Rotary Island & Royal Manor of Portland, The Photo Galleries

Halloween Party at Elizabeth's

Halloween Party at Elizabeth's

To raise money for Foundation. here are some pictures

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Haiti Earthquake Appeal 28 and 29 August 2021

Haiti Earthquake Appeal 28 and 29 August 2021

Thank you to everyone on Portland for your donations that raised £628 to enable us to be able to purchase a ShelterBox to send to Haiti

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Scarecrow Competition Winner

Scarecrow Competition Winner

President Celia and Janet visited the entries. All four were brilliant and it was deemed the choir at St John’s church the winner. Well done!

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Presidents Night

Presidents Night

Our first Presidents Night for nearly three years! Congratulations to Celia, Elizabeth and Garry and a wonderful celebration. Here are afew photos for reminders. Plus £367 from the raffle for Nepal!

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President Celia raises £140 for Foundation

President Celia raises £140 for Foundation

Our own Rotary Charity known as The Rotary Foundation funds projects around the world costing millions of pounds every year. Celia and Chris organised a Tea at their home to raise funds.

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President Celia's Handover Celebration

President Celia's Handover Celebration

The weather was good and the chain of office was passed to President Celia by Past President Elizabeth at an afternoon reception in Carolyn's garden

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Water Programme Samjur, Nepal

Water Programme Samjur, Nepal

Completed February 2021 Construction of a water storage and distribution system in the village of Samjur in a rural area of central Nepal.

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Water Project in Nepal 2021-2022

Water Project in Nepal 2021-2022

Rotary Clubs of Portland, Poundbury and Casterbridge with the Okhle Village Trust are planning to build a water supply system to Madkina

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A Walk in the Wet

A Walk in the Wet

Members of Portland and Casterbridge Rotary, from Haylands preschool and with friends who visted Nepal walked Colmers Hill and Golden Cap. Very wet, very muddy but great fun!

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Food Programme in Nepal 2020 and 2021

Food Programme in Nepal 2020 and 2021

2.6 tons of rice and other food supplies sent to villages in Nepal to help alleviate poverty during Covid-19

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Guest Evening

Guest Evening

Speaker Rtn. Phil Godfrey of Solihull Rotary Club Round Britain Rail Tour for APS Support UK (Antiphospholipid Syndrome)

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Walk around Hardys and Little Bredy

Walk around Hardys and Little Bredy

A small group from Portland and Casterbridge walked through the bluebells at Hardys and had a picnic by the lake at Bridehead.

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ShelterBox

ShelterBox

An update by Hugh Deed

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Rotary is 116 years old

Rotary is 116 years old

Thank you to the Weymouth Pavilion for lighting up the theatre this week in the Rotary Colours of blue and gold

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Diary of life in Neo Chorio

Diary of life in Neo Chorio

No 3 - February 2021

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An Evening with Mike Storr

An Evening with Mike Storr

“Masters of Mirth – Music Hall laughter makers” January 2021

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Community Award  October 2020

Community Award October 2020

Congratulations!!! ICA has won Portland Rotary’s Community Group Award 2020 and we have also awarded Andy McNally an individual award for his wonderful hard work during Covid.

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Rotary Walk

Rotary Walk

A couple of walks whilst allowed in Tier 2 restrictions. Six maximum and well distanced outdoors. The walks were around Rodden and langton Herring

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Guy Fawkes Competition. Well done winners!

Guy Fawkes Competition. Well done winners!

President Elizabeth cycled round Portland in gale force winds to judge the 14 entries! Well done to everyon ethat entered! Thank you to HGH for their sponsorship. Here are some pictures.

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‚ÄčLocal Charity Worker and Rotary Clubs team up to help rural Nepal

‚ÄčLocal Charity Worker and Rotary Clubs team up to help rural Nepal

Nepal Okhle Village Trust, Portland and Casterbridge Rotary members and the water projects undertaken

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Portland Flu Clinic 10 October 2020

Portland Flu Clinic 10 October 2020

Twenty members of the club were delighted to help Royal Manor Health Care with marshalling duties whilst the annual flu jabs were administered at the Heliport

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Vire Exchange 2019

Vire Exchange 2019

Our friends visit from the Rotary Club of Vire et le Bocage Click on a thumbnail to enlarge and scroll through with the arrows

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Handover 2020

Handover 2020

Tribute to Garry President 2018-2020

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Elizabeth in Peru

Elizabeth in Peru

Elizabeth went on a RIFE (Rotary International Fellowship Exchange) in February Click on an image to enlarge then scroll through Or download as a Powerpoint

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Burns Night 2020

Burns Night 2020

Raised £1110.50 for Charities supported by Rotary

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Christmas Events. What Portland Rotary did over Christmas.

