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Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Award For Olympic Hero -

as his sport. And 12-year­avelin star Matthew Bland­ford ad­vice on how to get an gold. in the day Jamie had vis­ited schools, Smeeth Pri­mary and North, as well as Spring Grove in Wye, where he opened the re­fur­bished swim­ming pool, Ash­ford skate park. Staff, Lisa Do­briskey and Ash­ford’s young ath­letes have their sights on Lon­don 2012. The next Olympics will be just 21 min­utes away – by high speed train from Ash­ford to Strat­ford. But the jour­ney to get there is far tougher.

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Olympian Jamie Staff meets pupils at The North, his old school

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Jamie Staff and Lisa Do­briskey

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