Dear Member,

     I hope you are keeping well and wishing you a Happy New Year. 

     I can confirm that the dates for events which I sent out to you in September 2022, will be held.

     Dates and Directions for Working Tests and Training Venues are attached.




Sun.     26th February  -           URC(N) Annual General Meeting 5.30 pm at J.A Jones, Churchtown

Sat.      11th March       -           1st  Training at Lazonby (Trainer – Gary Collier)

Sat.      25th March       -           2nd Training at Winster (Trainer –  Gary Collier)

Sun.     16th April        -           URCN Test at Winster for Puppies, Novice and Open Dogs Download Entry Form

Sat.      29th April        -           3rd Training at Meols Hall (Trainer – Carole Clarke)

Sun.     14th May          -           URC(N) Safari Working Test at Meols Hall for Puppies, 

                                                Novice and Open Dogs. Download Entry Form

                                    (Choose Team for URC Inter Area Working Test Finals for Open Dogs)

Sat.      27th May          -           4th Training at Meols Hall (Trainer – Carole Clarke)

Sat.      10th June          -           5th Training at Winster      (Trainer – Gary Collier)

Sun.     18th June          -           URCN Safari Working Test Lazonby for Puppies, Novice and Open Dogs Download Entry Form

Sat.      24th June          -           6th URCN Training at Lazonby (Trainer – Gary Collier)


URC INTER AREA WORKING TEST FINALS FOR OPEN DOGS –The URC Southern Area will be hosting this important Test in 2023.  The date is possibly Sunday 25th June 2023.  The venue will be confirmed nearer the date.  As this is the most important event in the United Retriever Club’s Calendar.  It would be super to have a good Entry at the Meols Hall Test on Sunday, 14th May 2023 when we choose our United Retriever Club Northern Area Team. 


TRAINING CLASSES - £7.00 PER DOG PER CLASS.  Please bring the correct money and pay a Committee Member or the Trainer, on the day.   

 Maximum number per Training Class – see below.  

 The following times for Puppy, Novice and Open Classes apply on all the Training Days:


10.00 am until 11.30 am Puppy         Maximum Number           =          15       

11.30 am until  1.30 pm  Novice        Maximum Number           =          14

 2.00 pm until  4.00 pm  Open           Maximum Number           =          14



SAFARI WORKING TESTS - £7 PER DOG PER CLASS.  Please send your Entry Form and include correct payment (cheque), to:

Mrs P M Aubrey, Toll Bar Cottage, Savin Hill, Lyth, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8DJ. 

Times for the Safari Working Tests will be as follows:


Puppies   9.00 am               for 9.30 am

Novice    9.00 am               To follow immediately after Puppies

Open     12.30 pm               for 1.00 pm





The address for the Annual General Meeting on Sunday, 26th February 2023, at 5.30 pm is: 

J.A. Jones and Sons,  2D Gravel Lane, Banks, PR9 8BN.

At the Annual General Meeting, if you would like to come onto the Committee of the United Retriever Club Northern Area, you would be most welcome, it is not a difficult job!   Please contact Penny Aubrey who will send you the necessary paperwork

Email: penny.clover1@gmail.com 

Mrs P M Aubrey (Penny)

General Secretary URC(N)