Completed meetings and events 2017-2018

Wed 27th June 2018 - Job Talk by Rotarian David Hatton

Duty Member: Simon Lacey

Thu 21st June 2018 - Ascot Ladies' Day Meeting very kindly hosted by Alan & Jayne Glover

More detail to follow

Wed 20th June 2018 - No Meeting

No Meeting

Wed 13th June 2018 - Club Business Meeting & Club Assembly(Rotarians only)

Duty Member: Mike Johns

Wed 6th June 2018 - Talk: "The results from a monitoring & evaluation trip to Musanze, Rwanda, related to the Club's Global Grant". Speakers: Euan Eddie & Michael Champion (Council Mtg - 6pm)

Duty Member: David James

Mon 4th June 2018 Visit to Shelterbox in Truro followed by evening meeting at Truro Boscawen Rotary Club organised by Rtn Euan Eddie

Wed 30th May 2018 - Talk: "Prostitution in North Devon" Speaker: Peter Christie

Duty Member: Tony Inch

Wed 23rd May 2018 - Talk: "Deer stalking in North Devon" Speaker: John Brooks

Duty Member: Bill Grant

Fri 18th May 2018 President John's Dinner at The Pier House, Westward Ho!

Tickets £35 per person.

Wed 16th May 2018 - No Meeting

No Meeting

Wed 9th May 2018 - Business Meeting followed by the Club AGM (Rotarians only)

Duty Member: Rodney Grainger

Wed 2nd May 2018 - Talk: "My Journey through Life" Speaker: Dermot McGeough, current Mayor of Bideford & owner of DM Scaffolding (Council Meeting - 6pm)

Duty Member: Alan Glover

Sat 28th April 2018 North Devon Darts Finals

at The Milky Way, Higher Clovelly, EX39 5RY

Wed 25th April 2018 - Talk: "Factory Farming" Speaker: Brian Butler - NFU

Duty Member: Michael Fletcher

Wed 18th April 2018 - Talk: "Cycling for everyone" Speaker: Dr John Wilson

Duty Member: Euan Eddie

Sat 14th April 2018 - Our Club’s sponsorship of The Bideford Rugby Club match between the Bideford Chiefs and Teignmouth – from 12.30pm for pre-match buffet(1.30pm) and to watch the game from 3pm. Booking/pay with

Book in by emailing - Duty Member: Peter Morris

Wed 11th April 2018 - Business Meeting (Rotarians only)

Duty Member: Rusty Crowhurst

Wed 4th April 2018 - Talk: Update from Leigh Rundle on the Rwanda Education project (Council Mtg 6pm)

Duty Member: Roger Doble

Wed 28th March 2018 - Talk: Update from Ali Hunt, Head of Fundraising for North Devon Hospice

Duty Member: Geoff Day

Wed 21st March 2018 - Johns' Deli, Instow. 3 course meal incl. grats & raffle @ £18. 6.30 for 7pm.

Duty Member: Jeremy Drakeford

Thu 15th March 2018 Torrington Rotary Club's Sports Night at Langtree

Torrington Rotary Club's Sports Night at Langtree

Wed 14th March 2018 - Club Business Meeting (Rotarians only)

Mike Cracknell

Wed 7th March 2018 - Talk: "25 years of running a charity; why do it?" Speaker: Dr Robin Buckland, MBE (Council Meeting - 6pm)

Duty Member: Michael Champion

Wed 28th February 2018 - Talk: "To Twickenham and back" Speaker: John Hacker, Consultant Agronomist - Manager for projects such as pitches at Twickenham, Wembley, Benefica & golf courses in France, Saudi Arabia, Russia Etc.

Duty Member: Don Carter

Wed 21st February 2018 - Talk by the owner of Carey Valley Wines - with wine-tasting Speaker: Tim Kirk

Duty Member: Michael Cane

Wed 14th February 2018 - Club Business Meeting (Rotarians only)

Duty Member: John Caldwell

Wed 7th February 2018 - Talks from 2 Charity speakers - Lisa Wallis of "ChemoHero" and Catherine Langford of "Families in Grief" (Council Meeting - 6pm)

Duty Member: Rob Brown

Wed 31st January 2018 - Ladies Night - Talk: "Health & Fitness - The Mike Johns' Version"

Duty Member: Colin Balsdon

Wed 24th January 2018 - Talk "Advisor to the Police on Cyber Crime" Speaker: Laura Cowie

Duty Member: Fred Bacon

Wed 17th January 2018 - Talk: "America - side to side" Speaker: Euan Eddie

Duty Member: David Avery

Wed 10th January 2018 - Business Meeting (Rotarians only)

Duty Member: Joe Armstrong

Wed 3rd January 2018 - Talk: "The future of mobility - impacts and implications" Speaker: Ben Boycott (Council Meeting 6pm)

Duty Member: Don Adams

Wed 27th December 2017 - No Meeting

No Meeting

Wed 20th December 2017 - No Meeting

No meeting

Fri 15th December 2017 - Club Christmas Party

at The Royal North Devon Golf Club

Wed 13th December 2017 - No Meeting (Christmas Party being held on Friday, 15th December)

No Meeting

Thu 7th December 2017 - Rotary Christmas Festival for Bideford - 7th December at St. Mary's Church, Bideford

Carols & Readings - Doors open 6.30pm for 7pm start. North Devon Sinfonia - collection in aid of Charities - Carewise and Harbour read more...

