Top trade stand goes to top team

The RG Contractiong team won the Tug o' War at Wigtown Show for the second year running

The RG Contractiong team won the Tug o' War at Wigtown Show for the second year running

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RG Contracting based at Low Drumskeog Farm, Port William, had a great day at Wednesday’s Wigtown Show winning the best trade stand and the tug o’ war competition!

The company, owned by Russell Gaw, also raised money for a cancer charity with a prize draw and their stand was busy all day with the combination of innovation and good food attracting the crowds.

Lorraine Gaw said: “We were delighted to win Best Trade Stand at Wigtown yesterday. We also won The Tug o War for the second year!

“We decided to do a trade stand this year to celebrate Russell being in business for 20 years and as a thank you to customers old and new. We had cream teas in the morning from 10-12, then canapés and champagne from 12-2, tea coffee and refreshments served all day.

One of the stand highlights was the showing of the drone footage of our silage team at work on a big screen and we will be uploading this to Youtube and our Facebook page..

“We had prize draws in the marquee - Claas pedal Tractor - kindly donated by James Gordon Engineers was won by Anne McGaw, New Holland Pedal Tractor - Kindly donated by LLoyd Ltd was won by Michelle Saunders and an RG Contracting boiler suit was won by Yvonne Griffin.

“We raised the fantastic amount of £217 to go to the Cancer Drop In Centre, Newton Stewart and Stranraer.

We were also celebrating that we are through to the Final three of Contractor of the Year which is run through Farmers Weekly.”