Rotary Stockport-Lamplighter Photo Galleries

From Room to Zoom Video

From Room to Zoom Video

We have now been effectively under lockdown for a year but that has not stopped us from being an active club. This short video highlights our activities.

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Lamplighters on-line shop

Lamplighters on-line shop

We raise funds for charity by selling gifts crafted by our members and friends. Our sales site shows what products are available.

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Speaker Meeting , Brian White

Speaker Meeting , Brian White

Brian is a professional travel photographer.

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Giant Advent Calendar

Giant Advent Calendar

We are very grateful to the Ruby family in Parsonage Road for organising a giant calendar on the end of their house. A few of the "windows" are shown in the photos

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Virtual Open Gardens 2020

Virtual Open Gardens 2020

Looking back at the 2020 Virtual Open Gardens event. We hope to see you again face to face on 16th May 2021

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President's Night

President's Night

Bredbury Hall. 7:00 for 7:30. Dress code - DJs

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Tony Ashurst PHF

Tony Ashurst PHF

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Trip to Lords

Trip to Lords

Further details from Richard or Robbie.

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New Year Walk

New Year Walk

Start from Disley station car park at 10am. Lunch at Red Lion, High Lane.

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Christmas Party

Christmas Party

At Peel Moat College, Heaton Moor. Entertainment by the Lamplighter Thespians.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Satish Mehta and Kate Smith talking about their recent work in Uganda. Partners are invited to this meeting.

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Stockport Charity Walk

Stockport Charity Walk

The Rotary Clubs of Stockport's 1st Charity Walk. Depending on your monitor settings, you may need to scroll down to see all of this page.

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Paul Harris Fellowship Presentation evening

Paul Harris Fellowship Presentation evening

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Committee meetings

Committee meetings

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New Year Walk 2010

New Year Walk 2010

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Christmas Party 2009

Christmas Party 2009

At the Hunting Lodge, Adlington Hall

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Greek Night

Greek Night

5th Wednesday Social Event

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District Conference

District Conference

At Scarborough

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Speakers Evening

Speakers Evening

Past member Chris Monkhouse - My Life as a Professional Gunman.

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Committee meetings

Committee meetings

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Club Assembly 2009

Club Assembly 2009

The hand-over meeting that sees the start of Tasneem's year as President of the Club.

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25th Anniversary Charter Celebration

25th Anniversary Charter Celebration

The Club celebrates its 25th birthday.

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Belfast April 2009

Belfast April 2009

Annual weekend away, this year to Belfast. Many thanks to Gordon for the photographs.

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Paul Harris Presentation

Paul Harris Presentation

Paul Harris Presentation to Janet Mehta

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Jim's 80th birthday

Jim's 80th birthday

The Club celebrated the 80th birthday of Jim Garfitt, our most senior member.

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Hayfield Walk, Feb 2007

Hayfield Walk, Feb 2007

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New Year Walk, 2007

New Year Walk, 2007

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Duck Race 2007

Duck Race 2007

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New Year Walk 2009

New Year Walk 2009

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DG's visit, Sept 2008

DG's visit, Sept 2008

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Garden Party, July 2008

Garden Party, July 2008

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Paul Harris Fellowship Award July 2008

Paul Harris Fellowship Award July 2008

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Richard and Jane's wedding June 2008

Richard and Jane's wedding June 2008

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President's Night 2008

President's Night 2008

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Hogmany January 2008

Hogmany January 2008

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Jazz & Tapas

Jazz & Tapas

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Stockport Young Citizen 2007

Stockport Young Citizen 2007

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Heaton Moor Park

Heaton Moor Park

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Outgoing President's Final Fling, 2007

Outgoing President's Final Fling, 2007

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BEATLES & BRASS

BEATLES & BRASS

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Swimathon Presentations May 2007

Swimathon Presentations May 2007

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President's Night, May 2007

President's Night, May 2007

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Walk, April 2007

Walk, April 2007

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Paul Harris Fellowship Awards March 2007

Paul Harris Fellowship Awards March 2007

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Walk, March 2007

Walk, March 2007

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     Heatons Open Gardens

Heatons Open Gardens

This is on Sunday 27th June and will go ahead as planned subject to any late changes to the Covid situation. Information will be updated soon as details are finalised . Please look out for updates on this site and our social media.

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Rotary Membership

Rotary Membership

You could join us and be part of this very active club where fun and fellowship is enjoyed alongside our diverse range of service activities. We were a social network long before Facebook !

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Club AGM & Assembly

Club AGM & Assembly

The clubs AGM and Assembly meetings were successfully conducted by means of ZOOM.

