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Timberscombe twins have taste for business
TWIN brothers from Exmoor have won an award worth £3,000 in recognition of their success and potential as businessmen.
Adam and Oliver Hill, of Timberscombe, received the Pinnacle Youth Award from the Exmoor Society to help them develop their agricultural contracting service.
The business, which they established after leaving school last summer, is designed to cater for the needs of smaller farms using smaller traditional machinery.
They will now be able to buy some of the equipment that will enable their business to grow.
The award was launched to encourage young people to set up or develop a rural business in the national park.
Society chairman Rachel Thomas said: “We are concerned about local livelihoods, and as a conservation body we wish to show that we fully recognise the need for jobs on Exmoor that are land-based.
“We could not have chosen better ambassadors for us and wish Adam and Oliver after winning the Pinnacle Award. We hope spreading the word will encourage even more entries next year.”