Completed meetings and events 2019-2020

Sat 6th June 2020 Face masks for care workers

Brigg Rotarians have been delivering, much needed, facemasks to local Care Homes and Food Bank
A Rotarian and Past President of the Rotary Club and Joe Henderson of Melton Ross have jointly funded 20,000 masks and we are very pleased to distribute them. read more...

Sun 31st May 2020 Lewis Strange

Brigg Charter 2017 It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Rotarian Lewis Strange and our condolences go out to his family and friends at this time. read more...

Wed 20th May 2020 - Tue 17th March 2020 Receive a Swimarathon Award 2020 - Apply Now

North Lincs Rotary Swimarathon
Organized by the combined Rotary Clubs of Brigg, Scunthorpe and Scunthorpe Pentagon working with North Lincolnshire Council.
Visit the site to get forms to apply for 2020 financial support at www.nlrswim.org.uk

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Wed 22nd April 2020 Brigg RC Pays Tribute at PHF David Falconer's funeral - see details

David Falconers funeral. This is on Thursday at 10.30am. Because of the current lockdown and the limit on numbers at funerals the plan is to form a guard of honour at the cemetery gates, that is the Wrawby Road entrance, there is parking at the Rec ground

Thu 16th April 2020 Speaker Finder: PP Ambrose Fowler; Duty Steward: PP Martin Robinson

Weekly Meeting at Artie's Mill. Menu: Steak & Ale Pie, Chips & Peas / Cheese, Biscuits & Grapes

Thu 9th April 2020 Scatter Week ~ No Meeting at Artie's Mill

Thu 2nd April 2020 Speaker Finder: Tony Turnbull; Duty Steward: PP Paul McCormick

Weekly Meeting at Artie's Mill. Menu: Gammon, Egg, Chips & peas / Lemon Meringue Pie & Cream

Fri 27th March 2020 50th Anniversary Charity Auction -Postponed

Angel Suite Hopefully coming in the autumn: Angel Suite, Brigg. Drink on Arrival, Soup, Pork with Seasonal Vegetables, Dessert, Coffee or Tea. Cost of £25pp

Thu 26th March 2020 Team Meetings: Duty Steward: PP Robert Horner

Weekly Meeting at Artie's Mill: Menu: Chicken Pie, Potatoes & Vegetables/Cheese, Biscuits & Grapes

Thu 19th March 2020 Club Meeting: Duty Steward: PP Janice Grimley; Speaker Finder: David Hinxman

Weekly Meeting at Artie's Mill: Menu: Lasagne, Chips & Peas / Treacle Sponge & Custard

Thu 12th March 2020 Club Meeting: Duty Steward: PP Tony Forbes; Speaker Finder: Chris Darlington

Weekly Meeting at Artie's Mill: Menu: Sausage, Mash & Vegetables / Cheese, Biscuits & Grapes
‘Visit to Amritsar and the National Polio Immunisation Day’

Thu 5th March 2020 Club Meeting: Duty Steward: PP Brian Parker; Speaker Finder: John Thompson

Weekly Meeting at Artie's Mill: Menu: Roast Dinner with Vegetables / Cheesecake and Ice-Cream
ADG Jim Walker to attend.

Fri 28th February 2020 Brigg Rotary says THANK YOU for supporting our Christmas Parcels -click to see the pictures

Businesses receive recognition for their generosity in supporting us with donations or items to help make Christmas better for those in need.

Thu 27th February 2020 Club Meeting: Duty Steward: Bozena Allen; Speaker Finder: Alan Smith

Weekly Meeting at Artie's Mill. Menu: Chicken Pie, Potatoes & Vegetables / Apple Crumble & Custard

Thu 27th February 2020 Purple4Polio Says ~ Thank You

The purple crocus flowers are appearing across Brigg to remind us of the work done to combat Polio worldwide. We say THANK YOU to all those who helped with planting or bought corms.

