Board is beefed up

The National Beef Association (NBA) has appointed Northumberland Farmer William Walton to its board.

Mr Walton, who runs a hill farm at Bardon Mill near Hexham, will represent the North East region for the NBA, and as a board member he will be a voice for the industry and contribute to the board and its decision making.

He said: “I feel extremely honoured to have been invited to join the Board of the NBA and I am looking forward to this new challenge.”