Christmas Events. What Portland Rotary did over Christmas.

Party at St Georges and the Sleigh

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Planting Crocuses

Planting Crocuses

Portland Rotary and year 2 children from the Atlantic academy planting purple crocuses for the Rotary Polio plus. Children are given a purple pinky for helping Victoria Square September 2019

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District Conference

District Conference

October 2019

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Meeting at the Sugar Loaf

Meeting at the Sugar Loaf

A social club evening to replace our regular one

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Welcome to Richard

Welcome to Richard

Richard is our latest member and was inducted into the club by President Garry

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Handover

Handover

The 2019 team took over on July 1 Garry handed over to Garry as President! Elizabeth President Elect Celia Vice President

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Happy Birthday Elizabeth

Happy Birthday Elizabeth

Many club members joined Elizabeth in fancy dress for her 60th birthday. What a wonderful evening!

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Sarah's Birthday

Sarah's Birthday

AT Rodwell Manor What a fantastic evening. Here are some photos

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Rotary Walk

Rotary Walk

A lovely walk through Cerne past the Cerne Giant to Sydling St Nicholas and the Forcey Bell Joined by President Richard from Caterbridge were Elizabeth, Robert, Mark, Ruth and Kathy from Wareham

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Foundation project in Nigeria

Foundation project in Nigeria

The Nationwide Family Planning Campaign

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Visit to the Robert White Radiotherapy Centre

Visit to the Robert White Radiotherapy Centre

Members of Rotary throughout D1200 were able to visit the new Radiotherapy Centre at DCH. With the aid of a Global Grant Rotary was able to make a significant contribution to clinical equipment for the consulting rooms

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Rotary gives donation to Osprey

Rotary gives donation to Osprey

Dr Paul Mason gave an excellent talk on his charity bike ride form Gibraltar to Portland to support Osprey. Rotary gave a donation to buy equipment for the Osprey Leisure Centre. Presented to John, the manager

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Presentation of District Grant and Race Night

Presentation of District Grant and Race Night

Stan Jones from District presented cheques for Projects in Nepal and Life Education and Lorraine Beckett, Jenny Williams talked about Remembrance Day Poppy Appeal Also we had a Race Night at Pilgrim House to raise funds for Foundation. Some pictures:

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Visit to Japan

Visit to Japan

Mark Visited Kanazawa Minato Club in Ishikawa, Japan Picture with president Kayotko Fujii

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Friendship Cup

Friendship Cup

A few pictures of this years cup Peter with Joan and Julia

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Race Night

Race Night

Pilgrim House Proceeds to Life Education & Foundation

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Burns Night 2019

Burns Night 2019

A few Photos

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Santa and his Sleigh take to Portland

Santa and his Sleigh take to Portland

Santa visited Southwell and Westcliff to the delight of children See calendar here or Facebook for next weeks tours

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New Year's Eve with Mark and Ruth

New Year's Eve with Mark and Ruth

A few pictures

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Rotary walk

Rotary walk

Beautiful weather. Ringstead to Lulworth. Jane from Poundbury Rotary, Mark Ruth Elizabeth Jo Sue Cliff and Joyce from Portland and Richard from OVT

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Porthole - Our Monthly Magazine

Porthole - Our Monthly Magazine

October 2018

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Walking the Kerry Way

Walking the Kerry Way

Ruth and Mark walk the Kerry Way

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B Side

B Side

Some pictures of the tour of the 2018 B side

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Harry Potter Trip

Harry Potter Trip

A few pictures from Janet

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Club Treasure Hunt

Club Treasure Hunt

Well done to Elizabeth for organising a Treasure Hunt around Portland. a fun evening for everyone followed by an excellent buffet at the Aqua. And lots raised for Foundation!

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Breast cancer care afternoon tea

Breast cancer care afternoon tea

Raised £1321.59

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Handover 2018

Handover 2018

Ian hands over the reins to Garry Community award presented to Dave Darby

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donations by Portland Rotary

donations by Portland Rotary

President Ian McPheat has been busy today giving away lots of money! £200.00 to St George’s school to go towards an all weather sports pitch. Also Ian’s nominated charity for his year Coastwatch a wonderful £500.00

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Beach Clean

Beach Clean

Rotarians helping with the beach clean along the Chesil Bank

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Rotary circular walk from Owermoigne to Winfrith

Rotary circular walk from Owermoigne to Winfrith

Members of Portland with Jane from Dorchester Poundbury. a 12 mile walk with beautiful weather

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Community Award 2018

Community Award 2018

Please see poster, and also a list of previous winners. We want as much publicity and nominations as we can get in 2018.