Thu 20th February 2020 - Thu 13th February 2020 Club Meeting: Duty Steward: PP Mohammad Ali; Speaker Finder: Bozena Allen

Weekly Meeting at Artie's Mill: Speaker: Debbie Bryant, North Lincolnshire Young Carers. Menu: Steak and Ale Pie, Chips and Peas / Cheese and Biscuits

Thu 13th February 2020 - Thu 20th February 2020 Team Meetings: Duty Steward: PP Richard Alderson

Weekly Meeting at Artie's Mill. Menu: Sausage and Mash / Treacle Sponge and Custard

Thu 6th February 2020 Business Meeting Duty Steward: David Hinxman

Weekly Meeting at Artie's Mill. Food: tba

Thu 6th February 2020 Cliff Padley Memorial Writing Challenge for Primary Pupils

Winning entry for “A Setting Description” by Xavier Turkington Y5 at Brigg Primary and two Highly Commended Certificates. Cliff Padley was a long standing member of Brigg Rotary Club and well known as a sports reporter on local newspapers. This year four schools submitted entries, Brigg Primary, Scawby Academy, Hibaldstow Academy and North Kelsey Primary School. read more...

Tue 4th February 2020 Young Musician 2020, Rebecca Dickinson and James Taylor

Rebecca Dickinson and James Taylor with President John. The auditions for Brigg RC's entrants for the regional finals in York provided two clear winners, Rebecca Dickinson, vocal, and James Taylor, saxophone.

Thu 30th January 2020 Partners’ Evening: Sutton Arms at 6.45PM

The Sutton Arms, Scawby. 6.45pm for 7.00pm
£14.00/person for 3-course meal and tea/coffee. Book food in advance.
Guest Speaker: Stuart Smith (RC Doncaster) (Guest of PP Paul McCormick) speaking on “Flood Support”

Thu 23rd January 2020 Duty Steward: Tim Phipps Speaker Finder: Tony Forbes: “I Hate Quizzes!”

Weekly meeting at Artie's Mill. Menu: Chicken and Mushroom Casserole, Mashed Potatoes and Vegetables / Treacle Sponge and custard

Tue 21st January 2020 Polio Vaccinations in Amritsar, India - Great Work - Congratulations

Chris Darlington, Freeman of Brigg, PHF and passionate campaigner for the eradication of Polio, and partner Roberta have been supporting Polio vaccinations in Amritsar, India. Congratulations to them and thanks to Amritsar RC for all their arrangements.

Thu 16th January 2020 SpeakerFinder: PP Trevor Richardson~MP Andrew Percy; Duty Steward: PP Steve Pearce

Weekly Meeting at Artie's Mill. Menu: Steak and Ale Pie, Chips and Peas / Cheese Cake and Ice-Cream

Thu 9th January 2020 Team Meetings; Duty Steward: Colin Illman

Weekly Meeting at Artie's Mill. Menu: Sausage, Mash and Vegetables / Apple Crumble and Custard

Thu 9th January 2020 Brigg Market Place Planter is Refreshed

Brigg Rotary led by Chris Darlington has refreshed the planter to add winter colour to the Market Place.

Thu 26th December 2019 No Meeting - Enjoy Boxing Day

No meeting over Christmas period

Sat 21st December 2019 President John presents a cheque to the Angel WI

Rotary Club of Brigg President John presented to President Donna Dobbs and Secretary Viv Sharland for £200 towards their annual post-Christmas Day festive afternoon including a special tea for 100 Brigg people who were alone over Christmas.

Thu 19th December 2019 Carol Service at St. John's Church, Brigg

All welcome to this Carols and Readings Service. Refreshments following the service, members to provide.

Thu 12th December 2019 Duty Steward: PP Michael Silley. Speaker Finder: PP Arthur Borrill

Weekly meeting at Artie's Mill. Food: Roast Dinner, potatoes and veg. Cheese, biscuits and grapes.

Thu 5th December 2019 Duty Steward: Tony Forbes Speaker Finder: Kevin Vine

Weekly meeting at Artie's Mill. Food: Chicken pie, potatoes and veg. Fruit crumble and custard.

