Completed meetings and events 2017-2018

Thu 19th April 2018 - International/Foundation Committees Meeting

At the home of Peter Rolfe.

Tue 17th April 2018 Lunch Meeting

Business Meeting
Menu: Melon followed by Chicken Casserole

Thu 12th April 2018 - Membership Services Committee Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club.

Tue 10th April 2018 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Rotarian Liz Veros
Subject: "Who am I"
Menu: Lasagne followed by Bread & Butter Pudding.

Tue 10th April 2018 - Youth Service Committee Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club.

Mon 9th April 2018 - Indian Evening - Charity Event

At London House Restaurant, 28 High Street, Eccleshall ST21 6BZ. Enjoy a sumptuous Indian Banquet in support of Rotary charity 'End Polio Now'. Book a table (any size) with tickets at £16 pp from Peter Rolfe or Dagmar Rubin. read more...

Tue 3rd April 2018 No Meeting

Easter Holiday

Thu 29th March 2018 - Council Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club

Wed 28th March 2018 Club Visit to the New Victoria Theatre

At Etruria Rd, Newcastle ST5 0JG. Enjoy a guided tour of the Theatre (cost £5) and finish in the restaurant for tea and cakes as required and at individual cost. Two exhibitions may also be visited afterwards. Contact Brian Rawlins.

Tue 27th March 2018 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Douglas Boulton, Forensic Serious Road Traffic Investigator
Topic: "Will you ever be done for dangerous driving?"
Menu: Garlic Mushrooms followed by Fried Scampi with Tartare Sauce

Sat 24th March 2018 Charity Racenight

At Whitmore Village Hall. Come and joint all the fun of the races. Tickets £12.50 including Supper. Licenced Bar. Proceeds in aid of 'Greenfields Africa' and the 'Rotary Foundation of the UK'.

Tue 20th March 2018 - Dinner Meeting

Partners and Friends welcome.
Speaker: Ray Heath
Subject: "My life in Antiques."
Menu (cost £16):
Starter - Smoked Salmon & Prawn Terrine with Salad
Main - Roast Loin of Pork with a peppercorn sauce
Sweet - Lemon Cheesecake with summer fruits

Thu 15th March 2018 - District Quiz - Round 3

Venue: Boughey Arms, Audley ST7 8DH

Thu 15th March 2018 Schools Music Festival

at St. John Fisher Catholic College, Ashfields New Road, Newcastle, ST5 2SJ. A Rotary sponsored festival of music performed by choirs from local primary schools.

Tue 13th March 2018 - Community Service Committee Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club (Bridge Room)

Tue 13th March 2018 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Alison Parr
Subject: 'Blackfriars Academy- recent developments/update'
Menu: Soup followed by Steak & Ale Pie

Tue 13th March 2018 - Youth Service Committee Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club.

Thu 8th March 2018 - Membership Services Committee Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club.

Wed 7th March 2018 DG D1210 Final Youth Speaks - Senior

at St. Edwards Academy School, Leek ST13 8DN. The winning team from our last round, Newcastle College, will be competing.

Tue 6th March 2018 Lunch Meeting

Business Meeting
Menu: Chicken Supreme followed by Chocolate Profiteroles & Fresh Cream.

Tue 27th February 2018 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Major Neil Denyer, Salvation Army
Subject: 'The role of the Salvation Army in combating modern slavery'.
Menu: Chicken Live Pâté followed by Poach Salmon with Parsley

Thu 22nd February 2018 - Council Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club

Tue 20th February 2018 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Billie-Jo Holmes
Subject: 'My visit to India''
Menu: Roast Beef followed by Jam Sponge & Custard

Fri 16th February 2018 - International/Foundation Committees Annual Dinner

At the Wheatsheaf Inn, Onneley. Menu at £16. All members, partners and friends welcome. Contact: John Milner. read more...

Tue 13th February 2018 - Community Service Committee Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club (Bridge Room)

Tue 13th February 2018 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Honorary Member Richard Luke, Rotary Club of Heidelberg and District 9790 Governor 2015-16, Australia
Menu: Chicken Curry with Rice, Chips and Naan followed by Ice

Tue 13th February 2018 - Youth Service Committee Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club.

Thu 8th February 2018 - Membership Services Committee Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club.

Tue 6th February 2018 Rotary 'Youth Speaks' Competition

At Newcastle School. The local heat of the Rotary organised public speaking competition for young people. The winners will progress to district, regional and national stages.

Tue 6th February 2018 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Rotarian Colin Redman
Subject: "Who am I."
Menu: Chicken Liver Pâté followed by Breaded Chicken in Garlic Sauce.

Tue 30th January 2018 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Jane Smith
Subject: 'Ourspace Charity - what we do'.
Menu: Cod Mornay followed by Chocolate Fudge Cake

Thu 25th January 2018 - Council Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club

Wed 24th January 2018 - District Quiz - Round 2

At Newcastle Golf Club.

