Gelvin farmers gear up for charity ‘tractor pull’

The Gelvin Farmers Group, based in Drumsurn, are gearing up for their second Annual Sponsored Tractor Pull, which this year is in aid of Parkinsons Northern Ireland.

The Group have a long history of successful fund raising since it’s inception in 2004 to date having raised of £50,000 for charities.

Launching the event this week, Group secretary, Peter Boyle said: “It has become a bit of tradition for the group to hold an annual fundraiser. We always get a great response and we are hoping this year will be no different.

“This year’s event is taking place on Saturday 17th September 2011, leaving Central Car park Garvagh at 2 pm and making its way to the Pot Bar Drumsurn. We are putting a call out for more teams of a maximum of 10 people (Male/Female/Mixed).”

Sponsor sheets, along with more information is available from Eugene Lagan telephone 078 5608 0278.