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Christmas Activities


Stroud Rotary supporting the Community at Christmas

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Some of our Charitable Donations


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Elvis Tribute Concert in aid of End Polio Now


An Elvis Tribute Concert starring Abergavenny's Keith Davies and his own Mafia. In aid of End Polio Now.

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Speaker Meeting : Martin Rose - Manager of Tesco, Stroud


Martin Rose, the manager of the Tesco store in Stroud will be talking about the company, and presenting a cheque to 'Stroud in Bloom'.

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Satellite Club : Inaugral Meeting


The inaugral meeting of our Satellite Club will take place at The Imperial Hotel - Stroud

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Speaker Meeting : Pat Swift : The London Crossrail Project


Crossrail is one of the UK's largest construction projects

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Satellite Club : Second Meeting


The second meeting of our Satellite Club will take place at The Imperial Hotel - Stroud

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Auction Picture Catalogue


Details of our auction items

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Santa Fun Run


The Second Annual Santa Fun Run in aid of Longfield and the local Cubs and Scouts.

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Collection for Lake District Flood


We collected £958.82 for the Keswick Rotary Flood Appeal. At our meeting on Monday 14th we collected a further £156.50, and a few more contributions have trickled in. Our total was £1,125.08

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Visit to Gloucester Cathedral


Peter Hankins (previous Secretary of Stroud Rotary Club) is now a fully qualified cathedral guide, and will be taking a party from the club on a conducted tour of the cathedral.

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Joint meeting with Stonehouse Rotary Club : Speaker Andrew Downton of Downton Transport


From humble beginnings, Downton Transport has now grown to become a national logistics player in the transport and warehousing sector. Come and hear the full story of a successful local company.

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Planting the Rotary Wheel


Planting the Rotary Wheel in bulbs at Stratford Park, Stroud

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Lunchtime meeting at Cotswold Bowls Club, Stroud : Speaker John Kidson


John Kidson has spent a lifetime in motorcycling and is a famous TT Race competitor. He is probably the only speaker Stroud Rotary has ever had whose photograph appears on a jigsaw and on a coffee mug!

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Rotary Young Chef Competiton


The first round of the Rotary Young Chef Competiton was held at Marling School

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Stroud Rotary Craft Fair


The First of our annual Craft Fairs.

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Stroud Food Bank Collection at Tesco


On Friday 3rd July, Stroud Rotary was at Tesco in Stroud, helping with the Food Bank collection. Over a 3 hour period we collected nine and a half crates of groceries.

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Play by the Lake


This year it was Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night' and it raised £1039 for Longfield (previously Cotswold Care).

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Speaker Meeting : Lindsey Braune.


This will be a joint meeting with Stonehouse Rotary Club.

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President's Night : Cruise on the Avon


This was an event to celebrate Steven Sawyer's Presidential year - a cruise on the 'Spirit of Freedom' along the River Avon from Evensham with an American Supper.

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Graham Furley receives 'Service above Self' Award


At the Rotary District 1100 Mini-Convention on 2nd March, Graham Furley of the Stroud Club received the 'Service above Self' Award. Only 150 of these awards are made, worldwide, each year.

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Cheque Presentation Evening


On Monday 23rd February, Stroud Rotary Club presented the money from the Christmas Collection to representatives of 3 charities. * MENINGITIS NOW received £400 * SUE RYDER received £400 * COBALT HEALTH received £300.

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Marie Curie Collection 2015


On Friday 27th February, members of Stroud Rotary were at Tesco in Stroud for the annual Marie Curie Great Daffodil Appeal. In total £468 was collected, which will fund almost 24 hours of care for the terminally ill

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Your Green Future 2014


Your Green Future was held at Stratford Park in Stroud on 3rd and 4th of February. Rotary was one of the sponsors of the event, and many Rotarians helped run the event.

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Young Chef Semi Final


On Saturday 25th January, the semi-finals of the Young Chef competition was held at Marling School in Stroud.

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Young Chef Competition 2013


On Saturday 16th November, the first round of the Young Chef competition was held at Marling School.

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Shelter Box collection for the Philippines Disaster


On Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd November, Stroud Rotary assisted by Stroud Inner Wheel were out collecting for the Philippines Disaster. The result was £1,230, enough to buy 2 Shelter Boxes.

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Ebley Fireworks 2013


On a wet, windy and rather cold day in October, members of Stroud, Stonehouse and Nailsworth Rotary, along with teams of supporters, turned out to run the annual Ebley Fireworks. Despite the weather, it turned out to be an excellent event.

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Visit to The Museum in the Park


On 2nd May, the club visited 'The Museum in the Park', in Stratford Park, Stroud. Although it's very close to where we regularly meet, many members had never been to the museum. The visit was followed by lunch at 'The Lavender Bakehouse' in Chalford.

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Know Your Blood Pressure Day : 20th April 2013


Stroud Rotary Club held their 'Know Your Blood Pressure Day' at the Baptist Hall, next to Stroud Farmers' Market. During the day, 5 medics administered 118 blood pressure tests and 47 people were referred to their GP for further advice and treatment.

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Collections


Collections made for charity in 2013

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Quiz Night 2013


The annual Quiz Night took place at King's Stanley Village Hall on 21st February.

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Visit to the BBC Studios in Bristol


On the 13th March,a group went to visit the BBC studios in Bristol. Most people listen to BBC Radio or watch BBC television almost every day, but know little about how the programs are made. On this visit, we found out some of the secrets.

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The Christmas Carol Float


Every year in the weeks before Christmas, Father Christmas and the Rotary Elves collect for local children's charities. You can find them outside the local supermarkets, or around Minchinhampton, Bussage and Chalford on the Carol Float.

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Young Chef Competition 2012


On Saturday 1st December, 8 young people took part in the Young Chef Competition. This is the first round of a competition which goes on to District, Regional and National rounds. Read below to find out what the competiton is all about.

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President's Night 2012


02/11/2012: This is our special night, when we get dressed up, invite partners and guests, have a good dinner and a lot of fun. President for the year 2012/13, Richard Small, officiated at the event held at Minchinhampton Golf Club.

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Ebley Fireworks 2012


22/10/12 : Ebley Fireworks display is organised jointly by Stroud, Nailsworth and Stonehouse Rotary Clubs and Stonehouse and Stroud Roundtable. It has been run now for over 50 years. Local charities benefit from the proceeds.

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Graham Furley's birthday flight.


19/09/2012: To celebrate Graham Furley's 90th birthday, friends at Stroud Rotary Club bought him a special flight in a DH Tiger Moth from Staverton Airport. Graham trained on Tiger Moth's to become an RAF pilot in WWII.

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Visit to Stroud Brewery


04/10/2012: As part of Rotary's interest in local business,visits to various local organisations are organised. Stroud Brewery is a 'craft' brewery started in 2006 by Greg Pilley.

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