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Stratford Successes at Warwick & Oxford

by Chris Best @ Stratford upon Avon Boat Club

Last Saturday, members of Stratford upon Avon Boat Club entered Warwick regatta. Holly Sinnett and Becky Smith took part in the Primary Women’s double sculls. They won their heats easily despite the heavy wind and bending river and then qualified for the final against Evesham. Again, Holly and Becky beat the Warwick crew with a […]

Parking – Avon Descent Weekend

by Fran Diettrich @ Avon Descent™ Hell or High Water

 Traffic Information for Spectators DAY ONE – Saturday 5 August 2017 BROOME TERRACE, NORTHAM Pit Area operated by: Northam Lions Road closures in place from 10:00 am Friday 4 August, 2017 – 12:00 pm Saturday 5 August 2017 NEWCASTLE BRIDGE, NORTHAM May still be closed for repairs GREAT EASTERN HIGHWAY, NORTHAM Operated by: Northam SES No personnel on the bridge, just traffic signage KATRINE

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AVON 39 THE WALK TO END BREAST CANCER RETURNS TO SAN FRANCISCO JULY 8-9

by Nancy Delgado @ Avon Foundation

SAN FRANCISCO, June 13, 2017 – AVON 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer kicks off its fifth event of its 15th season in San Francisco July 8-9 with a steadfast commitment to help power more breast cancer research, more screenings and more survivors. The participants all have a fierce resolve to do something big […]

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'Moments in Avon's History' Exhibit on Tap for July

'Moments in Avon's History' Exhibit on Tap for July


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The free exhibit will be centered outside the Marian Hunter Local History Room and throughout the Library. It will be open through Aug.

College Students Celebrate A Level Triumph

by Mark Reid @ Stratford-upon-Avon College

Students and staff at Stratford-upon-Avon College have good cause for celebration. With the publication of this year’s A Level results on Thursday 17 August, the College was thrilled to learn it had achieved an impressive 95% pass rate. 10 of the College’s A2 subject areas achieved a 100% pass rate and passes for AS students […]

Stratford Are Champs at Nat Champs!

by Chris Best @ Stratford upon Avon Boat Club

Junior athletes from Stratford upon Avon Boat Club competed at the recent National Junior Rowing Championships held at the National Water Sports Centre. Day one of this three day event saw the Club’s J14 group competing first in the Omnium which tests their skills in small boats. All the athletes demonstrated their tremendous skills with […]

University Members Do Stratford Proud

by Chris Best @ Stratford upon Avon Boat Club

Due to a very successful British Universities & Colleges Sport Regatta in May, Stratford upon Avon Boat Club members Imogen North racing for University of Nottingham (gold medals in LW4-, LW4x and a silver medal in LW2x) and Franklin Hamilton racing for Reading University (gold in LM4x, bronze in LM2x and bronze in M4x) proudly […]

Group History | Avon Cycles

Group History | Avon Cycles


Avon Cycles

The beginnings were small offering classic example of the enterprising Punjabi spirit. In the early days of the country’s independence post partition in 1947, the...

Avon history walk project is nearing completion

Avon history walk project is nearing completion


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The recently dedicated city land for the inclusive playground in Avon has an upcoming additional attraction, thanks to the city's Landmarks Preservation Commission.

Vol. XXX, No. 3, Feb., 2015

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[PDF] James Aston Ben Avon Metallurgical Engineer June 14, 1876  –  September 25, 1962 By Tracy Ferguson Bury, England during the second half of the 19th century was home to the textile industry.  Cotton mills abounded and the Rivers Roch … Continue reading

Teddy Bears Picnic

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17 September FREE train travel for children who bring their Teddy Bear! Come and join us for this special day with lots of activities for children; Enjoy a family teddy bear trail around the station Take part in craft activities … Continue reading

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Avon Campaign 15 2017 UK Brochure Online

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Avon Campaign 15 2017 UK Brochure Online View Avon Campaign 15 UK Brochure Online   View Avon Campaign 15 Sale UK Brochure Online Avon Campaign 15 2017 UK Brochure Online – Avon Catalogue – For the current Avon campaign catalogue, click here Avon Campaign 15 2017 is valid from – Friday 26th August 2017 to Friday 15th September 2017 Campaign 16 blog 2017 – valid… Read More »

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Avon History - Brick Avon Academy

Avon History - Brick Avon Academy


Brick Avon Academy

  Dr. Edith Gann was the first female principal at Avon Avenue School (1948/49)

Everything You Need to Know About Avon Collectibles

Everything You Need to Know About Avon Collectibles


ThoughtCo

One of the more popular collectible searches continues to be Avon collectibles. Here are some links that will help you in your search to learn more.

