Completed meetings and events 2015-2016

Tue 28th June 2016 Lunch Meeting

President David's Valdictory Address
Menu: Kavi Indian Buffet followed by Fresh Fruit Salad served with fresh cream.

Tue 21st June 2016 Lunch Meeting

Past Presidents Day. An open meeting with friends and partners welcome.
Speaker: The Hon Mrs. Rose Paterson, chairman of Aintree Racecourse. Topic: The Grand National.
Menu: Egg Mayonnaise followed by Pork Loin in a Mustard Cream & Apple Sauce.

Tue 14th June 2016 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Trevor McMillan, Vice-Chancellor, Keele University
Menu: Chicken Liver and Wild Mushroom Pate with caramelised onion chutney and toast followed by Gammon Steak served with egg and pineapple, Veg and chips.

Tue 7th June 2016 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: David Williamson, Principal, Newcastle under Lyme School
Menu: Steamed Salmon Fillet served with vegetables and potatoes followed by Tangy Lemon Tart served with fresh cream.

Tue 31st May 2016 - NO MEETING - Bank Holiday Week

Tue 24th May 2016 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Gary Beck, RNIB. Subject: Dealing with visual disability.
Menu: Potato and Leek Soup followed by Roast Lamb served with mint sauce, vegetables and potatoes.

Tue 17th May 2016 Lunch Meeting

Club Assembly. Assistant Governor David Marklew attending.
Menu: Vegetable Soup followed by Chicken Supreme in a white wine and mushroom sauce with vegetables and creamed potatoes.

Tue 10th May 2016 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Rotarian Ann Phair. Subject: Who am I?
Menu: Pan Fried White Fish served with a creamy lemon butter sauce followed by Bread and Butter Pudding with Custard.

Tue 3rd May 2016 - Lunch Meeting

Club AGM
Menu: Garlic Mushrooms in a cream sauce followed by Sweet and Sour Chicken served with Basmati rice, veg & Chips.

Wed 27th April 2016 - District Sports Golf Competition 2016

At the Uttoxeter Golf Club. Cost £35 to include a 2 course meal and Prize fund. The club will be fielding a team. Please contact Paul Bradshaw by 14th March if you wish to play.

Tue 26th April 2016 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Tom Benyon OBE. Topic: Zimbabwe A National Emergency - ZANE.
Menu: Fried Fish in Batter served with Mushy Peas and Chips followed by Apple Crumble and Custard.

Sun 24th April 2016 Charity Bucket Collection

At Bridgemere Nurseries, Near Woore, CW5 7QB

Tue 19th April 2016 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Rotarian John Rickwood. Subject: Who am I?
Menu: Home-made Steak and Mushroom Pie with vegetables and Chips followed by Lemon Meringue Pie served with fresh cream.

Sat 16th April 2016 - An Evening of Indian Culture in support of Rotary Jaipur Limb

7.00 for 7.30pm at The Great National Hotel, Clayton Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme. Enjoy a Kavi Indian Buffet with entertainment by Indian Dancers. Tickets £25 from Rotarian Rene Carlisle. read more...

Thu 14th April 2016 - Fri 15th April 2016 Charity Bucket Collection

At Morrisons Supermarket, Milehouse Lane, Newcastle.

Tue 12th April 2016 Lunch Meeting

Ann Syrett Speaker: Rotarian Ann Syrett PHF, Former Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholar. Subject: Rotary Foundation - ever wondered what you get for your money?
Menu: Egg Mayonnaise followed by Pork Loin in a Mustard Cream & Apple Sauce, vegetables and potatoes read more...

Tue 5th April 2016 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: John Sellgren CEO Newcastle Council. Subject: Newcastle a 21st century town.
Menu: Kavi Indian Buffet followed by Fresh Fruit Salad served with fresh cream.

Sat 2nd April 2016 Charity Bucket Collection

At Sainsbury's Supermarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Tue 29th March 2016 No Meeting

Tue 22nd March 2016 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Eric Pemberton; Topic: At Loggerheads with the enemy "“ A brief history of TB.
Menu: Chicken Liver and Wild Mushroom Pate with caramelised onion chutney and toast followed by Gammon Steak served with egg and pineapple, Veg and chips.

Thu 17th March 2016 - District Quiz Round 3

At venue TBC.

Thu 17th March 2016 - Schools Music Festival

At Wolstanton High School, Milehouse Ln, Wolstanton, Staffordshire ST5 9JU.

Tue 15th March 2016 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Steve Wood; Topic: The Burslem Port Project.
Menu: Steamed Salmon Fillet served with vegetables and potatoes followed by Tangy Lemon Tart served with fresh cream.