Tue 23rd January 2018 Lunch Meeting

Business Meeting
Menu: Soup Followed by Cumberland Sausage & Mash

Thu 18th January 2018 - International/Foundation Committees Meeting

At the home of Nap Acquah. Please let Nap know if you plan to attend.

Tue 16th January 2018 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Tom Dickerson, President RC of Knutsford
Subject: 'What Dentists Do!'
Menu: Sweet & Sour Chicken, Rice & Chips followed by Lemon Meringue & Fresh Cream

Thu 11th January 2018 - Membership Services Committee Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club.

Tue 9th January 2018 - Community Service Committee Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club.

Tue 9th January 2018 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: PDG Ron Lucas
Subject: 'Random Thoughts on Rotary'.
Menu: Prawn Cocktail followed by Gammon, Egg and Pineapple

Tue 9th January 2018 - Youth Service Committee Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club.

Tue 2nd January 2018 - NO MEETING

Follows Bank Holiday

Tue 26th December 2017 No Meeting - Christmas Break

Sun 24th December 2017 Christmas Eve Supermarket Bucket Collection

At Morrisons, Goose Street.

Sat 23rd December 2017 Supermarket Bucket Collection

At Sainsbury's supermarket, Liverpool Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme.

Tue 19th December 2017 Christmas Lunch Meeting

Partners and Friends all welcome. Please book with Peter Rolfe. Carols with the Salvation Army Band.
Menu: Christmas Fayre - Cost £16.75 per person

Tue 12th December 2017 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Colette Brown
Subject: 'CLIC Seargent Charity'
Menu: Lamb Casserole followed Apple Crumble & Custard

Tue 12th December 2017 - Youth Service Committee Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club.

Mon 11th December 2017 Club invite to 'Christmas at Sainsbury's' Talk

Club members, partners and friends are invited to visit Sainsbury's supermarket, Newcastle for a talk by the mangager, Ian Sutton, and a Q&A session afterwards around the store.

Fri 8th December 2017 - Sat 9th December 2017 Supermarket Bucket Collection

10.00am to 6.00pm on each day at Sainsbury's supermarket, Liverpool Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme.

Tue 5th December 2017 Lunch Meeting

Special General Meeting. To elect Club Officers for the next Rotary Year; elect voting delegates for RIBI Conference, Approve the previous year's examined accounts.
Menu: Soup followed by Meat & Potato Pie

Sun 3rd December 2017 Coffee Morning in aid of 'End Polio Now'

At Hindu Temple and Community Centre, Bold Street off Keeling Road, S-O-T, ST1 6PD.
All Rotarians, partners and friends welcome. Please advise Rotarian Krishna Argarwal of attendance.

Thu 30th November 2017 - Council Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club

Tue 28th November 2017 Lunch Meeting

Business Meeting
Menu: Melon followed by Chicken Casserole

Sat 25th November 2017 Christmas Fair

at St. Giles Church, Newcastle. Our club has a decorated Christmas Tree at the fair and club members will be on hand to answers questions on Rotary and what we do as a club.

Thu 23rd November 2017 Rotary District 1210 Ten-Pin Bowling Match - 2nd Round

At Festival Park, Etruria. Our club's team is competing against Leek in this 2nd round match.

Tue 21st November 2017 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Rotarian Nigel Johnson
Subject: 'Commentating'
Menu: Lasagne followed by Bread & Butter Pudding

Sat 18th November 2017 Supermarket Bucket Collection

At Morrisons Supermarket, Goose Street.

Thu 16th November 2017 - International/Foundation Committees Meeting

At the home of Simone Brookes.

Tue 14th November 2017 - Community Service Committee Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club.

Tue 14th November 2017 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Raphael Hirschi, Astronomer from Keele University Observatory.
Subject:'Re-creating stars in a computer-Keele Observatory'
Menu: Garlic Mushrooms followed by Fried Scampi with Tartare Sauce

Tue 14th November 2017 - Youth Service Committee Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club.

Fri 10th November 2017 - Second Visit to RAF Cosford

Day visit to museum and tour. Contact John Milner. Numbers are strictly limited. See 'Details' for invite link giving full information read more...

Thu 9th November 2017 - Membership Services Committee Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club.

Tue 7th November 2017 Lunch Meeting at Slater's Country Hotel & Inn

At Slater's, Baldwins Gate ST5 5ED
Speaker: John Davies, Sports teacher and Coach.
Subject: "To exercise or not to exercise-that is the question?"
Menu: Melon followed by Chicken with Bacon and Red Wine Sauce.

Tue 31st October 2017 - Dinner Meeting

Partners and friends all welcome to this special event.
Speaker: Carol Gandey, Managing Director of Gandey World Class Productions.
Subject: 'A Celebration of the life and legacy of Newcastle-under-Lyme born Philip Astley - Father of the Modern Circus' read more...

Fri 27th October 2017 - Visit to RAF Cosford

Day visit to museum and tour. Contact John Milner for details. Numbers are strictly limited.

