Mrs Gillian Potts
Address : Buckabankhall Hall Dalston Carlisle
Postcode : CA 56JT
Telephone : 07557670986
Full Name : Moira Fisher
IN WHAT CAPACITY DO YOU KNOW THE NOMINEE : I have know Gill for many years, initially through Young Farmers, and in more recent years through our involvement with the Cumberland Show and Farmers Charity Auction.
YOUR NOMINATION ACHIEVEMENTS, PERSONALITY & SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COMMUNITY & OVER WHAT PERIOD OF TIME? : Gill is well known character.
Loved for her straight forward no nonsense attitude, and ability to get things done.
She’s a doer.
Born and bred, from the very best Cumbrian farming stock, Gillian Brough was a amazing young farmer, she excelled in numerous Young Farmers competitions, especially home baking and cookery competitions.
She has won numerous prizes for her delicious and beautiful home baking at shows in North of England, her specially is her wonderful Victoria sandwich cake.
Gill met and married Andrew Potts (a fellow Young Farmer) and they have two delightful grown up children Laura (who has inherited her mothers baking ability) and Phil. They live near Dalston.
Gill is a stalwart of the Cumberland Show. She is tireless and constantly works to make it a great day out.
She is treasurer of Cumbria RABI Royal Agriculture Benevolent Fund.
A key player in making the Farmers Charity Auction held every 5 years raising over £55 k in 2019.
The person I have nominated deserves to be considered for an invitation to the Cumbria Women of the Year Lunch because: : She never looks for recognition for the time work and effort she puts into her community and local charities.