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Feb 11th, 2015: Wayne Biggs who was diagnosed with Lymphoma and is told he had months to live is riding across South Island, New Zealand in a noble and brave gesture. The ride, aptly named ‘Tiny Wheels for a Giant Cause’, aims to increase awareness and raise money for Leukaemia and Blood Cancer in New Zealand.

This father of two boys in his orange T-shirt and orange Vespa  GTS reached Walter Peak, Otago yesterday.

Michael Huddleston a friend who started with Biggs on the trip had to drop off due to an unfortunate accident.

Please visit the fundraising page – http://www.leukaemia.org.nz/view_event_profile/2713 – if you wish to donate to Leukaemia & Blood Cancer, New Zealand.

Source: Nelson Mail Stuff, The Biggo Trust Facebook

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Vespa World Days Croatia 2015

The registrations for the Vespa World Days 2015 is open! The 2015 edition is held at Croatia. The Vespa Village is at Biograd n/M, Obala kralja Petra Kresimira IV and Setaliste Drazice.

Please visit the website for further details – http://www.vespaworlddays2015.com/

Source: Vespa World Days 2015

Nov 13, 2014: Marc Davis from Gistel obtained the second place in the Championship of national tourist Vespa Club Belgium. The Championship title went to club mate Wilfried Desmet. Also on the third place is a member of Vespa Club Ostend. The difference between the first and the second place was barely 250 km this year.

Source: Nieuwsblad.be

The 23rd Edition of the AmeriVespa will be at Indianapolis from June 11th to the 14th. There will be a ride around the Indianapolis speedway amongst other things. Mark your calendar!

Source: Scooter File

Lisbon: The Perfect Break- Telegraph UK

Jul 24. 2014: The House of Cubes in Tomar will host an exhibition of 33 scooters from July 30th to September 30. This belongs to a private collection of John Seixas

Source: Rede regional

Vespa Belissima Night at Cavalli, Miami.

Source: Cavalli Club

Jul 27, 2014: Hundreds of Vespa riders gathered on the grounds of Zeche Ewald to celebrate the ‘Queen of scooters’. The three days event saw models from the initial days to the latest. For example, the Vespa with chassis number ‘1013’ owned by Peter Witzels is presumed to have been produced in the first two or three days of production of Vespa in Germany. German chassis numbers started with 1000.

Source: Hertener Allgemeine

Jul 25, 2014: Hillboro’s Bag&Baggage Productions will present an adaptation of ‘Love’s Labour Lost’ in Tom Hughes Civic Center on Vespas. Scott Palmer, the artistic director, has adapted the 16th century comedy to the 1960s. The style is very ‘La Dolce Vita’ according to Palmer.

Source: Hillsboro Tribune

Jun 29, 2014: Vespa Club of Llanes have joined hands with the municipality to join in the ‘Solidarity Assistance Llanes’ drive to collect nonperishable food for the needy.

Source: La Nueva España

Jun 30, 2014: The 1953 Classic Roman Holiday, with Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck screens tonight at the Coolidge Theatre as a part of its Big Screen Classic series.

The Roman Holiday was shot entirely in Italy. Directed by William Wyler, the film was nominated for ten Academy awards. It won 3, including the ‘Best Actress’ award for Hepburn.

 

Map picture

The movie will be shown at 7:00pm on 30th June at the Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St., Brookline.

Source: BU Today