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Discovering The Heatons - Self Guided Tours

Discovering The Heatons - Self Guided Tours

The Heatons is an interesting area with many hidden secrets . This activity can be done as part of your socially distanced lockdown exercise regime.

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Annual Swimathon Photo Gallery

Annual Swimathon Photo Gallery

On Saturday 23rd March we held our annual Swimathon in aid of charity. #PeopleOfAction

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Limited Edition Message Cards - Sold out

Limited Edition Message Cards - Sold out

Why not cheer up your friends and family by sending a message using one of these limited edition themed cards produced from paintings done by one of our members , all proceeds go to charity .

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Youth Speaks Competition 2020

Youth Speaks Competition 2020

Every year we organise a public speaking competition for pupils at local schools.

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Recreational Fellowships

Recreational Fellowships

There are a large number of Rotary International Recreational and Vocational Fellowships where regardless of club or location , Rotarians with common interests can communicate and participate.

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Khensani Primary School South Africa

Khensani Primary School South Africa

Rotarian Carol Cross makes regular visits to Khensani School in South Africa. In January Carol gave a talk to the club about her experiences. #PeopleOfAction

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Speaker Meeting - Lee Burke

Speaker Meeting - Lee Burke

On this occasion Lee spoke to us about The Cerebal Palsy Football team that he coaches.

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Community Christmas Party

Community Christmas Party

We held our annual community party on Sunday 8th December. Here is a selection of photos . #PeopleOfAction

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Heatons Open Gardens thank you event and photo gallery

Heatons Open Gardens thank you event and photo gallery

Another fantastic open gardens event was held in May 2019 with over 20 gardens open to the public . We held a thank you event for the gardeners on 24th July. #PeopleOfAction

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Carol will be talking to us about her recent visit to Africa

Carol will be talking to us about her recent visit to Africa

This will centre on the Khensani school which Carol with some help from the club has been involved with for many years.

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Club Christmas Party

Club Christmas Party

Members, Partners and guests enjoyed a festive meal with entertainment.

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International Night

International Night

In conjunction with the Heaton Mersey collective and St Johns Church we held our annual International night of Music , Dancing and Food.

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District Meal Pack for Rise Against Hunger

District Meal Pack for Rise Against Hunger

Members of the club took part in the event on Sunday 14th April at Glossopdale school. #PeopleOfAction

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Informal Evening and Induction

Informal Evening and Induction

An informal evening with quiz for members to socialise , we also plan to induct Judicael as a new member.

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Speaker Meeting

Speaker Meeting

Phil Rowbotham Talked about his visit to Cuba

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Committee Meetings and Induction of Marjorie Spencer

Committee Meetings and Induction of Marjorie Spencer

Committees meet after the meal

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Carol's visit to Khensani, 2016

Carol's visit to Khensani, 2016

Club member Carol Cross once again visited the school in Khensani, South Africa. She writes about this below.

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Speaker Meeting

Speaker Meeting

Jean Bailo gave an interesting talk on the names and origins of streets in the area.

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Speaker Meeting - Tony Brown

Speaker Meeting - Tony Brown

Tony and Ann talked about their pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela

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Committee Meetings

Committee Meetings

Committees met after the meal , Jennifer Paillard , a Rotarian from South Africa gave us a short talk about her club .

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Speaker Meeting

Speaker Meeting

Marilyn Gregory spoke to us about Leprosy

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Youth Speaks 2019

Youth Speaks 2019

We organised the first round of this annual public speaking competition back in February and were delighted when Green End Primary eventually went on to win the final .

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Speaker Meeting. Reach Out And Recover

Speaker Meeting. Reach Out And Recover

A talk from this locally based charity which helps in the rehabilitation of former addicts. Prior to the meeting the team from Green End School , winners of the "Youth Speaks" completion gave us a repeat of their fantastic presentation on Veganism.

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Club Assembly 2019/20

Club Assembly 2019/20

Club assembly where we outline our plans for the 2019/20 Rotary year and new president Bill Caldwell is inducted.

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Presidents Evening

Presidents Evening

A meal at Stockport Golf Club

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Speaker Meeting , life as an airline pilot

Speaker Meeting , life as an airline pilot

Lamplighter Graham Harradine talked about his airline career.

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Speaker Meeting Lymphoma Action

Speaker Meeting Lymphoma Action

Susan Barlow Taylor spoke to us on behalf of the charity , Lymphoma Action.

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Speaker Meeting Kilimanjaro

Speaker Meeting Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro a talk by Derek Lowe

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Charter Night  35 years of service

Charter Night 35 years of service

We were chartered in 1984 and hold a charter event every five years. Charter night is effectively the club's birthday celebration .

