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WORKING FOR THE COUNTRYSIDE

JOIN THE YORKSHIRE AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY

Support Yorkshire’s Rural Future


THE YORKSHIRE AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY Since its formation in 1837, the Yorkshire Agricultural Society has evolved into a powerful and influential organisation. The countryside is important to us all, whether we live or work there or simply spend time enjoying it.

SUPPORT US

One of the best ways to support the Yorkshire Countryside is by becoming a member of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society (YAS) The support from our members is vital to fulfilling our charitable work, and members are rewarded with a range of benefits including free entry to the Great Yorkshire Show on all three days and free entry to both days of Countryside Live. The Society only continues to thrive because of the support of its members, helping us to deliver a range of charitable activities such as: Grants to help fund agricultural research Sponsorship of farming projects Support for numerous charities and organisations Offering practical help to new rural business via our Growing Routes programme Organising key conferences and seminars Running an education programme to improve understanding of rural matters


There are many ways that you can help: Join us by becoming a member Make a donation Leave us a legacy

Become a member of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society and enjoy: Free entry to the Great Yorkshire Show on all three days Discounts on entries into livestock classes Free entry into the prestigious members pavilion and members section of the Grandstand at the Great Yorkshire Show Free entry to Countryside Live on both days 5% Discount in Fodder - the Society’s shop and cafe on the Great Yorkshire Showground (on production of your membership card) Free newsletters keeping you up to date with the Society’s activities Discounted entry to some events on the Great Yorkshire Showground

HOW YOU CAN HELP US

Become a member by completing the form or join online at

www.yas.co.uk


RECOMMEND A FRIEND TWO OPPORTUNITIES TO WIN IN OUR PRIZE DRAW

If you enjoy the Great Yorkshire Show, and we’re sure you do, why not share the experience with your friends if they are not already members. We are offering two opportunities to win prizes in our Prize Draw. Firstly, recommend a friend who isn’t already a member and you will automatically be entered to win one of five pairs of tickets to the Autumn Flower Show 2011, courtesy of the North of England Horticultural Society. You will be entered into the second part of the prize draw when your friend signs up, with a chance to win a one year subscription to Yorkshire Life Magazine To enter the Prize Draw, please complete and return the application below:

FRIEND’S DETAILS Title(s) .................. Initials ................ Surname .......................................................................... Address ...................................................................................................................................... ................................................................................................................................................... Postcode ........................................... Telephone ........................................................................ E-mail .........................................................................................................................................

MY DETAILS Title(s) .................. Initials ................ Surname .......................................................................... Address ...................................................................................................................................... ................................................................................................................................................... Postcode ........................................... Telephone ........................................................................ E-mail ............................................... YAS Membership No. (if known) ..............................................

Membership Secretary Yorkshire Agricultural Society Regional Agricultural Centre Great Yorkshire Showground Harrogate HG2 8NZ Telephone 01423 541 000 E-mail membership@yas.co.uk

Registered Charity No. 513238 Company Registration No. 1666751 VAT Registration No. 613 0480 81

Support Yorkshire’s Rural Future

www.yas.co.uk


DIRECT DEBIT MANDATE Paying your annual membership subscription via Direct Debit saves you time and money - as well as being an efficient way of payment. If you choose to do this, you are entitled to a discount of £2.00 on either the Joint, Single or Intermediate categories of membership. Collections of payment are usually made in the first week of January each year, membership cards will be dispatched within the month and members’ passes for the Great Yorkshire Show will be posted to you approximately four weeks before the event. New members completing the direct debit mandate will have payment collected within one month of application.

Instructions to your Bank or Building Society to pay by Direct Debit ORIGINATOR’S IDENTIFICATION NUMBER 9 5 0 3 6 2 Please fill in the whole form and return to: Yorkshire Agricultural Society, Regional Agricultural Centre, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate HG2 8NZ

Name and full postal address of your Bank or Building Society To the Manager .............................................................................Bank/Building Society Address ........................................................................................................................ ..................................................................................... Postcode ................................. Name(s) of Account Holder ............................................................................................ Account No.

Branch Sort Code

Instructions to your Bank or Building Society Please pay Yorkshire Agricultural Society Direct Debits from the account detailed in this instruction subject to the safeguards assured by the Direct Debit Guarantee. I understand that this instruction may remain with the Yorkshire Agricultural Society and, if so, details will be passed electronically to my Bank/Building Society.

Signature ............................................................................................. Date .................. Signature ............................................................................................. Date .................. Banks and Building Societies may not accept Direct Debit Instructions for some types of accounts

Direct Debit Guarantee • This Guarantee is offered by all Banks and Building Societies that accept instructions to pay Direct Debits. • If there are any changes to the amount, date or frequency of your Direct Debit, the Yorkshire Agricultural Society will notify you 14 working days in advance of your account being debited or as otherwise agreed. If you request the Yorkshire Agricultural Society to collect payments, confirmation of the amount and date will be give to you at the time of the request. • If an error is made in the payment of your Direct Debit by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society or your Bank or Building Society you are entitled to a full and immediate refund of the amount paid from your Bank or Building Society. • If you receive a refund you are not entitled to, you must pay it back when the Yorkshire Agricultural Society asks you to. • You can cancel a Direct Debit at any time by simply contacting your Bank or Building Society. Written confirmation may be required. Please also notify us.


MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

Alternatively join online at www.yas.co.uk

I/We hereby apply to become a member/joint members of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society and I/We agree, if this application is accepted, to be bound by the rules, byelaws and the regulations of the Society.

Subscription 2011 Single £48

Joint £72

Intermediate (19 to 25yrs) £32

Date of birth

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Junior (5 to 18yrs) £19

Date of birth

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Single Life £960

Joint Life £1440

Companies and Corporate Bodies are entitled to Corporate Membership, please call 01423 541 000 for further details.

Title(s) ............... Initials.............. Surname ............................................................... Title(s) ............... Initials.............. Surname ............................................................... Intermediate/Junior Title(s) ............... Initials.............. Surname ............................................................... Address ..................................................................................................................... .................................................................................................................................. Postcode ..................................... Telephone .............................................................. E-mail ........................................................................................................................

Payment Details I enclose a cheque for £ ............ made payable to the Yorkshire Agricultural Society Or please collect by Direct Debit Or please debit my: credit/debit card Card No.

Expiry Date

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Start Date

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Card Issue No. (switch only)

Signed........................................................................................................................ Please check the card number is complete and the name & address above is the cardholders.

Subscriptions All first subscriptions are due on completion of this form. Annual subscriptions are due on the first day of January each subsequent year. If you join between August and December the amount paid will automatically be accepted as payment for the following year, starting 1st January. Your name may be used by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society to inform you of further events. We will not pass your details to any third party. Please tick the box if you DO NOT wish to be contacted. Please return to: Membership Secretary, Yorkshire Agricultural Society, Regional Agricultural Centre, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate HG2 8NZ


Yorkshire Agricultural Society membership leaflet