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Staff and Student Win International Research Award

A postgraduate research student and his supervisors have received an international award for their research from the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (AAHPERD).

Steve Munson studied for an MSc by Research, and his research was recently published in the Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport Journal.

Rotary battle to end Polio continues.......

Polio eradication has been Rotary's (1) top priority since 1985. Thanks to Rotary's help, two billion children have been protected from the disease, and the number of endemic countries has fallen from 125 to just four: Afghanistan, Northern India, Nigeria and Pakistan. It is estimated that five million children have been spared from disability and 250,000 deaths have been averted.

Local electronic cigarette firm launches on no-smoking day- Lucky 8s

Since 2006 electronic cigarettes have been sold in the UK, but it's only over the last few months that the media has really started to stand up and take notice.

Jessie May Trust to support Saddleback Sodbury Cycling Sportive 2013

The Rotary Club of Chipping Sodbury today announced that its second annual Cycling Sportive will support The Jessie May Trust (1), a Charity who provide free of charge nursing care at home for children living with terminal illnesses.

The Vale of Evesham's first ever Vegan Fair

The Vale of Evesham's first ever Vegan Fair later this month looks set to be beseiged by food lovers from across the region! On Saturday 23rd March, Evesham Town Hall will be transformed in to an oasis of healthy, compassionate living, showcasing the very best in veganism.

Know Your Blood Pressure awareness day

Chipping Sodbury Rotary is holding its annual Know Your Blood Pressure event (formerly known as Stroke Awareness Day) on Saturday 20th April 2013. The event will be located at 61 Broad Street Chipping Sodbury with sessions running from 9.30 am until 3.30 pm. Members of the public attending the session will be seen by a doctor or a nurse with each blood pressure check taking around 5 minutes.

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP Raises Concerns over the Future of Ambulance Services in Cirencester

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP has received concerned emails from constituents including an unnamed employee of the local Ambulance Service.

The email states the worries of local residents:

Is It Really The Exercise That’s Important for Health?

Professor Diane Crone, Exercise for Health: is it really the exercise that’s important? 6pm, Wednesday 20 February 2013, University of Gloucestershire, TC014, Park Campus, Cheltenham, GL50 2RH. 

Swindon Town FC will be training at The Cirencester Area

Swindon Town FC players make the most of a premiership training facility right on their doorstep!

Paolo di Canio, manager of Swindon Town FC, has announced that the club will be holding its training sessions at the Cirencester Arena indoor facility during the winter of 2012-13.

Guide Dogs Breeding Centre - Free tours

The Guide Dogs National Breeding Centre has places available on a number
of it's tours during December on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons and
Friday mornings. They will be closed for tours after Friday 21st December
2012 until Wednesday 3rd January 2013 but can still offer places on many
tours. If you are an individual, small family, social group or company

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