H&H Group News

2016 Show Season

31st May 2016

Once again H&H Group of Companies has a hectic schedule for the summer season of agricultural and notable key shows across the North of England and Borders.  Below are the dates, so if we are in your area, please do drop by the stand for a chat and light refreshments – we’d love to see you! Wednesday 1 June | NSA Scot Sheep at Blythbank Farm, Peebles Saturday 11 June […]


Borderway to hold the sale of one of the most renowned Suffolk flocks in Scotland

31st May 2016

Friday 8th July will see the complete dispersal sale of one of the most renowned Suffolk flocks in Scotland, the Mair family’s Deveronside flock. Taking place at Harrison and Hetherington’s Borderway Mart in Carlisle, this stand alone sale will see 80 lots going under the hammer.  This is the entire female flock, which will include 16 ewes, 34 gimmers and 30 ewe lambs.  All rams will be sold through the […]


Auction Sale of Cumbrian Farm Exceeds Expectations

28th April 2016

Michael C L Hodgson has held the successful sale, by auction of the 17 acre Hale Head Farm achieving 11% more than the overall guide price. Situated close to Milnthorpe, Hale Head Farm was the former home of the nationally renowned Londsdale Shetland Ponies. This smallholding, which included a 3 bedroom family farmhouse, a range of equestrian facilities, high quality meadow and pasture land, and amenity woodland, was sold in […]


Spring into Action with Farm Machinery Sales

27th April 2016

Harrison & Hetherington are the UK’s largest livestock auctioneering company, and in addition to their nine livestock auction marts, are often asked to complete on-farm dispersal sales.  The next few weeks will see four sales being held across North Northumberland and Cumbria all with a superb selection of well-maintained livestock equipment and farm machinery being offered. As the work load increases for the majority of mixed farms, these Harrison and […]


Share Auction

17th April 2016

The next auction of H&H shares will be held on Friday 27 May 2016. Around 5,525 shares will be offered for sale.  The sale will be held at Borderway Mart and commences at 1.00pm. For further details please contact the Company Secretary, Margaret Irving on 01228 406334 or email. For more information about H&H shares please click here.


H&H Young Rural Entrepreneur Programme

31st March 2016

H&H Group and UTASS launch a new initiative to attract and encourage young people to establish themselves on the business ladder. ‘The H&H Young Rural Entrepreneur Programme’ offers free business accommodation for a young enterprising business person for the period of one year and the successful candidate will be provided with a programme of business mentoring, full support and use of the facilities of Upper Teesdale Agricultural Support Services (UTASS). […]


H&H Sponsors ‘Go Herdwick’

31st March 2016

Award-winning artist Mary Ann Rogers commissioned by the H&H Group to decorate Herdwicks for charity This week well known Northumberland artist, Mary Ann Rogers, has unveiled her painted sheep as part of the “Go Herdwick” charity project.  Mary Ann was asked by the H&H Group to paint the two sheep in themes using some of the designs for which she is renowned. One is named Harrison, the other Hetherington. Harrison, […]


H&H Expands Estate Agency Business

31st January 2016

The H&H Group based at Carlisle announced the expansion of its Estate Agency business H&H King with the opening of a new branch at Penrith, and the acquisition of the well-known Michael CL Hodgson Estate and Land Agency, with its offices in Kendal and Grange-over-Sands. Dovetailing with the existing H&H King office in Carlisle, these three additional offices significantly increase the company’s coverage across the North of England. The H&H […]


H&H Insurance Brokers Achieve Chartered Broker Status

20th January 2016

H&H Insurance Brokers, a leading independent insurance broker in the UK, have received the insurance industry’s highest accolade – Corporate Chartered Broker status. This has been granted to Carlisle and Durham based H&H Insurance Brokers by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), the professional body for all the insurance industry. Chartered status is an exclusive title only awarded to firms who meet rigorous criteria relating to professionalism, capability and adherence to […]


H&H Acquire John Swan

10th December 2015

Today two major livestock auction companies H&H Group PLC (H&H) and John Swan & Sons P.L.C (John Swan) have combined to create the UK’s largest marts business, which will offer new opportunities to farmers in Northern England and the Scottish Borders. The addition of the two John Swan & Sons marts  in Newtown St Boswells in Roxburghshire, and Wooler in Northumberland, to the portfolio of seven operated by Harrison & […]