Thu 26th October 2017 - Council Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club

Tue 24th October 2017 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Ian Sutton
Subject: ‘Managing a Large Store like Sainsbury’s’
Menu: Soup followed by Steak & Ale Pie

Wed 18th October 2017 - District Quiz - Round 1

Venue TBC

Tue 17th October 2017 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Pete Hall, Newcastle Fire Service
Subject: ‘Home Safety and Alarms’ - TBC'
Menu: Chicken Supreme followed by Chocolate Profiteroles & Fresh Cream

Tue 17th October 2017 - International/Foundation Committees Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club

Thu 12th October 2017 - Membership Services Committee Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club.

Thu 12th October 2017 - Membership Services Committee Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club.

Tue 10th October 2017 - District Ten-Pin Bowling Competition - Round 1

Tue 10th October 2017 - Community Service Committee Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club.

Tue 10th October 2017 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: The Worshipful the Mayor of Newcastle-under-Lyme Councillor Simon White.
Subject: ‘Developments in Newcastle’
Menu: Chicken Live Pâté followed by Poach Salmon with Parsley Sauce

Tue 10th October 2017 - Youth Service Committee Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club.

Tue 3rd October 2017 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Rtn. Dennis Brammer
Subject: ‘Police Driving Experiences’
Menu: Roast Beef followed by Jam Sponge & Custard

Thu 28th September 2017 - Council Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club

Tue 26th September 2017 Lunch Meeting

Business Meeting.
Menu: Prawn Cocktail followed by Lasagne, veg., chips with garlic bread.

Fri 22nd September 2017 - International/Foundation Committees Meeting

At the home of Carol Reddish. Please confirm your attandance with Carol.

Tue 19th September 2017 Evening Meeting

Social dinner and talk with partners, family and friends all welcome. Menu at £15 - please pre-book with Paul Worrall.
Speaker: Jim Worgan.
Subject: 'Mow Cop Tunnel and Tramways'.
Menu: Minestrone Soup followed by Steak & Ale Pie with Chips & Veg.

Fri 15th September 2017 - Sun 17th September 2017 Rotary D1210 Annual Conference

At Harrogate

Thu 14th September 2017 - Membership Services Committee Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club.

Tue 12th September 2017 - Community Service Committee Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club.

Tue 12th September 2017 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: PDG Derek Broome
Subject: 'Rotary Ramblings'.
Menu: Gammon, egg, pineapple, veg. & chips followed by Bread & Butter Pudding, custard.

Tue 12th September 2017 - Youth Service Committee Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club.

Tue 5th September 2017 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Rowan Cookson.
Subject: 'Report of African Guides Project'.
Menu: Chicken Liver Pâté followed by Poached Salmon, parsley sauce, veg. & potatoes.

Tue 29th August 2017 - No Meeting

Summer Bank Holiday Week

Fri 25th August 2017 - Crown Green Bowling Social

At Westlands Sports Centre, Wedgwood Avenue.
Members and their partners welcome. Contact - Paul Bradshaw.

Tue 22nd August 2017 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: The Worshipful the Mayor of Newcastle-under-Lyme Councillor Simon White.
Menu: Garlic Mushrooms followed by Lamb Casserole.

Tue 15th August 2017 District Visioning Event (Replaces Lunch Meeting)

Designed to help club members consider future planning.
Menu: Buffet at £10.

Tue 8th August 2017 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Dave Skingsley, Staffordshire Wildlife Trust.
Subject: ‘Easier Insects to Identify’
Menu: Chicken Supreme, veg. & potatoes followed by Cheesecake.

Tue 8th August 2017 - Youth Service Committee Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club.

Tue 1st August 2017 Lunch Meeting

Business Meeting
Menu: Prawn Cocktail followed by Meat & Potato Pie with vegetables.

Thu 27th July 2017 Council Meeting

At Newcastle Golf Club

Wed 26th July 2017 - Thu 27th July 2017 Supermarket Bucket Collection

Collecting each day from 9.00am to 6.00pm at Morrisons Supermarket, Lower Milehouse Lane. Proceeds to 'Home Start'.

Tue 25th July 2017 Evening Meeting at Newcastle Golf Club

Social dinner for members, partners, family friends.
Speaker: John Sanderson CEng, FIEE. Director Power Engineering consultants.
Subject: 'The Case for Coal'.
Menu at £15 - please pre-book with Roger Billington or John Stops.
Menu: TBC

Thu 20th July 2017 International / Foundation Committee Meeting

At the home of Ann Phair.

Tue 18th July 2017 Lunch Meeting

Visit of incoming District Governor, Carol Reilly.
Menu: Steak & Ale Pie followed by Lemon Meringue Pie, fresh cream.

Tue 11th July 2017 Lunch Meeting

To be arranged.

Fri 7th July 2017 - Sat 8th July 2017 Supermarket Bucket Collection

At Sainsburys, Liverpool Road. Collecting each day from 9.00am until 5.00pm

Tue 4th July 2017 Lunch Meeting

Incoming President's Inaugural Address, Induction of Officers and introduction of team.
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