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Newbigging appointed High Sheriff of Wiltshire

Friends Provident chairman David Newbigging has been named as High Sheriff of Wiltshire, a position appointed annually by the Queen.

His responsibilities will include the support of four local charities – the Wiltshire and Swindon Community Foundation, Crimebeat, Wiltshire Wildlife Trust and Kennet Furniture Recycling – along with a number of ceremonial duties.

Newbigging, who lives in Wiltshire, is already a deputy lieutenant of the county, and also sits on several other boards in the UK and the US.

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