Northumberland sheep dog trials

The Northumberland Sheep Dog Trials League held an open trial at Rochester Show when Keith Preston from Stow judged 31 dogs working well behaved Lleyn sheep over a steep hillside course.

The winner was Gordon Watt (Corbridge) with Moss and second was Mike Northwood (East Woodburn) with Queen.

On Sunday an open trial was heldat Otterburn when Andrew Emmerson fron Selkirk judged 44 dogs working lively Mule sheep over a large hillside course. The winner was Peter Telfer (Haydon Bridge) with Bling and second was Michael Davidson (Wooler) with Sweep.