Thu 5th December 2019 Christmas Hampers for those in need at Christmas

Students from the Vale Academy, Brigg, getting ready to pack parcels.
More pictures below. 71 Hampers were packed and dispatched using food that was donated by local residents through collection points at Brigg Garden Centre, Barnetby Post Office, Thomas Bells, E-Cig World, Lovells and BUPA Dental Care. THANK YOU.

Sun 1st December 2019 50th Anniversary Charter

DG Manoj Joshi and his wife Bhavna with speaker ADG Jim Walker alongside honoured guests, Club Presidents and fellow Rotarians attended Brigg's 50th Charter celebration.

Sun 1st December 2019 50th Anniversary Charter - 1st December 2019

50th Anniversary Charter at Hemswell Court read more...

Sun 1st December 2019 Charter Dinner 2019

Charter (birthday) celebrations at Hemswell Cliff.

Fri 29th November 2019 Brigg Christmas Market

Tombola stall with chocolates as prizes. Donations requested to Paul McCormick

Thu 28th November 2019 Special Annual General Meeting and Business Meeting Duty Steward: Keith Lacey

Weekly meeting at Artie's Mill. Menu: Sausage, Egg, Chips and Peas / Cheese, Biscuits and Grapes

Thu 21st November 2019 Duty Steward: Ian Watson / Speaker Finder: Steve Pearce

Weekly meeting at Artie's Mill. Menu: Beef Casserole, Mash and Vegetables / Lemon Meringue Pie and Cream
Please Note – Followed by meeting of Club Council

Thu 14th November 2019 Duty Steward: John Thompson Speaker Finder: Michael Silley

Weekly meeting at Artie's Mill. Speaker: Michelle Rollinson, Chief Executive, St Andrew’s Hospice, Grimsby
Menu: Lasagne, Small Side-Salad and Chips / Apple Crumble and Custard

Thu 7th November 2019 Team Meetings: Duty Steward: Michael Silley

Weekly meeting at Artie's Mill. Team Meetings
Menu: Buffet and Tea / Coffee

Thu 31st October 2019 Race Night - Cancelled

Race Night at Elsham Golf Club + Supper

Thu 31st October 2019 Race Night - Cancelled

Elsham Golf Club

Wed 30th October 2019 Presentation of cheque to fund Young Carers activities

President John presented a cheque to give the carers a little down time for activities such as drum playing lessons

Sat 26th October 2019 Crocus Corms - Planting Day

Purple for Polio Planting Day across Brigg and District - planters needed

Thu 24th October 2019 Business Meeting – Duty Steward: Colin Illman

Club Meeting at Artie's Mill. Food: Chicken Pie, Potatoes and Vegetables / Cheese, Biscuits and Grapes

Thu 24th October 2019 World Polio Day

World Polio day in Brigg was officially opened by President, John Wood, and Deputy Mayor, Brian Parker alongside members of Inner Wheel and their President , Rotarians and RYLA students plus their friends. Great work.

Thu 24th October 2019 World Polio Celebration Day

Opposite St Mary's Church

Thu 17th October 2019 Speaker Finder: Chris Darlington; Duty Steward: PP Dave Brittain

Club Meeting at Artie's Mill. Food: Menu: Roast Dinner with Vegetables / Cheesecake and Cream
Please Note – Followed by meeting of Club Service Team

Thu 10th October 2019 Speaker Finder: PP Janice Grimley; Duty Steward: PP Ambrose Fowler

Club Meeting at Artie's Mill. Food: Roast Dinner with Vegetables / Cheesecake and Cream
Speaker: Christine Wood.
Please Note – Followed by meeting of Club Service Team

Thu 3rd October 2019 RYLA Graduates' Presentation and Course Pictures

RYLA graduates gave a presentation to club members, parents and RYLA mentors highlighting their experiences read more...

