Completed meetings and events 2010-2011

Thu 30th June 2011 AM/AM Golf

Fri 24th June 2011 Speaker: Dianne Mousley. My Job Talk. Host: Mike Wilson

Fri 17th June 2011 Club Assembly. Robert Whitehouse

Fri 10th June 2011 Speaker: Claire Pepperd, Ambassadorial Scholar. Host: Canon John Dobson

Fri 3rd June 2011 Speaker: Cate Crallan. Subject: Mindfullness..meditation and being well

Fri 27th May 2011 Speaker: Ian & Ann Wilkinson. Subject: Hwange Conservation Society - update. Host: Ajit Sarker

Fri 20th May 2011 Speaker: Philip Le Dune. Subject: West Africa water project completion. Host: David King

Fri 13th May 2011 Speaker: JohnGriffith. Subject: Aquafilter - update on field tests and delivery. Host: John Turner

Sat 7th May 2011 Young Musicians Gala Evening

Fri 6th May 2011 Speaker: Peter Thompson. Subject: Physionet - Providing physiotherapy equipment for developing countries. Host: Roger James

Fri 29th April 2011 Royal wedding bank holiday - no meeting

Thu 28th April 2011 Evening meeting at Foffano's Restaurant, Bakehouse Hill, The Market Square, 7.00 for 7.30

Thu 28th April 2011 Evening meeting at the New Club

Fri 22nd April 2011 Bank holiday - no meeting

Thu 21st April 2011 Ron Hall Trophy - April round

at Darlington Golf Club.

Fri 15th April 2011 Speaker: Philip Brown. Topic: Reasons to be cheerful. Host: David France

Thu 14th April 2011 International Dinner

Will be held at Darlinton College and will have an East Africa theme.

Fri 8th April 2011 Charity Race Night

7.30 pm at Darlington Masonic Hall. 80% of the proceeds will be donated to The Rifles Care for Casualties.

Fri 8th April 2011 Speaker: Major (rtd.) Paul Wharton, The Rifles and Rifles Charities. Topic: Care for Casualties. Host: David Heaton

Fri 1st April 2011 Speaker: Nigel Little. My Job Talk

Tue 29th March 2011 Visit to Brancepeth Church

Contact Roly Lang (Club Secretary) for details.

Mon 28th March 2011 Abbeyfield outing to Walworth

3.30pm to 6.00pm. Volunteer drivers needed.

Fri 25th March 2011 Speakers: Our RYLA Participants. Topic: Their Experience. Host: Ken Wiper.

Fri 25th March 2011 Community Services Dinner

at the Blackwell Golf Club.

Thu 24th March 2011 Ron Hall Trophy - December round

at Blackwell Grange Golf Club.

Fri 18th March 2011 Speaker: Tom Nutt. Topic: My Job Talk.

Fri 11th March 2011 Speaker: Tim Crawshaw. Topic: Town Centre Fringe Project. Host: John Ellis.

Fri 4th March 2011 Speaker: Susan Taylor. Topic: The Balance Project. Host: Roger James.

Fri 25th February 2011 Speaker: Andy Ruddick. Topic: Cuts relating to crime and policing. Host: Paul Robinson

Fri 18th February 2011 Speaker: Graeme Oram. Topic: Financial inclusion and Great North loans. Host: Steve Rose

Fri 11th February 2011 Speaker: Rtn. Joanne Fryatt. Topic: Impact of Tees Valley business in economic climate. Host: Gabriel Lowes

Fri 4th February 2011 Speaker: Ada Burns. Topic: Impact on the community of Council cuts. Host: David Heaton

Fri 28th January 2011 Speaker: Ken Young. Host: Stuart Clark

Fri 21st January 2011 Speaker: Roger James. Subject: Reducing your chance of dying from prostate cancer. Host: Ken Young

Fri 14th January 2011 Discussion Day

Fri 7th January 2011 Austin Brooks Youth Day. Speakers: RYLA Participants. Hosts: Bill Harrison & Ken Wiper

Fri 31st December 2010 No meeting

Fri 24th December 2010 No meeting

Fri 17th December 2010 The Rev. Robert Williamson, The Christmas Message. Host: The President

This meeting is held in the Main Hall and it is usual for partners to attend.

Wed 15th December 2010 Grand Christmas Charity Auction

Blackwell Grange Hotel, starting at 7.00pm. For details about Lots to be auctioned follow the link on our homepage (above).

Fri 10th December 2010 Speaker: Mrs Susan Taylor, The North East Alcohol Office. Host John Dobson.

The North East Alcohol Office was set up to tackle some of the problems associated with alcohol in the region. It aims to realign the way we think about alcohol and encourage residents to live healthier lives in safer communities.

Fri 3rd December 2010 Speaker: Brian Thistlethwaite, The Mayor Speaks. Host: Ron Lewis

Fri 26th November 2010 Speaker: Chris Wood (Northern Echo). Topic: Railways of Rockcliffe

Fri 19th November 2010 Speaker: Jim Merrington. Topic: The "Cross Slabs" of Brancepeth School. A Special General Meeting will also be held

Fri 12th November 2010 Speaker: The Mayoral Support Officer(Mace Bearer). Topic: The Mace and its history

Fri 5th November 2010 Speakers: Alan Wood and Gabriel Lowes. Topic: Abbeyfield

Fri 29th October 2010 Speaker: Peter Phillips, My Job Talk. Venue: The Morritt Arms

Fri 22nd October 2010 Speaker: Jenny Chapman, MP. Host: Ron Lewis

Fri 15th October 2010 Speaker: PC Dave Nixon, Subect: How to be a better driver. Host: Paul Robinson

Fri 8th October 2010 Speaker: Tony Brockley, My Job Talk

Fri 1st October 2010 Speaker: Sarah Norman, Subject: Drugs in Darlington. Host: Paul Robinson

Fri 24th September 2010 Speaker: Jane Lawson, Subject: LEPRA leprosy treatment centre. Host: John Turner

Fri 17th September 2010 Speaker: E. Wheatley, Subject: The Bowen Technique. Host: Chris Smithson

Fri 10th September 2010 Speaker: David Hayward, My Job Talk


Fri 3rd September 2010 Speaker: Bob Whitehouse, Subject: Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Llangollen


Fri 27th August 2010 No speakers during August

Fri 20th August 2010 No speakers during August

Fri 13th August 2010 No speakers during August

Sun 8th August 2010 10k Road Race

Fri 6th August 2010 No speakers during August

Fri 30th July 2010 Speaker: Sue Campbell, My job talk.

Fri 23rd July 2010 District Governor(Les Fay)'s visit

Fri 16th July 2010 Speakers: David and Susan Biermann. Topic: End Polio Now. Host: Roger James.

Fri 9th July 2010 Speaker: Bill Harrison, My Job Talk.

Thu 8th July 2010 AM/AM Golf

Darlington Golf Club

Fri 2nd July 2010 Speaker: Ajit Sarker

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