Completed meetings and events 2018-2019

Tue 25th June 2019 Handover - Venue Jersey Farm

Tue 18th June 2019 Presentation evening for the supported charities in 2018-19

An evening to publicise and celebrate our club's supported charities.

Tue 11th June 2019 Club Assembly- Business meeting. Assistant Governor Steve Rose attending

Thu 6th June 2019 Council Meeting

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Tue 4th June 2019 History of Stokesley & a talk on Walk for Water Charity - Lead Chris Mayes

Walk For Water 8th - 15th Sept 2019

Thu 30th May 2019 79th Charter Night. The highlight of the Rotary Year.

Black tie dinner at the Morritt Hotel. Guest Speaker: Michael Banks, Independent Chair of Durham Local Safeguarding Children's Board and former Deputy Chief Constable of Durham Constabulary.

Tue 28th May 2019 My experiences planning and completing the Coast to Coast walk - Peter Harding, Host Roy Swainston

The Coast to Coast Walk is a 192-mile long-distance footpath in Northern England. read more...

Tue 21st May 2019 Fiona Dry - Pause Charity

Creating space for change
Pause works to prevent the damaging consequences of thousands more children being taken into care each year. read more...

Sat 18th May 2019 Think Differently - District Assembly

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Tue 14th May 2019 Business meeting

Tue 7th May 2019 Helen Dexter

Helen Dexter, a partner at law firm Tilly, Bailey and Irvine, will give a presentation entitled "Wills, Administration of Estates and Power of Attorney" Host: Colin Dunnighan.

Tue 30th April 2019 How Artists helped to win World War II - Roger Stanyon, Host Peter Ashman

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Tue 23rd April 2019 NO MEETING - follows Holiday Monday

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Tue 16th April 2019 Great North Air Ambulance Service. Host: Ann Barmby

This presentation will look at the different aspects of the GNAAS including operational statistics, the charity history and testimonials from some of their service users.

Tue 9th April 2019 AGM - Business meeting

Tue 9th April 2019 District Council - Newcastle

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Thu 4th April 2019 Council Meeting

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Tue 2nd April 2019 A Trek around Annapurna - speaker Alan Swindale

Wed 27th March 2019 Mock Job Interviews at Teesdale School

This involves 48 students and 12 Rotarians and Friends.

Tue 26th March 2019 Doctor prescribes garden therapy: A talk by Dr Satinder Sanghera. Host Pauline Loughran-Hanby

Killerby's Dr Sanghera's charity "Serenity Social and Therapeutic Horticulture" offers gardening therapy to people with physical and mental health difficulties. At the 2018 Pride of Teesdale Awards she was named Inspirational Person of the Year. read more...

Tue 19th March 2019 Speaker Katherine Holden - North East Autism Society - Host Ian Hodgson

Look at website - https://www.ne-as.org.uk

Tue 12th March 2019 Business meeting

Sat 9th March 2019 Swimathon - Teesdale Leisure Centre

Charity Event Raising Funds For End polio and Local Charities

Thu 7th March 2019 Council Meeting

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Tue 5th March 2019 Hair and the end of theatre censorship in the UK. Speaker: Colin Dunnighan

A brief exploration of the history of theatre censorship laws will be followed by the story behind the musical Hair which first played in London on the day following the introduction of the Theatres Act 1968 which abolished censorship of the stage.

Tue 26th February 2019 Playing with Fire. Host: Colin Dunnighan

Judith Walker will talk about her world of ceramics – and of what happens in the studio. Clay samples will be available for you to handle and experience and, if time permits, there will be opportunity to show your skills in making a pinch pot!

Tue 19th February 2019 Blind Courage: The Story of My Father - Rev Linda Dodds - Host Ian Hodgson

As a small boy in the 1920s, David Ronald Johnston was
blinded when a dental procedure went horribly wrong. read more...

Tue 12th February 2019 Business meeting

Sat 9th February 2019 Barnard Castle and Darlington Interact clubs Debating Competition

To be held at All Saints church hall, Ravensdale Road, Darlington
DL3 8DT

Fri 8th February 2019 Fun Night At Boldron - Theme India

Get those saris and bindis out!

Thu 7th February 2019 Council Meeting

The Beeches

Tue 5th February 2019 Dr Trevor Morse - Climate Change in the Geological Record and Cyclicity - Host Keith Miles

A changing climate has been the norm throughout the 4.6-billion-year history of the Earth.

Over the recent geological past, climate swings have given us repeated glaciations separated by warmer intervals.

Tue 29th January 2019 Police Dogs - Speaker David Davies ( Ex Policeman) Host Robert Hartness

Brief Insight into the History of the British Police Dog-Handling Section PLEASE NOTE MEETING VENUE - JERSEY FARM

Tue 22nd January 2019 GUEST NIGHT - The War on Terror - Lt Col D M F Singer - Host Gerald Blake

A personal reflection from Lt Col D M F Singer based on four Operational tours in which he will look at over a decade of fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. read more...

Tue 15th January 2019 Our Club Visit to Bishop Auckland Rotary Club.

Speakers Maggie Leadbeater & Emma Boyle on "Journey Enterprises" - A charity supporting adults with learning disabilities and additional needs

Tue 8th January 2019 Business meeting

Thu 3rd January 2019 Council Meeting

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Tue 25th December 2018 NO MEETING

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Tue 18th December 2018 TBA

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Thu 13th December 2018 Teesdale Interact Quiz

An Interact fundraiser of a Quiz plus food and soft drink. £7 per head to be paid on the door. Venue: Teesdale School.

Tue 11th December 2018 Christmas Party

An evening of food and music at the Jersey Farm Hotel. Featuring the saxophonist, Harry Mears and songs round the piano with Annette Butters.

