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All Finished!


Just clean up and then the washrooms are ready for use!

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Work in progress


Showing the refurbishment works being carried out

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The Project Begins


Photos of the washrooms before the work began

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Autumn Quiz Nught


President Mike hands over cheque to Nightstop.

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French Evening at Tea on the Taw and Handover


to round off one Rotary year and to get the next one off to a good start as one Mike hands over the Presidential Chains to another Mike!

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Barnstaple Link PRESIDENTS NIGHT


At Portmore Golf Park. 7:00 for 7:30. Smart casual dress. DJ and dancing 'til late.

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Old Folks Christmas Party - 7th December 2015


OUR OLD FOLK'S CHRISTMAS PARTY -

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QUIZ NIGHT & CHEQUE PRESENTATION


Ex Servicemen"™s Club - Wednesday 14th October

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UELI'S EVENING AT LISCOMBE DAIRY FARM


Wednesday 19th August 2015

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BARNSTAPLE LINK ROTARY GOLF DAY


BARNSTAPLE LINK ROTARY GOLF DAY Friday 31st July 2015

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AN EVENING AT KIA-ORA GARDENS


Wednesday 15th July

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PHIL'S UMBERLEIGH WALK 7th JUNE 2015


SUNDAY WALK 7th JUNE

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DISTRICT GOLF COMPETITION 2015


DISTRICT GOLF COMPETITION 2015

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TIDY UP THE TOWN LITTER PICK WEDNESDAY 22nd APRIL 2015


LITTER PICK APRIL 22nd 2015

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KILLER SKITTLES EVENING -12 th MARCH 2015


SKITTLES 12 MARCH

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ROSIE THE HAT LADY -14th JANUARY 2015


ROSIE THE HAT LADY

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OLD FOLKS CHRISTMAS PARTY 2014


OLD FOLKS CHRISTMAS PARTY 2014

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MEGADRAW 2014


MEGADRAW 2014

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VISIT TO NORTH DEVON HOSPICE 10th SEPTEMBER 2014


VISIT TO ND HOSPICE

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CHARITY GOLF DAY AUGUST 22 2014


CHARITY GOLF DAY 2014

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BOWLS NIGHT AUGUST 20th


BOWLS NIGHT 20th AUGUST 2014

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NORTH DEVON SHOW 6th AUGUST 2014


NORTH DEVON SHOW 2014

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POND PARTY 16th JULY 2014


POND PARTY WINSFORD 16TH JULY

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PRESIDENT'S HANDOVER 25th JUNE 2014


PRESIDENT'S HANDOVER 25th JUNE 2014

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BISHOP TAWTON TREASURE HUNT 11th JUNE 2014


BISHOP TAWTON TREASURE HUNT

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PHIL'S WALK SUNDAY 8th JUNE 2014


PHIL'S WALK -SAUNTON TO CROYDE

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2013 MEGADRAW EVENING


2013 MEGADRAW EVENING

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MEAL AT FREMINGTON QUAY 30th OCTOBER 2013


MEAL AT FREMINGTON QUAY & WALK 30th OCTOBER 2013

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BARNSTAPLE FAIR LUNCH -Thursday 19th September - Barnstaple Hotel


BARNSTAPLE FAIR LUNCH Following the success of last year’s inaugural Fair Lunch for local disadvantaged groups the event has now become a firm fixture on our calendar.

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CHARITY GOLF DAY AUGUST 2013


OUR CHARITY GOLF DAY AUGUST 2013

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TROUT FISHING 11th SEPTEMBER 2013


BLAKEWELL FISHERY TROUT FISHING 11th SEPTEMBER 2013

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PHIL'S WALK AUGUST 25 th 2013


PHIL'S WALK TO WITHYPOOL

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FURSDON HOUSE VISIT 21 AUGUST 2013


An interesting evening Fursdon House has been in the same family for 700 years!!

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NORTH DEVON SHOW 13th AUGUST 2013


North Devon Show 2013

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President's Night May 2013.


