Completed meetings and events 2015-2016

Wed 29th June 2016 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Sun 26th June 2016 President's Summer Garden Party

John holding his certificate and delighted to be a Secretary Emeritus.

Wed 22nd June 2016 Lunchtime Meeting with Peter Jinks

Peter with model plane Our speaker was Peter Jinks who was a schoolboy in the 1930's and later was a Head Teacher at a Swindon school. He lives in Lydiard Millicent and is a member of Probus (RWB and Purton). He is a nonagenarian who produces cryptic crosswords.

Wed 15th June 2016 Evening Meeting

Fri 10th June 2016 Presentation at Lyneham

Allison presents the cheque. A cheque for £250 was presented to Lyneham Primary School towards their fundraising project for a new Sensory Room for children with additional needs. read more...

Wed 8th June 2016 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Our guest speaker was Alex Hunt from the National Trust. read more...

Wed 1st June 2016 Lunchtime Meeting

A number of charitable donations were agreed at the meeting. read more...

Wed 25th May 2016 Evening Meeting with Speaker

President Anthony with Adrian McCourt and Lucy Watkins. Adrian McCourt and Lucy Watkins are Trinity House Ambassadors and Adrian explained the role of Trinity House.

Sun 22nd May 2016 President's Lunch

At Wellington Barn The President's Summer Luncheon at Wellington Barn, Calstone. read more...

Wed 18th May 2016 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Nigel alongside his bike. Nigel gave us a comprehensive description of what the "Blood Bikes" do - and it's not just blood!

Mon 16th May 2016 Presentation

The picture shows Teresa Easton and Andrew Day from the Alzehimer"™s Society. read more...

Wed 11th May 2016 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Wed 4th May 2016 Lunchtime Business Meeting

Sun 1st May 2016 Rotary Car Boot Sale on Sunday 1st May 2016

Car Boot Another Rotary Car Boot Sale at Lower Hook Farm.
CAR B0OT SALE - 1.00pm - at Lower Hook Farm, Royal Wootton Bassett, SN4 8EF.
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Wed 27th April 2016 Lunchtime Meeting with speaker

Mayor Ian Ferries Towards the end of his term, our speaker was Royal Wootton Bassett's Mayor - Ian Ferries.
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Wed 27th April 2016 Rotary Donation for Carer Support

Margaret with cheque Margaret received a cheque to help support the funding of Carer Support Wiltshire with a focus on RWB and its near districts. read more...

Wed 27th April 2016 Donation for Royal Wootton Bassett Arts Festival

Sheila Dunn, representing the Royal Wootton Bassett Arts Festival, receives a contribution from our Rotary Club. read more...

Thu 21st April 2016 - Mon 25th April 2016 Visitors from Kalundborg

Rotarians from Denmark and Royal Wootton Bassett Our Rotary Club hosted eighteen guests from the Rotary Club of Kalundborg in Denmark. read more...

Wed 20th April 2016 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Paul Longden Paul condensed a hour of speaking into 20 minutes. The Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel is to provide witness evidence for change. read more...

Sun 17th April 2016 Tiger Sharks win Youth Challenge 2016

The Tiger Sharks The "Challenge" aims 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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Wed 13th April 2016 Schools' Quiz Challenge

The Broad Town team receiving the winners shield. A quiz contest to challenge and entertain pupils from local primary schools. read more...

Wed 6th April 2016 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Presentation of cheque Rotarian Allison Bucknell presents a cheque for £200 to some of the volunteers of the LINK6 and RWB Good Neighbour Scheme.
For more details of what this scheme does, please check out the website http://link6andrwb.btck.co.uk/ read more...

Wed 30th March 2016 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Our speaker, Alexa Smith. Alexa Smith from Wiltshire Council told us about her role as Community Engagement Manager for the Royal Wootton Bassett & Cricklade Area Board. read more...

Mon 28th March 2016 Club Council meeting

Wed 23rd March 2016 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Our speaker Susie Susie McCallum gave us a comprehensive talk about hearing loss and the support that can be provided. read more...

Fri 18th March 2016 Call My Wine Bluff

A wine tasting with a difference!

Wed 16th March 2016 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Roger Smith, Chairman of RWB Town Hall Museum Roger gave the club an illuminating talk and, with his stock of past photographs, was able to demonstrate that change is not a new thing.

Fri 11th March 2016 - Sun 13th March 2016 Rotary Weymouth Conference

Gill and Catherine. Some of 0ur club's delegates at the Conference.

Wed 9th March 2016 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Phil receiving his award from President Anthony The Club rewarded Phil for his recent recruitment drive - and after lunch, Bob gave a timely talk about the recent changes in taxation.