Diesel Gala

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14 & 15 April See a variety of diesel locomotives hauling passenger and freight trains. More details to follow soon.

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College Lecturer Turns Talents to Breakout Business Venture

by Mark Reid @ Stratford-upon-Avon College

A Visual Arts lecturer at Stratford-upon-Avon College is enjoying entrepreneurial success, offering unique, quirky and sometimes outrageous fashion designs to clients. Jen Burton, originally from Devon and now living in Shirley, is the owner of Bunny Pumpkin Boutique, a design studio that creates customised shoes, bags and accessories to satisfy any customers’ extravagant flair for […]

The Belmont Belter Paddle Race

by Sean Dunstan @ Avon Descent™ Hell or High Water

  Avon Descent Scrutineering has just gotten that extra bit more exciting in 2017 with the introduction of the Belmont Belter!   This Qualifier race pits the top paddle competitors of the Avon Descent against one another in an 11km sprint to claim the top grids on Day 1 of this year’s Avon Descent. Only entries

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Kevin Lucas: The man behind the lens!

by Fran Diettrich @ Avon Descent™ Hell or High Water

If you want a man who’s streamlined, sharp and serious – then Kev Lucas isn’t the guy for you but his photographs certainly are. Whilst the world of sports photography might suggest someone needs to be as disciplined as its subjects or as fierce – Kev certainly doesn’t take himself that seriously. He’s a mad

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Map of BRICK Avon Academy

by Anthony Spadavecchia @ Brick Avon Academy

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Wiltshire at War exhibition

by Roger @ Bradford on Avon Museum

. The Museum will be holding a special exhibition about how communities in Wiltshire were affected by the Great War, 1914-1918. It features display material from “Wiltshire At War – Community Stories” that has been put together at the Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre and we will showing items and photographs from our own collection […]

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Ride Safe in Monsoon

by Avon @ Avon Cycles

There is nothing more joyful than a cycle ride in the monsoons. However, cycling in heavy rains may get dangerous since cycles are most prone...

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Avon ANEW Reversalist Infinite Effects Night Treatment Cream

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Avon Introduces the World’s First Rotational Night Cream – Avon ANEW Reversalist Infinite Effects Night Treatment Cream On Thursday, 7th September 2017, Avon are launching their latest skincare innovation, Avon ANEW Reversalist Infinite Effects Night Treatment Cream, and it already has a 30,000 strong waiting list. <<<<<Buy Avon Online>>>>> According to research carried out by Avon, out of 606… Read More »

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Avon Descent 2017 Documentary: Water Warriors

by Fran Diettrich @ Avon Descent™ Hell or High Water

When: Saturday, September 02 at 2pm WST Where: Channel Ten Join us for an exciting 60 (!) minutes to relive this amazing weekend!  

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My Top 8 Favourite Avon Adverts

by Makeup In Business @ Avon History – Join Avon

With the 130th anniversary coming up this year for Avon I’ve been having a browse of the vintage Avon adverts….they are fab!! And it’s a highly addictive past time…must get some work done!! 1950’s – this is just pure glamour – one of my favourites. 1960s – Avon Lipstick Deluxe advert followed by a true sixties psychedelic ad… Read More »

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Vol. XXXI, No 4, May, 2016

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Summer Schools: Time to Shine

by Mark Reid @ Stratford-upon-Avon College

Looking for something new and exciting this summer? From Monday 14 – Friday 18 August, Stratford-upon-Avon College is running four newly-launched Summer Schools: Media, Performing Arts, Visual Arts and Shakespeare. The first three include campus-based interactive workshops, all led by talented industry professionals. Young ‘Summer Schoolers’ will be able to create their own television or […]

Avon Life & Style Wellbeing – create a moment of contentment with this calming range.

by Makeup In Business @ Join Avon

I was so pleased when Avon decided to launch Avon Life & Style Wellbeing range – I am a terrible workaholic and awful at balancing work/life!  Taking time for myself and relaxing is a big focus for me at the moment, when you’re happy and healthy, it flows through everything else you do. To me Wellbeing means creating… Read More »

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Vol. XXXI, No. 2, Nov., 2015

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[PDF] (Issue is only available in PDF format) … Continue reading

Welford on Avon, History & Photos | Historic Warwickshire Guide

Welford on Avon, History & Photos | Historic Warwickshire Guide


Britain Express

Historian and photographer David Ross explores the pretty village of Welford on Avon, Warwickshire, with photos of the village, history, and historic attractions to visit nearby. We love History!