President Chas was well supported by Members. other ND Clubs & visiting Rotarians from Switzerland at his President's Night

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BOWLS EVENING 15th MAY 2013


A pleasant sunny evening gave a number of mambers an opportunity to try their hand at bowls.followed by an excellant supper at the Barnstable Bowls Club.

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Visit by Swiss Rotarians May 2013


A group of Swiss Rotarians from Ueli's old Club visited Link & were royaly treated to a walking tour of our town & President's Night.

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ROTARY SHOP CELEBRATION


Celebration of reaching £100,000 donations.

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Cardiff weekend My 2013


Cardiff Weekend.

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SKITTLES EVENING 28th FEBRUARY 2013


John Bracher's annual skittles evening was a big success again with almost 40 of us enjoying a fun game of 'killer'. The Willcox team were the stars of the night.

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VISIT TO ATLAS PACKAGING


Atlas Packaging ,Barnstaple 13th February 2013

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Presidents Handover.- Guest Night- WATCH THIS SPACE FOR MORE INFO.


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Seniors Christmas Party 10th December 2012


150 Seniors attended our annual Christmas Party at the Barnstaple Hotel on 10th December

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DISTRICT CONFERENCE, TORQUAY, NOVEMBER 2012


Pres Chas & Mary were accompanied to the Conference by Ralph & Frankie, Eddie & Stella, Keith & Lorraine, Don & Tina, Andy & Liz, David A. An interesting & enjoyable weekend.

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MEGADRAW NOVEMBER 2012


Megadraw Draw Evening at Ex-SERVICEMEN'S CLUB ,BARNSTAPLE

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MEXICAN EVENING 10th OCTOBER 2012


The Sands Restaurant at Saunton was our venue for a Mexican Themed evening, interesting food, another pleasing outside visit.

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RIVER COTTAGE CANTEEN


Another successful outside visit to The River Cottage Canteen on Wednesday 27th September 2012

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PARTY FOR SPECIAL NEEDS YOUNGSTERS


Our inaugural Fair Opening Party for local special needs youngsters was a great success. After an enjoyable morning sampling rides at Barnstaple Fair over 100 youngsters were treated to a fine spread at the Barnstaple Hotel.

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BARNSTAPLE CARNIVAL 2012


STEWARDING AT BARNSTAPLE CARNIVAL. Pres Chas, David A, Clive, Don, Andy, Richard S, & Allan helped steward the Carnival with Barnstaple Club very well organised by Jim Parrot. An enjoyable evening rounded off with a curry.

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SUMMERMOOR VINEYARD VISIT 22nd AUGUST 2012


A very successful outside visit.

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DISTRICT GOLF TROPHY RETURNS TO LINK!!


LINK WIN THE TOP TEAM TANKARD AGAIN District Golf Day - Okehampton Golf Club, Tuesday 28th August 2012 The annual Rotary District Golf Day at Okehampton always attracts a large field of Rotary golfers from clubs all over Devon. I

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FACTORY VISIT TO LINE-X Wednesday 19th September


We had a fascinating club visit to a tucked away factory at Roundswell where local businessman Lee Smith runs his LINE-X business. LINE-X is the world’s leading provider of spray-on protective coatings.

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CREAM TEAS AT CASTLE HILL


Cream Teas at Castle hill

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MARSHALLING RACE FOR LIFE


Ten members helped Marshall the Cancer UK Race for life event on Sunday 8th July 2012. Chris, Roger, Tony F,Keith R,Don,Phil, Tim, Allan, David A, Bill Pratt.

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PRESIDENT'S HANDOVER 27th JUNE 2012


Pres Chris handover to Incoming President Chas.

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CELEBRATING THE QUEEN'S DIAMOND JUBILEE


Dictionaries 4 Life' to hand out to local children currently in their final year at primary school.

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BARNSTAPLE GRAND PRIX 13th MAY 2012


A warm Sunday saw the Petroc Grand Prix, with a good Link presence Stewarding

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OLD FOLKS CHRISTMAS PARTY 12th DECEMBER 2011


Mike Willcox has once again orchestrated another brilliant Christmas party for our local old folk.