Sat 8th December 2018 Bag Packing - Morrisons

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Tue 4th December 2018 Business Meeting & Special General Meeting :Approving the Accounts and election of 2019-20 officers

An Agenda will be circulated prior to the meeting which will give an opportunity to identify matters that they wish to have discussed.

Tue 27th November 2018 A talk by Dr Simon Henderson. Host Colin Dunnighan

Martin Luther King at Newcastle University November 1967 Simon, Head of History and Sixth Form at Teesdale School will talk on: 'The three great pressing problems of our time; racism, poverty and war - reflections on the legacy of Martin Luther King 1968-2018.' read more...

Wed 21st November 2018 Mock Job Interviews- Barnard Castle School

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Tue 20th November 2018 Desert Island Discs - Colin Dunnighan

Colin, the clubs’ answer to Kirsty Young, will gently (but expertly) interrogate President Ann Barmby with a view to learning something of her life through her choices of eight pieces of music, a book and a luxury item

Sun 18th November 2018 Rotary Young Musician Competition 2018-19

Annual Rotary Young Musician Competition held at Barnard Castle School

Thu 15th November 2018 - Wed 15th August 2018 District Council - Newcastle

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Wed 14th November 2018 Mock Job Interviews - Barnard Castle School

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Tue 13th November 2018 Visit of DG Stewart Atkin - Host Ann Barmby

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Tue 6th November 2018 Business meeting

An Agenda will be circulated prior to the meeting which will give an opportunity to identify matters that they wish to have discussed.

Tue 30th October 2018 Blood Bikes - Host Michael Hanby

Northumbria Blood Bikes is a registered charity established by local volunteers to deliver essential blood and urgent medical supplies, out of hours, between hospitals and other healthcare sites in North East.
http://www.northumbriabloodbikes.org.uk/

Tue 30th October 2018 Council meeting

Venue: The Redwell Inn

Sun 28th October 2018 Fashion Through the Ages

A fundraiser, organised by Barnard Castle School's Interact Club, in aid of Barnardo's, the UK's largest children's charity.
Enjoy afternoon tea while watching a fashion show that will explore clothes design through the ages.


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Tue 23rd October 2018 Dave Thomas - Guide Dogs - Host Ross Law

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Tue 16th October 2018 "How to overcome fears of the digital age with advice on addressing gaps in our digital skills". Host: Hilary Dunnighan

Lisa Johnstone, the founder of "lj digital media" and an expert in e-safety and e-learning, will give us the benefit of her experience. lisa@ljdigitalmedia.com

Thu 11th October 2018 Public Lecture at Barnard Castle School

History of Raby Castle & its Art Treasures - Mike Robinson Senior Guide Raby Castle. FREE Event Donations to Great North Air Ambulance & Local Charities.

Tue 9th October 2018 Business Meeting

An Agenda will be circulated prior to the meeting which will give an opportunity to identify matters that they wish to have discussed.

Thu 4th October 2018 Council meeting - REVIEW

Monthly Council

Tue 2nd October 2018 RYLA Students Presentation - Host Barry Proctor

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Tue 25th September 2018 David Munrow and Early Musical Instruments - Roger Stanyon

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Tue 18th September 2018 Geography of the Holy Land - Gerald Blake - Host David Yeadon

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Fri 14th September 2018 Latin American Evening

A Latin American themed evening of music,food and drink. All proceeds in support of The Great North Air Ambulance Service and local charities. read more...

Tue 11th September 2018 Business Meeting

An Agenda will be circulated prior to the meeting which will give an opportunity to identify matters that they wish to have discussed.

Thu 6th September 2018 Council meeting

Monthly Council

Tue 4th September 2018 Visit of DG Stewart Atkin, RFE visit - Meeting at The Morritt Hotel

We welcome RFE Rotarians from D7430 Pennsylvania.
Please Note: Venue - The Morritt Hotel, Greta Bridge
The Morritt Hotel & Garage Spa
Greta Bridge
Nr. Barnard Castle
Co. Durham.
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Sun 2nd September 2018 - Thu 6th September 2018 Rotary Friendship Exchange - District 7430

Visit of Rotarians from D7430 Pennsylvania

Tue 28th August 2018 NO MEETING

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Tue 21st August 2018 ‘Practicing Judaism’- Tony Wortman - Host Ian Hodgson

Tony & Alan will explain about the Jewish Religion .

Wed 15th August 2018 District Council - Newcastle

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Tue 14th August 2018 Business Meeting

An Agenda will be circulated prior to the meeting which will give an opportunity to identify matters that they wish to have discussed.

Tue 7th August 2018 Robert Blake - “Crewing the Tynemouth Lifeboat”- - Host Gerald Blake

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Thu 2nd August 2018 Council meeting

Monthly Council meeting

Tue 31st July 2018 Amanda Ainsley- My Photography, Host - Ian Hodgson

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Tue 24th July 2018 The Shetland Bus - Ian Reid.

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Tue 17th July 2018 Business Meeting

An Agenda will be circulated prior to the meeting which will give an opportunity to identify matters that they wish to have discussed.

Tue 10th July 2018 Tees Rvers Trust - Ben Lamb - Host Frank Harrison

Tees Rivers Trust is committed to improving and conserving the River Tees. Their work is varied and covers the whole of the catchment from Cross Fell to the North Sea. The key areas of work are research, education and practical habitat improvements.

Wed 4th July 2018 Council meeting

Monthly council meeting at "The Beeches" Queen Street. Hosted by President Ann Barmby

Tue 3rd July 2018 Meeting Cancelled

A number of members wished to watch the World Cup match between England & Columbia
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