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Meridian Rotary on the Radio - Future Guests


East Grinstead Meridian Rotary club have a a regular 3 hour show on local radio, Meridian on 107FM. The show goes out on air every Saturday from 1-00pm 'till 4.00 pm.

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Speaker - Stephen Doerr


Speaker - Stephen Doerr will give a talk on Provincial Clock Makers

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Meridian Rotary has a new team for 2018/19


Meridian Rotary has a new team. Last wednesday President Ginnie Waddingham handed over the chains of office to Steven Kirupai and in turn to Daniele Lloyd as President Elect and John Ellis as President nominee.

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Rotary Young Artist & Designer Awards 2018


East Grinstead Meridian Rotary, in partnership with St Swithun’s Church and our two secondary Schools, Sackville and Imberhorne, recently held a Rotary Young Artist & Designer Exhibition event.

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Speaker Michael Haynes –


Speaker Michael Haynes – "Building Queen Victoria Hospital and the work of McIndoe"

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Rotary members have raised in excess of £4000 for Marie Curie


"On Saturday 24th March 2016 members of the Rotary club of East Grinstead Meridian braved the elements to make what has become our Annual street collection for the Marie Curie Great Daffodil Appeal.

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Youngsters Release Their Creative Spirit And Create a Plate Design


Children from four local primary schools were invited by East Grinstead Meridian Rotary and Doodledish of Lingfield to design a dinner plate and each entry is entitled to a free studio session at Doodledish.

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Meridian Rotary invited 15 people to find out what we do


Meridian Rotary invited 15 people to an interest meeting at the Jubilee Centre in East Grinstead to learn about Rotary and were welcomed by President Ginnie Waddingham.

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Rotary Plate design competition


Meridian Rotary in conjunction with Doodledish of Lingfield have organised a dinner plate design competition with 325 pupils from four local primary schools taking part.

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Meridian Rotary Working with Friends of Weirwood Reservoir


Members of the Rotary Club of East Grinstead Meridian are supporting the Friends of Weirwood Reservoir to maintain the Millennium Picnic area on the South side of Weirwood Reservoir.

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Rotarians deserve the Nobel Peace Prize?


Government Minister, Harriett Baldwin, has lent her support to calls for Rotary International to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for its fight against polio.

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Did you attend our charity concert at St. Swithun's church?


The Rotary Club of East Grinstead Meridian organised an afternoon of fantastic music by the Slinfold Concert Band to help raise much needed funds for the restoration of our town's Grade 2 listed church and for other Rotary charities on Sun. 18th February

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Fundraising Event at Paglia e Fieno Restaurant East Grinstead


Fundraising Event at Paglia e Fieno Restaurant, London Road, East Grinstead to celebrate 100 years of Rotary Foundation on Monday 29th January 2018 at 7pm

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A Big Thank You to Sainsbury's, Waitrose, Haskins and Homebase


A great big thank you to Sainsbury's, Waitrose, Haskins Garden Centre and Homebase for allowing us to collect on their premises up to and during the Christmas period.

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The Rotary Club Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Saturday 25th November


The Rotary clubs Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony took place on Saturday 25th November with the switch on by the Town Mayor Mrs. Julie Mockford.

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Father Christmas and his Elves are coming to a street near you during December


Father Christmas and his Elves are coming to a street near you during December

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Speaker - Antonia Gallop


Speaker - Antonia Gallop will give a talk on A gallop through the history of carriage driving.

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East Grinstead Meridian Rotary club on Meridian Radio FM


East Grinstead Meridian Rotary club have a a regular 3 hour show on local radio, Meridian on 107FM. The show goes out on air every Saturday from 1-00pm 'till 4.00 pm.

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Historic Drinking Fountain in East Grinstead High Street


As part of their work in the local Community the Rotary clubs in East Grinstead High Street organised with the approval of the Town Council to renovate the historic Drinking Fountain.

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The Big Reveal. These are the three winners. Now go and see the shops for real with all the others.


The Big Reveal. These are the three winners. Now go and see the shops for real with all the others.

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A big thank you for sponsoring our charity golf day


We would like to thank all those who sponsored our charity golf day at the Lingfield Marriott Hotel and Country Club on Thursday 14th September 2017.

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Fighting Polio


East Grinstead Town Mayor Bob Mainstone and The Leader of Mid Sussex District Council Peter Reid Plant crocus to fight Polio

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Paulo and Lucia Their Rotary Talk


Paulo and Lucia Job Talk

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President handover evening at Chatham Park Golf Club


President Bob Shaw handed over the badge of office to Ginnie Waddingham last night at Chatham Park Golf Club at the end of Meridian Rotary's year. Ginnie said it was an honour to be taking over as President and look forward to her year.

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New Paul Harris Fellows for the Rotary Club of East Grinstead


Meridian Rotary Club President Bob Shaw, before handing over to Ginnie presented Paul Harris Awards to long serving members Alan Collinge and Martin Craddock. Both members are past Presidents of the club and Alan is a former East Grinstead Town Mayor and

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Rotary Club of East Grinstead Meridian Sponsors Flower Bed Planting in East Grinstead High Street


Spring has really come into it's own in East Grinstead over the last week and the flowers sponsored by The Rotary Club of East Grinstead in the High Street are simply gorgeous.

