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Wiltshire Business and Sports Gala to return in 2017

Written by Peter Davison .

Wiltshire Business and Sports Gala grant recipients 2016An event through which Wiltshire businesses have raised £50,000 for the county’s elite athletes will return in March.

The fourth Wiltshire Business and Sports Gala Dinner – co-hosted by Wiltshire Council and Inspire by Wessex Chambers – will take place on Thursday March 16 in the atrium of County Hall, Trowbridge.

The annual fundraising event helps Wiltshire’s future sports stars reach their goal of competing at the highest level in their chosen field.

Past recipients include Team GB Paralympic gold medal winning swimmers Stephanie Millward and Aaron Moores, world champion mountain bike orienteering rider Emily Benham, and world champion sprint canoeist Hannah Brown.