This year’s Kent County Show saw sweltering temperatures over the three days, which brought the sun-seeking visitors out in droves. As always, Hadlow College had a significant presence and profile as Livestock and Equine sponsors at the show, with the College being profiled on BBC Radio Kent on all three days and receiving television coverage on the Friday evening.
Hadlow College, in partnership with Rural PLC (Kent), have produced a pre-2017 Election Manifesto
Grove Farm open to the public during 2017 for fishing.
This year’s Lambing Weekend, our flagship event heralding the start of Spring, saw us welcome 13,000 visitors to our site at Faulkner’s Farm on the 11th and 12th March. Running for 25 years now, the event continues to expand, with this year featuring more exciting family activities and food stalls showcasing the best of our local produce than ever before
On the 15th June, our Extended Diploma in Fish Management Year 1 students organised a charity fishing match at Claygate Lakes, Marden, for the entire cohort of Further Education students from Fisheries: Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 (year 2), as part of their Angling Unit.
The Hadlow Group had a hugely successful three days at the Kent County Show this year. The main marquee had a countryside and sustainability theme, with a host of exciting stands and interactive activities on offer.
Our Extended Diploma in Fish Management Year 1 and 2 students have recently enjoyed a study tour to Elphicks Fisheries in Tonbridge.
Our FdSc Fisheries Management students recently visited Darent Valley Fly Fishers to carry out an annual survey of the river Darent.
A group of students studying towards the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Fish Management recently visited Clay Pit Fishery in Ashford and carried out an electrofishing exercise.
On Friday 7th June the Extended Diploma Fish Management students all took part in the fisheries annual spawning as part of their course.
Leve 2 Diploma in Fish Husbandry and Level 3 Extended Diploma in Fish Management students recently carried out a fish rescue for Lamorbey Angling Society.
11 Students studying towards the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Fish Management recently enjoyed a study trip to Dorset.
On Saturday 19th May Kevin Batchelor, currently studying for his Level 2 Diploma in Fisheries Management at Hadlow College was one of fifteen ambitious anglers to take part in the ‘Golden Balls’