Sat 5th March 2016 Metal Detectorists Rally 2016

A Roman brooch from the 2nd century in exceptional condition with the pin and spring still intact. Found by Mr Dave Spry. 20th Annual Rotary Rally for Metal Detectorists read more...

Wed 2nd March 2016 Lunchtime Meeting

Wed 24th February 2016 Lunchtime Meeting

Our speaker Gill. Gill gave an excellent picture of her working life and we also welcomed Ray to our Club.

Mon 22nd February 2016 Club Council meeting

First Club Council meeting in 2016.

Wed 17th February 2016 Evening meeting at The Ganges in Royal Wootton Bassett

Logo An evening meeting at the Ganges Indian restaurant in aid of eradicating Polio. read more...

Wed 10th February 2016 Lunchtime Meeting

Tim Culling & Brian Danby Our speakers explained how the Swindon Therapy Centre for helps to ease the pain and discomfort from Multiple Sclerosis.

Wed 3rd February 2016 Lunchtime Meeting

Wed 27th January 2016 Lunchtime Meeting with our District Foundation Chairman

Peter Our speaker, Peter will give us an update on the eradication of Polio. read more...

Mon 25th January 2016 Club Council Minutes 2016-01-25

Thu 21st January 2016 - Mon 18th January 2016 Donation for Royal Wootton Bassett Scouts

Rowan Stephenson receives a cheque for £200 towards new camping equipment for the 1st Royal Wootton Bassett Scouts. read more...

Wed 20th January 2016 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Mon 18th January 2016 Junior Youth Speaks Competition

A public speaking competition at the Memorial Hall involving six local schools. read more...

Wed 13th January 2016 Lunchtime Meeting with speaker

Today's speaker - John John Loran explained why it's a really good idea that our website catches the eye and catches the attention we seek.

Sat 9th January 2016 New Year Party 2015

Our New Year party took place at the Webb's house.

Wed 6th January 2016 Business Meeting

Thu 24th December 2015 Santa Collections

Santa's Sleigh On Thursday 24 December, Santa's Sleigh will be in Royal Wootton Bassett High Street from 9am to 1pm. read more...

Mon 21st December 2015 Santa Collections

Santa's Sleigh On Monday 21 December, Santa's Sleigh visits Hook, Gainsborough Avenue, Betjeman Avenue, Sheridan Drive, Marlowe Way, Tennyson Road and Keats Close. read more...

Fri 18th December 2015 Santa Collections

Santa's Sleigh On Friday 18 December, Santa's Sleigh visits Hook, Lydiard - Chestnut Springs, The Close, Meadow Springs, The Mews and The Beeches. read more...

Fri 18th December 2015 Santa Collections

On Friday 18 December, Santa's Sleigh visits Hook, Lydiard - Chestnut Springs, The Close, Meadow Springs, The Mews and The Beeches. read more...

Wed 16th December 2015 Santa Collections

Santa's Sleigh On Wednesday 16 December, Santa's Sleigh visits:
- Lyneham: Webbs Court, Pound Close
- Bradenstoke
"“ Lillybrook, Church Park, Bungalow Park. read more...

Wed 16th December 2015 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Wed 16th December 2015 Life Education Centre

Terry and Alex with a helpful giraffe. This was a chance for our Rotarians to get a better understanding of the Life Education Centre and how important it is.

Tue 15th December 2015 Santa Collections

On Tuesday 15 December, Santa's Sleigh visits Huntsland, Fox Brook and Woodshaw West (High Mead, Bennet Hill, Alderney Close, Farne Way, Orchard Mead). read more...

Mon 14th December 2015 Santa Collections

Santa's Sleigh On Monday 14 December, Santa's Sleigh visits Parsons Way, Washbourne Road, Clarendon Drive, Goughs Way. Noredown Way, Sherfields, Vowley View, Branscombe Drive, Hazel End, Rowan Drive.. read more...

Sat 12th December 2015 Santa Collections

On Friday 12 December, Santa's Sleigh visits Woodshaw East (Woodshaw Mead, Home Ground, Bailey"™s Mead, Garraways, Middle Ground). read more...

Fri 11th December 2015 Santa Collections

Santa on a visit to Royal Wootton Bassett. On Friday 11 December, Santa's Sleigh visits Lancaster Square, Comet Close, Britannia Crescent, Argosy Road, Victoria Drive, Preston Lane. read more...

Thu 10th December 2015 - RWB Community Cinema

December's film is Mr Holmes. read more...

Wed 9th December 2015 Santa Collections

Santa and his sleigh Today, Santa's Sleigh visits Sprat's Barn, Green Park, Maple Drive, Saffron Close, Sorrell Close, Showfield, Laburnum Drive, Briars Close. read more...

