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Birmingham Special Schools Project

Birmingham Special Schools Project Indoor rowing in the inner city secondary schools in Birmingham has been taking place since 2004, when the Sir Steve Redgrave Trust initially helped to fund rowing machines for 20 schools. This was soon followed by […]

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West London Festival and Boat Race 2008

As part of the West London Cultural Festival 2008,  the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham will be hosting a number of events on Saturday 29th March to coincide with the Boat Race. As well as the spectacle of the race […]

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Royal Chester RC Veterans in Charity Rowing Challenge

[img_assist|nid=1496|title=Royal Chester RC Vets|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=270|height=145] A veteran crew from Royal Chester Rowing Club, known as the ‘Royals’, is aiming to be the first to beat the challenge of rowing 135 miles of the River Thames from source to city in an […]

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New editor for Rowing & Regatta

New ‘Rowing & Regatta’ editor Wendy Kewley came on board at Hammersmith this week. After spending four years editing ‘guiding’, Girlguiding UK’s membership magazine, Wendy says she is delighted to be back in sport. In a former life, she used to work in the International […]

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Sport Relief Rowing Challenge

Members of staff at the London offices of Partnerships for Schools (PfS) have been rowing to raise money for Sport Relief. PfS is the government agency responsible for co-ordinating the Building Schools for the Future programme which aims to rebuild or refurbish […]

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Kent Schools Indoor Rowing Championships 2008

The first indoor rowing county race in Kent was held on 28th February 2008 at Swallows Leisure Centre in Sittingbourne. The event saw over 370 children aged between 11 and 18 years compete from 21 schools. The schools travelled from […]

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Kent Adaptive Rowing project gets off to a flying start

On Monday 17th March 2008, Kings School Canterbury hosted an indoor rowing session for 32 young people with a range of disabilities from schools from across Kent. The project was led by Alastair Mckean, Paralympian and 2007 World Silver Medallist, […]

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Boat Race Day Traffic Management

Hammersmith & Fulham have advised that they will be operating a traffic management scheme on Saturday 29th March between 8.00am and midnight. Roads included in the scheme are: Bridge View Hammersmith Bridge Road by Digby Mansions Mall Road Oil Mill […]

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Go Race Indoors at Selly Park Girls School

On the 11th March 2008 Birmingham-based ARA coaches, Stuart Redden and Maddie Millichap, helped Selly Park Girls School to run an inter-house Go-Race indoor rowing competition for 144 students across Years 7, 8 and 9. Each of the school’s six […]

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Seven for Grainger, four for Hodge and Reed

Katherine Grainger picked up her seventh GB Rowing Senior Trials title – this time in a single scull – since 1998, and the men’s pair title was won for the fourth time in a row by Andy Hodge and Peter […]

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