Avon Riding Centre’s RDA National Championship Results 2017

by Avon Riding Centre @ Avon Riding Centre for the Disabled

Friday 14th July Class 4 Level 2 Junior Show Jumping   Neve Massey riding Jim came 10th in her first ever SJ competition at the Nationals, jumping a clear round but just losing a few marks on her approaches to and from fences. Class 5 Level 3 Show Jumping Millie Boult (who had to change […]

Discussion Group: What A Relief! An Appraisal of the Roman Panel Fragment in Bradford on Avon Museum

by webeditor @ Bradford on Avon Museum

Wednesday 3rd May, 7:30pm, Library Meeting Room In our May Discussion Group session, Archaeologist and Museum Trustee, Sophie Hawke will be discussing the fascinating Roman panel fragment on display in our Museum. Discussion Group covers a wide range of subjects, and if you haven’t been along to a session yet, do try it out. The […]

Colourful Fun Regatta!

by Chris Best @ Stratford upon Avon Boat Club

Stratford upon Avon Boat Club’s Fun Regatta took place on Sunday amidst good humoured rivalry. Although the crowds hoped for from Birmingham, Coventry, Warwickshire and further afield didn’t appear in great numbers, the weather helped by being not too hot. Cheers from crew supporters and visitors spurred on some twenty two crews to their fleeting […]

Avon Campaign 14 2017 UK Brochure Online

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Avon Campaign 14 2017 UK Brochure Online View Avon Campaign 14 UK Brochure Online   View Avon Campaign 14 Sale UK Brochure Online Avon Campaign 14 2017 UK Brochure Online – Avon Catalogue – For the current Avon campaign catalogue, click here Avon Campaign 14 2017 is valid from – Saturday 5th August 2017 to Friday 25th August 2017 Campaign 15 blog 2017 – valid from – Saturday… Read More »

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Vol. XXX, No. 2, Nov., 2014

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[PDF] Dr. Chevalier Quixote Jackson Laryngologist and Ben Avon Resident November 4, 1865-August 16, 1958 A Summary of His Life Based on His Autobiography By Tracy Ferguson Born in Pittsburgh just months following the end of the Civil War, Chevalier … Continue reading

Great War exhibition extended

by Roger @ Bradford on Avon Museum

. Over the August Bank Holiday weekend there will be two extra opportunities to see the the Wiltshire at War -Community Stories exhibition, which is being hosted by Bradford on Avon Museum. Both the exhibition and the Museum will be open on the afternoons of Sunday 27th and Bank Holiday Monday 28th August in addition […]

Get your Summer Reading logs here!

by Avon Children's Room @ Avon Free Public Library

Need to get your summer reading log? You can access it here: https://ct.evanced.info/avonctlibrary/sr/homepage.asp

History - Avon Valley Railway

History - Avon Valley Railway


Avon Valley Railway

The railway is part of the otherwise-dismantled Midland Railway Mangotsfield and Bath Branch Line, which was closed during the late 1960s as a result of the Beeching cuts and due mainly to the Great Western Railway being just a few … Continue reading →

Beauty History Lesson: The Storied History of the “Avon Lady”

Beauty History Lesson: The Storied History of the “Avon Lady”


Beautylish

Founded in the late 1880s, Avon is one of the oldest beauty brands and one of the first companies that gave women the opportunity to earn their own income. The Avon Lady: an accidental feminist.

