Vale of Belvoir Rotary Club Photo Galleries

The Fishtail Project

The Fishtail Project

Rob Barron updates us

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Mining Memories

Mining Memories

Steve shares his experiences

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Christmas Party

Christmas Party

Our Annual Christmas Meal Celebration

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Upper Saxondale Ghost Walk - Georgia Moore  18.00 hrs start

Upper Saxondale Ghost Walk - Georgia Moore 18.00 hrs start

Georgia requests that we take this 'Ghost walk' in the dark, as close to Halloween as we could arrange it!

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Rotary Foundation Update - Tony Beenham

Rotary Foundation Update - Tony Beenham

DG gives us his views on the future of Rotary in his year

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The Maestros' Social Event

The Maestros' Social Event

Our Fund Raising Musical Event

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Trains, Trams and Trolley Buses - Stephen Wright

Trains, Trams and Trolley Buses - Stephen Wright

Steve gives us the introduction to public transport in the East Midlands

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George Parr, RoT's international cricketer

George Parr, RoT's international cricketer

Marion Caunt relates the story

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Outside visit to Veolia MRF

Outside visit to Veolia MRF

Following talk some 15 months ago we get a visit to see the recovery Facility in operation

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Grantham Canal Update - Tina Combellack

Grantham Canal Update - Tina Combellack

Tina updates us on progress

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Club Handover

Club Handover

Annual changeover of Officers

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Chris Beale - Job Talk

Chris Beale - Job Talk

Newish member Job Talk

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What is Forensic Podiatry

What is Forensic Podiatry

Richard Povey gave us insights into Forensic Podiatry

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Bottesford in the Great War - David Middletun

Bottesford in the Great War - David Middletun

Local War history

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Battle of the River Baise - Clive Rees

Battle of the River Baise - Clive Rees

More history from Clive

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Cotgrave Kitchen - Jilly Matthers & Phil Drabble

Cotgrave Kitchen - Jilly Matthers & Phil Drabble

call my bluff

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Art & Craft Fair

Art & Craft Fair

This is the return of our our annual event and once again it will be held at East Bridgford Garden Centre (Blue Diamond)

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EGM

EGM

EGM & Pointless game

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North Korea, then and now

North Korea, then and now

Tony Waltham again presents on one of his unusual holidays

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Tara’s Angels - Bev Turner

Tara’s Angels - Bev Turner

Talk about Domestic Abuse and the work of Tara’s Angels.

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The Bentley Boys

The Bentley Boys

Bruce Frame presents The Bentley Boys

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TV Shows of the 1960's

TV Shows of the 1960's

talk from President Rob Gray

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Christmas Float 2017

Christmas Float 2017

Thank you to all of you who supported our "float collection". Once again you've helped us raise a great sum for our chosen charities.

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Christmas Float 2019 and Christmas Tree

Christmas Float 2019 and Christmas Tree

Thanks to all those who donated making 2019 a successful fundraising float. What a great introduction for our new Rudolph!

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Doug's Quiz

Doug's Quiz

Doug decided it was time for a proper quiz

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What we did in 2021-2022

What we did in 2021-2022

As we’ve moved out of the pandemic our memory cafe reopened as soon as it was safe.

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The memory cafe, 2022 - 23

The memory cafe, 2022 - 23

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Outside visit to  Nottingham Industrial Museum

Outside visit to Nottingham Industrial Museum

guided tour of Wollaton Hall's Industrial Museum

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Our 32nd Charter Anniversary

Our 32nd Charter Anniversary

We return to face to face Charter celebration event

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Miniature Railway

Miniature Railway

Robert Holland on his Ropsley Heath Light Railway

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Club Meeting at The Horse and Plough, Bingham

Club Meeting at The Horse and Plough, Bingham

John Whitfield - Nottingham Industry since 1900

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Litter Pick

Litter Pick

Covid permitting, we will be working in groups of 4 or 5 to clear some litter

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Our Memory Cafe

Our Memory Cafe

This is a monthly meeting open to visitors from Bingham, Radcliffe, Cotgrave and all villages in surrounding area.

