Completed meetings and events 2015-2016

Tue 28th June 2016 Changeover

Alf Hadley takes over the Presidency for the second time. read more...

Tue 21st June 2016 Business meeting

Mon 20th June 2016 Club Council - note early start

Tue 14th June 2016 Jude Docherty Nightstop Project

Wed 8th June 2016 Trip to Foxfield

A chance to sample the beer on offer, and maybe a little to eat as well!

Wed 8th June 2016 Kids Out a great success

Clubs get together to treat local schoolkids. read more...

Tue 7th June 2016 Club Assembly

District Governor Nominee Larry hears our plans for the next Rotary Year

Tue 31st May 2016 District Crown Green Bowling vs Furness Peninsula CANCELLED

Our second round match due to be played at Hawcoat Park has been cancelled as Peninsula cannot raise a team. We therefore go through.

Tue 31st May 2016 Linda Hadwin - Age UK

Tue 24th May 2016 Business Meeting

Tue 17th May 2016 Doug Walters - Job Talk

Our recent recruit tells us a bit about himself

Mon 16th May 2016 Club Council

Thu 12th May 2016 Crown Green Bowling vs Ulverston

Success for Barrow in Round 1 of the District Bowls Competition read more...

Thu 12th May 2016 Crown Green Bowling vs Ulverston

Success for Barrow in Round 1 of the District Bowls Competition

Tue 10th May 2016 Sarah Miles - Bendrigg Lodge

Sarah is Fundraising & Marketing Officer at this facility near Kendal.

Tue 3rd May 2016 Free & Easy

Tue 26th April 2016 Business Meeting

The highlight of today's meeting was being able to welcome back Derek Lyon as a member of the club.
Former Town Clerk Derek supported the club well for many years in the 1980s. Picture shows President Keith welcoming Derek.

Tue 19th April 2016 Richard Rhodes

The Police & Crime Commissioner for Cumbria is our speaker.

Mon 18th April 2016 Club Council

Tue 12th April 2016 Annual General Meeting

Tue 5th April 2016 Tim Melville

George Fox & The Quakers

Tue 29th March 2016 Business Meeting

Tue 22nd March 2016 John Calvert - The last two furlongs.

Local raconteur John is never short of a story or two.

Mon 21st March 2016 Club Council

Fri 18th March 2016 Rotary Technology Tournament

Local schools battle it out at Hawcoat Park read more...

Tue 15th March 2016 Ed Elvish

Coals to Newcastle - Coke to Barrow. Ed tells us about The Stainmore Line.

Tue 8th March 2016 Barry Postlethwaite

Barrow AFC's former Director of Football (seen above with Past President Steve Murray) read more...

Tue 1st March 2016 Derek Lyon

My Life as a Lake District Warden read more...

Tue 23rd February 2016 Business Meeting

Tue 16th February 2016 Derek Harker

Walney Lighthouse

Mon 15th February 2016 Club Council

Thu 11th February 2016 Celebrating Alan's life

Club members and members of Inner Wheel joined others at St. Matthew's Church in Barrow. read more...

Tue 9th February 2016 Keith Johnson Assistant Director - Community Services Barrow Borough Council.

Keith tells us about William Forshaw VC

Tue 2nd February 2016 Rob Cairns

The former Chief Exec of Furness Building Society. "What not to do when you retire" read more...

Tue 26th January 2016 Business Meeting

Tue 19th January 2016 Dave Simm Job Talk

Our newest member tells us a bit more about himself.

Mon 18th January 2016 Club Council

Tue 12th January 2016 David Opie

The Three Faces of Chaplaincy

Tue 5th January 2016 Social meeting

Tue 29th December 2015 No meeting

Tue 22nd December 2015 No meeting

Tue 15th December 2015 Christmas Lunch

Tue 8th December 2015 Special General Meeting

This is the meeting when we elect the next President, President-Elect and President-Nominee, together with next year's Secretary and Treasurer. We shall also be looking at our accounts for the last Rotary year.

Tue 1st December 2015 Steve Casson

The Commercial Manager of Barrow Football Club keeps us up to date with progress.

Tue 24th November 2015 Rotarian Martin Allinson

Martin is visiting the area from Thailand

Tue 17th November 2015 Barrow Credit Union

Dennis Laird, the Chairman of Barrow and District Credit Union, tells us more.

Mon 16th November 2015 Club Council

Thu 12th November 2015 Charter 2015

Barrow Football Club owner and Chairman Paul Casson is our main speaker.

Tue 10th November 2015 Monumental Cock-ups from a Jack of all Trades.

Jeremy Munro tells us about his years as a teacher and as an opera singer.

Tue 3rd November 2015 Neil Tyson - Keswick to Barrow Walk.

Neil made his debut in the walk in 1976 aged 13 years taking 10 hours. He competed seven times, including first man home in 96, 97 and 98. Joined the committee in 1999. Walk secretary from 1999 until 2011.

Tue 27th October 2015 Business Meeting

Tue 20th October 2015 Seb Chromiak - RYLA

Seb will speak about his experience of the Rotary Youth Leadership Award.

Mon 19th October 2015 Club Council

Tue 13th October 2015 Bob Cook - Stagecoach

- Operations Manager for Cumbria & Lancashire

Tue 6th October 2015 Barrow's New Police Station

Our visitors tell us about Barrow's new police station read more...

Tue 29th September 2015 Business Meeting

Wed 23rd September 2015 Trip to Foxfield

Members and friends congregate at The Prince of Wales read more...

Tue 22nd September 2015 Local Author James Murphy

Ever thought about doing some creative writing? Then don"™t go on a creative writing course. read more...

Mon 21st September 2015 Club Council

Tue 15th September 2015 Pete Murphy - Barrow Rugby

Barrow Raiders Commercial Manager tells us about his role

Tue 8th September 2015 Diane Craig - Abbeyfield

Diane tells us about Abbeyfield and Millennium House on Dalton Road. She will joined by David Stewart who is a volunteer at Staveley House Dalton

Tue 1st September 2015 Roger Exley - Cumbria Fire Service

Fears about the ability of the cut down fire service to respond to calls were expressed when Roger Exley, of the Cumbria Fire Service, talked to Barrow Rotary Club.


read more...

Tue 25th August 2015 Business Meeting

Let's make those decisions

Tue 18th August 2015 Steve Robson - training as a counsellor/psychotherapist

Tue 11th August 2015 Mark Ducie - Cumbria Fire Service

Mark tells us about the defibrillator initiative. read more...

Tue 4th August 2015 Brathay Trust

Judith Wren & Sonja Foster told us about a great piece of fundraising read more...

Tue 28th July 2015 Business Meeting

Decision time again.

Tue 21st July 2015 Dave Cooksey - How not to fall ill on holiday

Mon 20th July 2015 Club Council

Tue 14th July 2015 District Governor's Visit

District Governor Arthur outlines his aspirations for his year in office. read more...

Tue 7th July 2015 A Policeman's Lot

Steve Murray tells some tales from his days in the force.

Sat 4th July 2015 Rotary Open Golf

Our annual golf competition read more...
future calendar local events