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Second meeting


Several members and guests, with their carers, met again and, by request, played bingo as well as socialising.

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Memory Cafe - Third Meeting


Bo Jangles Ukelele band entertained

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Second meeting


There were 6 guests and their carers at the second meeting. We played bingo, as they had requested.

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St Benet's Rotakids


A second Rotakids Club at St Benet's School

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St Benet's Rotakids


St Benet's Rotakids received their charter and are already very active organising events.

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Christmas Card 2017


Randle Oliver has provided a new painting of Alnwick Castle for this year's Christmas Card.

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Dragon Boat Race Day


Rotary again held a very successful Dragon Boat Race Day at Hetton Lyons Park.

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Burns Night


A Traditional Burns Night Supper, was followed by dancing to the Ceilidh Band Redeswyre.

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Crocus planting at Cleadon Academy


Our Rotary club provided 4500 crocus bulbs for children to plant at Cleadon C of E Academy

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Speaker Joshua Weatherby. Host Charles Westerberg


Joshua, 13, came to tell us about his table tennis training camp in Amsterdam, that he attended in the summer, with some help from ourselves.

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District Conference 2016 in Harrogate


DG Peter Chandler and all his guests had a terrific conference in Harrogate

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Macmillan Coffee Morning


The club joined with Seaburn Inner Wheel to have a Coffee Morning at Cleadon Little Theatre for this very worthwhile charity.

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Speaker Fred Raffle. Host Peter Calvert


Fred Raffle returned to the club after many years to talk about his life experiences as a blind person.

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Rotary Lakes Weekend


Six members, wives and guests joined the annual walking weekend for fellowship and fun.

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Rotakids


Redby Academy Rotakids were excited to received the charter on 17th May 2016

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Stroke Awareness Day


We againinvited nurses to check the blood pressure of members of the public in The Bridges.

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Speakers from St John Ambulance.


Visiting to tell us about their work and receive a donation.

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Peoples Kitchen in Newcastle received a defibrillator


Five clubs joined together to provide a defibrillator at the Peoples Kitchen in Newcastle.

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Rotary Club of Seaburn Club Dinner


Over 60 people joined us at this popular annual event at the Sea Hotel, South Shields. Speaker Rev'd Canon Glyn Evans kept us well entertained.

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Evening Meeting. Janet Hume GNAA. Host Dennis Heptinstall.


We welcomed Janet Hume from Great North Air Ambulance to give a talk and receive a donation.

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BURNS NIGHT


Many enjoyed a traditional 3 course supper with whisky, haggis and live entertainment. 7.00 for 7.15.

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PRESIDENT'S NIGHT DINNER DANCE


President Peter Calvert arranged his President's Night at the Marriott Hotel, Seaburn and enjoyed welcoming neighbouring Presidents and their spouses as well as lots of other guests.

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INDUCTION OF NEW MEMBERS


District Governor Jean Thompson visited to induct 9 new members into the Satellite Club.

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Dragon Boat Race


Are you up to a challenge? We organised a fantastic Dragon Boat Race Day with some other neighbouring clubs at Hetton Lyons Park.

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Speaker. District Governor Terry Long


DG Terry came on his formal annual visit and gave us encouraging messages about membership and other District initiatives.

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Rotary Lakes Weekend


Our Annual walking weekend with family and friends

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Coffee Morning for Macmillan Nurses


Seaburn Rotary and Inner Wheel Clubs again combined to raise funds for Macmillan Nurses.

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Crook Hall Visit


A very pleasant visit to Crook Hall in Durham

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Rotary Bike Ride


Seaburn members took part in Rotary GBI event for Fathers' Day

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Birthday Meeting for Randle Oliver's 90th


Some visitors from Washington Rotary Club joined us at this meeting.

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Christmas Card 2010


This shows a painting of St Peter's Church, Monkwearmouth, founded in AD 674, part of the Wearmouth-Jarrow monastery and home of Venerable Bede in his early years. The other painting is of Souter Point Lighthouse, built in 1887.

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Christmas Cards 2014


Rotarian Randle Oliver has designed and painted 2 cards for us this year, one of Durham Cathedral and the other of Tanfield Railway. These were sold at other Rotary clubs and raised £900 for our Benevolent Fund.

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Aston Martin Workshop visit


John Lipscombe organised a visit to the Aston Martin workshop in Beamish.

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Macmillan Coffee Morning


About 70 people joined us for our Coffee Morning for Macmillan at the Little Theatre, held jointly with Seaburn Inner Wheel, to whom we are grateful for their considerable help. We made £370 for the charity and have added another £185 from our charity ac

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Lakes Weekend


Nineteen Rotarians, wives, family and friends again stayed at the Damson Dene Hotel for a weekend of fun, fellowship, food, retail therapy and a little walking. A great time was had by all in magnificent warm, sunny weather.