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Club Meeting

Club Meeting

"Talking Rubbish" - Lesley Taylor

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Club Meeting at Ashmores

Club Meeting at Ashmores

The Handling and Managing the Covid Pandemic - Sarah Webb (Senior Manager at Public Health England )

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Club Meeting at Copper

Club Meeting at Copper

quiz night and Induction of 3 New Members

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Club Meeting at Ashmores

Club Meeting at Ashmores

Ben Talbot - The Friary

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Club meeting at Ashmores

Club meeting at Ashmores

Clive Rees - Don’t take your dynamite to Rhedae!

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Dictionaries For Life

Dictionaries For Life

Each year we donate dictionaries to all Children, in the penultimate year of Junior School, in local schools and despite COVID we were able to deliver dictionaries to all our junior schools

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Club meeting at Copper, Bingham

Club meeting at Copper, Bingham

Roger Alton - life of Lawrence of Arabia

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Our Latest News

Our Latest News

It's here that you can read what we've been up to in the last few months. For more information on our work in the local community, with our young people and internationally please access "what we do" section of this web site.

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Adrian's 50 years in Blue RAF

Adrian's 50 years in Blue RAF

A quick resume of Adrian's flying and voluntary instructing career with the RAF

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Christmas Dinner at Ashmores

Christmas Dinner at Ashmores

Annual Christmas meal

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Aid Trip to Kosovo

Aid Trip to Kosovo

Judy Eldridge shared her experiences from an Aid trip to Kosovo in 2003

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The Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands

Barry talks about his experience with Ascension and Falkland Islands

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Zoom Meeting- New member- Jill Clarke

Zoom Meeting- New member- Jill Clarke

Jill transferred from Beeston Rotary Club

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Litter Picking

Litter Picking

Looks like we're creating a new Club Tradition with an Annual Litter Pick...

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Community Services 2020 -21

Community Services 2020 -21

Activities that the members of The Rotary Club of The Vale of Belvoir hope to initiate or be involved in during the coming year.

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Community Services 2017 - 18

Community Services 2017 - 18

This page details all of our Charitable donations throughout Adrian's Presidential Year

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2020 - 21 Derek's year

2020 - 21 Derek's year

We were unsure, with the Covid-19 pandemic, what this Rotary year would look like, but we held virtual meetings and did our best to adapt to the new challenges that we had to face.

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Handover Night

Handover Night

Tonight Gordon takes over the reins….

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Volunteering in the Solomon Islands

Volunteering in the Solomon Islands

Mary Bridge - Collyns will share her experience

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club meeting

club meeting

A Spontaneous Life - from Teaching to Project Management - Duncan Garment

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View from the cockpit

View from the cockpit

Adrian Cresswell

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Club Awards

Club Awards

Bernie Ashman Trophy, Harry Thompson Award, Paul Harris Fellowships. The "rules" for proposing a recipient are attached by hyperlink.

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International Services - 2020/21

International Services - 2020/21

Summary of our international work during the pandemic

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Kids Out

Kids Out

Steve Cartwright

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My Sight

My Sight

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Belton Park Ranger

Belton Park Ranger

Roy Morledge - Belton House from a Ranger's Perspective

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Weekly Meeting

Weekly Meeting

Local Farmer James Fisher was asked to talk to Club on Farming, the impact of Covid and Brexit

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Our Third Decade 2010 - 2019

Our Third Decade 2010 - 2019

10 More Presidents - 2010 - 2019

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Our Second Decade  2000 - 2009

Our Second Decade 2000 - 2009

Ten more Presidents lead Vale of Belvoir Club

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Our First Decade - 1990 - 2000

Our First Decade - 1990 - 2000

here's a summary of our Past Presidents and what happened in their years. Not a complete record as this was created retrospectively.

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RotaKids

RotaKids

And then there were two....