Wed 9th December 2015 Lunchtime Meeting (13:00)

Fri 4th December 2015 Shoe Box Collection

Miss Wallace, the Deputy Head - assisted by a number of children helped to pack more than 100 shoeboxes! Collection of shoe boxes containing presents for central and eastern Europe. read more...

Wed 2nd December 2015 Two new members

Two new members At our our club meeting, we were very pleased to welcome Gill and Mark into the Rotary Club of Royal Wootton Bassett and District.

Wed 2nd December 2015 Business Meeting and induction of two new Members

Mark and Gill Today, the Club members welcomed Gill and Mark in joining the Rotary Club of Royal Wootton Bassett and District.

Mon 30th November 2015 Club Council

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Wed 25th November 2015 Evening Meeting with partners and guests

Our speaker, Bill King. Bill explained the objectives of the an "Underground" army whose objectives were to disrupt an invading force. Coleshill was a local secret training centre.

Wed 18th November 2015 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Liz Froud from Julia"™s House explained how the hospice works and told us that the charity is aiming to establish a children"™s hospice in Devizes in the autumn of 2017. read more...

Sat 14th November 2015 Bingo Night

A lucky winner A bingo night with a ploughman's supper read more...

Thu 12th November 2015 - RWB Community Cinema

November's film is Woman in Gold. read more...

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

Mon 9th November 2015 - Sat 5th December 2015 Charity Shop

Inside the Rotary Charity Shop This week is the last chance to grab some bargains! read more...

Wed 4th November 2015 Business Meeting

Mon 2nd November 2015 Club Council

Wed 28th October 2015 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Thu 22nd October 2015 Imperial Airways Collection

Testing the seats in the collection. Members and guests attended the collection which is housed in The Goddard Arms. read more...

Wed 21st October 2015 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Sun 18th October 2015 Charity Fun Run in Lydiard Park

Poster This charity Fun Run is being planned by local Rotary clubs to raise funds for 'Brighter Futures', the GWH Radiotherapy Unit Appeal.
See the details below to register online. read more...

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

Thu 8th October 2015 - RWB Community Cinema

October's film is Far From the Madding Crowd read more...

Wed 7th October 2015 Business Meeting

Mon 5th October 2015 Club Council

Club Council Meeting - 05 October 2015 read more...

Wed 30th September 2015 Evening Meeting with partners and guests

Our speaker, Gail, with President Frank Gail has wide ranging interests - all linked to demographic issues.
Her topic for this evening's audience was natural disasters. read more...

Wed 23rd September 2015 Lunchtime Meeting with Presentation

Sisters Jackie and Gill read more...

Wed 16th September 2015 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Thu 10th September 2015 RWB Community Cinema

September's film is The Second Best Marigold Hotel. read more...

Thu 10th September 2015 Life Education Centre (LEC) Relocation

This is a picture of the LEC set up at Noremarsh School after its stay at Longleaze School. The Life Education Centre (LEC) classroom has started visiting a series of schools in the north of Wiltshire.

Wed 9th September 2015 Walking Wiltshire

An opportunity to walk parts of Wiltshire with other walkers. read more...

Wed 9th September 2015 Lunchtime Meeting

Mon 7th September 2015 Club Council

Sun 6th September 2015 Rotary Car Boot Sale on Sunday 6th September

Car Boot CAR B0OT SALE - 1.00pm - at Lower Hook Farm, Royal Wootton Bassett.
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Wed 2nd September 2015 Business Meeting

Wed 26th August 2015 Lunchtime Meeting with Sharon Tombs

Sharon Tombs read more...

Wed 19th August 2015 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Wed 12th August 2015 Lunchtime Meeting

Sun 9th August 2015 Pig Roast at Lower Hook Farm

The Pig Roast raised over £1,000 for Rotary funds for the Wiltshire Air Ambulance. read more...

Wed 5th August 2015 Business Meeting

Mon 3rd August 2015 Club Council

Sun 2nd August 2015 RYLA 2015

Tom climbing up the vertical wall towards the camera. The presentation of the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) for 2015. read more...

Wed 29th July 2015 Handover of President's Chain of Office

One President handing over to another. Last year's President hands on the chain of office to this year's President.

Wed 29th July 2015 Evening Meeting with Speaker

Our speaker, Rob. Congo, Chernobyl and Ebola.

Wed 22nd July 2015 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Wed 15th July 2015 Lunchtime Meeting with Speaker

Today's guest speaker is Martin Collisson. read more...

Wed 8th July 2015 Lunchtime Meeting

Tue 7th July 2015 Volunteers support foodbank collections

RWB & District Rotary was delighted to help with Trussell Trust foodbank collections at Tesco, Ocotal Way on Saturday

Mon 6th July 2015 7:30pm - Club Council

Wed 1st July 2015 1:00pm Business Meeting

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