Sat 12th March 2016 Race Night - Fundraising Event

At Whitmore Village Hall with Supper & Licenced Bar. Tickets £10. All welcome to this fun evening. Proceeds to local Rotary charities. read more...

Thu 10th March 2016 Tour of Newcastle College

Visit includes the new Lego Innovation Suite and a dance event at the Performing Arts Centre. Refreshments included.

Wed 9th March 2016 Youth Speaks Final

At Aldridge Youth Theatre, Noddy Hall Lane, Aldridge, West Midlands WS9 8NQ

Tue 8th March 2016 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Arthur Bailey; Topic: My Year as President of ACEAW.
Menu: Potato and Leek Soup followed by Roast Lamb served with mint sauce, vegetables and potatoes.

Tue 1st March 2016 Scatter Lunch Meeting

Fellowship visit to Rotary Club of Nantwich at Civic Hall, Market Street, Nantwich CW5 5DG.
Speaker: Hywell Williams, District 1180 International Service Chairman.

Tue 23rd February 2016 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Bruce Daniel; Topic: The Guildford Eye Project.
Menu: Vegetable Soup followed by Chicken Supreme in a white wine and mushroom sauce with vegetables and creamed potatoes.

Tue 16th February 2016 Lunch Meeting

Business Meeting.
Menu: Pan Fried White Fish served with a creamy lemon butter sauce followed by Bread and Butter Pudding with Custard.

Tue 9th February 2016 - Rotary 'Youth Speaks'

At Newcastle-under-Lyme School in the Memorial Hall. The first round of a debating competition with four entries, two teams from each of Newcastle School and Newcastle College.

Tue 9th February 2016 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Ian White; Topic: A tale of two Rotary Clubs.
Menu: Garlic Mushrooms in a cream sauce followed by Sweet and Sour Chicken served with Basmati Rice, Veg & Chips.

Sat 6th February 2016 Aldi Bucket Collection

At Aldi Supermarket, Blackfriars Rd / Lower Street, Newcastle

Fri 5th February 2016 Aldi Bucket Collection

At Aldi Supermarket, Blackfriars Rd / Lower Street, Newcastle

Tue 2nd February 2016 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: David Pearson MBE; Topic: A History of St Edward"™s Hospital.
Menu: Fried Fish in Batter served with Mushy Peas and Chips followed by Apple Crumble and
Custard.

Tue 26th January 2016 Lunch Meeting

LUNCH MEETING ~ Speaker: Danni Whitehouse; Topic: Lasalian Developing World Projects "“ Sri Lanka.
Menu: Home-made Steak and Mushroom Pie with vegetables and Chips followed by Lemon Meringue Pie served with fresh cream.

Tue 19th January 2016 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: John Scarpello; Topic: Patient Safety.
Menu: Egg Mayonnaise followed by Pork Loin in a Mustard Cream & Apple Sauce, vegetables and potatoes.

Tue 12th January 2016 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: John Sellgren, Hon. Member, CEO Newcastle Borough Council;
Topic: Newcastle, a 21st Century Town.
Menu: Kavi Indian Buffet followed by Fresh Fruit Salad served with fresh cream.

Tue 5th January 2016 No Meeting - New Year Break

Tue 29th December 2015 Lunch Meeting

SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING - Election of officers for 2016-17.
Menu: Chicken Liver and Wild Mushroom Pate with caramelised onion chutney and toast
followed by Gammon Steak served with egg and pineapple, Veg and chips.

Tue 22nd December 2015 - No Meeting

Christmas Week

Tue 22nd December 2015 - Thu 24th December 2015 Tree of Light Christmas Bucket Collection

At Morrisons Supermarket, Goose Street, Newcastle.

Tue 15th December 2015 Christmas Lunch Meeting

Guests welcome but please note all members and guests must pre-book with Hon.Secretary. Postprandial entertainment by Salvation Army Band.
Menu: Christmas Fayre (pre-booked alternatives may be available).

Tue 8th December 2015 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Patrick Allen; Topic: How to Make Petrol.
Menu: Steamed Salmon Fillet served with vegetables and potatoes followed by Tangy Lemon Tart served with fresh cream.

Sun 6th December 2015 Senior Citizens Christmas Party

At Holy Trinity Catholic Community Centre, London Road, Newcastle.

Sun 6th December 2015 Bucket Collection

At Morrisons Supermarket, Milehouse Lane, Newcastle

Tue 1st December 2015 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Geoffrey Cooper; Topic: Rotary Vocational Travel Exchange - Norway.
Menu: Potato and Leek Soup followed by Roast Lamb served with mint sauce, vegetables and potatoes.

Tue 24th November 2015 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Jo Leonard; Topic: Cheshire Homes.
Menu: Vegetable Soup followed by Chicken Supreme in a white wine and mushroom sauce with vegetables and creamed potatoes.

