Monthly Archives: August 2013

How To Burn 6,000 Calories…

…The Consortium‘s Chris Marston has the secret! All you need to do is simply enter the Ride London 100 bike ride! Here’s a few words from Chris about how the day went: “It was a fantastic day with over 16,000 … Continue reading

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Stickability Needs You!

We have a couple of vacancies for helpers needed to support the continued success of our Stickability programme, to start in September. If you love reading, sport and live in or near Chippenham, Wiltshire, then Stickability would love to hear … Continue reading

Posted in Community Volunteering, Stickability

Announcing the Team News and Sponsorship Page

It’s traditional in the run up to our bike ride challenge to set up some cyclist information and this year is no exception! However in a slight departure with that tradition, we’ve set up an overall team page instead of … Continue reading

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Welcome Back!

We hope you’ve all had an enjoyable bank holiday weekend! Today is a good time to tell you how fund raising’s been going over the summer. The totals are in for the end of July and so far you’ve raised… … … Continue reading

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An Interview With Andy Cook

For the third year in a row, Smiths News is linking up with Andy Cook Cycling, who have a wealth of knowledge and cycling experience to ensure the logistics of this year’s bike ride run as smoothly as they possibly can. … Continue reading

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Bertrams Get Biking and Baking!

Further to Monday’s cycling update from The Consortium, we also have “news from Norwich” on how training is going for the two Paris to Swindon team members who hail from Bertrams. Jodie Medd-Sygrove has a quick update on behalf of … Continue reading

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Now InStore/MSC Get Behind Swim Britain

We have more news of Smiths News staff joining Swim Britain!  InStore/MSC aren’t content with just entering one team, they’ve entered three 🙂 They’re travelling down to Bristol to swim in the Olympic sized pool there on September 28th. And … Continue reading

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Cycling News

With just a month to go until the ‘big trip’, news is starting to come in of how training is going for the riders in this year’s Paris to Swindon bike ride. Over the next few weeks we’ll be bringing … Continue reading

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It’s in to Top Gear for Wishes 4 Kids

If you were very ill and were granted one wish to make a dream come true, what would it be? I’m sure many of you would leap at the chance to be just like Jeremy Clarkson on Top Gear and … Continue reading

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Newport Are Off to Swim Britain

Yay, we have news of our first team to join Swim Britain! The Smiths Mermaids hail from customer services in Newport and comprises:  Claire Hockey – CS Team Leader Judy Read Kelly Bennett Sue Shepherd Their swim is due to take … Continue reading

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