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Joe Watson Legacy Fund

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Old printer cartridges help Joe Watson Legacy Fund

The Joe Watson Legacy Fund has teamed up with Recycle4Charity to offer an easy way to recycle inkjet or toner printer cartridges and raise funds at the same time. The fund aims to improve the understanding of agriculture and provide better…

 

First Joe Watson Legacy Fund winners announced

The first grants from the Joe Watson Legacy Fund have been awarded to Farmers Guardian reporter Lauren Dean and freelance journalist Martin Rickatson. The charity – established in memory of former BGAJ chairman Joe Watson – the fund had welcomed…

 

Deadline extended for applications to Joe Watson Legacy Fund

Trustees for the Joe Watson Legacy Fund say they are eager to receive applications from Guild Members in its inaugural year, announcing a deadline extension until 4 June for the receipt of submissions.  The charity was established in memory of…

 

Joe Watson Legacy Fund open for applications

Applications are invited to the Joe Watson Legacy Fund to improve the understanding of agriculture and provide better education for journalism and communication. Submissions must be from Guild Members to the fund which was set up in memory of the…

 

Joe Watson Legacy Fund to launch

The Guild is delighted to announce that the Joe Watson Legacy Fund will be inviting applications for the award of grants imminently. Established in the memory of the late Joe Watson, a former Guild chairman and highly regarded Scottish agri-…

 

Joe Watson Memorial Apprenticeship announced

The Press & Journal has announced the creation of the Joe Watson Memorial Apprenticeship as part of the newspaper's Apprentice 100 campaign. The opportunity to work for the paper is being offered in memory of their late farming editor and…

 

NFU Scotland honour for the late Joe Watson

The late Joe Watson, a former chairman of the Guild and agricultural editor at the Press & Journal, has been named as the recipient of NFU Scotland’s prestigious Ambassador Award. The honour recognises those who have excelled at representing…

 

Joe Watson and Press & Journal win 2014 Stuart Seaton Award

The Stuart Seaton Award was won for the second successive year and for the third time by the Press & Journal and its farming editor, the late Joe Watson, in 2014. The award was made for the Aberdeen-based newspaper's daily coverage of…

 

Charity event in Joe Watson's memory

Hundreds of farmers in north-east Scotland turned out for a special charity event in memory of Guild member Joe Watson, who died in March, reports his successor on the Press & Journal farming desk, fellow Guild member Gemma Mackenzie. Members…

 

Obituary: Joe Watson

Tributes have been paid by Members of the Guild and the world-wide agricultural journalists' community to Joe Watson, who died suddenly on the evening of Thursday, March 6. He was 43. A former chairman of the Guild and currently the organisation'…

 

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