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Vale's Got Talent - the summaries

Vale's Got Talent - the summaries

We have now successfully run this event for 10 years. Full reports of each year are available under this main page

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VGT 2018

VGT 2018

This was our ninth annual Grand Final

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2017 -18

2017 -18

This is a summary of some of the events that took place in 2017 -18

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How we raised funds in 2019 - 20

How we raised funds in 2019 - 20

Held annually, in partnership with Bingham & Radcliffe Rotary Club, at East Bridgford Garden Centre

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Junior Art Competition - 2020

Junior Art Competition - 2020

We are repeating our Annual Art & Photographic Competition with local Junior Schools

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Charter Night -  CANCELLED, but held electronically by Zoom

Charter Night - CANCELLED, but held electronically by Zoom

To be held at The Nottinghamshire Golf Club

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Cambodia

Cambodia

Speaker to be confirmed

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Club Meeting

Club Meeting

Uzbekistan - Crossroads of Asia - John Spence

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Burns Night

Burns Night

with spouses

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Club Meeting

Club Meeting

Megan Kelleher - Commonealth War Graves Comission

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Christmas Dinner

Christmas Dinner

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Junior Art Competition 2019

Junior Art Competition 2019

This was our 4th year for this competition 8 out of the 12 schools in the Toothill Academy and the South Notts Academy entered 158 exhibits.The winning entrants are displayed in the Bingham Library for the whole of May.

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Weekly Meeting

Weekly Meeting

Special General Meeting and Business Meeting

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Weekly Meeting

Weekly Meeting

Life Education Centre Guy Molyneux and Bill Banner

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Speaker Meeting - Michael Edwards

Speaker Meeting - Michael Edwards

Chesterfield Canal Trust

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Speaker Meeting - Cal Warren

Speaker Meeting - Cal Warren

Nottingham Castle Refurbishment

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Speaker Meeting: Samuel Mark

Speaker Meeting: Samuel Mark

Cambodia .

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Speaker Meeting - Fiona Cooper

Speaker Meeting - Fiona Cooper

Osteoporosis

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Soup n Pud Evening

Soup n Pud Evening

An alternative to the Safari Supper was proposed by Joint Presidents Jane and Maggie

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RotaKids - St Peter's C of E Academy, East Bridgford

RotaKids - St Peter's C of E Academy, East Bridgford

Early in 2019 our club the Junior School in East Bridgford expressed interest in forming a RotaKids group.

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Weekly Meeting - David Hood

Weekly Meeting - David Hood

DGE

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Club Handover

Club Handover

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Speaker Meeting - Angela Hall - Hedgehog Rehabilitation

Speaker Meeting - Angela Hall - Hedgehog Rehabilitation

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 Meeting - Falklands War

Meeting - Falklands War

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Outside Visit to Digester at Stoke Bardolph

Outside Visit to Digester at Stoke Bardolph

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Our 29th Charter Night

Our 29th Charter Night

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Club Social

Club Social

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RotaKids

RotaKids

In June 2017 we started our discussions, with the Head of Robert Miles Junior School, and two years later we launched a new group at St Peter's Academy in East Bridgford

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RotaKids

RotaKids

The Vale of Belvoir Rotary Club has formed a RotaKids Group at Robert Miles School. Bingham - the first in our District

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Speaker Meeting - Nottingham Night Pastors

Speaker Meeting - Nottingham Night Pastors

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Club Speaker Meeting

Club Speaker Meeting

Victoria McFarron 'Brave the Shave' Grace: Ann Daly vote of thanks: Mike Twells

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Club Speaker Meeting

Club Speaker Meeting

James Gray - The Doctor will see you now?