Avon Foundations History

Avon Foundations History


Avon Foundation

60 years of improving the life of women globally Crusade pin 1955 breast cancer crusade pin fundraising product domestic violence global partnership 20 anniversary see the sign 1 billion avon 39 timeline history Avon

Santa Special

by admin @ Avon Valley Railway

Make this Christmas one to remember with the Avon Valley Railway Join the Avon Valley Railway this festive season for a ride on one of our steam-hauled trains and enjoy a special visit from Father Christmas! You’ll arrive at Bitton … Continue reading

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Avon Campaign 16 2017 UK Brochure Online

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Avon Campaign 16 2017 UK Brochure Online View Avon Campaign 16 UK Brochure Online   View Avon Campaign 16 Sale UK Brochure Online Avon Campaign 16 2017 UK Brochure Online – Avon Catalogue – For the current Avon campaign catalogue, click here Avon Campaign 16 2017  is valid from – Saturday 16th September 2017 to Friday 6th October 2017 Highlights of Avon Brochure 16 2017;… Read More »

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College Celebrates Secure Future with New Partner

by Mark Reid @ Stratford-upon-Avon College

Following a meticulous process of deliberation to select the most suitable contender for its proposed merger, Stratford-upon-Avon College has named its chosen partner and now looks forward to a secure, successful future. The College is delighted to announce that it plans to merge with Solihull College & University Centre. The target date for the merger […]

Discussion Group: Some Interesting Eighteenth Century Blind Houses – Local and Further Afield

by webeditor @ Bradford on Avon Museum

Wednesday 5th April, 7:30pm, Library Meeting Room Continuing our richly diverse history and heritage-themed Discussion Group meetings for 2017,  Margaret Dobson, author of ‘Bradord Voices’ will talk about Some Interesting Eighteenth Century Blind Houses – Local and Further Afield. Discussion Group covers a wide range of subjects, and if you haven’t been along to a […]

Vol. XXX, No. 1, Aug., 2014

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PDF The Car Line  by Gladys Phillips This article originally appeared in our August, 1990 newsletter.  In addition to being a popular subject to revisit for older readers, newer readers can learn much about why things are the way they … Continue reading

Easter Egg Trail

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Good Friday to Easter Monday 30 March – 2 April Take our Easter-themed trail and see how many you can spot!

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Vol. XXXI, No. 1, Aug., 2015

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Safety Briefing 2017!

by Fran Diettrich @ Avon Descent™ Hell or High Water

The Directors and Management Crew of this year’s Avon Descent wish all competitors and their support group the very best and hope safety will be high on everyone’s priority list. It is expected that with the recent rain, the river level will provide the usual challenges and it should not be taken for granted that

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Vol. XXXI, No 3, Feb., 2016

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AVON 39 THE WALK TO END BREAST CANCER RAISES $3.1 MILLION IN SAN FRANCISCO

by Nancy Delgado @ Avon Foundation

  More than 1,400 AVON 39ers conquered 39.3-miles to take down breast cancer SAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2017 – AVON 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer continued its 15th annual event series in San Francisco this weekend raising $3.1 million to accelerate breast cancer research; improve access to screening, diagnosis and treatment; and educate […]

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Tribute to Les ‘Superman’ Somers

by Fran Diettrich @ Avon Descent™ Hell or High Water

Les “Superman” Somers was a fierce and determined competitor over 40 years, competing in extreme sports with considerable success at not only regional but also state and national levels. After his tragic passing in June 2017, his friends decided to race Les’ Spirit Double Ski ‘Black Betty’ – distinctive black and yellow stripes, with which

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Avon Foundation launches The Justice Institute on Gender-Based Violence in Santiago, Chile

by Nancy Delgado @ Avon Foundation

The Justice Institute on Gender-Based Violence is an innovative training program within Voices Against Violence: The Gender-Based Violence Initiative – a public-private partnership between Vital Voices Global Partnership, the U.S. Department of State, and the Avon Foundation for Women – which aims to facilitate effective, coordinated criminal justice responses to addressing violence against women in […]

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College Graduate Prepares for Fashion Future at Grazia

by Mark Reid @ Stratford-upon-Avon College

A budding graphic designer is set to embark on a highly-prized internship at Grazia magazine. Julia Beddows, 18 from Shirley, recently graduated from Stratford-upon-Avon College’s Graphic Design & Animation course and will set off for the glitzy fashion magazine’s Dubai offices at the start of next year. Eagerly anticipating her globe-trotting placement, Julia said “I’m […]

Sherry & Mince Pie trains

by admin @ Avon Valley Railway

Sherry & Mince pie trains After the Christmas festivities why not join us for a ride on one of our steam-hauled trains. Enjoy a glass or sherry (or soft drink alternative) and a mince pie as you travel the line. … Continue reading

