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Dame Kelly Holmes to visit Medway school tomorrow - AMENDED VERSION

Date: 13/11/2008           Category: Young People

Double Olympic gold medallist Dame Kelly Holmes will visit pupils at Featherby Junior School in Gillingham on Friday, 14 November from 12noon. Kelly will host an inspirational assembly followed by coaching sessions for the pupils. The school has been nominated in a number of categories at the Medway Sports Awards 2008, which take place later in the evening. Kelly’s visit to the school will take place after she has called in to meet staff and customers at B&Q Gillingham, as part of her role as Ambassador for Team B&Q – a programme to support Britain’s Olympic hopefuls in partnership with the British Olympic Association. One-to-one interviews are available at the school from 12noon to 12.30pm, but MUST be booked in advance by contacting the number below. Photography and filming will be permitted during the coaching sessions between 1.30pm and 2.15pm. All media attendances must be confirmed by 5pm Thursday, 13 November, by contacting Sacha Oswald on 07772 577129 or email soswald@brand-Rapport.com Itinerary 12noon – 12.30 media interviews (by prior arrangement) 12.30 – 1.20pm school assembly 1.30pm – 2.15pm coaching sessions with Year 3 pupils (photography and filming opportunity) Featherby Junior School is in Chilham Road, Gillingham. Please there will be no media parking available on site.