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FIXING A HOLE!!


Our shop needed a few running repairs over the weekend as it became evident that the floor was starting to sag more than usual

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CHANCER CUP AUGUST 2011


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ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF DAY 12th AUGUST 2011


164 golfers from all over the county took part in this year's competition and raised a terrific £4,000 for our chosen local charity - the Chemotherapy Unit Appeal.

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STEWARDING NORTH DEVON SHOW,3rd AUGUST 2011


"Many thanks to Barnstaple Link Rotary Club for all their help with stewarding today" - that message boomed across the p.a. system as the show was drawing to a close.

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YOUNG STARS OF THE FUTURE CONCERT


This year's concert held at the Queens Theatre. treated the near capacity crowd to a great evening's entertainment ending with a superb performance by leading West End stars Nic Greenshields and Jo Gibb.

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Pres.Keith's Garden Party.July 3rd 2011


President Keith Rogers held a summer garden party with 60 members and partners present to celebrate the end of his sucessful Rotary Year.

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CRICKET MATCH 30th JUNE 2011


Scroll down the page for the full match report!!

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SHOP CLEAN UP-SUNDAY JUNE 5th 2011


A good turn-out from both of the Barnstaple clubs got stuck into giving our Rotary shop a welcome tidy up. Each area was given a good going over. SCROLL DOWN FOR GRAHAME'S FULL TEXT

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PRESIDENT KEITH ROGERS PRESIDENT'S NIGHT 21st MAY 2011


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OLD FOLKS XMAS PARTY 2010


The Barnstaple Link Rotary Club annual Christmas Party for the towns senior citizens is now firmly established in the festive calendar and this year saw over 100 arrive at the Barnstaple Hotel for an afternoons tea and entertainment.

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TWO BRIDGES GIG RACE 2010


The longest and most gruelling race in the North Devon Pilot Gig calendar started beneath Bideford Bridge on the top of the tide on Sunday12th September.

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VISIT TO "A"FLIGHT 22 SQUADRON AIR SEA RESCUE .CHIVENOR 2010


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NORTH DEVON SHOW 4th AUGUST 2010


a few of us manning our stand at the North Devon Show last Wednesday. As always the public were all full of praise for ShelterBox and we raised well over £300 in the collection bucket.

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ROTARY SHOP 2010 FIRST WEEK'S TRADING


Showing some of the hard work that's gone into getting the Shop up & running & off to a fine start.

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ROTARY SHOP 2010


SUCCESS PREDICTED FOR 2010 SHOP In the last few days we've already taken almost £200 from members of the public who've managed to sneak in for an advance browse despite the doors being kept locked most of the time

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President Martin's Handover Party 27th June 2010


31 Members & Partners attended the Handover Party at President Martin & Lynda’s garden, a beautiful sunny day, marred only by the defeat of England at the hands of the old “enemy” Germany.

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CHARITY GOLF DAY JUNE 4th 2010


A trio of Lynton golfers walked off with the tournament winning trophy against a record number of entries in the annual Barnstaple Link Rotary Club Charity Golf Day.

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PHIL'S WALK- SUNDAY JUNE 6th 2010


Phil's latest walk on Exmoor was advertised as a 3 to 4 mile level walk starting at Simonsbath. After only 10 minutes of walking we were able to take in a wonderful view from the top of our first hill (about 500ft!).

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President Martin Chamberlain's President's Night.21st May .2010


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Fellowship Golf Trophy


Our club's golfers have enjoyed yet more success this week by winning the Rotary Golf Fellowship Trophy for the 3rd year running.

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Torrington Rotary Club Sports Night March 19th 2010


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QUIZ NIGHT MARCH 17th 2010


Club members really got behind our latest quiz night and managed to fill a bumper number of tables - it's a shame that Andy's promise to make the questions easier turned out to be just a ruse!

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VALENTINES DAY DINNER 14th FEBRUARY 2010


There were no cosy tables for two this year on Valentines Night for our romantic Rotarians with a large number of us enjoying Steve & Lyn Vine's hospitality at their lovely thatched guest house in Croyde.