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1940s Weekend

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23 & 24 September Join us as we turn back the clock for a weekend of vintage fun and look at what life was like during World War Two. See displays of military vehicles, enjoy 1940s style entertainment from singers … Continue reading

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Autumn Gala

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**** DATE CHANGE **** DATE CHANGE **** Please note this event is now taking place on 4 & 5 November NOT 14 & 15 October as previously advertised. Enjoy a variety of locomotives hauling passenger and freight trains during this … Continue reading

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The Power of 39 – AVON 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer Takes Over the Windy City and Beantown

by AvonFoundation @ Avon Foundation

AVON 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer recently walked through Chicago and Boston, making a big, pink statement! As our third and fourth walks of the season, 39ers were out in full force and were ready to take on the 2-day, 39.3 mile challenge with fierceness and passion. Whether they were a long-time alumni […]

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Stratford Conquers in the North

by Chris Best @ Stratford upon Avon Boat Club

The culmination of the regatta season for Stratford upon Avon Boat Club junior athletes saw Junior 15 and Junior 16 squads travel to the North of England Sprint Championships. Held over 500m at Hollingworth Lake Rowing Club in a multi lane format, the athletes competed against clubs spanning the country from Teesside to Merseyside. Medals […]

Our Parish History

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Vol. XXIX, No., 3 Feb, 2014

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PDF A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS by Tracy Ferguson Many of our readers will remember the late Margaret “Bee” Arthur of Ben Avon. She lived in her family home at 7438 Perrysville Avenue on the corner of Perrysville and Church … Continue reading

Spooky Half Term Trains

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24 – 26 & 28 – 29 October FREE train rides for children in fancy dress plus a spooky trail around the station.

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AVON 39 THE WALK TO END BREAST CANCER RAISES $3.1 MILLION IN CHICAGO

by Nancy Delgado @ Avon Foundation

CHICAGO, June 4, 2017 – AVON 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer continued its 15th annual event series in Chicago this weekend raising $3.1 million to accelerate breast cancer research; improve access to screening, diagnosis and treatment; and educate people about breast cancer. AVON 39 Chicago  – the third of seven events across the […]

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AVON 39 THE WALK TO END BREAST CANCER RAISES $4.1 MILLION IN SANTA BARBARA

by Kayla Kong @ Avon Foundation

More than 1,600 AVON 39ers conquered 39.3-miles to take down breast cancer SANTA BARBARA, September 10, 2017 – AVON 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer continued its 15th annual event series in Santa Barbara this weekend raising $4.1 million to accelerate breast cancer research; improve access to screening, diagnosis and treatment; and educate people […]

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‘Boys & Their Toys’

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28 & 29 April Enjoy a weekend of model railways from the members of the Avon Valley Railway. Go on a brake-van ride around the station. Plus see traction and static miniature engines up close!

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2017 Belmont Belter Results!

2017 Belmont Belter Results!

by Sean Dunstan @ Avon Descent™ Hell or High Water

The results for the first ever Belmont Belter paddle race are now available!     https://www.avondescent.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/belter1.mp4 Congratulations to the place winners and all of the competitors. All valid entrants are eligible for priority grid placement on Day 1 of the Avon Descent Results are available here or click Competitors > Results > Belmont Belter from

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100 Uses for Skin-So-Soft Green Dry Oil Spray

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Skin-So-Soft Green Dry Oil Spray The Skin-So-Soft range was first introduced in 1962 as a bath oil, this range is now one of the most popular that Avon produce. In 1988 Skin-So-Soft was the company’s most single popular product! It was soon discovered that Skin-So-Soft green dry oil spray is a natural bug repellant, with the oily consistency… Read More »

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Sports Awards Dinner

by Liz Porter @ Avon House

On Monday 3rd July, Avon House hosted their first Sports Awards dinner to celebrate the achievements of the sports teams this year. All children who have represented the school in the main sports team were invited along to Prezzo, South Woodford, for a delicious meal to celebrate their success.  During the evening, awards were presented […]

Fall Storytime sign up!

by Glenn Grube @ Avon Free Public Library

Check out the storytime schedule here. Avon Residents may sign up beginning Friday 9/8 Non Residents may sign up beginning Monday 9/11 By phone ~ Call the Library at 860-673-9712 ext 240 In person ~ Mon., Tues., Thurs., 10-8:30 or Wed. 10-6 or Fri. & Sat. 10-5

