Completed meetings and events 2018-2019

Tue 18th June 2019 Lunch & Club Assembly Meeting

Visit from AG Cressida Dickens.
Menu: Chicken Liver Pâté followed by Poach Salmon with Parsley Sauce.

Sat 15th June 2019 - Indian Evening

at Whitmore Village Hall. Enjoy an Indian Meal and live Entertainment including Indian dancers. Licensed Bar and Raffle. Proceeds in aid of End Polio and Green Fields Africa. Contact Rotarians Nap Acquah or Krishna Argarwal.

Tue 11th June 2019 Lunch Meeting

Menu: Roast Beef followed by Jam Sponge & Custard.

Tue 4th June 2019 Lunch Meeting

Menu: Melon and Raspberry Coulis followed by Pan Fried Chicken

Tue 28th May 2019 NO MEETING

Spring Bank Holiday Week

Tue 21st May 2019 - Evening Dinner Meeting

Past Presidents Meeting chaired by immediate past president John Scarpello.
Partners and friends welcome. Please book with Peter Rolfe. Cost £15 pp.
Speaker: Professor Andy Hassell, Dean of Keele Medical School
Menu: TBC

Tue 14th May 2019 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Jane Cooper
Subject: “Foundation update.”
Menu: Mini Fish with Mushy Peas & Chips followed by Cherry

Tue 7th May 2019 Lunch Meeting & AGM

Menu: Breaded Cheese followed by Liver & Bacon with Onion Gravy.

Tue 30th April 2019 - District Crown Green Bowling Competition - 1st Round.

at Westlands Sports Ground. Our team plays RC of Stoke-on-Trent.

Tue 30th April 2019 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Phil Godfrey
Subject: “APS Support UK”
Menu: Garlic Mushrooms followed by Fried Scampi with Tartare Sauce

Sat 27th April 2019 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 23rd April 2019 - NO MEETING

Easter Week

Tue 16th April 2019 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Dan Turner
Subject: "The Belong Company, Newcastle-under-Lyme”
Menu: Brunch with Toast followed by Fresh Fruit Salad

Tue 9th April 2019 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Rtn. Cressida Dickens
Subject: Rotakids
Menu: Soup followed by Steak & Ale Pie

Tue 2nd April 2019 - Club 90th Charter Night Dinner

Celebrating 90 years of our Rotary Club. Special guest speakers father and son duo Nigel and Roger Johnson – “Behind the mic. and in front of the camera.” The evening costs £30 per person. Dress code is formal. Choice of Menu. read more...

Tue 2nd April 2019 - Club 90th Charter Night Dinner

Celebrating 90 years of Rotary Club.
Special guest speakers father and son duo Nigel and Roger Johnson – “Behind the mic. and in front of the camera.”
The evening costs £30 per person. Dress code is formal. Choice of Menu. read more...

Tue 26th March 2019 Lunch Meeting

Speaker Catherine Cook
Subject: “The Peter Pan Centre”
Menu: Chicken Supreme followed by Chocolate Profiteroles & Fresh Cream

Tue 19th March 2019 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Rtn. John Wilson
Subject: “Buddy Bag Foundation”
Menu: Chicken Live Pâté followed by Poach Salmon with Parsley Sauce

Sat 16th March 2019 The Daleian Singers & Guests in Concert

at Longton Central Hall.
In aid of The Donna Louise
Compère: Tim Wedgewood (Radio Stoke).
Tickets £10 available from 01782 619188 or 01782 206140. read more...

Thu 14th March 2019 - 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.

Thu 14th March 2019 - District Quiz - 3rd Round

At the Castle Inn, A41, Bletchley, Market Drayton TF3 3RZ

Tue 12th March 2019 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Paul Deakin
Subject: “The Gingerbread Centre”.
Menu: Roast Beef followed by Jam Sponge & Custard

Wed 6th March 2019 - Youth Speaks District Final

At Mercure Hatherton House Hotel, Pinfold Lane, Penkridge ST19 5QP

Tue 5th March 2019 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Sue Wardle
Subject: “North Staffs NSPC Update”
Menu: Chicken Curry with Rice, Chips and Naan followed by Ice Cream

