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    Commonwealth Essay Competition 2014

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    The Commonwealth Essay Competition 2014 is now open for entries! We are inviting young writers from across the Commonwealth to take part.

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    33Fifty

    The Commonwealth Youth Leadership Programme
    Applications are now open for 33Fifty, a four day youth leadership programme that will see one hundred 18-25 year olds gather in Glasgow for the four days prior to the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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