Gold Olympian at Fun Regatta

by Chris Best @ Stratford upon Avon Boat Club

Stratford upon Avon Boat Club is delighted to announce that Olympic Gold Medallist Matt Gotrel as their guest of honour at this year’s Fun Regatta on Sunday 09 July. Now in its fifteenth year, the Fun Regatta attracts competitors from local companies, village and groups of friends.  Around twenty six crews, with just three hours’ […]

Effective tips for Bicycle Care at home

by Avon @ Avon Cycles

Routine moving or holidays, cycling is an amazing medium of shortening distances. It also ensures that you keep fit and enjoy a healthy body. Equally...

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Vol. XXX, No. 4, May, 2015

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[PDF] Pittsburgh Pirates Have Roots in Ben Avon By Tracy Ferguson The headlines in The Pittsburgh Press on February 14, 1891 focused on the passing of Civil War Union veteran General William Tecumseh Sherman.  Also in the news, Jack-the-Ripper was … Continue reading

Celebrating 130 Years of Avon

by Makeup In Business @ Avon History – Join Avon

Celebrating 130 Years of Avon 2016 is a major milestone for Avon as the iconic company celebrates their 130th anniversary. In 2016 we celebrate 130 years of Avon innovation and beauty – creating lipsticks, blushes, and mascaras, fragrances, lotions and serums.  More importantly though is the 130 years of creating possibility and empowering women globally. Supporting women’s causes… Read More »

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2018 tickets on sale!

by admin @ Avon Valley Railway

Tickets for our Family Fun weekend featuring Wallace & Gromit (12 & 13 May), our Brick Express weekend (9 & 10 June) and our Wizard Adventure weekend (28 & 29 October) are now on sale to buy! These are sure … Continue reading

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Brief View of the History of Avon Cosmetics

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Avon cosmetics is a world wide leader in beauty. Founded by David McConnell in the USA, our first Avon-Lady was actually a man! He launched Avon Calling in 1886, offering cosmetics to women in the comfort of their own homes. The first product produced was called the little Dot Perfume Set. The first Avon ‘lady’ was Mrs P.F.E.… Read More »

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Avon Mark Liquid Lip Lacquer – the New Trend in Lipwear

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Avon Mark Liquid Lip Lacquer Avon have just launched their new Avon Mark Liquid Lip Lacquer range, which promises moisturising comfort! Currently available in brochure 16 2017 for just £7.00, and with a free gift with every purchase.  The liquid lacquers come in a range of 12 matte and 12 shine shades, offering lipstick lovers a long-lasting, creamy,… Read More »

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Vol. XXIX, No. 4, May, 2014

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PDF High Bridge in Motion by John Warren Good morning, cousin!  I hope you slept well.  You know all too well how chilly that guest room can get!  This is going to be a cold Saturday here in Bellevue, but … Continue reading

Musicals ROCK! VI

by Mark Reid @ Stratford-upon-Avon College

Set in the fabulous ArtsHouse, Stratford upon Avon, students from Stratford upon Avon College are set to ‘ROCK’ the town through three evening performances celebrating the successes of a selection of epic musicals including; Copacabana, Chess, Rocky Horror Show, Grease, Wicked and Mamma Mia. With nearly 100 students involved in the show the performances are […]

Lecture: Julian Richards – Stonehenge: old rocks, new theories

by webeditor @ Bradford on Avon Museum

Friday, 13 October, 7:30pm, St Margaret’s Hall, Bradford on Avon Please join us at our inaugural Autumn lecture with Julian Richards for his talk, ‘Stonehenge: old rocks, new theories’ on Friday, 13 October at St Margaret’s Hall, Bradford on Avon. The lecture starts at 7.30pm, with the bar available from 7pm. Julian is a popular […]

Great War exhibition success

by Roger @ Bradford on Avon Museum

  Bradford on Avon Museum’s exhibition about the Great War has now closed and has been a great success. Just under a thousand visitors were counted during the times when a Steward was on duty and there must have been many more uncounted when it was not stewarded too. A special event was the opportunity […]

Avon Descent 2017 Grids

by Sean Dunstan @ Avon Descent™ Hell or High Water

The Avon Descent Day 1 Grids are Now Available!    

