Completed meetings and events 2016-2017
Wed 28th June 2017 Club MeetingFellowship
Wed 21st June 2017 Club MeetingSpeaker by Peter Lomas
Wed 14th June 2017 Club MeetingSpeaker by Eric Parker
Wed 7th June 2017 Club MeetingClub Assembly
Wed 31st May 2017 Club Evening Meeting (7:00 for 7:15)Speaker by Andrew Jackson
Wed 24th May 2017 Cub MeetingBusiness Meeting
Thu 18th May 2017 Club Visit to ElvingtonClub Visit to The Yorkshire Aircraft Museum and The Allied Air
Wed 17th May 2017 Club Council Meeting: May 20177.30 pm at the Puckersley
Wed 17th May 2017 Cub MeetingSpeaker by John Watts
Wed 10th May 2017 Cub MeetingSpeaker by Gerry Dignan
Wed 3rd May 2017 Cub MeetingBusiness Meeting
Wed 26th April 2017 Club MeetingSpeaker by Ian Royle.
Wed 19th April 2017 Club Council Meeting April 20177.30pm Yew Tree Inn, Oldham Road, Rochdale
Wed 19th April 2017 Club MeetingGeoff Buckley. Crompton Stage Society by Barbara Micklethwaite
Wed 12th April 2017 Club Meeting (AGM)Annual General Meeting
Wed 5th April 2017 Club MeetingClub Meeting
Wed 29th March 2017 Club Evening Meeting (6.45 for 7.00)Speaker by : David Whitehead
Wed 22nd March 2017 Club Council Meeting March 20177.30pm Yew Tree Inn, Oldham Road, Rochdale
Wed 8th March 2017 Club MeetingSpeaker by Alex Ray
Wed 22nd February 2017 Club MeetingSpeaker by Eric Meanock. Disaster Aid UK read more...
Sat 18th February 2017 Inner Wheel Tea DanceTea dance at St. Paul's Church, Shaw. Tickets available from Ian Royle or David Holt
Wed 15th February 2017 Club MeetingSpeaker by David Heather. Brain Tumour Research read more...
Wed 8th February 2017 Club MeetingSpeaker by Hedley Jackson read more...
Wed 1st February 2017 Club MeetingBusiness Meeting
Wed 25th January 2017 Club MeetingRotary Foundation by Mike Payne.
Wed 18th January 2017 British Red Cross by Kerry ThreadgillKerry gave an excellent talk on the work of Red Cross both overseas and also in the UK. Though most members knew something of the international aspects, the information on the work in the UK gave an added dimension.
Wed 30th November 2016 VSO by Addie and Barbara RedmondVoluntary Service Overseas by Addie and Barbara Redmond read more...
Wed 26th October 2016 Dogs for Good by Linda HealeyA presentation on training dogs to assist disabled people. read more...
Wed 19th October 2016 Life as a GP by Dr Eamon O'DalySome human stories from General Practice. read more...
Wed 12th October 2016 Disbursements LunchDisbursements Lunch read more...
Wed 28th September 2016 Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind by Nina Markham-BewNina explained that every year one in four people will experience mental health problems and TOG Mind are there to help people and communities achieve positive mental health. Members found the talk very thought provoking. read more...
Wed 21st September 2016 Benefits of the Club Website by Ian McAlpineIan gave members information on the new Data Management System (DMS), how to login to the website, and use of the website for improved communications and event organisation.
Wed 14th September 2016 Visit of District Governor Stan BowesStan Bowes spoke of some of the events he had attended recently, which showed the true face of Rotary in District 1285. He asked us to continue to promote Rotary in our area to the benefit of all in the community and worldwide.
Wed 10th August 2016 Community Benefit Societies by Bill EdwardsBill gave some background on Community Benefit Societies. In particular he explained how they funded the Saddleworth Community Hydro Scheme, and he gave details of the new Oldham Community Power scheme for solar panels on schools and community buildings.
Wed 3rd August 2016 Granite anecdotes by Ray MillingtonRay gave a talk on his career in the granite industry peppered with amusing anecdotes.
Wed 20th July 2016 Friends of Jubilee Colliery by Peter Lax and Gary BrainPeter and Gary gave an informative talk on the former Jubilee Colliery, and mining in the surrounding area, over the years. They explained some mining practices and showed some equipment used by miners.
Wed 13th July 2016 Groundwork by Robert GlennRobert gave an interesting talk on Groundwork in Oldham and Rochdale. They are based in Higginshaw and carry out a range of environmental projects including the Prince's Trust Team Programme for 16-18 year olds.
Wed 6th July 2016 Induction of President David HoltNew President David Holt was inducted by Past President Derek Cottrell at the Club lunchtime meeting. Derek commented upon the events of the past year and David thanked Derek for stepping in so successfully as President at the last minute last year.