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Haylands Preschool

Haylands Preschool

Photos of the new shelter at Haylands preschool built with money partly raised from Rotary and the trip to Longleat

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Presidents Night 2018

Presidents Night 2018

Celebrated at the Con Club Janet was awarded a Paul Harris Fellow

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Crocuses

Crocuses

Purple for Polio

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Bingo!

Bingo!

Bingo at Julia's with the help of Margaret Stone. A fun evening with lots of prizes and raised £210 for Foundation

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walk from Winterbourne Abbas to Stratton

walk from Winterbourne Abbas to Stratton

On Saturday eleven of us, past and present members of Portland Rotary along with Poundbury and the Okhle Village Trust walked over the hills and through the valleys in beautiful sunshine past snowdrops for an excellent pub lunch. the walk was 8.5 miles

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Christmas Collections 2017

Christmas Collections 2017

At Tesco

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Burns Night 2018

Burns Night 2018

Celebration Dinner at the Conservative Club

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Water Projects Nepal 2018 Overview

Water Projects Nepal 2018 Overview

Portland, Casterbridge and Poundbury Rotary Clubs with help of RIBI Donations Trust, District 1200 and Okhle Village Trust

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Gairiswora Nepal Water Project 2018

Gairiswora Nepal Water Project 2018

Portland, Casterbridge and Poundbury Clubs with help of District Grant and Okhle Village Trust November 2018 - Work virtually completed

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Raipali Banyang Nepal Water Project 2018

Raipali Banyang Nepal Water Project 2018

Portland, Casterbridge and Poundbury Clubs with help of RIBI Donations Trust and Okhle Village Trust

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Dungeni Nepal Water Project 2018

Dungeni Nepal Water Project 2018

Portland, Casterbridge and Poundbury Clubs with help of RIBI Donations Trust and Okhle Village Trust

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Payaswora New Nepal Water Project 2018

Payaswora New Nepal Water Project 2018

Nepal water project - Portland Rotary in conjunction with Dorchester Casterbridge, Poundbury and the Okhle Village Trust and RIBI Donations Trust

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Pokharichap Nepal Water Project 2018

Pokharichap Nepal Water Project 2018

Nepal water project - Portland Rotary in conjunction with Dorchester Casterbridge, Poundbury and the Okhle Village Trust

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Arubot Nepal Water Project 2018

Arubot Nepal Water Project 2018

Portland, Casterbridge and Poundbury Clubs with help of RIBI Donations Trust and Okhle Village Trust

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Payaswora Nepal Water Project 2017

Payaswora Nepal Water Project 2017

Portland, Casterbridge and Poundbury Clubs with help of District Grant

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Yangsing Water Project 2017

Yangsing Water Project 2017

Nepal water project - Portland Rotary in conjunction with Dorchester Casterbridge, Poundbury and the Okhle Village Trust

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Baspani NepalWater Project 2016

Baspani NepalWater Project 2016

Baspani water project completed and Payaswara given the go ahead

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Annual Community Award

Annual Community Award

Portland Rotary Club's annual award is nominated by members of the public and presented to a deserving individual who has helped the Portland Community.

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Community Tea

Community Tea

An annual event, this year held at the Colliton Club Dorchester. Dorchester Casterbridge along with Portland Rotary clubs. Our side organised by Sheila Sutherland. A successful and enjoyable afternoon for everyone

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Vire Exchange Visit 2017

Vire Exchange Visit 2017

And Lin and Ozzie become Honorary Members Here are a few pictures! Click on the Thumbnails

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Last Rotary Walk before Nepal

Last Rotary Walk before Nepal

Several current and old members of the club were joined by Jane form Poundbury for a walk from Hardy's Monument along the South Dorset Ridgeway

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Elizabeth Hardy Inducted into the club

Elizabeth Hardy Inducted into the club

We were delighted last night to welcome Elizabeth to become our newest member of Portland Rotary

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Quiz Night at the Aqua

Quiz Night at the Aqua

Raised £168.00 thanks to everyone who attended and especially Sarah and Jayne for organising. as always an excellent buffet provided by the Aqua

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42nd Street

42nd Street

Fantastic trip to London to see 42nd street. £726.00 was raised which is being shared between the Nepal project and Breast cancer care. Many thanks to everyone that supported this event and also for the raffle prizes. Janet

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Pirates and Mermaids at Sarah's

Pirates and Mermaids at Sarah's

There was no meeting arranged so Sarah stepped in and everyone dressed up for a sea themed evening and fish and chips!

