Completed meetings and events 2014-2015

Fri 26th June 2015 40th Anniversary of Charter of the Club

Logo A celebration of forty years of the Rotary Club of Royal Wootton Bassett and District. read more...

Wed 24th June 2015 Lunchtime Meeting - Jubilee Trust donation

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Wed 17th June 2015 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Tue 16th June 2015 Com-Voc Committee Meeting (7pm)

Wed 10th June 2015 Lunchtime Meeting (13:00)

Wed 3rd June 2015 1:00pm Business Meeting

Mon 1st June 2015 7:30pm - Club Council

Wed 27th May 2015 Evening Meeting with Speaker

Sun 24th May 2015 Rotary Car Boot Sale on Sunday 24th May

View from the buyers entrance. CAR B0OT SALE - 1.00pm - at Lower Hook Farm, Royal Wootton Bassett.
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Wed 20th May 2015 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Kerry and Derek Our speaker was Kerry McNally who works for Carer Support Wiltshire. read more...

Wed 13th May 2015 Lunchtime Meeting (13:00)

John Hamilton-Hughes A rare chance to learn about the close protection of VIPs. read more...

Wed 6th May 2015 1:00pm AGM and Business Meeting

This business meeting is also our AGM.

Tue 5th May 2015 Com-Voc Committee Meeting (7pm)

Mon 4th May 2015 7:30pm - Club Council

Wed 29th April 2015 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Multiple Sclerosis Week (from 28th April to 4th May) read more...

Sun 26th April 2015 Youth Challenge 2015

The "Challenge" is aimed to encourage competition and friendly rivalry between local community youth groups for prizes up to £500. The Youth Challenge is hosted by both Rotary Clubs of Royal Wootton Bassett.

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Mon 20th April 2015 - Fri 24th April 2015 Scatter Week

During Scatter Week, members of RWB & District are encouraged to visit other Rotary Clubs.

Thu 16th April 2015 Schools' Quiz Challenge

A quiz contest to challenge and entertain pupils from local primary schools. read more...

Wed 15th April 2015 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

At our lunchtime meeting, our speakers, Cerian and Phil gave us a very good understanding of the way the Samaritans operate.

Wed 8th April 2015 Delegates at the Giant's Causeway and in Belfast

A photo from the Giant's Causeway - the most visited National Trust property - as well as some photos of other activities.

Wed 8th April 2015 Lunchtime Meeting (13:00)

Our "in-house" speaker, Bernard, was talking about money matters and the effects of hyperinflation.

Sat 4th April 2015 Volunteers to collect items for the Foodbank

A photo of Allison helping with the collection of food for the foodbank.

Wed 1st April 2015 1:00pm Business Meeting

Mon 30th March 2015 - 7:30pm - Club Council

Club Council - meeting brought forward

Wed 25th March 2015 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Sheridan Parsons from RWB gave us a very interesting talk about her book "Wootton Bassett in the Great War".

Tue 24th March 2015 Com-Voc Committee Meeting (7pm)

Mon 23rd March 2015 - Presentation to HMS Turbulent

The Rotary Club of Royal Wootton Bassett & District donated £100 to the Sea Scouts of HMS Turbulent. The funds were raised over the Christmas period.

Sun 22nd March 2015 Metal Detectorists Rally 2015

A metal detectorist at work. 19th Annual Rotary Rally for Metal Detectorists read more...

Fri 20th March 2015 Donation to LINK6 & RWB Good Neighbour Scheme

Mike Davidson and Allison Bucknell Presentation of £200 received by Mike Davidson, treasurer of LINK6 and the RWB Good Neighbour Scheme. read more...

Wed 18th March 2015 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

President John Hicks presents a cheque for �200 to John Davies from the Royal Wootton Bassett Arts Festival. The Rotary Club of Royal Wootton Bassett & District has donated £200 to help a specially commissioned "Requiem for Soldiers" to be staged in November. read more...

Wed 11th March 2015 Lunchtime Meeting & Council Recommendations

Meeting includes Council Recommendations

Wed 4th March 2015 1:00pm Business Meeting

Mon 2nd March 2015 7:30pm - Club Council

Minutes of Club Council read more...

Wed 25th February 2015 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Mr John Davies, Chair of the RWB Arts Festival spoke at our lunchtime meeting giving a broad overview of the Festival in June as well as a reminder about the Gala Concert on Friday 27 February. read more...

Wed 18th February 2015 Evening Meeting with Speaker

An evening meeting with partners and guests. 7.15pm for 7.45.

Tue 17th February 2015 Com-Voc Committee Meeting (7pm)

Wed 11th February 2015 Lunchtime Meeting (13:00)

Wed 4th February 2015 1:00pm Business Meeting

Mon 2nd February 2015 7:30pm - Club Council

Wed 28th January 2015 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Wed 21st January 2015 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Mon 19th January 2015 Junior Youth Speaks Competition

A public speaking competition involving three local primary schools. read more...

Wed 14th January 2015 Lunchtime Meeting (13:00)

Wed 7th January 2015 1:00pm Business Meeting

From left to right: Bob Vaughan, Peter Laws, Robin Snell and John Hicks. At the first meeting of the year, our two newest members - John and Robin - were formally welcomed.

Tue 6th January 2015 Com-Voc Committee Meeting (7pm)

Wed 17th December 2014 Lunchtime Meeting with Presentation

President Ceri and President John hand over a cheque for £2,000 to Gemma (centre) representing the Wiltshire Air Ambulance service. Today, the funds raised by both the Rotary Clubs in Royal Wootton Bassett, were passed on to the Wiltshire Air Ambulance service. read more...