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HAITI DISASTER COLLECTION JANUARY 17th 2010


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OLD FOLKS PARTY DECEMBER 1st 2009


For many the start of the Christmas festivities are heralded by the Barnstaple Link Rotary Club annual Third Age Christmas party at the Barnstaple Hotel.

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MEGADRAW DRAW EVENING 2009


The draw, now in its seventh year and has raised over £19,000 this year by the 82 groups who took advantage of the opportunity to raise funds for themselves

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QUIZ NIGHT NOVEMBER 11th 2009


Another successful evening that raised in excess of £400 for Foundation

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DISTRICT CONFERENCE GOLF.BIGBURY


Disappointment reigned once again for all the other Rotary clubs from District 1170 in the annual District Conference Golf Competition with Barnstaple Link golfers picking up most of the prizes.

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LINK SKITTLERS DOUBLE SUCCESS Laceys Ale & Cider House, Bideford - Thur 12 Nov


2 teams of skittlers representing our club for the Brian Sims trophy this winter

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PHIL'S WALK SUNDAY NOVEMBER 1st 2009


8 intrepid walkers braved the elements for Phil’s walk on 1st Nov.

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VISIT TO NDE 28th OCTOBER 2009


NOW THAT'S WHAT WE CALL A FACTORY VIS The NDE factory at Velator, Braunton didn't sound to be the setting for a great Rotary night but it proved to be our best workplace visit yet.

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ROTARY SHOP CHEQUE PRESENTATIONS-AUGUST 12th 2009


21 Local Charities receive cheques from our Rotary Shop fund raiser

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A TASTE OF THE GOOD LIFE


The "Wholelife Project", run by Martin's daughter (Emma) and son-in-law (Matt), aims to give a bit of a hands-on experience of a smallholding for groups of local young people and adults with learning difficulties.

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OUR CLUB HAND OVER 28th JUNE 2009


Don & Tina's garden made a wonderful setting for the event and we were treated to a fabulous spread of fine food - and many thanks for that to Tina and Sue who spent many hours preparing such a great feast!

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TWO BRIDGES GIG RACE 27th June 2009


Torridge Gig Club Juniors - Winners and Appledore Gig Club (men) - Winners.

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CHARITY GOLF DAY JUNE 5TH 2009


Highest placed teams from Barnstaple Link were headed by Steve Vine and Ian Brady in 4th and 5th place with 81pts. Well done to Tim and his golf committee, all the helpers and all the competitors for making it such a successful day.

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PRESIDENT LEWIS BAGLOW'S PRESIDENT'S NIGHT 29tH MAY 2009


A special highlight of the evening was the surprise but deserved presentation of a Paul Harris Fellowship award to Tony Freeman - for a change he was almost stuck for words!

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BLUEBELL WALK 10th May 2009


UELI'S BLUEBELL WALK Withypool to Tarr Steps / Sunday 10th May A good crowd of us turned up having heard that the route was to be all flat or downhill!

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PHIL'S WALK ROUND SAUNTON GOLF COURSE (without Phil!) Sunday 19th April


With no Phil to guide us on this occasion we were in no danger of getting lost and we all made it back to the Saunton Clubhouse for a fine carvery and dessert.

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FELLOWSHIP GOLF


Barnstaple Link hosted this year's running of the Fellowship Golf Challenge competition at Saunton Golf Club and had to see off several other local Rotary Clubs to retain the trophy.

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SKITTLES NIGHT IN AID OF KIRA PROJECT-MARCH 25th 2009


John Bracher's 'Fun Skittles Evening' at the United Services Bowls Club was well supported this year and raised £300 towards Ilfracombe Rotary's Kira Project.

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LONDON THEATRE WEEKEND MARCH 2009


We must be a lucky bunch because the sun shone on us once again for our latest London theatre weekend. The centrally located Regents Park Holiday Inn was first class.