Thu 7th December 2017 Christmas Concert at St. Mary's Parish Church, Bideford

conducted by Rev'd Alan Glover - jointly with The Bideford Rotary Club

Wed 6th December 2017 - Club Business Meeting & Special General Meeting (Rotarians only) (Council Mtg - 6pm)

Duty Member: Bernard Wragge-Morley

Wed 29th November 2017 - The visit of the District Governor George Eamer

Duty Member: John Wilson

Wed 22nd November 2017 - Talk:"Shackleton's Whisky" Speaker: Rtn Alan Glover

Duty Member: Brian Wakefield

Wed 15th November 2017 - Business Meeting (Rotarians only)

Duty Member: John Violet

Wed 8th November 2017 - "The Mike Aitken Memorial Quiz Night" with Quiz master - Rtn Andrew Laugharne (Council Mtg - 6pm)

Duty Member: Steve Taylor

Wed 1st November 2017 - No Meeting

See Halloween Night on 30th October

Mon 30th October 2017 - Halloween Night with Ladies - at The Thatch in Abbotsham

Duty Member: Trevor Stanbury

Wed 25th October 2017 - Talk: "An update by speaker, Jess Redgrove on The North Devon Hospice"

Duty Member: Steven Sherry

Fri 20th October 2017 - Children & Families Special Night at The Milky Way

Children with special needs & their families for a night at The Milky Way read more...

Wed 18th October 2017 - Talk: RYLA students' presentations

Duty Member: Phil Sargent

Wed 11th October 2017 - Business Meeting (Rotarians only)

Duty Member: Allen Price

Wed 4th October 2017 - Talk: "Simon's Fermentation & Distillation Experiments!" Speaker: Rtn Simon Lacey (Council Meeting - 6pm)

Duty member: Peter Morris

Wed 27th September 2017 - Talk: "The Life and Times of the Rev'd Crispin Snatch" Speaker: Roger Levick

Duty Member: Chris Norburn

Wed 20th September 2017 - Talk: Guildford Eye Project - (Global Sight Solutions - joint venture initiative with RIBI) Speaker: Rotarian Terry Blackler from Otter Valley Rotary Club

Duty Member: Peter Morris

Wed 13th September 2017 - Club Business Meeting (Rotarians only)

Duty Member: Rod Mole

Wed 6th September 2017 - Talk: "Agriculture & the North Devon Economy" - to be followed by a lively debate - so please bring along farmer friends. Speaker: Bill Harper, President of the North Devon Agricultural Show. (Council Mtg - 6pm)

Duty Member: Kit Mayers

Sat 2nd September 2017 - Rotary Charity Golf Day at Royal North Devon Golf Club

organised by Bideford Bridge Rotary Club

Wed 30th August 2017 - Ladies Night - Talk: "The real reasons men won't do the ironing!" Speaker: Di Lobbett

Duty Member: Kit Mayers

Wed 23rd August 2017 - Cafe Italia, Westward Ho! - Meeting cancelled

Duty Member: Tony Lewis

Wed 16th August 2017 - Talk: Job Talk by Rotarian John Wilson

Duty Member: Roger Levick

Wed 9th August 2017 - Club Business Meeting (Rotarians only)

Duty Member: Simon Lacey

Wed 2nd August 2017 - Talk: "The North Devon Symphonia" - Champions of TV orchestra battle". Speaker: Annie Hill (Council Meeting 6pm)

Duty Member: Simon Lacey

Wed 26th July 2017 - Talk: "Business, family life & working conditions during the 19th Century in North Devon" Speaker: Hugh Reed

Duty Member: Mike Kivell

Wed 19th July 2017 - Petanque on Westward Ho! Beach - 5.30pm for 6pm start - back to the Golf Club for approx 8pm

Duty Member: Mike Johns

Wed 12th July 2017 Club Business Meeting(Rotarians only)

Duty Member: David James

Wed 5th July 2017 Talk: "Appledore RNLI" Speakers: Nigel Batley & Rtn Tony Merrill (Council Meeting 6pm)

Duty Member: Tony Inch
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