Tue 17th November 2015 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Claire Dowson, Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent NHS Trust; Topic: The work of an Occupational Therapist.
Menu: Pan Fried White Fish served with a creamy lemon butter sauce followed by Bread and Butter Pudding with Custard.

Tue 10th November 2015 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Trevor Nicoll; Topic: Recycling Newcastle Borough Council.
Menu: Garlic Mushrooms in a cream sauce followed by Sweet and Sour Chicken served with Basmati rice, veg & Chips.

Tue 3rd November 2015 Lunch Meeting

Business Meeting.
Menu: Fried Fish in Batter served with Mushy Peas and Chips followed by Apple Crumble and Custard.

Tue 27th October 2015 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Simon Harries, CAB; Topic: "˜The Perfect Storm"™.
Menu: Home-made Steak and Mushroom Pie with vegetables and Chips followed by Lemon Meringue Pie served with fresh cream.

Tue 20th October 2015 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Henry Birk & Ruth Palmer; Topic: Trends in Modern Art.
Menu: Egg Mayonnaise followed by Pork Loin in a Mustard Cream & Apple Sauce, vegetables and potatoes.

Tue 13th October 2015 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Karen Dobson; Topic: Up-date Newcastle College.
Menu: Kavi Indian Buffet followed by Fresh Fruit Salad served with fresh cream.

Tue 6th October 2015 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Lesley Blytheway; Topic: Holistic Therapies.
Menu: Chicken Liver and Wild Mushroom Pate with caramelised onion chutney and toast followed by Gammon Steak served with egg and pineapple, Veg and chips.

Tue 29th September 2015 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Professor Nigel Ratcliffe.
Topic: The Pharmaceutical Industry and meeting un-met needs in the modern medical Environment.
Menu: Steamed Salmon Fillet served with vegetables and potatoes followed by Tangy Lemon Tart served with fresh cream.

Tue 22nd September 2015 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Mervyn Edwards.
Topic: A Child"™s Life in the 19th Century.
Menu: Potato and Leek Soup followed by Roast Lamb served with mint sauce, vegetables and potatoes.

Tue 15th September 2015 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Dr Ian Stimpson, University of Keele.
Topic: Fracking.
Menu: Vegetable Soup followed by Chicken Supreme in a white wine and mushroom sauce with vegetables and creamed potatoes.

Tue 8th September 2015 Lunch Meeting

BUSINESS MEETING
Menu: Pan Fried White Fish served with a creamy lemon butter sauce followed by Bread and Butter Pudding with Custard.

Tue 1st September 2015 - No Meeting

Tue 25th August 2015 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Anne Gorton.
Topic: Home Start in Newcastle.
Menu: Kavi Indian Buffet followed by Fresh Fruit Salad served with Fresh Cream.

Tue 18th August 2015 Lunch Meeting

Business Meeting (stc)
Menu: Fried Fish in Batter served with Mushy Peas and Chips followed by Apple Crumble
and Custard.

Tue 11th August 2015 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Dr Lorna Brookes
Topic: The Experience of Parental Imprisonment on Children
Menu: Home-made Steak and Mushroom Pie with vegetables and Chips followed by Lemon Meringue Pie served with fresh cream.

Tue 11th August 2015 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Dr Lorna Brookes
Topic: The Experience of Parental Imprisonment on Children
Menu: Home-made Steak and Mushroom Pie with vegetables and Chips followed by Lemon Meringue Pie served with fresh cream.

Tue 4th August 2015 Lunch Meeting

ANNUAL VISIT AND ADDRESS BY THE MAYOR OF NEWCASTLE Councillor Sandra Hambleton.
Menu: Egg Mayonnaise followed by Pork Loin in a Mustard Cream & Apple Sauce, vegetables and potatoes.

Tue 28th July 2015 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Julyann Copestake
Topic: Health and Wellbeing.
Menu: Chicken Liver and Wild Mushroom Pate with caramelised onion chutney and toast followed by Gammon Steak served with egg and pineapple, veg and chips.

Tue 21st July 2015 Lunch Meeting

OFFICIAL VISIT BY 2015-2016 DISTRICT GOVERNOR RICHARD GREEN(RC of Wolverhampton)
Menu: Steamed Salmon Fillet served with vegetables and potatoes followed by Tangy Lemon Tart served with fresh cream

Tue 14th July 2015 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: John Scarpello.
Topic: Who Am I?
Menu: Potato and Leek Soup followed by Roast Lamb served with mint sauce, vegetables and potatoes.

Tue 7th July 2015 Lunch Meeting

INDUCTION OF OFFICERS FOR 2015-2016.
Menu: Kavi Indian Buffet followed by Fresh Fruit Salad served with fresh cream
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