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NEWS - ROSS-ON-WYE
News - The weekly News Magazine for
No. 100 - 14th June 2006
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- Ross Supporting England - Letters - JKHS - Children's Book Train]
[Rock & Fossil Roadshow - Race for Life - Ale & Cider Fest -
Revision Breakfast Club - Competition - Weston FC]
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and Fossil Roadshow
The Rock & Fossil Roadshow visited the Larruperz Centre
on Sunday, 11th June. The show is a collection of fun, hands-on,
activities for all ages, based on earth science topics.
These include fossil casting & painting, dinosaur model-making,
feely boxes, Ask the Expert, and many more. New attractions
this year include 'Vernon', a life-size model of a Velociraptor
skeleton and a seismometer to measure your own personal
& Worcestershire Earth Heritage Trust is a leading geoconservation
group based at The Geological Records Centre (GRC) at University
of Worcester. The Trust aims to record and protect geology
and landscape and to raise awareness of Earth heritage across
the two counties.
For more information about the Trust & the Roadshows, you
are welcome to visit their web site at www.earthheritagetrust.org,
email email@example.com or telephone: 01905 855184.
the photo with Vernon, the Velociraptor are Julie Bundred,
Alastair and Thomas Green, Julie Pitts and Iris Calderbank.
Staff at Benjamin's Pharmacy at Ross Community Hospital
will be taking part in a 'Race for Life' on 16th July, to
raise funds for treating cancer in memory of their friend,
Jenny Barter. Jenny lost her fight for life on 7th December
the photo are Luan Ahmed, Heather Evans, Sam Howells, Amanda
Burford and Nicky Ruck, who will also be holding a 'Tombola'
at the hospital for one week, commencing 16th June.
you would like to contribute towards this good cause, you
are welcome to call the girls on 01989 562466.
Ale and Cider Festival
A mini Real Ale and Cider Festival is to be held on Saturday
24th and Sunday 25th June at The White Lion Inn, Wilton.
As well as landlord Dave's usual range of excellent beers
there will be four others, to be announced, along with four
well as the usual great range of food being served, there
will be a barbecue available throughout the afternoons offering
tasty cider sausages, burgers and gourmet sausages etc.
music will be performed on both days from 3 pm and will
begin with well known and popular folk duo Miln and James.
Later in the day a young lady called Jocelyn, who sings
anything from Whitney Houston to Aretha Franklin songs will
perform and to round off the evening, Will Killeen will
be playing some brilliant folk, blues and slide in his own
music session will begin with the jazz tones of The Cliveden
Set from Monmouth followed by talented singer / songwriter
from Bristol, Andi James. Andi will be performing some well
known classics as well as some of his own excellent material.
The weekends event will finish with a performance by lively
local duo The Accord.
Breakfast Revision Clubs
John Kyrle High School have been running GCSE revision breakfast
clubs for Year 11 students again this year. The start time
is a scary 8.00 am and the first, for maths revision was
held on 12th June. A science revision breakfast will take
place on 14th June and on the 15th, breakfast will be served
for those revising history.
Tickets to the August Bank Holiday 'Summer Spectacular'
year, a 'Summer Spectacular' will be taking place on the
Rope Walk site which previously hosted Ross International
details of which can be found by clicking here.)
News has tickets to each of the three 'Summer Spectacular'
concerts, which would normally cost £35 per pair to
give away. Six readers will win a pair of tickets to one
of the shows. If you and a partner would like a chance to
go to one of the concerts for free, all you need do is email
the answers to the following questions. Entrants to this
competition must be aged 18 years or over. All
of the answers can be easily looked up in back
issues of Wyenot News.
type of mammals were photographed swimming in the River
Wye at Wilton earlier this year:
hump back whales?
is the surname of June and Rex, the couple who monitor Ross-on-Wye
c: Peregrine Falcon?
presenter, Chris Tarrant recently visited the White Lion
Inn and Broome Farm. What is the first name of his wife:
famous historical character who died 201 years ago once
Ludwig Van Beethoven?
b: King Cnut?
c: Admiral Lord Nelson?
click here to email your answers. (Wyenot
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draw from entries received will take place at a venue to
be announced on Saturday, July 29th at 5:30 pm and a list
of winners will be published in the following week's Wyenot
News. Please state your name and postal address (where you
want the tickets sent), along with your first and second
choice of concert. Winning tickets are subject to availability.
First names drawn will have the first choice of concert.
concerts are not arranged by Wyenot News and tickets are
distributed in good faith. Wyenot News will not accept responsibility
for any cancellation or postponement of concerts. Wyenot
News will not accept telephone entries to the competition.
No correspondence will be entered into regarding this competition.
Those wishing to purchase tickets should contact the organizers
of the events at www.summersoundsspectacular.com.
Football Club Presentations
An end of season presentation for the Weston-under-Penyard
Under 13's football team was held on Sunday 11th June, hosted
by Jacqui and Dave at the White Lion, Wilton.
team members received a trophy for their fine efforts throughout
the season. Additional awards were presented to Ryan Clack
- Player's Player of the Year, Matt Henshaw - Manager's
Player of the Year, Jamie Aubrey - Supporter's Player of
the Year and Maureen & Don Austin - Joint Clubman of the
enjoying the wonderful weather, location and trophy awards,
spirits where raised even higher with the announcement that
Mr. Lee Padmore has offered to sponsor the team with a generous
donation. The boys will be involved with plenty of fund-raising
events in the near future.
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