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Rotary Book Giveaway March 9th

Rotary Book Giveaway March 9th

Book giveaway at ASDA Hulme

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Purple Crocus Planting  Polio vaccination

Purple Crocus Planting Polio vaccination

We worked with local school children and the Heaton Mersey Collective to plant crocus corms . The choice of flower is a reminder of Rotary's campaign to eliminate polio , more details below.

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Annual Swimathon Photographs

Annual Swimathon Photographs

Photographs of our swimathon

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Speaker Meeting

Speaker Meeting

The Vernon Mill fire of 1902 , talk by David Edwards Hulme

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Speaker Meeting 9th January - By rail to Toronto

Speaker Meeting 9th January - By rail to Toronto

lamplighter Martyn Griffiths talked about his visit to the RI Convention held in Toronto during June 2018. More details and a link to photos are below.

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Community Christmas Party

Community Christmas Party

Held at Heaton Mersey Community Centre on St Johns Road. Just a few of the many photos are shown below.

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International food and music event at St John's

International food and music event at St John's

We held a joint event with St John's church Heaton Mersey on October13th . Excellent Performances of music and dance from many cultures together with delicious food.

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Scarecrows Invade Heaton Chapel Station

Scarecrows Invade Heaton Chapel Station

A display of scarecrows was organised at the station by the Rotary club along with other groups, See details below.

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More than a name             John Hartley

More than a name John Hartley

John set out to record details and life stories of the many Stockport men who died serving their country in WW1

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Charter Event ,    Rotary e club of Manchester and Cheshire

Charter Event , Rotary e club of Manchester and Cheshire

The satellite e club received its charter on 19th October. We wish them every future success as the Rotary e club of Greater Manchester and Cheshire. Lots of photos below.

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Heaton Mersey Scarecrow Market

Heaton Mersey Scarecrow Market

Photo Gallery of event on 22nd September , great turnout from members to help promote Rotary in the local community .

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Charity Golf Day at Northenden Golf Club.

Charity Golf Day at Northenden Golf Club.

Held on the 21st September , Proceeds went to "Help for Heroes" and "Prostate Cancer UK" . Many thanks for those who braved the weather to support us. Click Details for photos

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Speaker Meeting

Speaker Meeting

Rev Helen Scanlan talked to us about "Men in Sheds". Kate received the Lamplighter award for her efforts in organising the golf day.

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Elizabeth Raffald

Elizabeth Raffald

Suze Appleton gave us a fascinating insight into the life of the 18th century local "Superwoman" Elizabeth Raffald.

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Speaker evening - Autistic Society

Speaker evening - Autistic Society

Les and Jonathan from the Autistic Society were presented with a cheque after their very informative and well presented talk.

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Toronto Convention 2018

Toronto Convention 2018

The club was represented at the recent Rotary International convention in Toronto . This was attended by over 25,000 rotarians from all over the world

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Charity Golf Day , Friday 21st September

Charity Golf Day , Friday 21st September

A Charity Golf day at Northenden Golf Club with proceeds to Help for Heroes and Prostate Cancer UK

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Speaker evening 25th July

Speaker evening 25th July

Joe Baleskwi , from The Voice of Hope.

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Thank you to Heaton Gardeners

Thank you to Heaton Gardeners

Following a slide show of some of the gardens there were presentations of cheques to the Alex Hulme Foundation and Kidneys for life . More photos can be found on our facebook page.

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Speaker evening

Speaker evening

Gerry Yeung gave an interesting talk entitled "Hanging of the High Sheriff explaining the role and the long history of the post . Gerry is one of the Deputy Lieutenants of Greater Manchester and has been for several years.

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Club Assembly

Club Assembly

Final meeting of the current Rotary year.

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Heatons Open Gardens 2018

Heatons Open Gardens 2018

Our Open Gardens event is back.

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Meeting cyclists from Bury

Meeting cyclists from Bury

Members of the club and the eClub met with Bury Rotary club's cycle team

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RocketWorld

RocketWorld

An intercultural learning adventure for 7-11 year olds.

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Speaker evening

Speaker evening

Tonight we welcome back Askok Popat, who will talk to us about his voluntary work in India and Uganda

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Swimathon Challenge

Swimathon Challenge

Our annual Swimathon. Teams swim in relay and raise sponsorship for their own charities and good causes.

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Youth Speaks 2018

Youth Speaks 2018

Our annual Youth Speaks competition

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Book Givaway

Book Givaway

Another very successful event!

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Tonight we welcomed a speaker from the Air Ambulance Service

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Blind Bowling

Blind Bowling

Our annual bowling match with the team from Walthew House.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Tonight we welcome the Deputy Mayor and Mayoress of Stockport, Councillor Walter Brett and Mrs Maureen Brett.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Roy Dudley-Southern, who will talk about "Living Life to the Full".

