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Fireworks, Mulled Wine and Roast Hog at Compton Scorpion Manor

Saturday 25th October 2008. 6pm to 9pm - Fireworks at 7.30pm. Compton Scorpion Manor,
Compton Scorpion, Nr. Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire CV36 4PJ
By kind permission of Mr and Mrs Andrew Knight. All ticket money will go to the following three charities:- Shipston Home Nursing, The Jennifer Trust for Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Campaign to Protect Rural England Warwickshire.

Cotswold coffee morning gives £500 to charity

Coffee and cakes were snapped up this month when keen staff at Cotswold District Council raised £500 through a charity Coffee Morning.

Maggie’s Express - and All That Jazz at the GWR

Saturday 26th July 6.30 pm, Toddington Railway Station, Gloucestershire
Toddington based heritage railway, the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway, is laying on a special steam train with a jazz band send off in aid of the cancer charity, Maggie’s Cotswolds. The excursion leaves Toddington at 6.30pm on Saturday 26th July and travels to Cheltenham Race Course, via Winchcombe, before making a leisurely return journey.

Cotswolds MP hears of plight of disabled children

Cotswolds MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown recently met with members of Cirencester SCOPE, officers from the charity and parents of disabled children, to discuss the issues in relation to the future of disabled nineteen year olds when school ends and the lack of Respite Care for parents, carers and the disabled individual themselves.

Cotswold's Steve Edwards smashes the world record

Cotswolds Steve Edwards smashes the world recordOn Sunday 18th May 2008 Steve Edwards smashed the world record by running 10 marathons in 10 days in the fastest ever combined finish time - 35 hours, 20 minutes, 44 seconds - which totally blew away the old record of 37 hours, 39 minutes, 34 seconds set in 2007.

This new world record equates to running each and every marathon in just 3 hours, 32 minutes , 4 seconds on each of ten days which is a truly staggering performance that will sit deservedly in the record books for some time to come.

Steve Edwards is on the start line for his World Record Challenge

Friday 9th May to Sunday 18th May - Brathay, Ambleside in the Lake District
Steve Edwards from Moreton-in-the Marsh has one day left before he starts his World Record Challenge to run the fastest ever cumulative time for 10 marathons in 10 days.

Steve Edwards completes the Flora London Marathon - Marathon Number 452

Sunday April 13th Cotswolds based Steve Edwards added another marathon to his name in his world record challenge to complete 500 marathons by 2012. He completed the big one - The Flora London Marathon 2008 - in 3 hours, 2 minutes and 35 seconds, well within his challenge time target. Well done Steve.

Counting up to 500 Marathons- Number 451 is completed on target

Cotswolds based Steve Edwards completed Marathon number 451 on Sunday April 6th.
Steve only had to go to Taunton, Somerset this time, to complete marathon number 451 in his bid for a world record of running 500 marathons by 2012 in an average time of under 3 hours 20 minutes. Only 49 more races to go!
The Flora London Marathon is next on the list.

Another World Record Challenge for Cotswold's Steve Edwards- 10 Marathons in 10 Days

Friday 9th May to Sunday 18th May 2008 - Brathay, Ambleside in the Lake District
Steve Edwards our intrepid marathon runner from Moreton-in-Marsh in the Cotswolds is not satisfied with challenging for just one World Record in running 500 Marathons in an average time of under 3 hours 20 minutes. He is challenging for a second World Record in May by running the fastest ever cumulative time for 10 marathons in 10 days on a accurately measured UK Athletics certified marathon course.

Another milestone - Marathon 450 is ticked off by Cotswold's Steve Edwards

Steve Edwards from Moreton-in-Marsh went all the way to Scotland to complete marathon number 450 in his bid for a world record of running 500 marathons by 2012 in an average time of under 3 hours 20 minutes. Only 50 more races to go! 

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