Completed meetings and events 2015-2016

Mon 27th June 2016 Handover Night

The start of the 2016/17 Rotary Year when new Club Officers are instated. Partners, family and friends are invited for a good social evening.

Mon 20th June 2016 Club Assembly

Assistant Governor, Joan Goldsmith will be the guest of the club, and the objectives and programme for the coming Rotary Year will be presented.

Mon 13th June 2016 Lunchtime meeting at Cotswold Bowls Club, Stroud

The speaker will be Past President, Ivor Tucker, talking about 'Me and Listers'

Mon 6th June 2016 Club Night

This club night will be devoted to a discussion on our charitable giving and our choice of charities. It will be led by David Goldsmith

Mon 23rd May 2016 Speaker Meeting : Conrad Moore on the Stroud Plan

Conrad Moore MRTPI, MIFM, ALGE is the Chief Planning Officer for Stroud District Council and will be talking about "The Adopted Stroud District Local Plan "“ what it means for you".

Tue 17th May 2016 Area 4 Meeting at the Whitminster Hotel

Area 4 meeting organised by Assistant Governor, Joan Goldsmith

Mon 9th May 2016 Lunchtime meeting at Stroud Bowls Club : Ann Taylor : The Museum in the Park

All about the Museum in the Park and the progress on the Walled Garden.

Mon 25th April 2016 Speaker Meeting : Dr Anne Hampton talking about Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the major illnesses which afflict our society. Dr Anne Hampton, a GP from the Stroud Valleys Family Practice, will be explaining the facts of this disease and how it impacts our community. read more...

Sat 23rd April 2016 District 1100 Assembly

Details to be posted later.

Wed 20th April 2016 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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Mon 18th April 2016 Meeting Cancelled

The normal Monday evening meeting is cancelled this week so that we can attend a joint meeting with Stonehouse Rotary on Wednesday 20th April.

Sat 16th April 2016 Stroud Rotary Craft Fair

The Third of our annual Craft Fairs. read more...

Sat 16th April 2016 Know your Blood Pressure Day

We will be running a Know Your Blood Pressure Day (on behalf of the Stroke Association) in conjunction with the Craft Fair. read more...

Mon 11th April 2016 Lunchtime meeting at Cotswold Bowls Club, Stroud

Lunchtime meeting, probably at Cotswold Bowls Club, Stroud. Details will be announced later.

Mon 4th April 2016 Annual General Meeting

Presentation of auction proceeds to Longfield then a
short talk from the Stroke Association followed by
Annual General Meeting. NB : This meeting will start at 7:15 - 15 mins earlier than usual. read more...

Mon 4th April 2016 Stroud Rotary Council Meeting

To be held at Eastcombe Village Hall

Mon 21st March 2016 Great Western Ambulance speaker

Speaker from the GWA, who the Club is running a Charity Quiz on 5th April

Mon 14th March 2016 Lunchtime meeting at Cotswold Bowls Club : Speaker Celia Hargrave

Celia will be talking about her participation in the Sahara Marathon. read more...

Thu 3rd March 2016 District 1100 Mini-Convention : Chase Hotel Cheltenham

Details to be posted later.

Sat 27th February 2016 District Final of Young Chef competition

Details to be posted later.

Fri 26th February 2016 Marie Curie Daffodil Appeal

Helped by our friends from Stonehouse Rotary Club, we were out at Tesco collecting for the Marie Curie Daffodil Appeal. We collected £474.58 read more...

Sun 21st February 2016 South Cotswold Young Musician Final

Final at Sibley Hall, Wycliffe College, Sunday 21st. February, starting at 3.30pm.

Fri 19th February 2016 Charity Auction in aid of Longfield

Longfield is this year's President's Charity. This charity auction is one of the events we are running to support them.

Mon 15th February 2016 Presentation Evening

Stroud Rotary Club will be presenting the proceeds of the Five Valleys' Fireworks and the Christmas Collections. read more...

Mon 15th February 2016 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.

