Spring show goes on at Mil Lel

SHOW SUPPORT: Mil Lel Agricultural and Horticultural Show Society members Sandra Robinson, Derry Clayfield, Yvonne Johns and Margaret Douglas at the Mil Lel Memorial Hall ahead of the 80th Mil Lel Spring Show on Saturday. Picture: BRITTANY DENTON

THIS Saturday will mark 80 consecutive years of the Mil Lel Spring Show and stalwart volunteer Derry Clayfield has been involved in some capacity at almost every one of them.

Mr Clayfield has missed only four of the 79 previous Mil Lel shows and served as committee secretary and later treasurer for three decades.

“I competed in the horse riding events at the second show in 1939 when I was eight years old,” he told The Border


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