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Phil Page. "A View of the Heatons in Victorian and Edwardian Times".

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Presentation to Jason Clough

Presentation to Jason Clough

Jason was at the Manchester Arena on the night of the bombing.

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Committee reports

Committee reports

Committee chairs report to the club members.

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Joan's 90th Birthday

Joan's 90th Birthday

A surprise cake and party for our oldest member.

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Fifth Wednesday

Fifth Wednesday

Quiz and Chips Night.

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New Year walk and lunch.

New Year walk and lunch.

Blowing away the Christmas cobwebs with a country walk and pub lunch.

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2017 Community Christmas Party

2017 Community Christmas Party

Our annual event for local people in need of a bit of Christmas cheer

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Nigel Tedford, from Stockport Foodbanks, talked to us about the service they provide.

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Members' Christmas Dinner

Members' Christmas Dinner

At Heaton Moor Golf Club.

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RocketWorld

RocketWorld

In association with the Manchester International Society, we implemented the “RocketWorld” project at All Saints CE Primary School.

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Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday

Laying a wreath at the Cenataph

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Anne Flear, who talked to us about the Children's Heart Association.

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Curry Night at the Spice Tower

Curry Night at the Spice Tower

We enjoyed a good curry while raising money for the Club's charity account!

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e-Club BBQ

e-Club BBQ

Our Satellite e-Club held its first fundraiser

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Charity Golf Day

Charity Golf Day

Our annual charity golf day, in support of Prostate Cancer and The Stroke Association

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Manchester Pubs Guided Tour

Manchester Pubs Guided Tour

Guided tour of some of Manchester's pubs, followed by meal at The Wharf, Castlefield.

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Cheque presentation to Maggies

Cheque presentation to Maggies

We have donated £3000.00 towards the running costs of Maggies.

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Speaker evening

Speaker evening

Tanya King, of Stockport Homes

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Speaker evening

Speaker evening

Bill Jubb, talking about 50s music.

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President's Final Fling

President's Final Fling

Hosted by Carol and Brian Cross

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Club Assembly.

Club Assembly.

Last meeting of the year, where the Presidents hands over the chain of office and new committee chairs outline their plans for the coming year.

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Decorating at Norwood House

Decorating at Norwood House

Carrying on with our decoration of Norwood House.

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Committee Reports

Committee Reports

Committee Chairs report to the club.

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Iftar with South Manchester Muslim Community Association

Iftar with South Manchester Muslim Community Association

We shared the evening meal with Muslims at their Mosque.

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Children's Art Competition

Children's Art Competition

Local schools took part in our Art Competition

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RocketWorld international learning project

RocketWorld international learning project

An Intercultural Learning Adventure for 7-11 year olds

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Club AGM

Club AGM

The Club's Annual General Meeting.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Tonight we see Green End Primary School's winning performance in our Youth Speaks competition. Graham will will also talk and show a video of his recent appearance on The Chase.

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Youth Speaks 2017

Youth Speaks 2017

Our annual speaking competition for Stockport primary schools

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Our speaker tonight is Kay Potts, who will speak about trekking in the Annapurna mountain range.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

A "Topics" evening.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Christine Belton makes a return visit, and her talk will be "The Memory Box".

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The Rotary Foundation centenary celebration.

The Rotary Foundation centenary celebration.

A special evening, to celebrate the Centenary of The Rotary Foundation.

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Swimathon Challenge 2017

Swimathon Challenge 2017

Our annual Swimathon Challenge

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Book Giving at Asda

Book Giving at Asda

Making use of unwanted books

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Blindfold Bowling

Blindfold Bowling

With Walthew House.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Peter Goulding, a disaster engineer, will speak about some of the disaster areas that he's visited.

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Committee meetings

Committee meetings

Committee meetings follow the meal.

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Chip Shop and Bingo

Chip Shop and Bingo

For our fifth Wednesday meeting, we are going to Taylor's fish and chips shop in Woodley Precinct.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Phil Rowbotham will speak about Glastonbury.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Tonight Ashok Popat will talk about dental work overseas

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Sinead Collins, daughter of Kate Turpie, will speak about the childrens cancer charity, Maggie's.

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Decorating at Norwood

Decorating at Norwood

Dining room makeover by a team of Lamplighters.

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Committee meetings

Committee meetings

Committees will meet after the meal.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Tonight's speaker is Rev Philip Burrows, talking about being a padre in Afghanistan.

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Members' Christmas Party

Members' Christmas Party

Fun and games at the last meeting before Christmas.

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Carol Service

Carol Service

Our annual carol concert and tea party, this year for local people with mental health issues.