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Colleges Take Another Positive Step Towards Merger

by Mark Reid @ Stratford-upon-Avon College

The merger between Solihull College & University Centre and Stratford-upon-Avon College has moved a step closer with the start of the public consultation process. The proposal, which is available online, will be launched on 9th August 2017. The decision was taken by both colleges to merge in order to have greater resilience and influence in […]

Little Big Me Day a Huge Success!

by Liz Porter @ Avon House

On May 26th, Avon House held our first ever ‘Little Big Me’ day. This day was designed to give children opportunities to learn about different career paths and to think about what they might like to be when they are older. Children from all year groups were encouraged to dress up in clothing to represent the […]

The updated Avon Tracker!

by Michael Orr @ Avon Descent™ Hell or High Water

The Avon Tracker mobile app is designed for the competitor only. Support Crews access the data via the Avon Descent website. Ensure you have the current version from your App/Play Store.   SETUP The setup is very easy. When you start the Avon Tracker it will give you the option for the Settings screen. Click

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Stratford ‘Explore’ Bewdley!

by Chris Best @ Stratford upon Avon Boat Club

Stratford upon Avon Boat Club Explore rowers had a fun afternoon at the weekend in Bewdley in the sunshine and showers. The crew (pictured: Simon Price, Nils Purser, cox Celia Price, Rosie Stone and Paul Harrold) had a tricky encounter with an overhanging willow tree in their first race but finished a credible second place. […]

AVON 39 THE WALK TO END BREAST CANCER RAISES $2.9 MILLION IN BOSTON

by Kayla Kong @ Avon Foundation

 More than 1,275 AVON 39ers conquered 39.3-miles to take down breast cancer   BOSTON, June 25, 2017 – AVON 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer continued its 15th annual event series in Boston this weekend raising $2.9 million to accelerate breast cancer research; improve access to screening, diagnosis and treatment; and educate people about […]

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Avon’s Breast Health Outreach Program: Providing Support to Community-Based Breast Cancer Programs Across the Country

by AvonFoundation @ Avon Foundation

Since 2000, Avon’s Breast Health Outreach Program (BHOP) has supported more than 250 community-based, non-profit breast health programs across the U.S. These agencies have made a significant impact on the lives of hundreds of thousands of women in need of breast cancer screening services. We sat down with Kathryn Gates-Ferris, AVON BHOP Project Director and […]

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RDA Dressage Day at Avon Riding Centre for the Disabled on Friday 27th October 2017

by Avon Riding Centre @ Avon Riding Centre for the Disabled

 RDA Dressage Day at Avon Riding Centre for the Disabled on Friday 27th October 2017  Our next dressage competition has been organised for riders from Avon Riding Centre and any RDA Groups within our Mid West Region that would like to participate. This time there will be a total of five Classes to suit riders […]

New book: a history of the rubber industry

by Roger @ Bradford on Avon Museum

. “Riding on rubber” is the Museum’s biggest publication to date, produced in collaboration with Ex Libris Press. A history of Bradford on Avon’s rubber industry, which was so important to the town’s economy until recently, has long been needed. Dan Farrell of the Moulton Bicycle Company has admirably filled the gap with a profusely-illustrated […]

AVON 39 THE WALK TO END BREAST CANCER RETURNS TO SANTA BARBARA SEPTEMBER 9-10

by Kayla Kong @ Avon Foundation

SANTA BARBARA, July 21, 2017 – AVON 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer kicks off its sixth event of its 15th season in Santa Barbara September 9-10 with a steadfast commitment to help power more breast cancer research, more screenings and more survivors. The participants all have a fierce resolve to do something big […]

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The King of the Valley!

by Fran Diettrich @ Avon Descent™ Hell or High Water

We are excited to announce a new award for Powerboats this year – the King of the Valley! The fastest craft to race the river from the start line of day 2 -Cobblers Pool- to Bells Rapids will be awarded the ‘King of the Valley’.  This section of the river is commonly referred to as the

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Breast Cancer Prevention: A Focus on Air Pollution

by AvonFoundation @ Avon Foundation

BY ALEXANDRA GOHO Every day, women come into contact with hundreds of potentially hazardous chemicals where they live and work, whether it’s from consumer products or contaminants in the environment. Many of these chemicals have been linked with breast cancer. However, which ones pose the greatest risk and how can we reduce our exposures? These […]

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