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Douglass Dobbing awards and Dictionary presentations


President John, Brian Franklin and Peter Calvert visited Seaburn Dene and Dame Dorothy schools to present Dictionaries and also the first Douglass Dobbing Memorial awards to deserving pupils.

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GARDEN PARTY AT 11 LABURNUM GROVE


The club again held a Garden Party on a warm but windy day. There was a hot buffet and desserts served at 4.00pm. Beer, wine and soft drinks were able for purchase and there was a tombola. The event raised over £680 for Rotary charities.

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Washington Fun Bike Ride


John Lipscombe, Peter Calvert, Gordon Coxon and relatives, including two grandsons, completed the Bike Ride arranged by Washington Rotary from their venue to the Stadium of Light and back.

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Speaker Jamie Duncan RYLA. Host Mike Hirst


Jamie came to tell us about his week at RYLA camp accompanied by Flt Lt Jan Smith from the ATC. He gave an excellent power point presentation outlining events during the week, which he had clearly enjoyed.

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YOUTH MUSICAL SPECTACULAR


Rotary North East presented a Youth Musical Spectacular at the Empire Theatre in Sunderland, when local children performed.

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Garden Party


We held a second Garden Party to raise funds for our Rotary Charity account and the good weather meant that those attending had a most enjoyable afternoon.

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SANCTUARY


The first Sanctuary Event was held in Sunderland Minster.

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Disabled Games


Several of our members attended the Games in Middlesbrough. We had sponsored transport for some competitors and parents. The whole event was enjoyed by all.

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Stroke Awareness Day


We again assisted nurses from Stroke Association to check blood pressures of members of the public in The Bridges Shopping Centre, to alert people to possible health problems.

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Speaker Katie Milner (RYLA candidate). Host Mike Hirst


Katie visited to tell us about her experiences at RYLA this year. She was one of 28 candidates and described all the activities that they had to do each day. She had very much enjoyed the experience.

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Handover Meeting


President John handed over the chain of office to Pat Emmerson, our first lady President, who installed John McLoughlin as President Elect. Pat then told us of her hopes for a successful and eventful year.

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Stroke Awareness Day


Nurses took blood pressures of members of the public at a stand that we had been allocated in The Bridges Shopping Centre. Over 200 readings were taken with 35 referred to their own doctors and 16 urgent referals.

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Rotary Day


Rotarians had a stand in The Bridges Shopping Centre to publicise Rotary work locally and throughout the world. They were also be selling raffle tickets to raise funds for Rotary Foundation, the draw will taking place at the Cabaret Evening on 22nd March

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Dictionary Presentations


Dictionaries were again presented to Year 6 pupils of Dame Dorothy Street, Seaburn Dene and Redby Primary schools at leaving events held in each school.

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Group Study Exchange visitors from D 4540 in Brazil


We were responsible for the hosting of these visitors from 28th September to 2nd October 2011.

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Speaker Celia Mrs White, Headteacher from Sunningdale School. Host Peter Calvert


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EVENING MEETING with wives and friends. Speaker Lynne Symonds.


Lynne is the tribal chief to over 2M of the poorest people in the world and came to tell us about this role.

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Bowls with Inner Wheel


The annual challenge took place at Cornthwaite Park, Whitburn, with the match being Rotary v Inner Wheel this year.

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Handover to New President Brian Franklin


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Focus on the Crocus Bulb Planting


Three Primary Schools agreed to help us with the planting of 5000 purple crocus bulbs.

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Ins and Outs 2010


Four members with their wives/husband went to support President Tony at Gosforth Park.

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Santa's Sleigh Christmas Collections


Santa went on his usual round in the Seaburn, Fulwell and Roker areas.

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Club Evening Meeting for Membership. Speaker David Sadler


Members are inviting guests who are interested in Rotary.

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Santa Christmas Sleigh collections


We again visted the houses in the Seaburn, Fulwell and Roker areas on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday the 7/8/9 and 14/15/16 December to enable the children to see Santa and the parents to contribute towards our Charity funds.

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RIBI Conference Blackpool 11/13 Apr 2008


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Stroke Awareness Day 25 Apr 2008


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Mayor's Parlour Rotary Reception 4 April 2008


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Mayor becomes Honorary Member 22 Jan 2008


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Sunningdale School 21 Jan 2008


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President's Night 9 Nov 2007


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District Conference Amsterdam Oct 2007


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Lakes Weekend Sept 2007


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Group Study Exchange Team Visit 2 Oct 2007


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Charity Draw Evening Sept 2007


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Garden Party August 2007


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RYLA 2007


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Annual Bowls with Inner Wheel July 2007


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Ins and Outs July 2007


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District Conference Leeds 2007


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GSE Team Visit 26/2/07


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