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Young Enterprise Final

The YE County Final for Wiltshire was held at the Excalibur Building,  near Sparcells, on 10 May - on a warm sunny evening. The event was hosted by Excalibur's James Phipps  -  a Swindon man, now founder and Executive Chairman, and one of the UK's most successful IT entrepreneurs. He gave a highly motivational address to the participants, stressing the importance of interpersonal skills and vis...
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Ideas for Christmas gifts in Swindon

Another 'Secret Swindon' Post! You may not be aware but there is a December Fair running at The Richard Jeffries Museum on Saturdays in December.  It features some beautiful arts and crafts made by local artists and craftspeople.  Angela Atkinson of Born Again Swindonian  spent a pleasant afternoon shopping on the 3 December and recommends a visit.  Read her review here with wonderful photographs...
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Register now for Rotary’s new drive to end polio.

An exciting venture is about to be launched by Rotary to draw attention to Rotary's work with End Polio Now and it looks like lots of fun   The question is are we up for it?   Check your diaries now! The Purple4Polio Rotary Grand Tour 2018 is hitting the highways next May and needs cars of all shapes and sizes to take part. Registration is now live! Everyone is welcome to join this amazing r...
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World Polio Day 24 October 2017

Tuesday 24 October is Rotary World Polio Day   Live streaming starts here   https://www.endpolio.org/world-polio-day   Since Rotary and its partners launched the Global Polio Eradication Initiative nearly 30 years ago, the incidence of polio has plummeted by more than 99.9 percent, from about 350,000 cases a year to just 37 cases in 2016. To sustain this progress, and...
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Blue Cross Local Events – Pets for all

Sally is the local co-ordinator for Blue Cross and she reported to us at a recent meeting on their fundraising successes and the work carried out . We have just run a stall and dog show at the Shrivenham fete on August 26th. We raised £794 which is a terrific effort but as you will have seen that effort may be used on the care of rehoming just one dog! (I can’t believe I didn’t remember to come...
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