Photo Galleries

Planting Crocuses


Portland Rotary and year 2 children from the Atlantic academy planting purple crocuses for the Rotary Polio plus. Children are given a purple pinky for helping Victoria Square September 2019

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District Conference


October 2019

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Vire Exchange 2019


Our friends visit from the Rotary Club of Vire et le Bocage Click on a thumbnail to enlarge and scroll through with the arrows

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Meeting at the Sugar Loaf


A social club evening to replace our regular one

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Welcome to Richard


Richard is our latest member and was inducted into the club by President Garry

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Handover


The 2019 team took over on July 1 Garry handed over to Garry as President! Elizabeth President Elect Celia Vice President

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Happy Birthday Elizabeth


Many club members joined Elizabeth in fancy dress for her 60th birthday. What a wonderful evening!

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Sarah's Birthday


AT Rodwell Manor What a fantastic evening. Here are some photos

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Rotary Walk


A lovely walk through Cerne past the Cerne Giant to Sydling St Nicholas and the Forcey Bell Joined by President Richard from Caterbridge were Elizabeth, Robert, Mark, Ruth and Kathy from Wareham

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Foundation project in Nigeria


The Nationwide Family Planning Campaign

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Visit to the Robert White Radiotherapy Centre


Members of Rotary throughout D1200 were able to visit the new Radiotherapy Centre at DCH. With the aid of a Global Grant Rotary was able to make a significant contribution to clinical equipment for the consulting rooms

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Rotary gives donation to Osprey


Dr Paul Mason gave an excellent talk on his charity bike ride form Gibraltar to Portland to support Osprey. Rotary gave a donation to buy equipment for the Osprey Leisure Centre. Presented to John, the manager

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Presentation of District Grant and Race Night


Stan Jones from District presented cheques for Projects in Nepal and Life Education and Lorraine Beckett, Jenny Williams talked about Remembrance Day Poppy Appeal Also we had a Race Night at Pilgrim House to raise funds for Foundation. Some pictures:

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Visit to Japan


Mark Visited Kanazawa Minato Club in Ishikawa, Japan Picture with president Kayotko Fujii

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Friendship Cup


A few pictures of this years cup Peter with Joan and Julia

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Race Night


Pilgrim House Proceeds to Life Education & Foundation

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Burns Night 2019


A few Photos

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Santa and his Sleigh take to Portland


Santa visited Southwell and Westcliff to the delight of children See calendar here or Facebook for next weeks tours

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New Year's Eve with Mark and Ruth


A few pictures

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Rotary walk


Beautiful weather. Ringstead to Lulworth. Jane from Poundbury Rotary, Mark Ruth Elizabeth Jo Sue Cliff and Joyce from Portland and Richard from OVT

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Porthole - Our Monthly Magazine


October 2018

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Walking the Kerry Way


Ruth and Mark walk the Kerry Way

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B Side


Some pictures of the tour of the 2018 B side

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Harry Potter Trip


A few pictures from Janet

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Club Treasure Hunt


Well done to Elizabeth for organising a Treasure Hunt around Portland. a fun evening for everyone followed by an excellent buffet at the Aqua. And lots raised for Foundation!

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Breast cancer care afternoon tea


Raised £1321.59

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Handover 2018


Ian hands over the reins to Garry Community award presented to Dave Darby

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donations by Portland Rotary


President Ian McPheat has been busy today giving away lots of money! £200.00 to St George’s school to go towards an all weather sports pitch. Also Ian’s nominated charity for his year Coastwatch a wonderful £500.00

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Beach Clean


Rotarians helping with the beach clean along the Chesil Bank

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Rotary circular walk from Owermoigne to Winfrith


Members of Portland with Jane from Dorchester Poundbury. a 12 mile walk with beautiful weather

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Community Award 2018


Please see poster, and also a list of previous winners. We want as much publicity and nominations as we can get in 2018.

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Haylands Preschool


Photos of the new shelter at Haylands preschool built with money partly raised from Rotary and the trip to Longleat

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Presidents Night 2018


Celebrated at the Con Club Janet was awarded a Paul Harris Fellow

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Crocuses


Purple for Polio

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Bingo!


Bingo at Julia's with the help of Margaret Stone. A fun evening with lots of prizes and raised £210 for Foundation

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walk from Winterbourne Abbas to Stratton


On Saturday eleven of us, past and present members of Portland Rotary along with Poundbury and the Okhle Village Trust walked over the hills and through the valleys in beautiful sunshine past snowdrops for an excellent pub lunch. the walk was 8.5 miles

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Christmas Collections 2017


At Tesco

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Burns Night 2018


Celebration Dinner at the Conservative Club

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Water Projects Nepal 2018 Overview


Portland, Casterbridge and Poundbury Rotary Clubs with help of RIBI Donations Trust, District 1200 and Okhle Village Trust

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Gairiswora Nepal Water Project 2018


Portland, Casterbridge and Poundbury Clubs with help of District Grant and Okhle Village Trust November 2018 - Work virtually completed

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Raipali Banyang Nepal Water Project 2018


Portland, Casterbridge and Poundbury Clubs with help of RIBI Donations Trust and Okhle Village Trust

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Dungeni Nepal Water Project 2018


Portland, Casterbridge and Poundbury Clubs with help of RIBI Donations Trust and Okhle Village Trust

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Payaswora New Nepal Water Project 2018


