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Charity says thanks to Chew Valley 10k organisers MENDIP-BASED charity NICU Support recently said “thank you” to the Chew Valley 10K committee, as once again a proportion of their fundraising went towards NICU Support's insurance, fuel and running costs again this year. NICU Supports’ primary role is to collect and deliver donor breast milk for babies in neonatal intensive care units. Founder, Mike Burns, said: “I am so pleased that the Chew Valley 10k cover our running costs each year, we are very privileged to have their help and support and it is great to see that the funds raised by local people at the 10K in Chew Valley go back into the local community, by helping mums and babies throughout the region." Denise Mellersh, CV10k committee chairman said: “In addition to contributing to sports equipment/training and fundraising projects at local schools, we are also delighted to be able to support the families of premature babies across the
South West at a critical point in their lives through NICU Support. “The work that Mike Burns and his team of volunteers do is amazing and it good to such a positive impact for all
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those they have helped.’ Next year’s Chew Valley 10k & 1k will be on Sunday June 10th with online entries from December 2nd.
Transport review begins
BATH and North East Somerset Council is seeking people’s views on its new draft Transport Strategies for the Chew Valley. It follows previous consultations where residents of the communities gave their opinions on existing transport issues and priorities. The strategy covers Norton Malreward, Publow, Stanton Drew, Chew Magna, Chew Stoke, Nempnet Thrubwell, Ubley, Compton Martin, West Harptree, East Harptree, Hinton Blewett, Cameley, Clutton and Stowey Sutton and the surrounding areas. A drop-in event will be held on November 8th at Chew Valley Secondary School (4-8pm). The closing dates for comments is November 30th.
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