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Rotary Life Education Caravan

Rotary Life Education Caravan

Rotary Support for Life Education Centre, Nottinghamshire

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Speaker Meeting

Speaker Meeting

Malcolm Darroch - Travels in Tibet

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Junior Art Competition - 2017

Junior Art Competition - 2017

We had a fantastic response in 2017 with 179 entries from 8 of our local schools. Our Youth Committee have already declared their intention to organise another competition in 2018

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2018 -19

2018 -19

This is the second of our "Greatest Meals"

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Weekly Meeting

Weekly Meeting

Terry Rodgers - Up Close & Personal with Emett the Guide D

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Weekly Meeting

Weekly Meeting

Steve Moses - Lands End to John O'Groats in an East German car

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Weekly Meeting

Weekly Meeting

Visit by new District Governor - Cheryle Berry

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Weekly Meeting with spouses & partners

Weekly Meeting with spouses & partners

‘Masters of Mirth - The Sequel' - Mike Store

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Weekly Meeting

Weekly Meeting

Family Trees - Jonathan White

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Weekly Meeting

Weekly Meeting

Burns Night with Bruce Liddle as Piper

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Weekly Meeting

Weekly Meeting

The Lost Houses Of Nottingham - Graham Hayes

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Business Meeting & Special General Meeting

Business Meeting & Special General Meeting

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Phil Nicolson - Keeping the lights on

Phil Nicolson - Keeping the lights on

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Mary Storrie & Emma Davies - Rosie May Foundation

Mary Storrie & Emma Davies - Rosie May Foundation

This is a joint Meeting with our "other halves"

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Inter Club Frog Race @ The British Legion, Radcliffe-on-Trent

Inter Club Frog Race @ The British Legion, Radcliffe-on-Trent

This Meeting was held at The British Legion, Radcliffe-on-Trent with a fish 'n' chip supper from Main Street Fish Shop, Radcliffe-on-Trent

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Visit to Belvoir Fruit Farm

Visit to Belvoir Fruit Farm

Belvoir Fruit Farm - Production Director, Frank Fitzgibbons Outside Visit. Afterwards at The Dirty Duck, Woolsthorpe-by-Belvoir

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Elizabeth Ellis  - World Challenge Presentation

Elizabeth Ellis - World Challenge Presentation

Elizabeth spoke about her trip, as a volunteer, to Morocco

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Ian Ward  - Update on Fishtail in Nepal

Ian Ward - Update on Fishtail in Nepal

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Carol  Batey - recycling furniture for charitable causes

Carol Batey - recycling furniture for charitable causes

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Maurice Richardson - The Newark Torc

Maurice Richardson - The Newark Torc

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Bowling @ Bingham Bowling Club

Bowling @ Bingham Bowling Club

A club challenge or just a fun evening?

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Club Social  -  Call My Bluff

Club Social - Call My Bluff

A last minute change to the evening, but Maggie & Jane stepped in by organising a club social night.

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VGT 2013

VGT 2013

Our 4th annual competition was supported by a full audience at the Grand Final and the winning act gave a stunning and confident performance...

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VGT 2014

VGT 2014

Ellie Keys was the worthy winner of our 5th VGT with dance group, Good versus Evil placed second and Laura Alison taking the third place.

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VGT 2015

VGT 2015

In our 6th VGT the winners, Fly Dance from Brooksby Melton College "electrified the room" from the first to the last moment of their act. Holly Fallon was 2nd with Emily Brown in 3rd Place

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Mauricia Nambataya - Civil Engineering Update

Mauricia Nambataya - Civil Engineering Update

An update on her work following her Masters Degree

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VGT 2016

VGT 2016

This year we were fully sponsored by Spire Health Care, who have opened a new private hospital at Tollerton. The event was a sell out and unfortunately we had to turn some people away. The talent was amazing and the judges had some hard decisions to make.