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A walk in the Rain around Cerne Abbas and Sydling St Nicholas

A walk in the Rain around Cerne Abbas and Sydling St Nicholas

Members of Portland, Casterbridge and Poundbury Clubs along with Richard and Judy from the Okhle Village Trust were walking in preparation for our visit to Nepal for Water Projects in Local Villages

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September 2017

September 2017

President Ian's Jottings

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Friendship Cup

Friendship Cup

The cup this year was for Darts and the winning team was Julia & Paul after a hard and closely fought match

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Kids Out

Kids Out

Visit to Crealy Park was enjoyed by all the children here are some thank yous

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Walking above Abbotsbury

Walking above Abbotsbury

A couple of pictures from our Saturday Rotary Walk

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Visit to D-Day Museum

Visit to D-Day Museum

A few pictures from Tuesday

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Dorchester Marathon

Dorchester Marathon

Dorchester Casterbridge.

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Burns Night

Burns Night

Raising money for Rotary Charities

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Pasadena Roof Orchestra

Pasadena Roof Orchestra

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Vire Exchange 2016

Vire Exchange 2016

The annual exchange between Vire Rotary and Portland This year it was our turn to go to Vire

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Bowls Evening

Bowls Evening

A meal at Yates followed by 10 pin bowling Stan won!

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John Heather R.I.P.

John Heather R.I.P.

incredible, beautiful model sailing ship HMAV Bounty built by John It took nearly a year to construct, working almost every day. The hull double planked then over 800 copper tiles were cut and fixed. The rigging an extraordinary achievement of detail

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Handover 2016

Handover 2016

President Mark handed over the reigns to President Elect Dave Ian became President Elect Garry became Vice President Rachel became a Paul Harris Fellow Paul Merry won the Community Award for his charitable work and support for the local community

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Table Top Sales

Table Top Sales

Please get in touch if you have any questions, or your group would like to a beneficiary in future. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Porthole - Our monthly Magazine.

Porthole - Our monthly Magazine.

Articles, Photos, Events, Diary, Puzzles and more.... Click the first Thumbnail to enlarge, then scroll through. Scroll further down for back issues.

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Pasadena Roof Orchestra

Pasadena Roof Orchestra

At the Pavilion

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President's Diary for June

President's Diary for June

The last month of this Rotary year!

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Water Survival Box Visit

Water Survival Box Visit

An article by Gillian about our visit

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Baspani under construction

Baspani under construction

Water Project in Nepal

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Children's Christmas Party

Children's Christmas Party

At St Georges Centre

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Santa comes to town

Santa comes to town

The Christmas sleigh tours have started on Portland

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Last walk of 2015

Last walk of 2015

Our sixth walk from Burton Bradstock to Shipton Hill

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Kids Out

Kids Out

Here are some Letters from the Kids

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Kids Out

Kids Out

Visit to Crealy Park on June 10th 2015

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Handover

Handover

Pictures from the Garden Party for Handover 5 July 2015

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Wine Afternoon with Clive and Ruth

Wine Afternoon with Clive and Ruth

Wine tasting and Music at Sutton Poyntz to raise funds for Nepal. Use the arrows to scroll through the pictures.

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Fifth Rotary Walk

Fifth Rotary Walk

Along the coast from Ringstead to Lulworth

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District 1200 Conference 2015

District 1200 Conference 2015

Some pictures

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Vire exchange weekend

Vire exchange weekend

Our twinned club of Vire visited us for a whole weekend

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Community Tea

Community Tea

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November 2015

November 2015

& the Club Visit to Nepal

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December 2015

December 2015

The run up to Christmas

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Christmas Party at the Aqua

Christmas Party at the Aqua

Here are a few pictures from Saturday night

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Visit to Ethiopia

Visit to Ethiopia

Projects in Addis Ababa and Mekelle

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September 2015

September 2015

Back from the Baltics

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Past Presidents

Past Presidents

Here are some old photos of our Past Presidents

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Tutepani

Tutepani

The new water project at Tutepani completed 2015

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Ashrang 2015

Ashrang 2015

Rebuilding in Ashrang after the earthquake

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Nepal Water 2013/14

Nepal Water 2013/14

Project to provide water to villages in Nepal

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