Completed meetings and events 2016-2017

Thu 29th June 2017 Lunchtime meeting at The Rose and Crown when we hear from our retiring President

Today we hear our President Mary's valedictory address and the Bulletin Writer is our Secretary/Assistant Secretary

Thu 22nd June 2017 Lunchtime Speaker meeting at The Rose and Crown 22nd June 2017 features our own Howard Blackburn

Howard Blackburn will speak about "185 miles of History" and Bulletin Writer is Colin Bonner

Thu 15th June 2017 Today's Meeting 15th June 2017 at The Rose and Crown is our Club Assembly

Our Committee Leaders will outline their ideas for the New Rotary Year commencing 1st July 2017 and Bulletin Writing is in the capable hands of our Secretary/Assistant Secretary.
No AV facilities are required.

Thu 8th June 2017 Club meeting at The Rose and Crown, 8th June 2017 at which Alan Yearing introduces his speaker, Val Cooper

Alan Yearing introduces local personality, Councillor Val Cooper whose talk will be entitled "A guilty secret" !! Bulletin Writer is Peter Cunliffe.
No AV facilities are required

Thu 1st June 2017 Lunchtime Speaker meeting 1st June 2017 at The Rose and Crown features our very own Wanderer

Bill Honeywell is today's Speaker "43 Islands in 28 days on 2 wheels" and Bulletin Writer is Martin Hill.

AV facilities are required

Thu 25th May 2017 Lunchtime meeting - Speaker

Thu 18th May 2017 Lunchtime speaker meeting at The Rose and Crown 18th May 2017 with speaker Gary Kent

President Mary introduces her speaker, Gary Kent, who will enlighten us on the worrying subject of "Plastic Pollution at Sea" and Bulletin Writer is Barrie Lancaster.

Thu 11th May 2017 Lunchtime speaker meeting 11th May 2017 at The Rose and Crown with our own Emyr Lloyd-Davies

Em will present his "maiden speech" at our Club on the subject "Whatever happened to the West indies ?" and our Bulletin writer will be Peter Spencer.

Thu 4th May 2017 Lunchtime speaker meeting at The Rose and Crown 4th May presents our own Philip Bailey

One of our very own Honorary Members, Philip Bailey will entertain and educate us "1066 and all that !" and the Bulletin Writer is David Openshaw.
No AV facilities are required.

Thu 27th April 2017 Lunchtime Speaker meeting at The Rose and Crown when we hear from our newest member Kath Lord-Green

Kath Lord-Green will bring us up to date on our Local Radio Station, Ribble FM, and Bulletin Writer will be Neil Wilkinson.
AV facilities are required.

Thu 20th April 2017 Lunchtime speaker meeting 20th April 2017 at The Rose and Crown featuring David Wymer !

Our own David Wymer will entertain us in his inimitable style with his presentation entitled "Argentina and The Falklands in the same sentence". Bulletin writer will be Peter Dixon.
AV facilities will be required.

Thu 13th April 2017 Lunchtime meeting - Speaker

Thu 6th April 2017 Lunchtime Speaker meeting 6th April 2017 at The Rose and Crown

One of our more recent members, Gordon Blain, will present his maiden address entitled "Sailing Rules of the road ?" and Bulletin writer is Neil Dowds

Thu 30th March 2017 Lunchtime meeting - Speaker

Thu 23rd March 2017 Lunchtime meeting 23rd March to be held at St Michael and St John Social Club, Lowergate, Clitheroe -

Sandy Morrison introduces Rotarian Roger Franks who will talk about his recreation of the Iron Lung used extensively to help Polio Suffers between 1920s and 1960s. and BULLETIN WRITER is Howard Spensley

Thu 16th March 2017 Lunchtime meeting - Speaker Mark Woodward brings his daughter Sarah with one of her canine companions

Mark Woodward introduces his daughter Sarah, accompanied by one of her canine companions when we will be entertained and educated on the subject of Dog Training/Handling. Bulletin writer is Roland Hailwood

Thu 9th March 2017 Paul Bacon introduces his speaker Mrs Hilary Custance Green at The Rose and Crown Thursday 9th March 2017

Paul Bacon introduces his cousin whose talk is entitled " Writing to a Ghost" and copies of her book, about the Death Railway will be available for purchase at the meeting. Bulletin Writer will be Trevor Roberts

