Hurdle star's helping hand

PUBLISHED: 07:08 11 May 2006 | UPDATED: 09:15 24 May 2010

YOUNGSTERS have been picking up some athletic tips from a world record holder. Welsh hurdler Colin Jackson was taking questions from primary school pupils from Yatton, Congresbury, Claverham and Wrington at the opening of a new health club this week. The

YOUNGSTERS have been picking up some athletic tips from a world record holder.Welsh hurdler Colin Jackson was taking questions from primary school pupils from Yatton, Congresbury, Claverham and Wrington at the opening of a new health club this week.The 39-year-old, who still holds the world record for the outdoor 110m hurdles, was helping to open state-of-the-art new gym facilities at Cadbury House in Smallway, Congresbury.The opening of the £5million health club and spa is the first phase of the £14.25million development of the historic Cadbury House. Up to 100 jobs have been created by the whole project, which includes the building of a 62-bedroom hotel.Managing director and co-owner Nick Taplin said: "This is the culmination of a lot of hard work and we're looking forward to showing customers around this fantastic new health club."The area will benefit with the creation of a place that will be used both by local people and visitors to the area.

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