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Spoonews celebrates 35 years

2018 marks a milestone in the history of Wooden Spoon, from humble beginnings the charity has recorded some incredible highlights during the past 35 years. The Spring/Summer issue of Spoonews, the magazine of Wooden Spoon, out today looks back with co-founder Nigel Timson and forward to some of the amazing feats being accomplished today.

Flick through the pages of our digital edition below to see many tales of transformation and how our fantastic form has stood the test of time and we continue to have plenty of cause for celebration. Learn about our flourishing Schools campaign; how we are using the increasingly popular sport of cycling to raise awareness and funds; and what motivates the man behind Mr England’s top hat and tails.

We’ve chatted to outgoing Chairman John Gibson and our new Chairman, former Premiership chief and independent mediator, Quentin Smith who told us how he became hooked on the children’s charity of rugby. We also announced the official appointment of Sarah Webb as the charity’s first female CEO.

Don’t miss reading about some of the amazing projects across the UK and Ireland which have been made possible through the generosity of our supporters and the hard work of the many Wooden Spoon regional committees.

Enjoy the issue.