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CDTEC is keen to move with the times and  is pleased to announce that we are now active on Facebook – check out “Down Tractor Drivers” and join in the banter.

 

TractorJoe - Tractor Parts

A link to the TractorJoe website has been added to the links page. The company is based in the USA but it might be useful for that hard to find part. An introductory credit note is available to club members ordering for the first time - contact the chairman for the order code necessary to receive that credit

 

Trevor McBurney

Chairman

Click Picture above to view some pictures of members and events from years ago.

CDTEC EASTER TUESDAY TRACTOR ROAD RUN

 

A big thank you to all who braved the wet conditions and came to support our Easter road run in Donaghadee.

 

We had over 60 entries and raised £1200 which will be presented to Leukemia and  Lymphoma Research at our April Meeting.

 

Special thanks also to the club members and their families who put in the effort to make it happen, those who provided premises, allowed access to Portavoe Estate, donated food, provided ballot prizes and made other donations.

 

Once again the community came together to support a worthy cause and we value that support immensely.

 

Thanks again.

 

Trevor McBurney

Chairman, CDTEC 

Presentation of Cheques to Local Charities and Good Causes

At our meeting on 29th November the club presented cheques totalling £4,000 to local charities and good causes Chairman Trevor McBurney and club member Charlie Moloney are pictured with recipients Magdalena Zanuska –Pal (Belfast Central Mission Copelands Dementia Centre), Ble Livingstone (Cats Protection), Jeff smith (Kirkiston Ara Responders Technical Services), Harold Campbell (Trinity Presbyterian Church and Rev Andrew Kingston (Regent St Newtownards Methodist Church)

PLOUGHING DAY — 5th May 2018

Members please note that a ploughing day has been organised at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra on Saturday 5th May. It should allow the budding ploughmen and women in our ranks to sharpen up their skills with advice from the experts present.

 

The event is being held in conjunction with a "Friends of Ferguson" working event and should start at 11.00am.