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Grammar Cakes

Shropshire Speakers is one of 400 UK public speaking clubs affiliated to Toastmasters International. However, there is so much more to Shropshire Speakers than just delivering speeches. As a member of the Club, you are given the opportunity to develop … Continue reading

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Keeping Time

Keeping time is a very important concept in Toastmasters. A few years ago, I attended some corporate training on Communication and Leadership skills. For one of the exercises, we were split into small groups, and each group was given a … Continue reading

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Winning numbers – what will yours be?

I don’t play Bingo or do the lottery (well not often),  but over the last few meetings we have had some  winning numbers  enhance our club night.  We couldn’t make such strides of achievement  if we  galumphed through an evening it just wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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Advanced Communication – Double exposure – Public relations

Keeping a club going takes just a bit of effort as I’m sure many of you know, and toastmasters of course isn’t any different.   Public relations is just one of the advanced communication skills  that you can work towards,  giving … Continue reading

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Speakers and speeches everywhere

Do you ever have one of those thoughts whizz through your mind at the most inappropriate time.  I had such a thought at about 4am this morning. What was the thought? I was thinking I haven’t blogged about the last … Continue reading

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Area 39 Director – Sam Warner

I took the opportunity to go with Sam to see how a neighbouring club runs an evening and on the journey over I thought I would interview Sam in her new role.   Jenny : What exactly does the role … Continue reading

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Happy New Year – July 2015

Yes you have read it right  the new Toastmaster year started at the beginning of July so – Happy New Year. At Shropshire speakers the ‘old’ committee stood down and the new committee stepped into the vacated shoes while they … Continue reading

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Cake, chips, chocolate and curry

These were the favourite foods of our guest Lajina Leal who was first up in our lively table topics session this week. Impressing us with her display of alliteration in her selection, Lajina went on to temper the calories by … Continue reading

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February 2015 newsletter

Welcome to our February 2015 newsletter. Click on the link below to read about our recent activities, awards and forthcoming events: Shropshire Speakers newsletter February 2015 Please send suggestions, ideas or articles you wish to see included either through the website … Continue reading

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Shropshire Speakers Free Open Evening 29th October

Shropshire Speakers Celebrates Toastmasters International’s 90th Anniversary  with free open evening on 29th October. Clubs around the world will celebrate Toastmasters’ 90th anniversary with special meetings. Locally, Shropshire Speakers will be hosting a free open house meeting on   29th October, … Continue reading

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