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Weekend in Torquay

Weekend in Torquay

Weekend in Torquay for members and partners

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Speaker Meeting with partners, 6.45 for 7pm

Speaker Meeting with partners, 6.45 for 7pm

Speaker: Jim Macleod, a professional Toastmaster, will make a presentation entitled "The history of the traditional British Toastmaster”.

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Our Christmas Sleigh 2023 Collection for local charities

Our Christmas Sleigh 2023 Collection for local charities

Thanks to the tremendous generosity of Swindon shoppers, our collections with gift aid added amounted to a fantastic £5.540

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SWIMATHON 2023

SWIMATHON 2023

Our SWIMATHON 2023 beats all previous. A SMASHING £8,910 was raised for charity. Click on DETAILS to see how it has been distributed.

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President Ann enters the European Rotary Golf Open Championship 13-17 November 2023

President Ann enters the European Rotary Golf Open Championship 13-17 November 2023

Report and pictures

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Christmas Meeting with Partners and Friends, 6.15 for 6.30pm

Christmas Meeting with Partners and Friends, 6.15 for 6.30pm

Entertainment: The Parky's Singers (pictured)

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The Television Game Show

The Television Game Show

Our TV Game Show raises £2,000 for The Olive Tree Café in Cheney Manor. In the picture: Game Show organiser, Rotarian Bob Humphries, with Phyllida Richards, Manager of the Café and Rotary Club President Ann Debureaux-Dias

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Special Meeting with partners and Friends of Rotary, May 2023

Special Meeting with partners and Friends of Rotary, May 2023

6.15 for 6.30pm start. Distribution of the money collected on our Santa Sleigh Appeal in December and at the Quiz with a Ploughman's Supper in March.

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Theatre trip for members and partners

Theatre trip for members and partners

Watermill Theatre, Bagnor, Newbury. RG20 8AE THE LORD OF THE RINGS Based upon the books by J.R.R. Tolkien Book and lyrics by Shaun McKenna and Matthew Warchus. Music by A.R. Rahman, Värttinä and Christopher Nightingale

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PP Tony Jepps PHF, b.1930 : d.2023

PP Tony Jepps PHF, b.1930 : d.2023

Honoured and proud to be a Rotarian for all of 45 years

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Rotarian Tim Odoire, PHF

Rotarian Tim Odoire, PHF

30/10/1944 to 22/9/2023 Club President 1991/2 Paul Harris Fellow 2001

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Help Rotary free the world from polio

Help Rotary free the world from polio

The world stands on the brink of the complete eradication of Polio. With your help we can end this dreadful disease for ever. Together we can make history

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Members, Partners & Friends Weekend Away - September 2023

Members, Partners & Friends Weekend Away - September 2023

To the Black Country living Museum in Dudley

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Purple4Polio Planting

Purple4Polio Planting

We are going to start planting 4,000 purple crocus corms at TWIGS Community Garden on Saturday 7th October from 12 to 4pm. It’s also the TWIGS Apple Fayre on that day so there will be lots to see and do.

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President Terry's End-of-Year Celebration

President Terry's End-of-Year Celebration

President Terry and Christine invite members and their partners to an End-of-Year Cream Tea in their garden

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President's Handover Meeting with partners, 6.45 for 7pm

President's Handover Meeting with partners, 6.45 for 7pm

Dress: Dinner Jackets and Evening Dresses

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Student Chef Competition

Student Chef Competition

Swindon College students compete for our Rotary award

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Cutting the ribbon at Swindon's new Radiotherapy Centre

Cutting the ribbon at Swindon's new Radiotherapy Centre

Brighter Futures launched their Radiotherapy Appeal in 2015. Today, 7 years later, a ribbon cutting ceremony has taken place at the Great Western Hospital

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Charity Quiz and Ploughman's Supper

Charity Quiz and Ploughman's Supper

£1,300 raised which will be distributed on an equal basis to the "Swindon Domestic Abuse Support Service" and “Operation Smile”.

