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Newent Youth at the ChillOut Zone and Newent in Bloom are getting together to take part in the Big Soup Share 2019. Come and show your support.  If you have any surplus Veg please take to the ChillOut by 10th October

Absolutely fascinating. So much of interest in Newent!”  Each year Newent’s Market House history display attracts hundreds of visitors from across the UK and around the world.   Find it in the centre of the town.  Open  1:30 pm – 4:00 pm – ring Ginny (01531 821904) or Newent Town Clerk (01531 820638) for more details. Except Onion Fayre Day. Tuesday, 17th- -   Friday 20th September.  Newent Heritage Week, – Market House displays 

The quest is to have a beautiful statue of Valegro Dancing Horse in our town. People can then remember this one in a million horse forever. If anyone would like to support our campaign and make this a reality,

please see the website or facebook page. Raffle Tickets to win one of the unique maquettes available on website

 or at Gooch Sports in Newent or Contact newentcc@gmail.com for information

:- https://www.newentvalegrosculpture.co.uk  or:- https://www.facebook.com/valegrothedancinghorse

 This unique and special horse will have a very special place where he can ‘dance’ and inspire local people and visitors forever. See Facebook page for updates on the plan to put a statue up of Valegro in Newent, his home town. This horse, Carl Hester and Charlotte du Jardin have done so much for UK dressage that we really wanted to have a long term thank you and memory of him.

The artist has been chosen, she is Georgie Welch. Preliminary sketches and maquette made – now we are in the serious business of raising the funds to succeed.  Valegro will be portrayed plaited and wearing his tack. but we will follow the artist as the work is done. If you would like to help with this exciting project, please contact us through Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/valegrothedancinghorse  or contact newentcc@gmail.com to make a donation GIFT AID Single Donation Form or Multiple Donation Form

https://www.youtube.com to see the launch of this campaign.

To celebrate every Team GB London Olympic Gold Medals, Royal Mail painted some of its red post boxes gold in the Olympic Gold Medalist’s home towns. One can be found in Newent, outside the Post Office in Church St. to celebrate Charlotte Dujardin winning Olympic Gold in

the individual equestrian dressage event on her horse Valegro. She also won a Gold as a member of the team dressage event. Charlotte who lives and trains in Newent also appeared on specially made stamps commemorating the achievements of our gold medal winning Olympians.

Charlotte Dujardin became the second British woman to win three Olympic gold medals by retaining her individual dressage title in Rio 2016 again on Valegro.

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