Completed meetings and events 2018-2019

Tue 18th June 2019 Club Weekly Meeting: Business Meeting therefore no speaker

Also Club Annual General Meeting

Mon 17th June 2019 Council Meeting at Park Head Hotel

Meeting will commence at 5.30 pm promptly. Last meeting of old Council.

Tue 11th June 2019 Club Weekly Meeting: Speaker: Graham Barsby

Graham Barsby will identify "Pitfalls for the Silver Surfers"
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Tue 4th June 2019 Club Weekly Meeting: Speaker: David Aimer

The subject of David Aimer's talk will be "Humour South African Style.
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Tue 28th May 2019 - Club Weekly Meeting: None this week

No meeting this week following Bank Holiday Monday

Tue 21st May 2019 Club Weekly Meeting: Business Meeting therefore no speaker

No Speaker

Mon 20th May 2019 Council Meeting at Park Head Hotel

Meeting will commence at 5.30 pm prompt.

Tue 14th May 2019 Club Weekly Meeting: Host John Yeomans

The speaker will be John Jerome Yeomans himself.
His topic will be: "The Cape & Winelands of South Africa"

Tue 7th May 2019 - Club Weekly Meeting: None this week

No meeting this week following Bank Holiday Monday

Tue 30th April 2019 Club Weekly Meeting: Host: Joe Ward

Joe Ward will speak about "The Lost Bishop"

Tue 23rd April 2019 - Club Weekly Meeting: None this week

No meeting this week following Bank Holiday Monday

Tue 16th April 2019 Club Weekly Meeting: Business Meeting therefore no speaker

No Speaker

Mon 15th April 2019 Council Meeting at Park Head Hotel

Meeting will commence at 5.30 pm prompt.

Tue 9th April 2019 Club Weekly Meeting: Host Geoff Wilson

The speaker will be Keith Patton.
His topic will be: "Souter to St. Mary's Lighthouse.

Tue 2nd April 2019 Club Weekly Meeting: Host Kishor Velangi

The speaker will be Tony Sanderson who will speak about the Circuitous Route of the No. 56 bus and his adventure on it.
(With photos by JJY)

Tue 26th March 2019 Club Weekly Meeting: Host Tony Thompson

The speaker will be Kevin Richardson who will speak about
The Gaunless Valley during World War 1

Tue 19th March 2019 Club Weekly Meeting: Business Meeting therefore no speaker

No Speaker

Tue 12th March 2019 Club Weekly Meeting: Host Tony Sanderson

The speaker will be Derek Newby. His topic will be:
"The Gaunless Valley - its History, Geology, and Railways"

Tue 5th March 2019 Club Weekly Meeting: Speaker: Derek Priestman

Derek Priestman will speak on the topic "My National Service 1950-52".

Tue 26th February 2019 Club Weekly Meeting: Host John Pine

Katy Cameron will speak about "The Work of the NSPCC"

Tue 19th February 2019 Club Weekly Meeting: Business Meeting therefore no speaker

No Speaker

Mon 18th February 2019 Council Meeting at Park Head Hotel

Meeting will commence promptly at 5.30 pm.

Tue 12th February 2019 Club Weekly Meeting: Host Brian Pike

Brian Pike will talk about the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Tue 5th February 2019 Club Weekly Meeting: Host Keith Patton

Speaker Juliet Saunders will speak on the topic "Feeding Families"

Tue 29th January 2019 Club Weekly Meeting: Clive Moses will introduce Job Talks by fellow Rotarians

David Beattie on "Changes in Farming"
Keith Black on "Teaching at Home and Abroad"
Bill Robson on "My Rugby Life"
Graham Barsby on "My Life Before Computers"
David Breden on "How I got into Flying"
Keith Patton hopes to join the speakers.

Tue 22nd January 2019 Club Weekly Meeting: Business Meeting therefore no speaker

No Speaker

Mon 21st January 2019 Council Meeting at Park Head Hotel

Meeting will commence promptly at 5.30 pm.

Tue 15th January 2019 Club Weekly Meeting: Host Ian Lloyd

Speakers Maggie Leadbeater & Emma Boyle on "Journey Enterprises"

Tue 8th January 2019 Club Weekly Meeting: Host Paul Howell

Speaker Dr Tony Flinn on "Glass Half Full"

Sun 16th December 2018 Carol Service at Escomb Saxon Church

Carol Service at Escomb Saxon Church - all are welcome.
Refreshments are available after the service at the home of President Bill and his wife Jill read more...