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International Night

International Night

An evening of international music and food to celebrate Christmas

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Committee reports

Committee reports

Committee chairs report to the club.

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Charity Golf Competition

Charity Golf Competition

The Eric Patton Memorial Trophy

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Scarecrow Hunt

Scarecrow Hunt

Lampy comes to the Heatons!

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Visit to Bramall Hall

Visit to Bramall Hall

Guided tour of Bramall Hall followed by meal out.

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Battle of the Somme commemoration

Battle of the Somme commemoration

The story of five people from the Heatons who died.

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President's Final Fling

President's Final Fling

Garden party at Philip and Hester's.

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Ukulele Band celebrate Christmas in June!

Ukulele Band celebrate Christmas in June!

The ukulele band was in Hebden Bridge, to help the Hebden Bridge Rotary Club belatedly celebrate Christmas. The severe flooding at the end of last year ruined all their plans, and they decided to celebrate Christmas this June instead.

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Open Gardens Celebration Dinner

Open Gardens Celebration Dinner

A meeting to celebrate the Heatons Open Gardens event.

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Committee reports

Committee reports

Committee chairs will report to the club.

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Dementia Cafe Street Party

Dementia Cafe Street Party

A street party in celebration of the Queen's 90th birthday.

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2012 Khensani Primary School

2012 Khensani Primary School

Carol Cross has been a regular visitor to Khensani School, in South Africa. The school recently produced a CD of the children singing, which can be seen on YouTube. Many thanks to Doug Cooper, in Cyprus, for production of the music and photo presentation.

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2014 Hope India kindergarten refurbishment

2014 Hope India kindergarten refurbishment

Alan Brooks, a Rotarian from Hebden Bridge, talked to us recently about the Hope Community Village in India. We have supported this project with an £875 donation which we got matched with an £875 grant from District Rotary.

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2014 Khensani School, South Africa

2014 Khensani School, South Africa

A letter from South Africa.

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2015 Carol's visit to Hope Village, Kerala.

2015 Carol's visit to Hope Village, Kerala.

In March 2015, Carol and Brian Cross visited the home that we have supported in the past. They sent this note and photographs from there.

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2014 Eye Camps in India

2014 Eye Camps in India

Cataract operations in India

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Youth Speaks Competition 2016

Youth Speaks Competition 2016

This year's speaking competition for local schools.

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Club Assembly

Club Assembly

The Club's plans for the new Rotary Year are introduced.

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Trip to Petty Pool Outdoor Centre

Trip to Petty Pool Outdoor Centre

Visit to Petty Pool Outdoor Centre with Westmorland School.

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Canal Trip with the Demetia Cafe

Canal Trip with the Demetia Cafe

The latest in our series of canal boad trips with various groups in and arounf Stockport.

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Queen's Birthday Celebration

Queen's Birthday Celebration

We are holding a street party in the golf clubhouse, to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday.

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Eighty and counting!

Eighty and counting!

An evening to celebrate the five club members who are 80 years old this year.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Lee Burke will talk to us about Petty Pool

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Speaker evening

Speaker evening

Nick Bianchi will talk about the family firm of Arighi-Bianchi. This meeting is open to partners too. Please be sure Barbara knows your intentions.

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Art Works Canal Trip

Art Works Canal Trip

We took a group on a trip along the canal.

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Speaker evening

Speaker evening

Tonight's meeting had a St George's Day theme.

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Walthew Cup

Walthew Cup

Walthew House tenpin bowling competition.

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Swimathon 2016

Swimathon 2016

Our annual Swimathon Challenge.

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Visit by the Mayor and Mayoress of Stockport

Visit by the Mayor and Mayoress of Stockport

Tonight we hosted the Mayor of Stockport, Councillor Andrew Verdeille.

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Speaker evening

Speaker evening

Christine Belton gave us a humorous talk entitled "Have you had the doctor?"

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Blood Bikes Manchester

Blood Bikes Manchester

Donation of £250 to support their valuble work.

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St Patrick's Day celebration

St Patrick's Day celebration

Tonight will have a St Patrick's Day theme.

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Speaker evening

Speaker evening

Burns Night, ABC and PPES

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Speaker evening

Speaker evening

Rev Andrew Knight will talk about the plight of Romanian Street Children.

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Speaker evening

Speaker evening

Rotarians Eliminating Malaria in Tanzania

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Gerry Hambridge, talking about "Brick by Brick for St. James".

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Christmas Party

Christmas Party

Once again at the Wycliffe Hotel in Edgeley, who looked after us so well last year. Cost £29.00 pp.