Thu 2nd March 2017 Luncheon Speaker meeting at The Rose and Crown Thursday 2nd March 2017

Jeffrey Robbins will, once again,introduce his speaker Tony Ormiston on new matters military and Bulletin Writer is Peter Cunliffe

Thu 23rd February 2017 Luncheon Speaker meeting at The Rose and Crown Thursday 23rd February 2017

Peter Dixon will address our meeting with his subject "Gender achievement and Rotary" and Bulletin Writer will be John Taylor

Thu 16th February 2017 Luncheon Speaker meeting at The Rose and Crown Thursday 16th January 2017

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Thu 9th February 2017 Luncheon Speaker meeting at The Rose and Crown Thursday 9th February 2017

Our very own Paul Bacon tempts us with his intriguing subject "What happened to lunch ?" and Bulletin Writer will be Geoffrey Isherwood

Thu 2nd February 2017 Luncheon Speaker meeting at The Rose and Crown Thursday 2nd February 2017

David Berryman will debate with Kate Marshall from Clitheroe CAB - "To Frack or not to Frack ? That is the question" and Bulletin Writer will be Bill Honeywell

Thu 26th January 2017 David Openshaw introduces his speaker on 26th January 2017 at The Rose and Crown

David Openshaw will introduce Keith Sandham who will be talking about 'Home Crime Prevention' and Bulletin Writer is Alan Yearing

Thu 19th January 2017 Luncheon Speaker meeting at The Rose and Crown Thursday 19th January 2017

Philip Naylor will introduce Rotarian Roger McCann - "A life in the Theatre & Arts Council"

Thu 12th January 2017 Club Luncheon Speaker meeting Thursday 12th January 2017 at The Rose and Crown

Michael Parkinson introduces our speaker Rae Lonsdale from Clapham, on The Work of The Cave Rescue Organisation and the BULLETIN ORGANISER is Paul Bacon

Thu 5th January 2017 Luncheon speaker meeting Thursday 5th January 2017 at The Rose and Crown

Guest speaker Caroline Haworth outlines the work of "Home-Start for Pendle and Ribble Valley" and our BULLETIN ORGANISER is David Bleazard

Thu 29th December 2016 THERE IS NO MEETING TODAY Thursday 29th December 2016

NO MEETING TODAY

Thu 22nd December 2016 Club Christmas Luncheon meeting Thursday 22nd December 2016 at St Michael and St John Social Centre, Lowergate, Clitheroe

Our President invites all members and Partners to enjoy or Christmas Meeting, organised by our Club Service Committee and the BULLETIN ORGANISER is Peter Spencer

Thu 15th December 2016 Speaker meeting Thursday 15th December 2016 at The Rose and Crown featuring our very own Geoffrey isherwood

Geoffrey Isherwood will tell us about "Samlesbury Hall ... The first 700 Years" and the BULLETIN ORGANISER is Martin Hill

Thu 8th December 2016 Club Luncheon Speaker meeting Thursday 8th December 2016 at The Rose and Crown

Bob Edwards will introduce our speaker Rosemary Lancaster MBE who will speak to us about her "Life's Journey ... so far ", and the BULLETIN ORGANISER is Jeffrey Riding

Thu 1st December 2016 Club Luncheon Speaker meeting Thursday 1st December 2016 at The Rose and Crown is our SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING

We hold our Special General Meeting at today's gathering and the BULLETIN ORGANISER is our Secretary/Assistant Secretary

Thu 24th November 2016 Club speaker Meeting 24th November on the subject "The Second Nepal Project"

Colin Bonner welcomes Rotarian Richard Fisher from The Rotary Club of Garstang who explains about "The Second Nepal Project" and Bulletin writer is David Openshaw. THE SCREEN AND PROJECTOR ARE REQUIRED BY OUR SPEAKER

Thu 17th November 2016 Club Meeting at The Rose and Crown

Poppy Count Derek Stuttard

Thu 10th November 2016 Speaker meeting at The Rose and Crown with author Jennie Palmer, from Twiston

Martin Hill will introduce local author, Jenny Palmer who will speak to us about "˜Life"™s Experiences, Home and Abroad."™and she will also bring some of her books for purchasing at the meeting. Bulletin writer Brian Wallace

Thu 3rd November 2016 Club speaker meeting at The Rose and Crown

Paul Bacon introduces Fiona Owen from the charity "The Foundation for Ribble Valley Families" and BULLETIN WRITER is Sandy Morrison

Thu 27th October 2016 Club Meeting at The Rose and Crown 27th October 2016

Peter Spencer will introduce Mike Taylor who will speak about The R.N.L.I. and BULLETIN WRITER is Geoffrey Isherwood.
Our Screen, Laptop and Projector stand are required for today's speaker.

