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Celebration of Tonga and all things Tongan on Tonga’s National Day


We began with the Tongan National Anthem, ate a Tongan meal, and drank a so called Tongan liquor. We heard about the Queen of Tonga and the Tongan Hakka, saw film of Tonga; all as a preview for the Tongan rugby team visit to Gloucester at next year’s RWC

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Andy Osmond, Senior Leader, Mariners Church, Gloucester Docks


Mariners opened in Feb 1849 primarily for the workers at Gloucester Docks and crews of moored vessels. With the demise of Gloucester as a major port, the church was in danger of becoming redundant. Regeneration of the docks has provided new opportunities

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Visit to Masonry's Workshop, Gloucester Cathedral


Tonight we had a rare insight into the work of the stone masons at Gloucester Cathedral from basic stone blocks to finished gargoyles. A cheque was presented to enable the masons to purchase bespoke traditional tools to assist them in their work

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Treasure Hunt around Alney Island, Gloucester Docks and the centre of Gloucester


Tonight’s treasure hunt took us across Alney Island Nature reserves. Additional points were available for wildlife photographs. The star photograph being a frog. Interesting clues were based around the docks, the Oxbode and Gloucester cathedral

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President's Lunch


This year our traditional president’s lunch was held at the Three Choirs Vineyard. A trip round the vineyard preceded a very good meal in wonderful surroundings which looked so good in the sunny weather. A really good start to the year

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Handover


Tonight President for Rotary year 2014 – 15 Robin Knox gained his badge of office from last year’s president, Bob Coles

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Speaker Meeting


Claire Thayers spoke on corporate social responsibility. Doing good is good business

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St George's Dinner


Tonight we celebrated St George's Day with a posh do. Ian Towers serenaded us before an excellent meal and afterwards entertained us with music to dance to and a traditional proms finale.

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Speaker Meeting


Stephen Limbrick, a Partner of Roberts Limbrick Architects, talked to us about the history of their new offices in the Old Carriage Works and how they restored this from a derelict shell to impressive offices for their Practice in the city centre

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Silent Auction


Tonight members and their partners gathered to offer gifts surplus to requirements an appreciative home. Attendees made written bids to snap up the bargains on offer. Proceeds raised: £680, all for Rotary charities

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Speaker Meeting


Colin Youngson explained how and why he became a Gloucester Civic Trust Guide. He told us about interesting Gloucester buildings and people and about the History Festival and Heritage Open Days, rated third best in the country

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The Flint Street Nativity


The story is based on real events, collected over a period of ten years from members of Tim Firth's family and friends who were teachers. It was very funny and poignant. Thanks to MADS for this charity performance which raised £661 for Macmillan Nurses

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Gloucester North Rotary tonight proved it could organise a .... up in a brewery with a visit to Gloucester Brewery in Gloucester Docks.

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Tonight's meeting with partners started with a buffet at Kingsholm. After the buffet members left for a treasure hunt around the centre of Gloucester finishing at a local hostelry.

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This year Bob Coles organised our traditional president's lunch at the Cheltenham Chase Hotel. It was a very enjoyable social occasion with pre-lunch champagne followed by a three course Sunday lunch. A great start to Bob's presidential year.

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Rotary Young Chef Competition


Young Students at Barnwood Park Arts College will prepare a two course meal. Professional chefs will judge the competition. The winner will go through to the next round of this Rotary National Competition. Further details on members home page.

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Club Challenge


A challenge for us all

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Movember


Jumping on the hairy bandwagon this Movember in aid of Prostate Cancer UK

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Meal with friends


A very successful Asian meal in aid of Arthritis Research UK

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Speaker Meeting


Alan Bielby talked about Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway.

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Bond Helicopters


Tonight we visited Bond Helicopters Facilities at Staverton Airport.

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Speaker meeting


Katie Fryatt our sponsored RYLA candidate reported on the six day course she attended in July

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President's Lunch


This took place at The Feathers Hotel, Ledbury. Click "read more" for report

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Social Evening with partners


President Robin Bennion's theme of six nations (rugby) kicked off in stye tonight with a French Bastille Day Celebration. French costumes, Celebrity Chefs, French Menu, French Quiz. What more could you want for a good night?

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Social evening with partners 7pm for 7.30


Christmas Dinner at Kingsholm

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Carol Concert


St Bartholomew's Church, Chosen Hill, Churchdown, collection for Cystic Fibrosis

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Social evening with partners


Trip round the refurbished Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

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Speaker Meeting


Paul Westerway from Bond Air Services, Staverton

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Dick Sale


Wildlife of the Arctic

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Speaker Meeting


Jon Hall Chief Fire Officer for Gloucestershire

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Young Chef Competition


Eleven young chefs competed against each other and the clock to produce a healthy two course meal for two people at Barnwood Park Arts College.

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Speaker Meeting


Tonight there was a challenge!

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£2244 raised at the only black tie jumble sale in Gloucestershire


This was an opportunity to buy good quality items at knock-down prices in aid of Cystic Fibrosis

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Speaker Meeting


Peter Kavanagh, a lave net fisherman on the River Severn.

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Social Charity Evening


Chinese Meal at Blossom's, Southgate Street, Gloucester. 7 for 7.30pm

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KidsOut


Visit to West Midlands Safari Park with St Roses School, Stroud

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Speaker Meeting


Andy Holding, Community Affairs Manager, Birmingham Airport - Day to day operations, recent developments and future plans for expansion

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President's Lunch


New President Jim Hickman's president's lunch at Chevenage House

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4 Clubs Golf Challenge


Today the four Rotary Clubs in Gloucester competing in the 4 Clubs Golf Challenge

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Speaker Meeting


Paul Henke - published author

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Social Evening with Partners


Treasure Hunt around Gloucester

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Social Evening with Partners


Post Christmas Dinner with Silent Auction

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Speaker Meeting


Club member Peter Jackson at the end of his coast to coast walkCoast to Coast Walk

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Rotary Young Chef Competition


Chosen Hill School

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Rotary Young Chef Competition


Barnwood Parks Art College

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Joint meeting with partners


Christmas meal, induction of new member, a speaker who has lived a life to the full

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Joint meeting with partners


Club member John Robinson on Victorian Rubbish

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Rotary Young Chef Competition


St Peter's High School

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Entertainment meeting


History of the Baked Bean

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