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Proud of Stockport Awards 2015

Proud of Stockport Awards 2015

Our Home Safety Check team were presented with the Special Fire and Rescue Service Award at Stockport Town Hall

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Carol Service

Carol Service

Our annual Carol Service for the elderley

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Foodie Friday

Foodie Friday

Our Santa and float make an appearance at SK Foodie Friday in the Stockport Market.

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Ukulele band at Victoria

Ukulele band at Victoria

Our ukulele band played at Victoria Station.

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Members' Christmas Party

Members' Christmas Party

Fun and frolics - it's the members only Christmas Party.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Linda Mullins is our seaker this evening.

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Tea with the Mayor and Mayoress of Stockport

Tea with the Mayor and Mayoress of Stockport

The Club was invited to tea at the Town Hall.

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International Evening

International Evening

Tonight will be an International Evening at the Brookdale Social Club..

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District 1285 Conference

District 1285 Conference

This year held in Southport

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Tonight we were delighted to welcome Anne Hewlett into Club membership,

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Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

Meet at the Crown, Didsbury Road at 10:45. Follow the clues and get back for carvery dinner at 12:30.

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Fifth Wednesday event

Fifth Wednesday event

Visit to Manchester Tennis and Racquets Club followed by meal.

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Charity Golf Day, Aug 21st.

Charity Golf Day, Aug 21st.

Our second charity golf tournament, once again at Heaton Moor Golf Club.

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Committee meetings

Committee meetings

Committee meetings following the meal.

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Garden Party

Garden Party

To celebrate our President's 70th birthday.

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Heatons Open Gardens

Heatons Open Gardens

We hosted those people who opened up their gardens for this year's Heatons Open Gardens event.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

We were entertained by Matt and Yvonne, who put on a musical evening for us.

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Princes Trust project handover

Princes Trust project handover

The Princes Trust team, whom we have supported again this year, hand over their finished project.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Gary Wells, talking about the Dementia Cafe that we support.

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BBC Media City tour

BBC Media City tour

Tour of the BBC at Media City

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

"‹Graham will hold one of his "Antique Roadshow" evenings, where he will cast his expert eye over you family treasures.

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Club Assembly

Club Assembly

Club Assembly meeting

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Canal Trip

Canal Trip

A trip on the canal with a group of elderly and less-able people.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

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Swimathon Challenge 2015

Swimathon Challenge 2015

Our annual Swimathon Challenge.

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Walthew House Cup

Walthew House Cup

Ten-pin bowling for those with visual imparement.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Rev Andrew Knight will talk about the Plight of Pripyat and the Monster of Chernobyl.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Tonight's meeting at Heatons Sports Club, Green Lane.

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Youth Speaks 2015

Youth Speaks 2015

Our annual Youth Speaks competition, once again hosted by Tithe Barn School. We have six teams of year 10 and 11 pupils taking part this year.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Graham Jackson, who is Secretary of District 1285, who will talk about Hope and Homes for Children.

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Fight the Flab

Fight the Flab

Richard's annual slimming competition.

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Committee Reports night.

Committee Reports night.

Committee Chairs will report to the Club.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Burns Night celebration.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Club member Ray Atkinson will talk about "Cyprus as I see it".

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Carol Service

Carol Service

Our annual Carol Service and Old Folks party.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Our own member, Mary Sears, talked about "A life in flowers". Partners were invited to this meeting.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

A return visit from Doreen Firth, with a Tribute to Joyce Grenfell. Partners are invited to this meeting.

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Spice Tower Charity Night

Spice Tower Charity Night

Repeat of our regular curry fest.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Andrew and Mari Shepherd, talking about Fountain of Peace.

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Committee meetings

Committee meetings

Committee meetings to follow the meal.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Jean Bailo, talking about "Manchester at War".

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Visit by District Governor Alastair Bain

Visit by District Governor Alastair Bain

Tonight the District Governor, Alastair Bain, from the Rotary Club of Alsager, paid us a visit.

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Charity Golf Competition

Charity Golf Competition

Charity Golf Competition

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Werneth Young People's Centre

Werneth Young People's Centre

The Youth Committee have purchased a pool table for Werneth Young People's Centre. This is based in Bredbury, and provides advice and support for teenagers in the area.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Gus Gordon, talking about his experiences as Justices' Clerk in Tameside Court.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Tonight we welcome Jo Barratt, from The Teenage Market.

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Open Gardens evening

Open Gardens evening

We welcome all those who helped make this event a success this year.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Retired Headteacher, Geoff Scargill.

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Club Assembly

Club Assembly

Tonight the new Club Officers are installed, and the Committees outline their proposals for members' approval.

