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Branch information and events

Information on the British Deer Society (BDS) Wessex branch including events, news, and contacts.


4th Feb 2021   The Annual General Meeting of the Wessex Branch 7 pm on Zoom

Please note that branch events may not be going ahead due to Covid-19 pandemic. 

Branch Contacts

Chairman Dorothy Ireland 
Secretary Hugh Goodman   
Membership      Stephen Farr     
Treasurer Karene Johnson  
Range Officer David S Davies  
Photographic Officer George Trebinski  

David Barrett, Mark Hatt-Cook, Trevor Hughes, Roger Ireland, Matthew Moore, Nigel Dewing, Terry Hoskins

Hon. Vet. Keith Cutler BSc MRVCS

Branch Areas

Postcode Area
BA12 - BA15 Bath
BH Bournemouth
DT Dorchester
GU10 - GU12 Guildford
GU14 Guildford
GU17 Guildford
GU21 - GU22 Guildford
GU26 Guildford
GU30 - GU35 Guildford
GU46 - GU47 Guildford
GU51 - GU52 Guildford
GY Guernsey
JE Jersey
PO Portsmouth
RG Reading
SL Slough
SN8 - SN9 Swindon
SO Southampton
SP Salisbury


Below you will see notification of our Branch AGM, this year will be so different as we will have to have a virtual one by ‘Zoom’, so please bear with us on this. My thanks to David Mcauley our Society CEO and Sarah Stride for setting it up for us from HO.

If you are attending, you must register your attendance to the meeting to  so that an invite can be sent out to you.

Also below your officers and committee are willing to stand once again, with one new name Tony Lowry joining us, however, all will need a proposer and second, so please would you send these to either Hugh Goodman Secretary or Dorothy Ireland the sooner this can be done the better, so it can be recorded for the meeting. David Mcauley CEO will be joining the meeting, so giving you the opportunity of meeting him.

All Branch Members are cordially invited to attend, by registering your attendance to the meeting to  giving your full name.

The Annual General Meeting of the Wessex Branch

British Deer Society will be held by ‘Zoom’

Thursday 4th February 2021 7 pm.

If members have any issues that they wish to raise at the meeting, they are requested to notify the Secretary Hugh Goodman or Chairman Dorothy Ireland preferably by e-mail or in writing by 28th January 2021 in order to give an adequate time for a considered response.

All the following will need a nominator and second please.


Chairman  Dorothy Ireland

Secretary  Hugh Goodman

Treasurer  Karene Johnson


Committee:  David Barrett,  David Davies,  Mark Hatt-Cook,  Matthew Moore,  Roger Ireland,  Stephen Farr,

Trevor Hughes,  Terry Hoskins,  one new member Tony Lowry.