Thu 20th October 2016 Clitheroe Charter Night 2016

83rd Charter Night at The Mytton Fold Hotel Langho Clitheroe and BULLETIN WRITER is Karin Wilson

Thu 13th October 2016 Luncheon Meeting 13th October 2016 at The Rose and Crown

Miles Leadbeater introduces Rtn. Terry Gerrard from R.C. Garstang on Health and Safety and BULLETIN WRITER is Philip Naylor.

Thu 6th October 2016 Luncheon Meeting at The Rose and Crown 6th October 2016 speaker Peter Houldsworth

Barrie Lancaster introduces his speaker Peter Houldsworth on the subject " Perils and Pitfalls of The English Language" and BULLETIN WRITER is Sandy Morrison

Thu 29th September 2016 Evening meeting is a visit to The Paper Cup Company, Taylor Street, Clitheroe

Our evening meeting begins with a visit to The Paper Cup Company followed by supper at The Calf's Head Hotel in Worston

Thu 22nd September 2016 Thursday 22nd September - Lunchtime Social meeting - No Speaker

Today sees the second of our "Social" meetings at The Rose and Crown with possible committee meetings but mainly a relaxed get-together to chat with friends

Thu 15th September 2016 District Foundation Committee member Kadaba Vazudev ( Vaz ) will speak at our Luncheon meeting at the Old Post House Hotel.

Vaz will update and inform our members about the work of our own Charity - The Rotary Foundation. This should be especially beneficial for our newer members.

Thu 8th September 2016 Lunchtime meeting 8th September 2016 - Speaker finder - Jenny Woodward

Jenny Woodward is today's Speaker Finder and BULLETIN WRITER is Barrie Lancaster

Thu 1st September 2016 Lunchtime meeting 1st September 2016 - Speaker is our new District Governor

Our District Governor, Malcolm Baldwin will outline his hopes and aspirations for the current Rotary Year and BULLETIN WRITER is Sandy Morrison

Thu 25th August 2016 Lunchtime meeting 25th August 2016 - Simon Entwistle returns to complete "The Battle for Arnhem"

David Bleazard will re-introduce our Speaker, Simon Entwistle who will present "The Battle for Arnhem" Part Two and BULLETIN WRITER will be our last week's speaker, Neil Dowds. (We must keep him interested !)

Thu 18th August 2016 Today's Lunchtime meeting features our own Neil Dowds

Neil Dowds presents his very first speech to our membership and BULLETIN WRITER will be Jeffrey Riding

Thu 11th August 2016 Lunchtime meeting - 11th August 2016 - Today's speaker will be our own Neil Wilkinson

Neil Wilkinson will will reveal incidents from his working life ( may not be suitable for under 18s or those of a nervous disposition !!!) and BULLETIN WRITER will be Roland Hailwood

Thu 4th August 2016 Lunchtime meeting - 4th August 2016 - Speaker will be our own Trevor Roberts

Trevor Roberts will either entertain us personally or provide a substitute speaker on a subject yet to be advised and BULLETIN WRITER will be Colin Bonner

Thu 28th July 2016 Lunchtime 28th July 2016 Social meeting and No Speaker

Today sees the first of our "Social" meetings with possible committee meetings but mainly a relaxed get-together to chat with friends and BULLETIN WRITER is Alan Yearing

Thu 21st July 2016 Lunchtime meeting 21st July 2016 - Peter Cunliffe invites certain members to select their favourite music.

Peter Cunliffe invites certain members to select their favourite music, together with their reasons and BULLETIN WRITER will be Barbara Bryan

Thu 14th July 2016 Lunchtime meeting 14th July, when Roland Hailwood will entertain us personally or by proxy

Speaker Roland Hailwood will entertain us personally or by proxy and.BULLETIN WRITER is Jim Duxbury

Thu 7th July 2016 Lunchtime meeting 7th July at The Old Post House - Our New President's remarks

Our new President, Mary Robinson, outlines her hopes and aspirations for the forthcoming year and BULLETIN WRITER is Miles Leadbeater
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