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Signpost Young Carers

Signpost Young Carers

The opening of the new Relaxation Room at Signpost Young Carers Centre in Stockport.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Sam Singh will talk about PPES (Pardada Pardadi Educational Society), and rural development in India, through education, employment and empowerment of rural girls and women.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Mike Small, talking about how to stay safe online.

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Swimathon 2014

Swimathon 2014

Our annual fundraising Swimathon Challenge, held at Stockport Grammar School.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Speakers tonight were Katrina Bolton and Lucy Wray, who talked to us about Help for Heros and the work that goes on for our injured soldiers and their families.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Speaker is Peter Kirk, who's topic is "The History of the Postage Stamp".

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Blind Bowling

Blind Bowling

At Walthew House

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Charter Night

Charter Night

The Club took the decision at its formation that we would hold a Charter Night every five years, rather that annually. This year we will celebrate our 30th birthday with a Charter Night.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Professor Subhash Ananad, "Hanging by a Thread"

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Club member James Garfitt spoke to the Club about the four wheeled vehicles he has owned during his lifetime.

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Speaker and PHF presentation

Speaker and PHF presentation

A double event tonight. Alan Brooks returns to update us on the Hope Community Village project that we supported last year, and also the presentation of a Paul Harris Fellowship award to Club members Clyde and Ernie.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Tonight's speaker is Sir Gerald Kaufman, MP for Manchester Gorton. Partners are invited to this meeting.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

Club Member Ernie Spencer will talk to us tonight about the Falkland Islands.

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Speakers evening

Speakers evening

An evening the celebrate the "Those Twenty Years" project.

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Ukulele Band plays Piccadilli

Ukulele Band plays Piccadilli

The Ukulele Band played at Manchester Piccadilli Station.

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Members' Christmas Party

Members' Christmas Party

Fun and games at our Club Christmas party.

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St Thomas Christmas Party

St Thomas Christmas Party

The Ukulele band played at St Thomas's Childrens Christmas party.

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Charity Curry Night

Charity Curry Night

Enjoy a good curry while raising funds for the Club.

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Those twenty years - Food

Those twenty years - Food

Food in the years between the wars.

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Speakers Evening

Speakers Evening

Alan Scott talked to us about the life of Alan Bennett. Partners and guests were invited this evening.

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Speakers Evening

Speakers Evening

Alan Brooks, a Rotarian from Hebden Bridge, talked to us about the Hope Community Village in India. (Click the blue title for details)

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Speakers Evening

Speakers Evening

Kathryn Sheldon, fundraiser at Walthew House, spoke to us about the day to day work that goes on there.

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Speakers Evening

Speakers Evening

Club member Neil Slack spoke to us about "A dysfunctional family", which turned out to be about the Plantagenet House of the Royal family.

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Speaker Evening

Speaker Evening

Alan Towse is tonight's speaker, and his topic will be Bee Keeping.

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Speaker Evening

Speaker Evening

Billy Myers, from Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service

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Club Assembly

Club Assembly

The President and Officers for the new Rotary year are inducted, and committee chairs present their plans for the year for the Club's approval.

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Speakers Evening

Speakers Evening

Presentation by the three of the young people from the Prince's Trust, whom we recently supported to refurbish the Stockport Music Academy.

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Speaker Evening

Speaker Evening

A presentation on the Heatons Open Gardens event that was held last month. We welcomed many of the people who helped, particularly those that opened up their gardens.

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Robinson's Brewery Trip

Robinson's Brewery Trip

No normal Club meeting tonight, as it was the fifth Wednesday in the month. Instead there was a trip around Robinson's Brewery, and a sniff of the barmaid's apron to follow! (Photos by John Higginbottom)

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Princes Trust and Stockport Music Academy

Princes Trust and Stockport Music Academy

The Club have once again supported the Princes Trust, as they produce artwork for the Stockport Music Academy

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Committee meetings

Committee meetings

Committee meetings after the meal, followed by induction of new member Narendra Gulhati.

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Speaker Evening

Speaker Evening

A return visit from Fosbrook Folk Education Trust. The project is based at Banks Lane Junior School and provides music, dance and song opportunities for young people in the North West of England.

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Speakers Evening

Speakers Evening

Scott Reid, will be talking about local wildlife.

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2013 Youth Speaks competition

2013 Youth Speaks competition

Primary Youth Speaks competition, held at Didsbury Road Primary School.

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Swimathon 2013

Swimathon 2013

Our annual fund raising Swimathon.

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Speaker Evening

Speaker Evening

The speaker this evening was Val Cottam MBE, who was a volunteer at both the Commonwealth Games in Manchester, and at the 2012 Olympics.

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Speaker Evening

Speaker Evening

This evening we had a visit form the Mayor of Stockport, Councillor Wendy Meikle.

