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Freddie the Sheep official mascot of Penistone Show

Monday August 24 2015


Georgia and Freddie Georgia and Freddie


FREDDIE the Sheep has become the official mascot of Penistone Show after attracting thousands of fans on the event's Facebook and Twitter.

The hand-reared sheep born in March was rejected by his mother as a lamb and bottle-fed by Penistone Show committee member Georgia Hoyland.

The woolly mascot is now the star of Penistone Show and organisers have printed fundraising T-shirts with the #whereisfreddie? slogan on, to raise money for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

Georgia, 18, of Penistone, said: “We are thrilled that Freddie has become such a hit with the public and really hope people will come and meet him at the show.”

Penistone’s 143rd Agricultural Show will take place on Saturday, September 12.

To buy a fundraising T-shirt and for more information visit http://www.penistoneshow.com/shop.html


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