Completed meetings and events 2020-2021

Tue 29th June 2021 CLUB ASSEMBLY (ZOOM)

Annual Club Assembly which will be held on Zoom. Heather Stuart, our new District Governor will be in attendance.

Tue 22nd June 2021 The Appletree Community (Zoom)

Kate Sainsbury will be telling us all about the Appletree Community which she is establishing near Auchterarder. Vote of Thanks: Nick Cowieson.

Sat 19th June 2021 STATIC BIKE RIDE

Our annual static bike ride will take place outside the CO-OP in Crieff to raise awareness and money for Prostate Cancer.

Tue 15th June 2021 Business Meeting (Zoom)

Business Meeting. No speaker.

Tue 8th June 2021 Club Meeting

At the request of President Jim tonight is being kept free for a Club BBQ if this can be arranged - depends on Covid restrictions ruling at the time. TBC

Tue 1st June 2021 Council Meeting (Zoom)

Council Meeting. No speaker.

Tue 25th May 2021 How Hard Can it Be? (Zoom)

The full title of climber Nick Wharton's talk tonight is "Extreme Adventures of a Health and Safety Officer - How Hard Can it Be?"

Tue 18th May 2021 Business Meeting (Zoom)

Club Business Meeting. No speaker.

Tue 11th May 2021 The Memusi Foundation (Zoom)

Estelle Nicol will be giving us a presentation about the work of The Memusi Foundation helping to educate children in Africa. Vote of Thanks: Willie Bell

Tue 4th May 2021 Council Meeting (Zoom)

Club Council Meeting. No Speaker

Tue 27th April 2021 Member Introductory Talk (Zoom)

Dan Grandfield, our newest member will be giving us his Introductory talk.

Tue 20th April 2021 Business Meeting on Zoom

Club Business Meeting: No speaker

Tue 13th April 2021 Council Meeting on Zoom

Club Council Meeting: No speaker

Tue 6th April 2021 Rewilding - A Personal Journey (Zoom)

Andrew Thompson studied Forestry at Aberdeen University which was followed by a variety of occupations, connected with forestry and the outdoors. With his Partner, felicity, he is rewilding 40 acres of Highland Perthshire. VOT Chris Dowse

Tue 30th March 2021 NO MEETING

As this is the 5th Tuesday of the month, as agreed, there will be no meeting tonight.

Tue 23rd March 2021 Wildness, Walking and Writing. Zoom

Felicity Martin is a writer and photographer based in Comrie. Felicity has worked in outdoor education, IT and training. She writes about the outdoors, especially walking, woods and wild places and has published walking guidebooks. VOT Dan Grandfield

Tue 16th March 2021 AGM followed by Business Meeting on Zoom

AGM and normal Business Meeting. No Speaker.

Tue 9th March 2021 Council Meeting on Zoom

Club Council Meeting: No speaker

Tue 2nd March 2021 Bowel Cancer Awareness: Learn the Facts on Zoom

Ron Kerr of the Bowel Cancer UK Team will speak about all aspects of Bowel Cancer. VOT Callum Macleod

Tue 23rd February 2021 Young Carers (Zoom)

Lauren Suttie from PKAVS will be talking to us about Young Carers. VOT Debbie Matthew.

Tue 16th February 2021 Business Meeting (Zoom) and District Governor

Monthly Business Meeting. Alister Robb, District Governor will be joining us to discuss and explain a recent report into the declining Rotary membership in District 1010. This will be followed up by a visit from our AG.

Tue 9th February 2021 Council Meeting on Zoom

Council Meeting: No speaker

Tue 2nd February 2021 Friends Against Scams on Zoom

Alec James from The Royal Bank of Scotland will be giving us a presentation on financial scams. VOT David Smart.


President Jim has organised a virtual Burns Evening for members and their partners with various contributions including some from Rotarians.

Tue 19th January 2021 Business Meeting on Zoom

Monthly Business Meeting

Fri 15th January 2021 - Council Meeting on Zoom

Monthly Council Meeting

Tue 12th January 2021 Council Meeting and talk about street children in Malawi on Zoom.

Katie Stewart from Comrie will soon be travelling to Malawi to help with street children for three months and will be telling us about her plans. VOT Bob Milne

Tue 5th January 2021 Earthquakes on Zoom

Davie Galloway from the British Geographical Society will explain all about earthquakes. VOT John Greer.