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Speaker Julie Holden and Kate Bennet - a Talk on Dementia


Speaker Julie Holden and Kate Bennet - a Talk on Dementia

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Murder Mystery Evening


Murder Mystery Evening Raises Funds for the Muscular Sclerosis Society

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Rotary Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday 26th November 2016


Rotary Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday 26th November 2016

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Meridian Rotary take a private tour around the East Grinstead fire station


West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service welcomed Meridian Rotary to their station in East Grinstead which included a tour round the station and one of the appliances followed by a three course meal and a presentation by Station Commander Roy Barraclough

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Presidential Handover Meeting for 2016/17


Steven got his office gong last night so now we have the complete team for the next three years. enjoy.

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Visit to Kingscote Vineyard


Visit to Kingscote Vineyard

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Meridian Rotary Golf Day 2016


Our club will hold its Annual Charity Golf Day at Lingfield Park Golf Club on Thursday 8th September. The event organised by David Roberts and his team will no doubt be its usual resounding success.

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Rotary on the Radio


21 May Ginnie & Anthony 12.00 Bloomin"™ Arts (Frances Ludman) "“ local charity providing Performance Arts activities for learning disabled people.

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ROTARY YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARDS


East Grinstead Meridian Rotary Club sponsored two 15 year girls to attend the District 1145 Rotary Young Leaders Award course held at High Ashurst Outdoor Activity Centre, near Box Hill, which commenced on Easter Sunday.

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The Perception of Risks to Health OR Have I got Scares for You - Speaker Dr.Barrie Lambert


The Perception of Risks to Health OR Have I got Scares for You - Speaker Dr.Barrie Lambert

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Rotary members raise over £2000 for Marie Curie


"On Saturday 5th March 2016 members of the Rotary club of East Grinstead Meridian braved the elements of rain, sleet and snow to make what has become our Annual street collection for the Marie Curie Great Daffodil Appeal.

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ISZY PREPARES FOR DISTRICT FINAL OF THE ROTARY YOUNG CHEF COMPETITION


ISZY PREPARES FOR DISTRICT FINAL OF THE ROTARY YOUNG CHEF COMPETITION

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Katie Mann makes it to the Regional Final of Rotary Young Chef


Katie Mann was runner-up in the District final at Weybridge

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Steven Did the 02 Challenge For Charity


Steven Did the 02 Challenge For Charity

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Presentation of cooking Equipment to Imberhorne School


Presentation of cooking Equipment to Imberhorne School was presented by East Grinstead Meridian Rotary as a thank you to the school for their support for the Rotary Young Chef competition over the last 5 years.

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Neal and Emma made it to the top for Rotary


Emma and Neal Waddingham were happy that Monday turned out to be a bright, although blustery day, as they walked across the roof of the O2 Dome as part of Rotary’s 110 year anniversary celebrations where the Mayor of Greenwich was there to wave them off.

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Rotary Young Chef Success for Katie Mann


We are delighted to report that one of our sponsored entrants into the Rotary Young Chef competition, Katie Mann from Imberhorne school was successful in the District semi-final and goes through to the District final on 28 February 2015

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Rotary Christmas Tree Ligfhting Ceremony


Rotary Christmas Tree Ligfhting Ceremony

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Rotary Young Chef Competition in East Grinstead


Rotary Young Chef Competition in East Grinstead

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Rotary Club of East Grinstead feed the Revellers


Our club had its first vending booking last Sunday 8th. Felbridge School Summer Fayre. It proved to be an Excellent day and we sold 280 hot dogs and burgers plus gallons of soft drinks. At one time the queue stretched half way across the field. We made

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The town Mayor of East Grinstead Margaret Belsey being interviewed by the Rotary on the Radio team on 107 Meridian FM


Meridian Rotary Club on Radio Meridian FM - The town Mayor of East Grinstead Margaret Belsey being interviewed by the Rotary on the Radio team on 107 Meridian FM. Michael Haynes president said "The radio show goes live on Saturdays from 12 till 2pm.

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Tsunami - A talk by Steven Kirupai on his experiences in the Asian Tsunami


A talk by Meridian Rotary members Steven Kirupai on his experiences during the Asian Tsunami

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A great night out on the Bluebell Railway


Members enjoyed a great night out on the Bluebell Railway on Friday the 26th July. We enjoyed a ride on the train from Sheffield Park to East Grinstead and back whilst enjoying a fish and chips supper.

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Meridian Members Visit to Belfast Rotary Club


Members of the Rotary Club of East Grinstead Meridian recently visited the Rotary Club of Belfast

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Meridian Rotary Members Visit Bletchley Park


Members had a great time during their visit to Bletchley Park in July. A full coach load of members and their guest learned all about what was achieved during the 2nd World war.

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Young Chef Northern Finals


Madison Cahill-Smith and Kate Robinson both from Lingfield Notre Dame School reached the northern area finals on 1st March

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Not So Strictly Come Dancing


The not so Strictly Come dancing took place on 20th January and members with family and friends had a wonderful time and raised £680.00. International Junior Tap Dancing Champion Matthew Hill giving the club a demonstration.

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Christmas Golf Day


Notwithstanding the snow and the two blizzards experienced on the day whilst on the course, ten hardy (some might say foolhardy) members played 18 holes at the Royal Ashdown Forest Golf Club.

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