Nepal water project - Portland Rotary in conjunction with Dorchester Casterbridge, Poundbury and the Okhle Village Trust and RIBI Donations Trust

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Pokharichap Nepal Water Project 2018


Nepal water project - Portland Rotary in conjunction with Dorchester Casterbridge, Poundbury and the Okhle Village Trust

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Arubot Nepal Water Project 2018


Portland, Casterbridge and Poundbury Clubs with help of RIBI Donations Trust and Okhle Village Trust

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Payaswora Nepal Water Project 2017


Portland, Casterbridge and Poundbury Clubs with help of District Grant

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Yangsing Water Project 2017


Nepal water project - Portland Rotary in conjunction with Dorchester Casterbridge, Poundbury and the Okhle Village Trust

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Baspani NepalWater Project 2016


Baspani water project completed and Payaswara given the go ahead

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Annual Community Award


Portland Rotary Club's annual award is nominated by members of the public and presented to a deserving individual who has helped the Portland Community.

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Community Tea


An annual event, this year held at the Colliton Club Dorchester. Dorchester Casterbridge along with Portland Rotary clubs. Our side organised by Sheila Sutherland. A successful and enjoyable afternoon for everyone

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Vire Exchange Visit 2017


And Lin and Ozzie become Honorary Members Here are a few pictures! Click on the Thumbnails

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Last Rotary Walk before Nepal


Several current and old members of the club were joined by Jane form Poundbury for a walk from Hardy's Monument along the South Dorset Ridgeway

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Elizabeth Hardy Inducted into the club


We were delighted last night to welcome Elizabeth to become our newest member of Portland Rotary

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Quiz Night at the Aqua


Raised £168.00 thanks to everyone who attended and especially Sarah and Jayne for organising. as always an excellent buffet provided by the Aqua

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42nd Street


Fantastic trip to London to see 42nd street. £726.00 was raised which is being shared between the Nepal project and Breast cancer care. Many thanks to everyone that supported this event and also for the raffle prizes. Janet

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Pirates and Mermaids at Sarah's


There was no meeting arranged so Sarah stepped in and everyone dressed up for a sea themed evening and fish and chips!

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A walk in the Rain around Cerne Abbas and Sydling St Nicholas


Members of Portland, Casterbridge and Poundbury Clubs along with Richard and Judy from the Okhle Village Trust were walking in preparation for our visit to Nepal for Water Projects in Local Villages

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September 2017


President Ian's Jottings

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Friendship Cup


The cup this year was for Darts and the winning team was Julia & Paul after a hard and closely fought match

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Kids Out


Visit to Crealy Park was enjoyed by all the children here are some thank yous

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Walking above Abbotsbury


A couple of pictures from our Saturday Rotary Walk

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Visit to D-Day Museum


A few pictures from Tuesday

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Dorchester Marathon


Dorchester Casterbridge.

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Burns Night


Raising money for Rotary Charities

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Pasadena Roof Orchestra


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Vire Exchange 2016


The annual exchange between Vire Rotary and Portland This year it was our turn to go to Vire

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Bowls Evening


A meal at Yates followed by 10 pin bowling Stan won!

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John Heather R.I.P.


incredible, beautiful model sailing ship HMAV Bounty built by John It took nearly a year to construct, working almost every day. The hull double planked then over 800 copper tiles were cut and fixed. The rigging an extraordinary achievement of detail

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Handover 2016


President Mark handed over the reigns to President Elect Dave Ian became President Elect Garry became Vice President Rachel became a Paul Harris Fellow Paul Merry won the Community Award for his charitable work and support for the local community

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Table Top Sales


Please get in touch if you have any questions, or your group would like to a beneficiary in future. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Porthole - Our monthly Magazine


This is what we do as a Club - Articles, Photos and Events, Programme and Activities, Diary and Puzzles...... and much more! If you would like to submit anything, the publication date is the first Tues of each month, the deadline is the preceding Thurs

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Pasadena Roof Orchestra


At the Pavilion

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President's Diary for June


The last month of this Rotary year!

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Water Survival Box Visit


An article by Gillian about our visit

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Baspani under construction


Water Project in Nepal

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Children's Christmas Party


At St Georges Centre

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Santa comes to town


The Christmas sleigh tours have started on Portland

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Last walk of 2015


Our sixth walk from Burton Bradstock to Shipton Hill

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Kids Out


Here are some Letters from the Kids

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Kids Out


Visit to Crealy Park on June 10th 2015

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Handover


Pictures from the Garden Party for Handover 5 July 2015

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Wine Afternoon with Clive and Ruth


Wine tasting and Music at Sutton Poyntz to raise funds for Nepal. Use the arrows to scroll through the pictures.

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Fifth Rotary Walk


Along the coast from Ringstead to Lulworth

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District 1200 Conference 2015


Some pictures

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Vire exchange weekend


Our twinned club of Vire visited us for a whole weekend

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Community Tea


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November 2015


& the Club Visit to Nepal

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December 2015


The run up to Christmas

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Christmas Party at the Aqua


Here are a few pictures from Saturday night

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Visit to Ethiopia


Projects in Addis Ababa and Mekelle

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September 2015


Back from the Baltics

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Past Presidents


Here are some old photos of our Past Presidents

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Tutepani


The new water project at Tutepani completed 2015

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Ashrang 2015


Rebuilding in Ashrang after the earthquake

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Nepal Water 2013/14


Project to provide water to villages in Nepal

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