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BARBICAN LIFE


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other than Mr Mark Field MP .... our representative at the Mother of Parliaments for the Cities of London and Westminster. It was a sell-out! He was handsome, talked common-sense – on those scores alone he had our vote.


The House of Commons was holding one of its great debates. The Same Sex Marriages Bill, but Mark thought the Tuesdya Club was his priority of the day. The Circle Line was his mode of transport from Westminster to the Lilac Room and, what’s more, he was on time as well. Club members were unanimous in their enjoyment of his description of life as an MP and family man. His talk was crowned with enthusiastic questions from the Tuesday gathering and his farewell crowned with mouthfulls of sponge cake.


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usion Lifestyle, in partnership with the City of London is inviting local workers and residents to dive into the world’s biggest fundraising swim at Golden Lane Sport Fitness, the only publicly accessible pool in the heart of the City, between 26th – 28th April. Held at over 600 pools across the UK from 26-28 April, Swimathon 2013 sees thousands of swimmers challenge themselves through 5k, 2.5k and 1.5k individual challenges or Team 5k/1.5k challenges, while raising vital funds for Marie Curie Cancer Care to provide care and support for terminally ill people at the end of their lives. Last year, Swimathon participants at pools operated by Fusion Lifestyle raised over £96,000, this year Fusion aims to raise over £100,000. Dan Reynolds, Head of Community Development commented; “This is always a stand- out event in our leisure centre’s calendars, it is a great way for people to get active and raise money for a fantastic cause.”


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Local Swimmers can participate at Golden Lane Sport Fitness, Fann Street, EC1Y 0SH. Swimmer entry is open at www.swimathon.org until 24 April 2013.


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Mark Field talks to Barbican’s Tuesday Club


hairman June Giles had issued a three line whip to all members of the Tuesday Club to attend the talk she had arranged for Tuesday 5th February. No ordinary lecture this ....none


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U4U – Caring for yourself and others


rofessor John Lumley has held three open meeting in the Barbican Estate Office’s Lilac Room. Entitled U4U, these have examined current delivery of care and explored directions for future change of “Caring for Yourself & Others”.


“In their latter years, individuals should be in control of their own destiny, retain credibility, dignity and a sense of fulfillment - a quality existence and peace of mind.” “Individuals live longer, the population is aging and needs increased medical and social intervention. Family support is reducing, due to fewer children, women in full-time employment and employment being sited away from


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