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St John's Church, Chipping Sodbury Nativity Crib Festival

Wednesday 4th to Sunday 8th December. An inspiring collection of nativity cribs, arts, and crafts from around the world for you to see, including the life size knitted nativity figures from St Peter's Hospice, who are our nominated charity this year.

Along the Edge with Gromit raises £7450!...

97 intrepid walkers took part in Chipping Sodbury Rotary Club's 17th annual ‘Along the Edge with Gromit' sponsored walk on Sunday 8th September. The Rotary Club teamed up with Aardman's popular character Gromit to raise money for worthwhile causes with 50% of the monies raised donated to ‘The Grand Appeal' providing much needed funds for Bristol Children's Hospital.

Riders raise funds for Great Western Air Ambulance charity

A former patient has gone on to raise funds for the local air ambulance charity that recently went to her aid.

Rotary Club of Chipping Sodbury supports ‘Caring at Christmas' October 2013

The Rotary Club of Chipping Sodbury announced today that it will continue to support the ‘Caring at Christmas' Chariity. Rotary have been involved for a number of years and would also like to encourage other local organistions and individuals to make donations to this very worthy cause.

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP joins Paralympians to show support for social care for disabled people

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, Member of Parliament for The Cotswolds joined double Gold medallist wheelchair athlete Hannah Cockroft and Paralympian Sam Ruddock at an event in the Houses of Parliament on Tuesday, to show his support for social care for disabled people.

Christmas Collections for Marie Curie Cancer Care

The Marie Curie team are preparing for what is one of the busiest times of the fundraising calendar. They're dusting off the collection tins, and airing off the Marie Curie santa hats, ready for this winter.

Sodbury Sportive wins again!

On Sunday 18 August almost 600 cyclists took part in this years' Sodbury Sportive, a 50% increase on the 2012 event.

Local Business Scores for Cancer Research

On Sunday 11 August, Venues Event Management, part of Capita Travel and Events, brought together 25 teams from across Capita plc, to enter a charity football match at Wokefield Park, Reading in aid of Cancer Research UK.

Teams from around the country competed to raise over £5,200 for Cancer Research UK, some travelling from Dublin to take part

Stowell Park Gardens, Yanworth, open for The Friends of the Cotswolds Old Prison Northleach Appeal

On Sunday 8 September 2013 Lord Vestey, Patron of Friends of the Cotswolds charity, will be opening his beautiful gardens to the public. The Estate has been owned by the Vestey family since 1921. It extends over 5,500 acres of grassland, arable and woodland on both banks of the river Coln and is set in the beautiful Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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