Tue 26th February 2019 Lunch Meeting

Business Meeting
Menu: Chicken Liver Pâté followed by Breaded Chicken in Garlic Sauce

Tue 19th February 2019 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Barbara Mitchelhill
Subject: “A Writer’s Life”.
Menu: Cod Mornay followed by Chocolate Fudge Cake

Tue 12th February 2019 - Rotary 'Youth Speaks' Competition

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

Tue 12th February 2019 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Kathleen Tan
Subject: Keele Rotaract Update
Menu: Soup Followed by Cumberland Sausage & Mash

Tue 5th February 2019 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: David Lovatt
Subject: “Bee Keeping”.
Menu: Sweet & Sour Chicken, Rice & Chips followed by Lemon Meringue & Fresh Cream

Tue 29th January 2019 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Rtn. Marion Reddish
Subject: Borough Council Update
Menu: Prawn Cocktail followed by Gammon, Egg and Pineapple

Tue 22nd January 2019 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: PDG Barry Picken
Subject: “Red Flowers and a Bag of old Bones”.
Menu: Lamb Casserole followed Apple Crumble & Custard.

Wed 16th January 2019 District Quiz - 2nd Round

at Newcastle Golf Club.

Tue 15th January 2019 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Rtn. Rob Wilcox
Subject: "Miscellany".
Menu: Soup followed by Meat & Potato Pie

Tue 8th January 2019 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Rtn. Les Mason
Subject: "The Apedale Heritage Centre - update"
Menu: Melon followed by Chicken Casserole

Tue 18th December 2018 Christmas Lunch Meeting

Partners & friends all welcome.
Please book with Peter Rolfe. Cost £16.50
Menu: Leek & Stilton Soup followed by Roast Turkey with all the trimmings and to finish, Christmas Pudding, mince pies and coffee.
Carols with the Salvation Army Band.

Sat 15th December 2018 Bucket Collection

At Sainsbury's Supermarket, Liverpool Rd..
Contact: Simone Brookes

Fri 14th December 2018 Bucket Collection

At Sainsbury's Supermarket, Liverpool Rd..
Contact: Simon Brookes

Tue 11th December 2018 Lunch Meeting

Club Special General Meeting to elect officers of the club for 2019-20 and receive accounts for year ending 30th June 2018.
Menu: Lasagne followed by Bread & Butter Pudding.

Tue 4th December 2018 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Neil Brannigan
Subject: “Merryfields School update.”
Menu: Garlic Mushrooms followed by Fried Scampi with Tartare Sauce.

Sun 2nd December 2018 - Senior Citizens' Christmas Party

At Holy Trinity Community Centre, London Road, Newcastle.

Sun 2nd December 2018 Bucket Collection

At Morrisons Supermarket, Goose Street. Contact Simone Brookes.

Fri 30th November 2018 Bucket Collection

At Morrisons Supermarket, Goose Street. Contact Simone Brookes.

Tue 27th November 2018 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Ken Wagstaff, District Chair of Rotary Foundation Committee
Menu: Brunch with Toast followed by Fresh Fruit Salad.

Mon 26th November 2018 Bucket Collection

At Morrisons Supermarket, Milehouse Lane. Contact Simone Brookes.

Tue 20th November 2018 Lunch Meeting

Business Meeting - Registration and Training Session for the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS)
Menu: Soup followed by Steak & Ale Pie.

Tue 13th November 2018 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Dr. Jill Barber
Subject: "Englesea Brook Methodist Chapel & Museum"
Menu: Chicken Supreme followed by Chocolate Profiteroles & Fresh Cream.

Sun 11th November 2018 - Remembrance Day Service

At St. Giles Church, Newcastle-under-Lyme. Club President and other members will attend service and lay wreath.

Tue 6th November 2018 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Rtn. Paul Worrall
Subject: "Acronyms, business speak & corporate survival"
Menu: Chicken Live Pâté followed by Poach Salmon with Parsley Sauce.