Thu 3rd October 2019 Speaker Finder: PP Dave Brittain; Duty Steward: PP Arthur Borrill

Club Meeting at Artie's Mill. Food: Gammon, Egg, Chips and Peas / Cheese, Biscuits and Grapes
Please note - Followed by Club Service
RYLA students presentation

Thu 26th September 2019 Speaker Finder: Chris Darlington. Duty Steward: PE Steve Hodsman

Weekly meeting at Artie's Mill: Speaker : PC Manny Gul :-Police Community Cohesion Officer

Thu 19th September 2019 Speaker Finder: PP Dave Brittain; Duty Steward: Bozena Allen

Weekly Meeting at Artie's Mill. Food: Chicken Pie, Chips & Peas / Treacle sponge & Custard.
Speaker: Penny PRINGLE, Macular Society

Fri 13th September 2019 Freeman of Brigg

Rotarian Chris Darlington was made a Freeman of Brigg for his service to the community together with other recipients.
The award was presented to him by the Mayor Sharon Riggall

Thu 12th September 2019 Team Meetings; Duty Steward: Colin Illman

Weekly Meeting at Artie's Mill. Food: Buffet

Thu 5th September 2019 Musical Evening with Jasmine & James Taylor with Caroline Clemmow

St. John's Church + meal at Grandad's Shed.
Pate & Steak Pie £14.95pp. Booking required.
James will play James Rae Sonatina on sax; Haydn Concerto in G, 1st movement on voilin. Jasmine will play Handel Sonata in A, 1st & 2nd movement and Polonaise by Bo

Thu 5th September 2019 - Thu 29th August 2019 No Speaker; Music Event

Music Event - see events.
Jesamine and James Taylor with Caroline Clemmow.
St John's Church - 6.15 for 6.30 pm + meal at Grandad's Shed afterwards @ £14.95pp. Booking sign up needed

Thu 29th August 2019 - Thu 5th September 2019 Business Meeting; Duty Steward: IPP Michael Silley

Weekly Meeting at Artie's Mill. Food: Roast Dinner with Veg etc / Cheesecake & Cream

Thu 22nd August 2019 Speaker Finder: TBA; Duty Steward: Keith Lacey

Weekly Meeting at Artie's Mill. Food: Ham Salad & Chips / Cheese & Biscuits with Grapes

Thu 15th August 2019 No Speaker; Duty Steward: Colin Illman

Weekly Meeting at Artie's Mill. Food: Beef Bourguignon, Mash & veg / Fruit Crumble & Custard
Please note - Followed by Club Council

Thu 8th August 2019 Speaker: District Governor Manoj Joshi; Duty Steward:PP Nick Wells

Weekly Meeting at Artie's Mill. Food: Gammon with Egg, Chips & Peas / Lemon Posset
Please note - Followed by Club Service

Thu 1st August 2019 No Speaker; Duty Steward: PDG Mohammad Ali

Weekly Meeting at Artie's Mill. Food: Prawn Cocktail / Sausage with Mash & Veg

Thu 25th July 2019 Speaker Finder:PP Richard Alderson; Duty Steward: VP David Hinxman

Weekly Meeting at Artie's Mill. Food: Fish pie with Leeks & Carrots / Strawberries & Cream

Sun 21st July 2019 Club BBQ

Club BBQ. Guests of Rotarians welcome.
Members will be asked to supply some food items.

Thu 18th July 2019 Team Meetings; Duty Steward: Colin Illman

Weekly Meeting at Artie's Mill. Food: Buffet

Thu 11th July 2019 Speaker Finder: John Thompson; Duty Steward: PP Robert Horner

Weekly Meeting at Artie's Mill. Food: Tomato Soup / Steak & Ale pie, Chips & Peas

Thu 4th July 2019 Club Handover 2019-20

Handover to new officers for Rotary Year 2019-20

Thu 4th July 2019 Club Handover. Duty Steward: Colin Illman

Handover at Holme Hall Golf Club. £16 pp 6.30 for 7.00PM
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