SOCCER ACES AND
LOCAL GOLFERS TEE-UP CHARITY DAY
QUEENSCOURT will launch a
new charity "drive" by hosting its first Golf Day at
Southport and Ainsdale Golf Club to raise vital funds for the
The prestigious event, on Monday, 19 August 2013, is expected to draw
golfers from across the town for a full day of competition on a
championship links, with lunch, presentation dinner and 2 sporting
Players will be joined by two footballing legends in the shape of
Joe Royle and Colin Harvey who between them will present prizes and
offer a glimpse of life as managers at the top flight of the game in
a question and answer session.
Teams of 4 will battle it over 18
holes in a Stableford Competition format, tackling the sea breeze
and abundant gorse and heather that make Southport and Ainsdale a
unique golfing challenge.
Players can look forward to a course in excellent condition as
Southport and Ainsdale hosts the qualifying course for the Senior
British Senior Open in July 2013.
Carolyn Lowry, Fundraiser, Queenscourt Hospice said:- "This
new event is capturing the interest of players across the town and
beyond who are set to enjoy a memorable day while raising money for
a vital local cause. We are also delighted to have "signed" 2 heavyweight football
managers for the day and would like to extend our thanks to Joe and
Colin for their support. With limited places available we
would encourage interested teams to book early to avoid missing out
on a great day."
Bookings are £400 per team which includes 18 holes of golf, lunch,
dinner and competition prizes.
Places are limited so please call the
fundraising team on:- 01704 517420 for an application form or
A number of sponsorship opportunities are also available, including
the chance to sponsor a hole on the course. Organisers are also keen
to hear from clubs or individuals who would like to donate items for
a charity auction to be held on the night.
Students can win
cash for essay writing
STUDENTS home from uni for
the summer can win £5,000 by writing about why they love learning.
The essay competition is run jointly by UCAS; the organisation
which managesadmissions to universities and colleges in the UK;
and The Times newspaper.
It challenges undergraduate students to talk about why they are
passionate about their degree subject. There are great reasons
to enter - including cash prizes of up to £5,000 and a day at The
Times for the winners.
Mary Curnock Cook, Chief Executive, UCAS said:- "We are
looking for entries to remind us that higher education is good for
the brain and the soul. The winning entries will help us develop a
balanced narrative about the benefits of higher education that goes
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Successful entries should explain the joys of learning and
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The competition is open now until midnight on Monday, 29 July 2013.
Entries should be between 400 and 500 words long and sent in an
email, by the closing date.
Students can enter under 4 categories (arts and humanities; business
vocational; social sciences; and science, technology, engineering
Each category winner will receive £3,000, plus a day at The Times
newspaper, a 6 month digital subscription to The Times and winning
entries will be published on The Times online.
The overall winner will receive an additional £2,000 taking the
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Entrants should include their name, age, home address, email, phone
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Please read the full terms and conditions before submitting your entry:-