Mon 8th February 2016 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!

Mon 1st February 2016 Speaker Meeting : Norman Hore : My Job

Our new member, Norman Hore, will be speaking about his career and his company, Rapid English.

Mon 25th January 2016 Club Night

A review and discussion of the club's planned activities and events etc.

Mon 25th January 2016 Stroud Rotary Council Meeting

Agenda and meeting place to be advised later.

Sun 24th January 2016 South Cotswold Young Muscian - Heat

Westonbirt School Sunday January 24th., starting at 1.30pm - Piano, Strings & Brass.

Tue 19th January 2016 Area 4 Meeting at the Whitminster Hotel

Area 4 meeting organised by Assistant Governor, Joan Goldsmith

Mon 18th January 2016 Speaker Meeting : Angela King : Village Agent

Angela King works for the Gloucestershire Rural Community Council as a Village Agent for Cainscross, Chalford, Randwick, Rodborough, Thrupp, Whiteshill & Ruscombe. read more...

Sun 17th January 2016 South Cotswold Young Muscian - Heat

KLB School, Wotton - under - Edge, Sunday January 17th. starting at 1.30pm. This will be for Woodwind & Guitar.

Thu 14th January 2016 District 1100 Mini-Convention : Chase Hotel Cheltenham

Details to be posted later.

Mon 11th January 2016 Lunchtime meeting at Cotswold Bowls Club, Stroud

Lunchtime meeting, probably at Cotswold Bowls Club, Stroud. Details will be announced later.

Mon 4th January 2016 New Member

Stroud Rotary Club is delighted to welcome Norman Hore as a new member. read more...

Fri 1st January 2016 Speaker Meeting : Norman Hore : My Job

Our new member, Norman Hore, will be speaking about his career and his company, Rapid English

Thu 24th December 2015 Christmas Collection for at Tesco, Stroud

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Wed 23rd December 2015 Christmas Collection at Tesco, Stroud

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Mon 21st December 2015 Christmas Collection at Tesco, Stroud

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Sun 20th December 2015 Christmas Collection at Tesco, Stroud

This session will be run by Stroud Inner Wheel in aid of St Rose's School. read more...

Mon 14th December 2015 Lunchtime meeting at Cotswold Bowls Club, Stroud : Speaker David Drew

David Drew was the MP for Stroud from 1997 to 2010, but he won't be talking politics. Instead, he will be talking about his other passion, football and Forest Green Rovers Football Club, the planned move to Eastington and the proposed ECO Park.

Sat 12th December 2015 Collection for Lake District Flood

Wally Woolly, Norman Hore, David Goldsmith and Chris Woolly collecting in the Farmers Market. 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 read more...

Mon 7th December 2015 Speaker Meeting : Julie Wickham of the Stroud Valleys Project

Julie Wickham Fundraising and Marketing Manager and Hedgerow Protection Officer for the Stroud Valleys Project.

Sun 6th December 2015 Santa Fun Run

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

Fri 4th December 2015 Stroud Food Bank Collection at Tesco

Stroud Rotary will be helping the Food Bank with their Christmas collection at Tesco read more...

Mon 23rd November 2015 Speaker Meeting : Our RYLA Candidate

This years Rotary Young Leader Award (RYLA) candidate will be speaking about his experiences on the course.

Sat 21st November 2015 Rotary Young Chef Competiton

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

Mon 16th November 2015 Special General Meeting and Club Night

Selection of officers for next year + approval of accounts + normal club business meeting.

Mon 16th November 2015 Stroud Rotary Council Meeting

Agenda and meeting place to be advised later.

Sat 14th November 2015 Stroud Rotary Craft Fair

The Second of our annual Craft Fairs. read more...

Wed 11th November 2015 Planting the Rotary Wheel

Planting the Rotary Wheel in bulbs at Stratford Park, Stroud read more...

Mon 2nd November 2015 Charter Anniversary Dinner

A celebration of the 94th Anniversary of the chartering of Stroud Rotary Club read more...