Tue 29th December 2020 No Meeting


Tue 22nd December 2020 No Meeting


Tue 15th December 2020 Business Meeting on Zoom

Our secretary Bob Milne will give the club a presentation about the proposed Malawi Maize Mill project. VOT Callum Macleod
Presentation at CPS

Fri 11th December 2020 Crieff Primary School - Christmas Books

At a special ceremony outside Crieff Primary School, representatives from several local organisations (including Crieff Rotary Club) presented the school with enough books for every child to receive one in time for Christmas.

Tue 8th December 2020 Council Meeting on Zoom

The Malawi Maize Mill presentation will now take place on 15/11/20.

Tue 1st December 2020 On the Road Again - Our Cycling Adventures. On Zoom

Martin and Kerry Riddell have cycled, quite literally, thousands of miles in many countries round the world, notably Asia and Africa. Covid drove them back from Vietnam and recently they cycled from Lincolnshire to Shetland and back. VOT Jim McConnell

Wed 25th November 2020 Burns Supper


Tue 24th November 2020 Regular Meeting on Zoom

We WILL now be having a meeting this evening. The speaker is Chris Reid who is the County Coordinator for Abilitynet, who support people of any age living with any disability or impairment to use technology to achieve their goals.

Tue 17th November 2020 Business Meeting and SGM On Zoom

There is no speaker this evening as this is a Business Meeting and SGM.

Tue 10th November 2020 Council Meeting On Zoom

There is no speaker this evening.

Tue 3rd November 2020 Natural Engineers - Bringing the Beaver back. On Zoom

Gill Dowse, Knowledge and Evidence Manager Scottish Wildlife Trust, was involved with the Knapdale project and will be telling us about beavers and their re-introduction. VOT Ian Wilcock
Makaton cheque presentation

Sat 31st October 2020 Presentation to Makaton

Presentation of Crieff Rotary's donation of £320 towards Makaton. read more...

Tue 27th October 2020 Land's End to John O Groats charity Cycle Ride on Zoom

Alan Godfrey and his friend Rob recently cycled the LeJoG route for charity. They were accompanied by Alan's Rotary colleague, Martin Cowell as support. Alan and Martin from RC Oxford North will be giving us an account of their adventures. VOT Chris Dowse

Tue 20th October 2020 Business Meeting on Zoom

No speaker tonight as this is a Business Meeting.

Tue 13th October 2020 Council Meeting on Zoom

The speaker tonight is Nikki South who is a private speech therapist and will give us a presentation entitled "Communication Friendly Crieff"
VOT Sam Kennedy

Tue 6th October 2020 Regular Meeting on Zoom

Elizabeth Bell from Creative Crieff and her colleague Cathy will be giving a talk entitled "Creative Crieff's new Community Radio Station: Radio Earn and Creative Crieff's Vision for a Creative Arts Centre"
VOT Angus Barrie

Tue 29th September 2020 5th Tuesday

As this is the 5th Tuesday of the month as agreed there will not be a meeting today.

Tue 22nd September 2020 Regular Meeting - ZOOM

Denis Robson will give us a talk about RYLA in Malawi

VOT Bob Milne

Sun 20th September 2020 LeJoG Cycle Ride

Alan Godfrey and his colleague Rob from the RC of Oxford North will pass through Perth on 20th September in aid of prostate cancer. can be followed on for precise time.

Tue 15th September 2020 Business Meeting on Zoom

This will be a business meeting on Zoom

Tue 8th September 2020 Council Meeting

Monthly Council meeting on ZOOM

Tue 1st September 2020 APS Support UK

Phil Godfrey is an Ambassador for APS Support UK (Antiphospholipid Syndrome). This is a chance to learn more and hear what the future holds.

Tue 18th August 2020 Age Scotland

Carole Anderson is the Community Development Officer for Age Scotland and is going to update us on how the organisation is managing at present and hopefully what the future holds in the "New Normal".

Tue 4th August 2020 Postcode Lottery

Julie Paterson is the Marketing Manager for the Postcode Lottery.
Julie will tell the story of the Lottery and what the future holds in terms of marketing and selling the brand.
This is a partners evening and all are welcome.

Tue 21st July 2020 Drovers Story

Alastair Brodie is zooming in to tell the story of Scotlands Drovers. The routes and the extraordinary people who walked the animals across Scotland.
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