to have the use of this land and must respect the wishes of the owners whilst on the estate. Dogs must be under control at all times and no bitches in season will be permitted. Places will be offered on a first come basis and payment must be made upfront. For further information, or for a form to reserve a place please contact Jean Byrne Tel 01706 882253 Mobile 07774 782643 email

Photos can be seen HERE


NEWS Shot-Over Day

NEWS will be holding a shot-over day in North Yorkshire between Wetherby and York on Wednesday 30th November 2011 by kind permission of Mr Scholey.
The day is limited to 6 dogs and handlers, each dog to be run individually. Please note this is not a beginners day and is aimed at novice dogs that have preferably already been shot-over.

Details of the day can be viewed here

To book a place or for further information please contact Jean Byrne 01706 882253 or email
Places will be reserved on a first come first serve basis and a deposit of £20 will be required to confirm your place.


GUNDOG TRAINING DAYS 2011

N.E.W.S are holding a series of Gundog (HPR) training days on land at Harewood House by kind permisson of Lord & Lady Lascelles . Our trainer will be Penny Pickstone.

Cost 20 per handler and dog. Preference will be given to Members but non members are welcome to apply and will be placed on the reserve list.

The days will be aimed at novice dogs and will include tuition on understanding how a Weimaraner works in the field, hunting and retrieving.

The dates for 2011 are as follows:

Saturday 12th February
Sunday 20th March -
Fully booked
Tuesday 19th April -
Fully booked
Tuesday 10th May -
Fully booked

Please note that we are very fortunate to have the use of this land and must respect the wishes of the owners whilst on the estate. Dogs must be under control at all times and no bitches in season will be permitted. Places will be offered on a first come prepaid basis. For further information, or for a form to reserve a place please contact Jean Byrne Tel 01706 882253 Mobile 07774 782643 email

Photos from the training days during 2011 can be seen HERE


Our monthly training days on the Harewood Estate have now come to an end for 2010 due to the Estate preparing for the forthcoming shooting season. We would like to thank those people who have attended the days and hope you have enjoyed them. Thanks must also go to our trainer Penny Pickstone for helping N.E.W.S. and hopefully encouraging more people to work their Weimaraners.

It is hoped that more training days can be arranged from February 2011. Details will be on the website when they have been arranged. In the meantime, if you would like to register your interest, please do so by contacting Jean Byrne on 01706 882253 or email and she will then contact those who have enquired nearer the time.


GUNDOG TRAINING DAYS - HAREWOOD HOUSE near LEEDS 2010

N.E.W.S will be holding a series of gundog training days on land at Harewood House by kind permisson of Lord & Lady Lascelles with trainer Penny Pickstone.

The days will be aimed at novice dogs and will include tuition on understanding how a Weimaraner works in the field, hunting and retrieving.

Please note that we are very fortunate to have the use of this land and must respect the wishes of the owners whilst on the estate. Dogs must be under control at all times and no bitches in season will be permitted. For further information, or to reserve a place please contact Jean Byrne Tel. 01706 882253 Mobile. 07774 782643 E-mail Jean

Photos from the training days during 2010 can be seen HERE Please scroll down the page to see photos from each training day during 2010


SHOT OVER DAY 2009

The Society will be holding a shot-over day at Tockwith off the A1, between York and Wetherby by kind permission of Mr Scholey.
The day is limited to 6 dogs and handlers, each dog to be run individually. Please note this is not a beginners day and is aimed at novice dogs that have already been shot-over.


We aim to meet at 9 am for a prompt 9.30 am start until about 3 pm.

Please bring packed lunch and suitable wet weather gear.

Please note, strictly no bitches in season will be allowed on the day.

Cost per dog & handler 45.

To book a place or for further information please contact Jean Byrne 01706 882253 or email

Photographs from the day can be seen here.


GUNDOG TRAINING DAYS - HAREWOOD HOUSE near LEEDS 2009

N.E.W.S will be holding a series of gundog training days on land at Harewood House by kind permisson of Lord & Lady Lascelles.

The days will be aimed at novice dogs and will include tuition on understanding how a Weimaraner works in the field, hunting and retrieving.

The dates are as follows
Sunday 8 February 2009 - FULLY booked
Sunday 22 March 2009 - FULLY booked
Sunday 5 April 2009 - FULLY booked
Sunday 17 May 2009 - FULLY booked
Sunday 14 June 2009 -1 place available
Sunday 5 July 2009 - FULLY booked

Although the days are now fully booked, anyone who wishes to be placed on the reserve list for any of the future dates are more than welcome to contact Jean.

Cost is 20 for one dog and handler and will be limited to 6 places per session. Preference to members. Arrive at 9.15 for 9.30 prompt start until approximately 3 pm. Please bring a packed lunch.

Please note that we are very fortunate to have the use of this land and must respect the wishes of the owners whilst on the estate. Dogs must be under control at all times and no bitches in season will be permitted. For further information, or to reserve a place please contact Jean Byrne Tel. 01706 882253 Mobile. 07774 782643 E-mail jean@enryb.wanadoo.co.uk

Photos from the training day at Harewood House during 2009 can be seen HERE Please scroll down the page to see photos from each training day during 2009

Due to the forthcoming shooting season being soon upon us the training days at Harewood have now finished for this year. We hope to be able to use the land again next year from February 2010 onwards and any members wishing to register an interest in future training should e-mail Jean Byrne and you will be contacted when we have any agreed dates.


2007 Training Days

Photos from our training day in the rabbit pen on 30th September 2007 can be seen HERE

Photos from our training day in the rabbit pen on 21st October 2007 can be seen HERE

Photos from our Shot Over Day in January 2008 can be seen HERE

 

 


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