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District Conference - Llandudno


A party of 20 joined the fun in Llandudno.

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Felixstowe trip


Our trip to the seaside

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President's barbecue


This was originally set for Sunday at the Adams' but, because of Margaret's fall, it was moved to Saturday at Pitsford Sports Field pavilion.

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Rokart 2017


Year 2 of the RoKart (Rotary Kart) competition, launched on 31st January.

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RoKart 2016


Starting in January teams of colleagues and friends banded together to take part in a karting challenge. All proceeds went towards funding an ultrasound scanner for the oncology dept. at NGH.

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Curry at The Ark


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Walking Weekend 2017


Brome Grange Hotel, N. Suffolk www.bromegrangehotel.co.uk

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Young Carers go Karting


Thanks to our friends at NIKC we were able to arrange an afternoon of karting for some 12 - 16 yr. old young carers.

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Technology Tournament 2017


The 12th running of the event for teams from all Northamptonshire schools

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Technology Tournament preview


This was to be a celebration of St Paddy's day but, as next week is the actual event, we are having Chief Judge, David Harding conduct a 'show and tell' on the project for this year, which will give a chance for volunteers to ask questions.

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Swimarathon


Chris Moody Centre, Moulton College, Moulton NN3 7QL

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Hawane Primary School


We have recently started supporting this school in Swaziland

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Old Folks' Party


Held at Weston Favell Academy, as usual

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Christmas party 2016


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Handover


The crown and sceptre transfer to the new president

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Walking weekend 2016


We headed for the hills of Derbyshire and were based at the Lee Wood Hotel in Buxton.

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Rotary Technology Tournament 2016


This is the annual one-day challenge to complete a project in competition with all other secondary schools in the county.

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Dinner Dance


at Great Houghton Village Hall

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Cultural trip to Liverpool


Parliamo Scouse

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Rotary Technology Tournament 2015


The tenth running of our annual challenge, open to students from all secondary schools in Northamptonshire. A gallery of pictures of the day is also shown here.

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Rotary Technology Tournament 2014


It was the 9th running of our annual competition for young people of Northamptonshire

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Rotary Technology Tournament 2013


The 2013 Tournament, held at Weston Favell Academy. All secondary schools in the county were invited to participate, but the invite didn't always get to the right person. If you want YOUR school to be involved next time get in touch (see below).

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Christmas Dinner with our ladies


Christmas with all the trimmings including Yorksire puddings (who knew?) was the order of the evening.

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ShelterBox Collection for the Philippines typhoon


Volunteers from all 4 local clubs manned a display of a ShelterBox tent and filled box and collected over £1,300 from the public.

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Rotary Technology Tournament 2008


Rotary Technology Tournament 2008. The 3rd, annual competition for local schools

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Rotary Technology Tournament 2007


Rotary Technology Tournament 2007 The second annual competition for local schools

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Young Carers' Day Out


We took a party of Young Carers (recommended by the Northamptonshire Carers service) for a bit of fun and adventure at Rock UK in Irthlingborough.

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Lone Parent Holiday 2013


We took a coach-load of folk to Dawlish for a week beside the seaside, #beside the sea#

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District Conference - York 2013


Nene Valley joined the other Rotary clubs in District 1070 at the annual conference in York.

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Rotary Sporting Dinner 2013


Our ever-popular black-tie Sporting Dinner, at the Park Inn, Silver Street, Northampton.

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Ablitt Shield


Named for the late Brian Ablitt, who died in July 1995

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Slab-laying


We spent a couple of days clearing away the gravel, levelling off in preparation for, and laying a path of slabs so our friend John Glanister can be wheeled out of the house.

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Walking Weekend 2013


This year's walking weekend was in the Malvern Hills. We stayed right in the centre of Great Malvern, at the Abbey Hotel, which abuts the Priory itself, ideal both for those who wanted to walk and those who didn't, but wanted to see the local sights.

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Rotary Technology Tournament 2006


With the support of the local authority we invited students from local schools to come along to Avenue campus of Northampton University to take part in a technology tournament. Think 'Great Egg Race', but without Professor Heinz Wolff

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Paul Harris Fellows' evening


Once a year we formally honour our Paul Harris Fellows. Fellowships are awarded to those in the community who have 'put in a little more than the norm'

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Monthly walk


We congregated at the Old Cherry Tree, Great Houghton in time to get booted up for a 5-miler - across the fields, down to the flood plain, back to the village and then the 'dog-walk' on the made path around the pond near Brackmills.

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District Conference 2012


In an attempt to reduce costs and 'try something different' the District Conference this year was held in Telford, at the Buckatree Hall Hotel www.buckatreehallhotel.com

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Christmas meal


Christmas meal at Cheyne Walk, with our Ladies.

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Weekday walk


Each December Max uses this as a dress rehearsal for the village's boxing Day walk.

