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2011-05-16 14:44:00

SWINDON, England, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Trust has announced that over 500,000 pounds has been donated just one month after it launched an appeal to secure the future of one of Snowdonia's most precious landscapes. The campaign to raise 1 million pounds to secure Llyndy Isaf was given an extra boost as Welsh Hollywood actress Catherine Zeta Jones declared her support: "The National Trust plays a key role in protecting and managing the Welsh countryside, the beauty and...

2010-12-20 10:45:00

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James M.

2008-09-30 00:00:31

Keen walkers are being encouraged to sign up for the Dartmoor Challenge. Marie Curie Cancer Care is looking for people to take part in the 10-mile walk across the Devon countryside. The circular route will begin in Widecombe-in-the-Moor.

2008-09-09 18:00:33

LEADING cancer charity Marie Curie Cancer Care is looking for people to walk to the summit of Snowdon. Every year hundreds of people dig out their boots and waterproofs to walk to the top of the highest mountain in either Wales or England to raise money for cancer patients in the UK.

2008-08-31 00:00:22

Two city men have completed their 'ultimate challenge' of cycling, kayaking and climbing across Great Britain - and raised pounds10,000 for charity in the process.

2008-08-30 09:01:03

Cancer charity Marie Curie Cancer Care is calling on active brides- and grooms- to-be to forgo the traditional boozy stag and hen dos and take on a fund-raising challenge. The charity has organised two treks up the highest mountain in Wales, Snowdon.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.