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Podiatry

Podiatry

RICHARD Povey updates us on past, present and future

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Baby it's cold outside

Baby it's cold outside

Gail and Jim tell us about their Antarctic Holidays

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From Earth to the edge of the Universe

From Earth to the edge of the Universe

presented by Shaun Livesey

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Men and Women in Sheds

Men and Women in Sheds

group activities presented by Kevin Bryant

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The Friendly Bench

The Friendly Bench

Lyndsey Young explains

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The Ukrainian Culture Centre

The Ukrainian Culture Centre

update

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The Dove Hospice

The Dove Hospice

update

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Shelter Box presentation

Shelter Box presentation

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Women's Land Army

Women's Land Army

Clare Williams speaker

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District Governor Visit - Richard Vergette

District Governor Visit - Richard Vergette

DG gives us his views on the future of Rotary in his year

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Vaccination ancient and present by Sean Livsey

Vaccination ancient and present by Sean Livsey

putting into perspective vaccination processes

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Outside visit to Aqua Box production

Outside visit to Aqua Box production

Outside visit to Aqua Box production @ Cromford

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Air Ambulance by Sean Taylor

Air Ambulance by Sean Taylor

update

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GP 90  RBL Pilgrimage to Ypres

GP 90 RBL Pilgrimage to Ypres

90 year celebration of original Pilgrimage

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Visit to Nottingham Castle

Visit to Nottingham Castle

guided tour of the Palace, museum and Art gallery

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Nottingham's Medieval Castle - Dave Young

Nottingham's Medieval Castle - Dave Young

Brief history of this important local Castle where Dave has been a volunteer

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DoE Gold - Costa Rica Experience

DoE Gold - Costa Rica Experience

Phoebe and Amber explain their project

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Retired Military Dogs - Pam Farquhar

Retired Military Dogs - Pam Farquhar

Pam explains her involvement with these dogs

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Aqua Box update - Roz Adamson

Aqua Box update - Roz Adamson

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Litter Picking followed by Social Meeting at Bingham Bowls Club

Litter Picking followed by Social Meeting at Bingham Bowls Club

separate teams to Litter Pick around Bingham organised by AF

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Ukrainians in the UK - Jon Anslow

Ukrainians in the UK - Jon Anslow

Local update on the Ukrainians

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Lif Caravan update Stephen Kitch

Lif Caravan update Stephen Kitch

call my bluff

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President Rob's Mystery Evening

President Rob's Mystery Evening

call my bluff

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Tribulations of a swimmer

Tribulations of a swimmer

Lewis and Leslie Wane

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Career Talk

Career Talk

Gerry Short reveals all

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Job/Life talk by Mike Wiseman

Job/Life talk by Mike Wiseman

Mike explains all

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Local Litter pick

Local Litter pick

organised by Alan Folwell

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Outside visit to the Framework Knitters Museum at Ruddington

Outside visit to the Framework Knitters Museum at Ruddington

This visit starts at 18.00hrs

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The 60's

The 60's

John Whitfield will be talking to us about the exciting 60's

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Handover

Handover

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Outside Visit - The Lace Market with Felicity Whittle

Outside Visit - The Lace Market with Felicity Whittle

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Club Meeting at Ashmores

Club Meeting at Ashmores

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Club Meeting at Copper

Club Meeting at Copper

Dave Chapman - Amazon Rain Forest

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Club Meeting at Copper

Club Meeting at Copper

Annie Walton - Maggies Cancer Support Unit

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Club Meeting at Ashmores

Club Meeting at Ashmores

Ella Tonge - Dogs Trust

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Club Meeting at Ashmores

Club Meeting at Ashmores

Phil Nicolson - Renewable Energy

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Speaker meeting at Ashmores

Speaker meeting at Ashmores

Bruce Frame - Bletchley Park

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Club business meeting at Ashmores

Club business meeting at Ashmores

Business meeting and special AGM

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Club meeting at Ashmores

Club meeting at Ashmores

Judith Swann - County Lieutenancy

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Club meeting by ZOOM

Club meeting by ZOOM

Colin Ince talking about the Rotary Shoe Box Scheme

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Club meeting at Ashmores

Club meeting at Ashmores

Speaker is Alan Bush talking about Rotary Carers UK

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Weekly Meeting

Weekly Meeting

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Weekly Meeting - Tara's Angels

Weekly Meeting - Tara's Angels

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