Completed meetings and events 2017-2018

Tue 16th January 2018 Speaker Peter Barrigan. Host David Biermann

A talk about the charity 'Apostleship of the Sea' read more...

Tue 9th January 2018 Business Meeting

Members were advised of discussions at the previous Council meeting.

Tue 2nd January 2018 Fellowship Meeting

Members socialised following the holiday break.

Tue 2nd January 2018 Council Meeting

Discussions on future programme and events

Fri 22nd December 2017 - Sun 24th December 2017 Morrison's collections

The store has kindly agreed that we can collect again on Friday 22nd Dec and Sunday 24th Dec.

Tue 19th December 2017 Christmas Message. Speaker Rev'd Caroline Worsfold. Host Keith Higgin

We were pleased to welcome the Rev'd Canon Caroline Worsfold as our ' Christmas Message' speaker this year. Partners and friends are welcome to this meeting. read more...

Tue 12th December 2017 Fellowship.

In the absence of a speaker we had a Fellowship meeting. This enabled us to talk about our Christmas collections.

Sun 10th December 2017 - Sun 17th December 2017 Santa has been!

Santa was on his sleigh round the streets to find out what the children would like.
He did his best to visit all the promised streets, but the snow and frost did stop him in his tracks in some areas. read more...

Sat 9th December 2017 Kids Out event

15 children and five adults wil go to see the pantomime at the Royalty Theatre in Sunderland. 5 Rotarians will accompany them to buy the ice creams read more...

Tue 5th December 2017 Special General meeting

Next year's officers were appointed and the Annual Accounts to 30th June 2017 were approved. read more...

Tue 5th December 2017 Council Meeting

Discussions too place on future events.

Fri 1st December 2017 - Sun 3rd December 2017 Clay's Garden Centre collections

Members will be on duty at Clay's again. The company has kindly allowed us to collect in the store this year.

Tue 28th November 2017 Speaker Gordon Coxon. Host Allan Bailey

Gordon is giving a talk himself - details to follow.

Sat 25th November 2017 President's Night Dinner Dance

President Elizabeth and husband Tony await the guests. President Elizabeth Wortman had her event at Seaburn Marriott Hotel this year, again. A most enjoyable night was had by over 50 guests. read more...

Tue 21st November 2017 Evening meeting with wives, husbands and friends.

Gabriel Petre and Ian Wang, were unable to attend.
Randle Oliver and the District Governor kept us amused instead.

Tue 14th November 2017 Speakers Len Ashurst and Malcolm Bramley. Host Randle Oliver.

Len brought his friend along and they gave us a duet of a talk about Brian Clough.

Tue 7th November 2017 Business Meeting

Members were brought up to date with discussions on future events.

Tue 7th November 2017 Council Meeting

Discussions took place on future events

Tue 31st October 2017 Speaker Nancy Revell. Host Dennis Heptinstall

The author gave a very interesting talk on her life and the books she has written.

Tue 24th October 2017 Speaker Peter Tracey. Host John McLoughlin

Peter visited to tell us about the fall of the Berlin Wall read more...

Tue 17th October 2017 Fellowship Meeting

Tony brought along a picture quiz and split us into 3 teams to compete.

Tue 10th October 2017 Business Meeting

Members will hear about discussions at the previous council meeting

Tue 3rd October 2017 Fellowship meeting

Not wishing to let us relax, Tony showed us a video of a performance by Bobby Thompson.

Tue 3rd October 2017 Council Meeting

Discussions on future events

Tue 26th September 2017 Speaker John Hutchinson. Host George Lomas

John gave us a detailed talk on the enquiry into the Concord accident which led to it being taken out of service.

Tue 19th September 2017 - Wed 19th July 2017 Evening Meeting with partners and friends. Speaker George Lobel. Host Tony Wortman.

George Lobel will tell us about his wartime experiences.

Tue 12th September 2017 Business Meeting

Members were updated with discussions at the previous council meeting.

Tue 5th September 2017 Speakers - our RYLA candidates. Host John Lipscombe

Courtney Hudson and Reece Monson came to tell us about their experiences at RYLA this year. read more...

Tue 5th September 2017 Council Meeting

Council plans programme for the future

Wed 30th August 2017 Memory Cafe opening

Len and Tony with some of the guests Our new Memory Cafe had its opening session on 30th August at 2.00 pm and will continue on the last Wednesday afternoon of each month in the future. read more...

Tue 29th August 2017 Social meeting

In the absence of a speaker, Tony Wortman produced some song sheets that are to be used at the Memory Cafe. We had a sing-song which showed that there are few good singers in our club!!

Tue 22nd August 2017 Speaker David Hastings RNLI. Host Gordon Coxon

David came to update us with the activities of RNLI. read more...

Tue 15th August 2017 Business Meeting

Members were brought up to date with discussions at the recent council meeting.

Tue 8th August 2017 Speaker. District Governor Len Burns

Len came to tell us what is happening in the wider world of Rotary and to answer our questions. read more...

Tue 1st August 2017 Fellowship Meeting

Tony Wortman entertained with an amusing quiz.

Tue 1st August 2017 Council Meeting

Council members meet to discuss future events

Sun 30th July 2017 Dragon Boat Race Day

A closely fought final Rotary again held a very successful Dragon Boat Race Day at Hetton Lyons Park. read more...

Tue 25th July 2017 Speaker. Host Peter Calvert

Tue 18th July 2017 Evening meeting with wives and friends. Speaker Phil Curtis. Host Allan Bailey

Phil returned to give us another of his fascinating talks on local history. read more...

Tue 11th July 2017 Speaker Lynne Symonds. Host Pat Emmerson.

Lynne is returning to bring us up to date with the Wulugu Project activities.

Tue 4th July 2017 Club Assembly

Members heard about plans for the coming 6 months.

Tue 4th July 2017 Council Meeting

Plans were made for activities during the next 6 months which were presented to Club Assembly that followed later.
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