Wed 10th December 2014 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Wed 10th December 2014 Santa Collections

An evening visit from Santa and his helpers. read more...

Mon 8th December 2014 - Tue 23rd December 2014 Santa Collections

Santa's Sleigh from now until 23rd December! read more...

Wed 3rd December 2014 1:00pm Business Meeting

Wed 3rd December 2014 Shoe Box Collection

Headmistress Suzanne Lane and our club President John Hicks are pictured with four of the many school children who packed shoeboxes. Collection of shoe boxes containing presents for central and eastern Europe. read more...

Mon 1st December 2014 7:30pm - Club Council

Wed 26th November 2014 Evening Meeting with Speaker from Canine Partners

Martin Our speaker, Malcolm Wells MBE, gave us a highly entertaining talk and a huge amount of information about the amazing dogs helping to transform the lives of disabled people. To read more, press the blue button. read more...

Wed 19th November 2014 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Logo of the National Dog Rescue Speaker

Tue 18th November 2014 Com-Voc Committee Meeting (7pm)

Sat 15th November 2014 - Sun 16th November 2014 RWB Arts Festival

Arts Festival logo Serious competitions for classical guitar players. read more...

Wed 12th November 2014 Lunchtime Meeting with RIBI star speaker

An opportunity to listen to an RIBI speaker via the magic of downloads.

Wed 5th November 2014 1:00pm Business Meeting

Mon 3rd November 2014 7:30pm - Club Council

Sat 1st November 2014 Race Night

A Race Night at St Bartholomew's Church Hall

Wed 29th October 2014 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

We were joined by Michael Roshier at our lunchtime meeting. read more...

Wed 22nd October 2014 Lunchtime Meeting with speaker

One of the starting points of Dave's talk was the fact that
on returning from the First World War, his father was told to give up work in a factory. As a consequence, the family tried farming. No one in the family had done it before!

Sun 19th October 2014 Charity Fun Run in Lydiard Park

Pictures from the Fun Run are now on the website. Go to the Fun Run page and click on "Images". A Fun Run organised by Local Rotary clubs to raise funds for the Wiltshire Air Ambulance Charitable Trust. read more...

Wed 15th October 2014 Lunchtime Meeting - Fellowship/Discussion

Wed 8th October 2014 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Tue 7th October 2014 Com-Voc Committee Meeting (7pm)

Mon 6th October 2014 7:30pm - Club Council

Wed 1st October 2014 1:00pm Business Meeting

Sat 27th September 2014 District Boules Final

Our boules team for the 2014 final. Eleven boules teams competed at the Red Bull to determine the winning team for the District. Our team came in at fifth place.

Wed 24th September 2014 Evening Meeting with Speaker

Our speaker, Terry Edwards After a fine meal, our members, partners and guests were treated with a talk from Terry Edwards.

Wed 17th September 2014 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Anthony, our President Elect, hands over a cheque to MyAware. Only 1 in 10,000 people have Myasthenia Gravis. Its rarity means that it may be misdiagnosed for some time. read more...

Wed 10th September 2014 Lunchtime Meeting - Council Recommendations

Wed 3rd September 2014 1:00pm Business Meeting

Mon 1st September 2014 7:30pm - Club Council

Sun 31st August 2014 Rotary Car Boot Sale

Thank you to all the buyers and sellers who came to our August Car Boot Sale. Another Rotary Car Boot Sale at Lower Hook Farm. read more...

Sat 30th August 2014 Broad Town Big Gig

Our volunteers didn't have time to take photographs. They were too busy cooking and serving food - and their hard work throughout raised more than £600 for charitable causes. Well done!

Wed 27th August 2014 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Our lunchtime speaker was Chris Coyle from the Wilts and Berks Canal Trust. read more...

Tue 26th August 2014 Com-Voc Committee Meeting (7pm)

Wed 20th August 2014 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Wed 13th August 2014 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Wed 6th August 2014 1:00pm Business Meeting

Mon 4th August 2014 7:30pm - Club Council

Sun 3rd August 2014 RYLA 2014

A photograph from the end of a successful RYLA course. The completion of our Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) for 2014. read more...

Wed 30th July 2014 Evening Meeting with Speaker

Members, spouses and guests.

Sat 26th July 2014 International Committee BBQ

The International Committee held a big BBQ Buffet to raise funds for the Calabash Trust. read more...

Wed 23rd July 2014 Dementia Friends Information Session

On Wednesday 23rd July, several Rotarians and a spouse took part in a Dementia Friends Information Session to find out how to help people live well with dementia. read more...

Wed 23rd July 2014 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Nigel Butler outlined his career to date - noting that you don't have to be good at maths to be an accountant.

Wed 16th July 2014 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

John Hicks hands over a cheque for £500 to John Fowler, Fundraising Ambassador for Prospect Hospice. Our speaker was John Fowler - a fundraising ambassador for the Prospect Hospice. read more...

Wed 9th July 2014 Council Recommendations and Presentations

Two guests from two different charities were invited to our lunchtime meeting for each to receive a donation from our Rotary Club. read more...

Wed 2nd July 2014 Dementia Friends Information Session

Being a Dementia Friend fits in well with Rotary’s “We’re for Communities”. On Wednesday 2nd July 2014, eleven Rotarians and their friends took part in a Dementia Friends Information Session to find out all about how to help people live well with Dementia. read more...

Wed 2nd July 2014 Business Meeting

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