Tue 30th October 2018 - Evening Meeting

Partners and friends all welcome. Please book with Paul Worrall. Cost: £14.50
Speakers: Brian & Barbara Hatton
Subject: :Greenfields Africa Project"
Menu: Roast Beef with Seasonal Vegetables followed by Bailey's Cheesecake, coffee and mints

Tue 23rd October 2018 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: David Webster, C.E.O "Dougie Mac"
Subject: "Hospice Services provided by Dougie Mac in North Staffordshire."
Menu: Chicken Curry with Rice, Chips and Naan followed by Ice Cream

Tue 16th October 2018 - District Quiz - Round 1

At venue TBC.

Tue 16th October 2018 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Aaron Worral, Sales Manager - Holdcroft Nissan Hanley
Subject: “The Nissan Leaf all electric car.”
Menu: Chicken Liver Pâté followed by Breaded Chicken in Garlic Sauce

Fri 12th October 2018 - Sun 14th October 2018 District 1210 Annual Conference

At the ACC located on the iconic Waterfront ideally situated for superb hotels and the vibrant Albert Dock development with its shops, bars and restaurants. read more...

Tue 9th October 2018 Lunch Meeting

Business Meeting
Menu: Cod Mornay followed by Chocolate Fudge Cake

Tue 2nd October 2018 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Judith Kirkland OBE
Subject: "Community Managed Library - BES’s experience."
Menu: Soup Followed by Cumberland Sausage & Mash

Tue 25th September 2018 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: TBC
Menu: Sweet & Sour Chicken, Rice & Chips followed by Lemon Meringue & Fresh Cream

Sat 22nd September 2018 Bucket Collection

Aldi Supermarket, Blackfriars Road.
Contact: Dagmar Rubin

Sat 22nd September 2018 FoodFest 2108 - Newcastle-under-Lyme

At the Ironmarket, NUL. Our Rotary Club is manning a stall at this event to promote our club in particular and Rotary in general. We will have a wishing with proceeds to the Rotary Foundation.

Fri 21st September 2018 Bucket Collection

At Aldi Supermarket, Blackfriars Rd.
Contact: Dagmar Rubin

Tue 18th September 2018 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: TBC
Menu: Prawn Cocktail followed by Gammon, Egg and Pineapple

Mon 17th September 2018 - Charity Indian Evening

At Oh!India Restaurant, Mayne Street, Hanford Roundabout, Stoke On Trent ST4 4RF.
Partners and friends all welcome. Please book with Krishna Agarwal - Three course meal and Raffle with free soft drinks. read more...

Tue 11th September 2018 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Diane Brassington
Subject: "Westbury Workshops. Who we are and what we do!"
Menu: Lamb Casserole followed Apple Crumble & Custard

Tue 4th September 2018 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Rtn. Winston Hathaway
Subject: “Possibly the richest Rotary club in the world?”.
Menu: Soup followed by Meat & Potato Pie

Tue 28th August 2018 - No Meeting

August Bank Holiday week

Tue 21st August 2018 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Professor Trevor McMillan, Vice-Chancellor of Keele University.
Subject: Keele University Update
Menu: Melon followed by Chicken Casserole

Tue 14th August 2018 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: TBC
Menu: Lasagne followed by Bread & Butter Pudding.

Tue 7th August 2018 Lunch Meeting

Business Meeting
Menu: Garlic Mushrooms followed by Fried Scampi with Tartare Sauce.

Tue 31st July 2018 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Colin Harris, past Rotarian
Topic: "The Buncefield Fire & Explosion - the largest fire in peacetime UK."
Menu: Brunch with Toast followed by Fresh Fruit Salad.

Tue 24th July 2018 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Jayne Tinson, Natwest.
Subject: "Friends against scams."
Menu: Soup followed by Steak & Ale Pie.

Tue 17th July 2018 Lunch Meeting

Visit from Ashley Gray, incoming District Governor.
Menu: Chicken Supreme followed by Chocolate Profiteroles & Fresh Cream

Tue 10th July 2018 Lunch Meeting

Speaker: Rtn. Peter Rolfe
Subject: "Adventures of a Sailing Nut"
Menu :Chicken Liver Pâté followed by Poach Salmon with Parsley Sauce.

Tue 3rd July 2018 Lunch Meeting

President‟s Inaugural Address, induction of Officers and introduction of team.
**NOTE EARLIER START TIME**
Menu: Roast Beef followed by Jam Sponge & Custard.
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