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Committee Reports

Committee Reports

Committee chairs report back to the Club. There will be a Burns Night theme this evening.

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2012 12 Beechwood

2012 12 Beechwood

The Ukulele band played during the Christmas lunch at Beechwood.

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Members Christmas meal

Members Christmas meal

The Club members' Christmas meal, at Heaton Moor Golf Club.

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ABC Family Group

ABC Family Group

The ukulele band played for the ABC Family Group. Click the blue title words for pictures.

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Speaker Evening

Speaker Evening

Speaker this evening is the best selling crime writer Val McDermid, best known for the Tony Hill series, that was adapted for TV with the title "Wire in the Blood". Partners are invited to tonight's meeting.

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Speaker Evening

Speaker Evening

Tonight ten Club members each spoke for three minutes. Click 'read more' for pictures.

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Junior Golf Day

Junior Golf Day

Golf Day for Heaton Moor Golf Club junior section.

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Robbie's 80th Birthday

Robbie's 80th Birthday

This was the first meeting after Robbie's 80th birthday, which was celebrated with a tartan theme.

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Speaker Evening

Speaker Evening

Our own Nan Ironside was the speaker tonight. Her topic was "It always happens to me". Partners were invited, and everyone enjoyed a thoroughly entertaining evening.

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2012 06 06 Paul Harris Award Presentation

2012 06 06 Paul Harris Award Presentation

Dr Leslie Dawson was awarded a Paul Harris Fellowship, in recognition of the work he has done over the years as a local GP, church member and U3A member.

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Club Assembly 2012

Club Assembly 2012

The new committee chairs will outline their plans for the coming year.

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2012 05 20 Heatons Open Garden Day

2012 05 20 Heatons Open Garden Day

Visit some of the best house gardens in the area. Further details at www.heatonsopengardens.net

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Speaker Evening

Speaker Evening

Kevin Dranfield, talked about Stockport's town centre's Blue Plaques walk.

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Speaker Evening

Speaker Evening

Ann Sawer, from the Red Cross, talked to us about how to save a life with CPR. Also at this meeting, Nan Ironside was presented with the Lamplighter for her recent hard work with the schools.

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Heatons Festival, 2012

Heatons Festival, 2012

The Club was at the Heatons Festival. As well as some stewarding and marshalling, our fire prevention advisers were out in force, spreading the word about smoke alarms.

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Open night with invited guests.

Open night with invited guests.

An evening with those that helped with the open gardens event. Also there will be young people from the Princes Trust. Partners are invited to this meeting. Please let David know.

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2012 06 13 Boule at the Crown

2012 06 13 Boule at the Crown

This meeting will be at The Crown, Didsbury Road, and NOT at the Golf Club. Boules on the bowling green, followed by a meal at the Crown. Bob to finish the evening off with his guitar.

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2012 05 25 Heaton Chapel Station

2012 05 25 Heaton Chapel Station

The band played at the opening of the Artwork display at Heaton Chapel Station.

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The Prince's Trust 2012

The Prince's Trust 2012

Recently the Youth Committee have been working closely with the young people of the Prince's Trust.

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Speakers Evening

Speakers Evening

Jeff Tuck, talking about the RAF raid on Peenemunde. Carol presented a banner from the incoming RI President.

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Speakers Evening

Speakers Evening

Martin Francis talked to us about the Colditz Glider, and brought along his quarter scale model to show us.

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Sue's 50th Birthday

Sue's 50th Birthday

The whole Club was invited to celebrate Sue's 50th birthday.

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Youth Speaks competition 2012

Youth Speaks competition 2012

Held at Norris Bank school, 4pm start.

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Charity Curry Night

Charity Curry Night

Charity Curry Night at Spice Tower, Marple Road.

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Open night with invited guests.

Open night with invited guests.

Tonight various people that have contributed to our Christmas Float collection will be entertained. The meal will be a buffet. Partners are also invited to this meeting.

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Speaker Evening

Speaker Evening

Ann Metcalf and Don Roach will talk about the 'Folkore of Cheshire'.

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Heaton Chapel station

Heaton Chapel station

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Members Christmas Party

Members Christmas Party

at the Crown, Heaton Mersey.

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Speakers Evening

Speakers Evening

Janet Lowe, Head of Greenbank School in Cheadle Hulme talking about her work with a school for disabled children in Kenya. Partners invited to this meeting.

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Swimathon 2012

Swimathon 2012

Held at Stockport Grammar School. More details to follow.

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Harvest Fair and Farmers Market

Harvest Fair and Farmers Market

Heaton Mersey Park (off Richmond Road/Vale Close)

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Bowling at the Crown Inn

Bowling at the Crown Inn

There is no meeting at the golf club this week.

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