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NEWS - ROSS-ON-WYE
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Competition - The Playtex Moonwalk]
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Ross Phoenix Majorettes and Win a Year's Advertising on Wyenot.com
their triumphant return from the 2005 National Championships,
Ross Phoenix Majorettes have been very busy trying to
raise funds to finance their attempt to become European
Champions in Italy later this year. They have been bag
packing in the supermarket and organizing various events
to raise the necessary cash. The
Majorettes are still some way off their target at the
moment and we at Wyenot News would like to help them on
and more people are advertising on Wyenot.com now and
out of all those who advertised last year, not one has
declined to renew, so during
the next two weeks, Tina will be visiting as many shops
and businesses in Ross as possible selling raffle tickets.
These tickets will cost £1 each and will be entered
into a draw. The draw for the winning ticket will be made
on Carnival day and the prize will be one year's free
advertising on Wyenot.com. All money raised by this raffle
will go towards the Majorettes fund-raising campaign.
Library launched their summer reading challenge, 'The
Reading Voyage' on Tuesday, 12th July and local children's
author, Shoo Rayner was there to entertain children from
Brampton Abbotts Primary School with Pirate drawings and
below with Shoo Rayner are years three and four children
from Brampton Abbotts Primary school.
School Story Competition
of the Walford Summer Fete Writing Competition were presented
with certificates during a special assembly at school
on Monday, 11th July. Judges Jan Nesaratnam and Joan Robertshaw
of Ross Library were impressed by the high standard of
the entries. All entries received a 'Highly Commended'
certificate and the winners were presented with both a
Winners certificate and a Jacqueline Wilson book. All
winning entries were read by Jacqueline Wilson, the current
Children's Laureate and author of the popular Tracy Beaker
series, which has been dramatized for children's television.
Jacqueline wrote to the winning children individually,
about their work.
winners were: Under 8s Handwriting: Indigo Officer, age
5. Under 8s Story: Tilly Lawson, age 6. Under 12s Handwriting:
Anna Bennett, age 9 and Sarah Bennett, age 11. Under 12s
Story: Jessica Amy Hunt, age 8 and Roseanne Lindley, age
below, the children receive their certificates during
a special assembly. Under 8s winners, top and Under 12s,
all entries, bottom.
group of Ross-on-Wye ladies completed the Playtex Half
Moonwalk in Hyde Park, starting at midnight on Saturday,
18th June, raising a total of £2,173.84 for Breast
Cancer and Cancer Care.
spokesperson for the event said, ' It was a wonderful
experience and a great team building activity.'
group would like to thank all those who supported fund-raising
events and all sponsors. Special thanks going to: Ross
Rowing Club Committee for allowing them to hold a raffle
on their 'Pub and Club' day.
Sam at the Barrel for her support with the Pink Disco
Party and the Bonus Ball Funds.
Oats and Sons for all of their help and an endless supply
of pink and white balloons.
of the girls at Hyde Park, left to right: Karen Phelps,
Claire White, Irene Jones, Elaine Vine, Tracey Young,
Tina Robertshaw, Jeanette Rush, Anita Ward and Denise
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