Completed meetings and events 2017-2018

Wed 27th June 2018 Club Assembly at the Chalford House Hotel

Rotarian David Pike was presented with a Paul Harris Fellowship award.
David joined the club in 1964, has been President twice, Secretary, Treasurer. webmaster, and Membership Chairman, and has recently led the project to clean the Westbury White Horse

Sat 23rd June 2018 - Sun 24th June 2018 White Horse Cleaning

Part way through the much needed clean. The Rotary Club of Westbury instigated the project to clean the Iconic White Horse read more...

Wed 20th June 2018 Speaker - Wiltshire Life Education Centre

Meeting was held in St Bernadette's RC Church , West End, Westbury BA13 3JG with a shared meal.
Thee Rotarians from the Rotary Club of Wootton Basset gave a power point presentation on the work of the Life Education programme.

Wed 13th June 2018 No Meeting - Kids Out

Wed 13th June 2018 Kids Out

Westbury Juniors at Kids Out Annual outing to Longleat with children from Westbury Infant and Juniors schools. read more...

Wed 6th June 2018 at Chalford House - Club Planning Meeting

Wed 23rd May 2018 Defibrillator Training

First Responder Nigel Inseal will lead a session teaching the use of a public Defibrillator at the home of Pres David.

Wed 16th May 2018 Rotarian of the Year

Sue Ashby, Rotarian of the Year Rotarian Sue Ashby, the club's Attendance and Minutes Secretary, was awarded the Rotarian of the Year Award at the AGM on 16th May read more...

Wed 16th May 2018 at Chalford House - AGM

Wed 16th May 2018 Induction of new Rotarian

Rotarian Elizabeth Webbe was inducted into Rotary at the Annual General Meeting

Fri 11th May 2018 - Sun 13th May 2018 Vist by the Link Club, The Rotary Club of Landerneau, nr Brest

Landerneau Rotary link club exchange visit to Westbury 2018 Members of our linked club in Landerneau in Brittany enjoyed a hectic, most enjoyable, fun packed weekend. read more...

Wed 9th May 2018 Club Council / Planning

At the home of Pres David

Thu 3rd May 2018 Donation to Matravers School Music Department for two microphones

It came to our notice that the school needed two new microphones to support their next production - We Will Rock You read more...

Wed 2nd May 2018 at Chalford House -Speaker -Everest Bas Camp Trek

Julie Street at the Everest Base Camp Jon and Julie Street gave a fascinating, illustrated talk on their recent trek to the Everest Base Camp to raise funds for Dorothy House. read more...

Wed 25th April 2018 At he Home of the Vice Pres - Alan Bull Job Talk

Wed 18th April 2018 Shree Saraswoti School Project

One of the D1200 projects is to help rebuild the Shree Saraswoti Basic school, which was one of 475 schools destroyed by the 2015 Nepalese earthquake.
The UK coordinator, Dr Michael Fernando, brought a team for the RC Yeovil to tell us about the project. read more...

Wed 11th April 2018 Club Council / Planning

At the home of President David

Wed 4th April 2018 New Rotarian

Alan Bull was inducted as a member of the Rotary Club of Westbury in a short ceremony during the Club Meeting of 4th April

Wed 4th April 2018 at Chalford House - speaker - 1st Aid/ 1st Responder

Wed 28th March 2018 Speaker on Scams - Chalford House Hotel

Samantha Ryall, Community Banker from Nat West, Trowbridge, will talk for 'Friends Against Scams'. This will involve talking about postal, telephone, door step and of course internet / online scams.

Wed 21st March 2018 At Chalford House Speaker Meeting

Suzanne Westlake will speak on the importance of 'Keeping Healthy'.

Wed 14th March 2018 Imber Ultra Washup meeting

To be held at the home of the President.

Sun 11th March 2018 Imber Ultra Extreme Marathon

Runners lining up for the start 33 mile run around Salisbury Plain.
visit for details

Wed 7th March 2018 At Chalford House Club Planning Meeting

Wed 28th February 2018 At Leighton Park - Imber Ultra Meeting

7:30 in the Recreation Centre.
Detailed briefing for all check point staff.

Wed 21st February 2018 At Chalford House - Discussion meeting - Landerneau

To discuss the possibilities for the Visit of our Link Club, Landerneau, from Fri 11th - Sun 13th May. In particular where to take them for a visit on Saturday, where to hold a formal dinner on Saturday evening and where to hold the farewell lunch.

Mon 19th February 2018 - Wed 21st February 2018 Fellowship Break

The White Buck Hotel A fun few days away in the White Buck hotel in Burley on the edge of the New Forest read more...

Wed 14th February 2018 No Meeting

Wed 7th February 2018 At Chalford House -Club Planning Meeting

Club Council and Planning, with particular emphasis on the Imber Ultra check points and the May visit of tour Link Club from Landerneau

Wed 31st January 2018 Meeting at the home of the IPP

Meeting at the home of the IPP

Wed 24th January 2018 No Meeting

Wed 17th January 2018 At Chalford |House -Speaker Meeting Crosspoint

Cavan Algar will talk to us about Westbury's help and refuge center, Crosspoint

Wed 10th January 2018 Club Council and Planning Meeting _ Landerneau planning

At the home of the President

Wed 3rd January 2018 At Chalford House - Imber Ultra Planning Meeting

Wed 27th December 2017 No Meeting

Recovering from the Christmas festivities!