Thu 6th December 2018 Pantomine Time! 2018

Annual excursion to the pantomine - this time to Gala Theatre Durham

Tue 4th December 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Host: Neville Fairclough. Speaker Allan Fletcher

The subject of Allan Fletcher's talk will be:
"White Elephants and Red Herrings"

Tue 27th November 2018 Club Weekly Meeting:

The second round match in the District Quiz will be played tonight between home club Bishop Auckland and visiting team Durham Rotary Club.

Tue 20th November 2018 Club Monthly Business Meeting and S.G.M. No speaker.

Final Business Meeting of 2018 and Special General Meeting which receives Annual Accounts for the year ended 30.6.2018 and elects President for next year but one, i.e. 2020/21. Also elects Junior Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer for 2019/2020

Tue 20th November 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Business Meeting therefore no speaker

No Speaker

Mon 19th November 2018 Council Meeting at Park Head Hotel

Meeting will commence at 5.30 pm promptly.

Tue 13th November 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Speaker/Host: Dave Fletcher-Smith.

Cryptic title "Fortissimus"

All will be revealed - we hope.

Tue 6th November 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Host: Peter Cooke

Special TIE evening. Wear a tie which has an interesting provenance or history associated with it. Tell the members all about it in a short talk.

Tue 30th October 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Host - David Breden

District Governor, Stewart Atkin The club will welcome the District Governor, Stewart Atkin, from the Rotary club of Durham as its speaker.

Tue 23rd October 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Speaker/Host: Keith Black

Namibia Revisited!

Tue 16th October 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Business Meeting therefore no speaker

No Speaker

Mon 15th October 2018 Council Meeting at Park Head Hotel

Meeting will commence at 5.30 pm promptly.

Tue 9th October 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Speaker: Nigel Bell

Nigel's topic will be "Lesser Known Bishop Auckland Luminaries"

Tue 2nd October 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Host: David Beattie

Guest Speaker: Rotarian John Hall of Stockton Rotary Club

Topic: "The Journey of the Swallow"

Tue 25th September 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Host: Graham Barsby

Guest Speaker: Mickey Croker

Topic: "Stow School and its Surroundings"

Tue 18th September 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Business Meeting therefore no speaker

No Speaker

Mon 17th September 2018 Council Meeting at Park Head:

Meeting will commence at 5.30 pm promptly. Second meeting of new Council.

Tue 11th September 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Speaker: David Aimer

David will be speaking on "The Work of the British Israel World Federation"

Tue 4th September 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Host: John Yeomans

Guest Speaker: Archie McKay
Topic: How a lad from the Outer Hebrides came to live in Coundon and became the Editor of several local newspapers.

Tue 28th August 2018 - Club Weekly Meeting: None this week

No meeting this week following Bank Holiday Monday

Tue 21st August 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Host: Geoff Wilson

Guest Speaker: Mark Solan

Topic: "The Mark Solan Trust"

Mon 20th August 2018 NO Council Meeting at Park Head this month

We do not have a Council Meeting in the month of August

Tue 14th August 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Speaker: Joe Ward

Joe will speak about "The Atlantic Wall"

Tue 7th August 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Host: Kishor Velangi

Speaker: Simon Raine - Topic: Weardale Cheeses

Tue 31st July 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Host: Tony Thompson

Speaker: Jonathan Peacock on "A Tour of Streatlam Castle"

Tue 24th July 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Host: John Yeomans

Speaker: The indomitable JJY returns after his hip operation. Topic: Who were they? (Bishop Auckland Cup Winners 1955-57)

Tue 17th July 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Business Meeting therefore no speaker

Mon 16th July 2018 Council Meeting at Park Head:

Meeting will commence at 5.30 pm promptly. First meeting of new Council.

Tue 10th July 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Host: President-Elect Tony Sanderson

Speaker: Graham Temby - Re-Wilding Our Countryside

Sat 7th July 2018 Annual Barbeque Chez Robson

This is always a splendid function. Rotarians and their guests are invited to enjoy the hospitality of excellent hosts and food prepared by experts with vast experience of BBQ's.

Tue 3rd July 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: PRESIDENTIAL HANDOVER

Install and welcome Bill Robson as our President for his second term of office. Further particulars later.
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