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Chris Davey memorial


Together with some of Chris' other friends we organised a short walk, followed by a get-together and bring-and-share meal at Gt. Houghton Village Hall.

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Weekday walk


Mike Woods was our leader this month. We started at the Bell in Odell MK43 7AU. The landlord opened for us to order lunch and 'lighten the load' before we set off.

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Handover 2012


It was the end of Roger Goddard's year, and the start of Alan Sutton's one. And it was a Ladies' evening too

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RYLA Sunday 2012


RYLA Sunday 2012

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Weekday walk


Tony Billson volunteered to lead us this month. The start point was at the White Horse in Welton nr. Daventry NN11 2JP.

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The Archer And His Bow


Our outgoing Asst Governor, Peter Brearley came to tell us about archery and its tools

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Oakfield Summerhouse


As part of our enduring commitment to certain charities we have built a summerhouse for the residents of Oakfield home.

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Rotary Technology Tournament 2012


Rotary Technology Tournament 2012. Next year's event will be on Wednesday 20th March, during National Science Week.

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Sailing Spring 2012


3/4 of the March Hair team went sailing on the Solent

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Walking Weekend 2012


We went to Sherwood Forest, staying at the Clumber Park Hotel S80 3PA

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Brian Ablitt Shield evening 2012


We were joined by this year's recipients of the shield, which is given in memory of one of our own members who was an active Scouter for many years

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Weekday walk


Peter and Jean Miller were leading us this month. We started at the Saracen's Head, Little Brington at 10 sharp.

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Old Folks' party 2011


The annual Old Folks' Party at Weston Favell Academy

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District 1070 Conference 2011


Southport

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Refuge project


Laying a new floor at the refuge

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Business meeting


Goodbye to Phil, and hello to our newest Paul Harris Fellow, Charles Afford

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Sailing August 2011


Some of the boys decided to go for a spot of sailing

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Handover 2011


Duty Rotarian: Gavin Ferguson. STOP PRESS: This was a Ladies Evening

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Walking weekend 2011


Malcolm Saw led us through the beautiful countryside of North Norfolk.

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Peter Moreton - a Celebration in Words and Music


Spinney Theatre, Spinney Hill Road, Northampton NN3 6DG.

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Birthday Party 2010


Duty Rotarians: Eric Watson and Colin Wilsher

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Oakfield's Homestead


Led by Chris Pickering decking and a pergola were constructed at Homestead, which is Oakfield's home for the more independent. There were work parties on all three days.

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District Conference, Bournemouth 2010


The weather was good, the company even better and even the conference was good in parts

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RYLA 2010


Rotary Youth Leadership Award is an annual event run, over a week at Grafham Water

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Rotary Dragon Boat Festival 2010


These are just a few pictures from this, now annual summer event in Northampton.

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Trip to Morgan Cars in Malvern


Our members' trip to Malvern to visit the Morgan Cars factory. Although I don't think anyone actually placed an order

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Walking weekend 2010


Another excellent weekend of fellowship, fun and LOTS of mud

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Technology Tournament - a preview


As a warm-up for the main event on Wed 17th March we got to try out what the kids will do, far better than us, in a few weeks time. Duty Rotarians: Hall & Harris

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Burns Supper 2010


Scotch broth, haggis, cranachan and a good dram were served to the appreciative crowd. The Pudding was piped in by Alan McIlravie

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Pensioners' party


Weston Favell School

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Rotary Dragon Boat Festival 2009


I hope you came along to Midsummer Meadow Northampton to join in the fun - awesome fun.

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Walking weekend 2009


Based at the Centurion Hotel in Midsomer Norton, BA3 4BD we enjoyed a weekend of fellowship and gentle exercise in the Mendips.

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Eric's seat - a visit


Richard Parkinson arranged a visit to Eric's bench at Pitsford, in the company of Margaret. There was also an extended walk.

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Weekday walk


Les Worthington bears the Leader's Stick

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Brian Ablitt Shield evening 2009


Duty Rotarians: Harrison and Latham

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Workdays at Oakfield


Ivan got together a motley crew, over 3 days, to get their hands dirty

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Rotary Technology Tournament 2009


Rotary Technology Tournament 2009. Local students raced to prepare, design and construct a meteorological satellite in competition with other students (and their teachers too)

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Rotary Sporting Dinner 2009


Nene Valley's Sporting Dinner featured Graham Gooch as the principal 'turn'.

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Weekend walk


Starting from the Kings Head, Wadenhoe, out to Lyveden New Bield and back to the pub for lunch.

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Christmas 2008 - Tony's pictures


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Handover 2008


Outgoing President Alan hands over to incoming President Chris

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Haiti emergency


These are just a few pictures of ShelterBoxes being sent off and arriving in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Also of the collection in the Grosvenor Centre Northampton

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