Wed 20th December 2017 No Meeting

Christmas is a time for families

Wed 13th December 2017 Christmas Party

Annual festive party at the Wet Wilts Golf Club , Warminster. Inner Wheel's turn to provide .the entertainment

Wed 13th December 2017 Paul Harris Fellows

Cavan Algar and Jim Heath were awarded Paul Harris Fellowships at the annual Rotary Inner Wheel Christmas Party

Wed 6th December 2017 Club Council and Planning Meeting

Mon 4th December 2017 Annual Carol Concert

Held in All Saint's Church, this is a very popular event. The Westbury Junior Schools are invited to perform several 'Party Pieces'; we all enjoy singing some favorite carols and Santa usually pays a visit. read more...

Wed 29th November 2017 Imber Ultra Planning meeting

To put some flesh on the planning bones of the 2018 Imber Ultra Marathon.

Wed 22nd November 2017 SGM Election of Officres for 2018-9

Wed 15th November 2017 Speaker - The history of the Rubber Industry in Bradford on Avon

Mervyn Harris will speak on the history of the Rubber Undustry in Bradford on Avon and the Iron Duke restoration project.

Sat 11th November 2017 International Cuisine Evening at The Laverton in Westbury

Four corners serving a starter, main and sweet based on the cuisine of various mountain ranges - Andes, Himalaya, Pyrenees and the Bavarian Alps. read more...

Wed 8th November 2017 Fellowship /ICE Planning

To finalise the details for the International Cuisine Evening on Sat 11th.

Thu 2nd November 2017 Young Chef

The winning menu The first round of the Rotary Young Chef completion was held at Matravers school, with 5 contestants. read more...

Wed 1st November 2017 Club council and Planning Meeting

Wed 25th October 2017 Visioning

The District Membership Officer, Mike Hedges, will facilitate a Visioning exercise to ascertain how we see the future of the club.
The meeting will be held at St Bernadette's RC church, West End and not in the usual venue.

Sat 21st October 2017 District Conference

Several couples will be attending the annual District Conference, to be held in Wells. We are looking forward to hearing some good speakers and meeting up with many old friends and associates from other clubs.

Sat 21st October 2017 District 1200 Conference

The President and President Elect attended the one day District Conference at Wells.

Wed 18th October 2017 Quiz

A fun quiz set by Cavan Algar.
Members from Frome Selwood will join us as a 'scatter Week'

Thu 12th October 2017 Inner Wheel 60th Charter Anniversary Interclub

The Inner Wheel Club of Westbury celebrated its 60th Anniversary with a well attended Inter Club meeting , held at the Standerwick Conference Centre, Frome.

Wed 11th October 2017 Imber Ultra Marathon - first meeting

The first meeting to consider the 2018 Imber Ultra marathon, programmed for Sunday 11th March.

Sat 7th October 2017 Park Run at Southwick Country Park

The 'Spirit of Running' at Southwick Country Park In recognition of a donation towards a new computer to record and analyse results, President David was invited to start the weekly run at Southwick Country Park. read more...

Wed 4th October 2017 Club Council and Planning Meeting

Wed 27th September 2017 speaker - Film re-enactment group

Darth Vader challenges President David Michael Thorne Came as Dart Vader and told the club about his passion for dressing up as film Super Heroes

Sat 23rd September 2017 Collection for Water Survival Box in Westbury High Street

Rotarians collecting in Westbury High Street Members of the Rotary club collected £165 which has been sent to the Rotary Club of Chelwood Bridge for their Water Survival Box. read more...

Wed 20th September 2017 Speaker - Film Re-enactment

Michael Thorne will speak on his film re-enactment activities . Beware Darth Vader!!!

Wed 13th September 2017 Matravers Mentoring

Sheena Awdry of Careers South West (CSW) is seeking volunteers to mentor pupils of Matravers School for 1 hour per month with a view to motivating them to seek meaningful careers.

Wed 6th September 2017 Club Planning Meeting

Sun 20th August 2017 Garden Party

President's Summer Garden Party Garden Party at the home of President David.
A good time was had by all..

Wed 26th July 2017 Boules Evening

The Rotary Club of Mendip visited on a scatter week and challenged us to a game of Boules.
Westbury won overall and a good time was had by all.

Wed 19th July 2017 No Meeting - only 3 members available!

As Members are getting in their holidays before the school break starts , there are only 3 members av available. Michael Thorne has been postponed until September

Sat 15th July 2017 Bratton village Fete

Rotary had a stall at Bratton Village Fete,It was 'Play Your Cards Right', everyone received a lollipop!
As the ladies of the Inner Wheel were away on a weekend trip to Guernsey, Pres held an informal BBQ .

Wed 12th July 2017 Visit to Julia's House Wiltshire Children's Hospice

Julia's House, the new children's hospice in Devizes, was, and is, the main charity supported by the Rotary Club of Westbury. The Club visited the hospice to view the premises and facilities. then enjoyed a group dinner in The Raven at Poulshot.

Wed 12th July 2017 Visit to Julia's House Children's Hospice in Devizes

Following President Sue's donation of £2,000 to the charity, members of the club will visit the new Hospice in Devizes, followed by a dinner in 'The Raven' in Paulshot

Fri 7th July 2017 Westbury Junior School visit to Hooke Court

Pres David drove the Three Villages Minibus to take 11 pupils on a familiarisation visit to Hooke Court.

Wed 5th July 2017 Club Planning Meeting

Programming for the year ahead

Tue 4th July 2017 Donations to Matravers School

Past Pres Sue gave cheques to Matravers School - £150 to the music department in recognition of the school choir and £100 to the Drama department to help with the Oddsocks Shakespearean productions of Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth
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