Mon 26th October 2015 Five Valleys' Fireworks

Update on this years Firework display read more...

Tue 20th October 2015 Area 4 Meeting at the Whitminster Hotel

Area 4 meeting organised by Assistant Governor, Joan Goldsmith

Mon 19th October 2015 Visit of Tony Horn - District Governor

We will be welcoming District Govenor, Tony Horn, to Stroud Rotary Club. read more...

Thu 15th October 2015 District 1100 Mini-Convention : Chase Hotel Cheltenham

Details to be posted later.

Tue 29th September 2015 Stroud Rotary Information Day - Evening Session

A drop-in information day to be held at The Imperial Hotel in Stroud. Invitation leaflets will be distributed beforehand.

Tue 29th September 2015 Stroud Rotary Information Day - Morning Session

A drop-in information day to be held at The Imperial Hotel in Stroud. Invitation leaflets will be distributed beforehand.

Mon 28th September 2015 Lunchtime meeting at Stroud Bowls Club

This week the meeting will be at Stroud Bowls Club at 12:30 for 12:45. The speaker will be Jo Mansell of the Stroud Furniture Bank. read more...

Mon 28th September 2015 Stroud Rotary Council Meeting

Agenda and meeting place to be advised later.

Mon 21st September 2015 Speaker Meeting - Julia Mundell

Julia Mundell is a fund raising organiser for Longfield (formerly Cotswold Care). read more...

Sun 20th September 2015 Charity Abseil Event in Stroud

A charity abseil event to be held at the Ecotricity building in Merrywalks, Stroud, in aid of 5 charities. read more...

Sat 12th September 2015 Stroud Rotary Craft Fair

The First of our annual Craft Fairs. read more...

Tue 8th September 2015 Stroud Rotary Information Day - Evening Session

A drop-in information day to be held at The Imperial Hotel in Stroud. Invitation leaflets will be distributed beforehand.

Tue 8th September 2015 Stroud Rotary Information Day - Morning Session

A drop-in information day to be held at The Imperial Hotel in Stroud. Invitation leaflets will be distributed beforehand.

Mon 7th September 2015 Speaker Meeting - Tamash Lal

Tamash Lal is the editor of our local newspaper - Stroud News and Journal. read more...

Mon 24th August 2015 Speaker Meeting - Peter Bassett

Peter Bassett is a leading producer of wildlife films, with many years experience with the BBC. He will be talking about his two most difficult assignments - filming penguins and filming the honey collectors. You may remember these items on television. read more...

Mon 17th August 2015 Scatter Week

The Hill will be closed this week, but it's not a week off. It's time to visit other Rotary Clubs, build good relationships and find out how other people do things.

Mon 3rd August 2015 Club Night

The agenda will be circulated later. read more...

Wed 29th July 2015 Speaker Meeting : Val Kirby

This will be a joint meeting with Stonehouse Rotary Club to be held at the Stroud Bowls Club. read more...

Mon 27th July 2015 Stroud Rotary Council Meeting

Agenda to be advised. Meeting at Jim Hutton's house.

Mon 20th July 2015 Speaker Meeting : Lindsey Braune.

This will be a joint meeting with Stonehouse Rotary Club. read more...

Tue 14th July 2015 Area 4 Meeting at the Whitminster Hotel

Area 4 meeting organised by Assistant Governor, Joan Goldsmith

Fri 10th July 2015 - Sat 11th July 2015 Play by the Lake

The garden and audience as seen from the stage. This year it was Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night' and it raised £1039 for Longfield (previously Cotswold Care). read more...

Thu 9th July 2015 Congratulations to Sandra and Steven Sawyer

Congratulations to Sandra and Steven Sawyer, on the birth of a second son on Thursday 9th July.

Mon 6th July 2015 Speaker Meeting - Jim McLeod

Jim is the Customer Relationship Manager at Scarlett House Care Home and will be talking about The Dementia Friends Initiative.

Fri 3rd July 2015 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. read more...
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