Friends of Ferguson Heritage charity tractor run

Rob Gourlay, Friends of Ferguson Heritage Borders co-ordinator (left) presents cheques to David Melrose, May Kinghorn (Cancer Research) and Stuart Renton (Duns Summer Festival.
Rob Gourlay, Friends of Ferguson Heritage Borders co-ordinator (left) presents cheques to David Melrose, May Kinghorn (Cancer Research) and Stuart Renton (Duns Summer Festival.

For 11 years now the Friends of Ferguson Heritage Scottish Borders Area have been raising money for local charities and events with their Tractor Road Run.

This year the event raised the excellent sum of £1,260 and recently three cheques, each for £420 were presented to the the David Melrose Fund, Cancer Research Scotland and Duns Summer Festival.

The Friends of Ferguson Heritage is an association of enthusiasts from all walks of life with a common interest in the heritage of Ferguson tractors and all of its aspects.

Club members can meet internationally, nationally and in local branches to enjoy their shared interest and join in the fellowship of like-minded people.

The club produces a high quality, full colour magazine for members three times a year.

It also has a technical helpline and an active website (www.fofh.co.uk) offering a one-stop guide to all club activities as well as a frequently used ‘for sale and wants’ section, and many other features including a ‘Members Only’ forum where technical queries and any other topics can be raised and discussed between members.

Harry Ferguson developed a system of farm mechanisation that spread around the globe. Friends of Ferguson Heritage, with active members in many countries stretching from the UK and the Republic of Ireland across Europe, the USA and Canada to Australia and New Zealand, strives to do the same.

Area co-ordinator for the Borders region is Rob Gourlay, from Duns (Telephone 01361 883457), and he will be able to provide further information on all club services to anyone interested.