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SHELTERBOX VISIT-HELSTON FEBRUARY 2009


A small group visited SHELTERBOX this month and had a fascinating tour, SHELTERBOX now have strategically placed boxes in various parts of the world ready to respond even faster than before.

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SKITTLES WINS 2008/2009


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OLD FOLKS CHRISTMAS PARTY 2008


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MEGADRAW 2008


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DISTRICT 1170 CONFERENCE


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WHO DUNNIT EVENING 12th NOVEMBER 2008


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BRIDGWATER CARNIVAL NOVEMBER 5th 2008


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MEGADRAW 2008 TICKET SELLING SEPTEMBER 27th


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PHIL'S WALK SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 14th 2008


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CHANCER CUP 2008


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CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY JULY 16th 2008


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MILKY WAY EVENING OCTOBER 24th 2008


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FRENCH THEMED HANDOVER 29th JUNE 2008


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CARRIAGE RIDES & SUNDAY LUNCH ON THE FARM


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CHARITY GOLF DAY 6thJUNE 2008


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LONDON THEATRE WEEKEND 10th/11th MAY 2008


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PRESIDENT'S NIGHT MAY 24th 2008


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JOHNNY KINGDOM MAY 14th 2008


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PHIL'S WALK - APRIL 27th 2008


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STROKE AWARENESS DAY-APRIL 26 th 2008


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GUILD HALL VISIT 23rd APRIL 2008


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BROOMHILL SCUPLTURE GALLERY


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YOUNG CARERS QUAD BIKE DAY APRIL 2008


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VISIT TO LYNTON CINEMA MARCH


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TWO BRIDGES GIG RACE MARCH 15th 2008


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BRISTOL v BATH (Sunday 2nd March)


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RACE NIGHT 2008


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BRAZIL UNCUT


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YOUTH SPEAKS AREA FINAL 2008


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GETTING THE ABBEY HABIT


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VISIT TO LITTLE BRIDGE HOUSE


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BURNS NIGHT JANUARY 25th 2008


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VISIT TO NORTH DEVON METALCRAFTS


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CHRISTMAS CAROLS 2007


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LINK SKITTLERS LEAD THE LEAGUE


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CHRISTMAS PARTY 2007


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OLD FOLKS CHRISTMAS PARTY 2007


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MEGADRAW 2007


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QUIZ NIGHT MARCH 26th 2008


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QUIZ NIGHT NOVEMBER 15th


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CHOCS AND TAPAS!


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PHIL'S SCENIC WALK August 12th 2007


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MURDER MYSTERY EVENING NOVEMBER 14th 2007


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YOUNG CARERS WEEKEND NOVEMBER 9TH 2007


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CONFERENCE 2007-GOLF COMPETITION


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MILKY WAY 2007


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Phil's Scenic Walk


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Chambercombe Manor Tour


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TOUR OF BRITAIN CYCLE RACE


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BACK TO SCHOOL SEPT.2007


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NOSTALGIC TRAIN & BOAT TRIP -August 26th 2007


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MEDIEVAL FAYRE-August 2007


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CHANCER CUP -August 2007


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ONE DAY CRICKET AUGUST 2007


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POWDERHAM PROMS


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CHARTER NIGHT CELEBRATION


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UELI'S EXMOOR WALK SUNDAY JUNE 4 2007


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PRESIDENT DAVID HUNTS NIGHT MAY 25 2007


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NEW TAW BRIDGE FUN DAY MAY 13 th 2007


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FASHION SHOW MARCH 7th


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GIG RACING


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ST.VALENTINES DINNER 2007


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JANUARY 2007 CHEQUE PRESENTATIONS


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YOUTH SPEAKS COMPETITION


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OLD FOLKS CHRISTMAS PARTY


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CHRISTMAS PARTY 2006


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MEGADRAW 2006


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DG's visit November 22 2006


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YOUNG CARERS WEEKEND CALVERT TRUST EXMOOR


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ERIN MEETS CLUB'S DANCERS


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SHELTERBOX VISIT 19/07/2006


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PRESIDENT EDDIE'S HANDOVER


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MEGADRAW


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