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Classical Concert raises £1,130 for the Swindon Down's Syndrome Group

Classical Concert raises £1,130 for the Swindon Down's Syndrome Group

Swindon Downs Syndrome Group will use the funds for their speech therapy work in particular

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Our Christmas Sleigh

Our Christmas Sleigh

<strong>INCLUDING GIFT AID, OUR TOTAL COLLECTION AMOUNTS TO A FANTASTIC £5,621</strong> THANK YOU, YOU WONDERFUL GENEROUS PEOPLE OF SWINDON.

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Members & Partners Weekend Away - September 2022

Members & Partners Weekend Away - September 2022

To the National Space Museum & Planetarium and Museum of Science & Technology, Leicester. Click on Details to read more

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Swimathon 2022 raises £6,680 for charity

Swimathon 2022 raises £6,680 for charity

The swimmers make waves in our Swimathon

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Rotary Youth Competitions

Rotary Youth Competitions

From Rotary Club local heats to national finals, Rotary Youth Competitions in a range of creative areas let young people’s skills flourish.

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Christmas Meeting with partners, 6.45pm for 7pm

Christmas Meeting with partners, 6.45pm for 7pm

Entertainment by Spotlight

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St. George’s Day Ball and Gala Evening

St. George’s Day Ball and Gala Evening

"Thank you so much for a brilliantly organised and extremely enjoyable evening. The venue was fabulous, the food was good and the evening went very smoothly." Click on "details" to read the accolades received from our guests

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Rotary celebrates World Polio Day

Rotary celebrates World Polio Day

24th October is World Polio Day

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Speaker Meeting with partners, 6.45 for 7pm

Speaker Meeting with partners, 6.45 for 7pm

Speaker: Nick Felsing: Twilight at Dawn (Tales of my father)

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Rotary Young Chef Competition

Rotary Young Chef Competition

Swindon College, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1DY

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Handover Meeting with partners, 6.45 for 7pm

Handover Meeting with partners, 6.45 for 7pm

Handover 2022 - Hobson's choice

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Charity Quiz and Ploughman's Supper

Charity Quiz and Ploughman's Supper

£1,336 raised for Swindon Carers. In the picture: Question-master Mike (with the mike) is with the winning team "Ever Hopeful".

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Meeting with partners, 6.45 for 7pm

Meeting with partners, 6.45 for 7pm

Speaker: Club member, Rotarian Bob Humphries.

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Organ Recital with Community Carols

Organ Recital with Community Carols

£400 raised for charities supported by Highworth Church and our Rotary Club

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When Barry Cryer joined our Rotary Club

When Barry Cryer joined our Rotary Club

Sadly one of our most talented comics and writers, Barry Cryer, died on 25th January 2022. The announcement of his death prompted Ken Winslow to recall the time when Barry joined our Rotary Club

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Swindon Young Musician of Year 2020

Swindon Young Musician of Year 2020

"In musical entertainment Swindon punches way above its weight. Some of the youngsters we've heard tonight will go on to make a name for themselves"

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Members & Partners Weekend Away - September 2019

Members & Partners Weekend Away - September 2019

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Terry Williams receives a Paul Harris Sapphire award

Terry Williams receives a Paul Harris Sapphire award

A special presents ation to one of the Club's most active and popular members

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President's postponed Handover & Year-end Charity Event

President's postponed Handover & Year-end Charity Event

At President Kathy's home

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Meeting on 8th February with partners (Zoom), 7.30pm

Meeting on 8th February with partners (Zoom), 7.30pm

Guests: Kim Cypher (Saxophonist, vocalist and composer) and her husband Mike Cypher (Drummer). Click on "details" for report

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Radiotherapy Appeal celebrates reaching the £2.9m target

Radiotherapy Appeal celebrates reaching the £2.9m target

To thank Rotary for raising a third of a million pounds towards the £2.9m appeal for a radiotherapy centre in Swindon Brighter Futures puts on a party [Picture:Swindon Advertiser]

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Extra Fellowship Meeting for members and partners on the last day of the Rotary Year 2020/21

Extra Fellowship Meeting for members and partners on the last day of the Rotary Year 2020/21

Red Lion, Castle Eaton, SN6 6JZ

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District Skittles - 12th March 2020

District Skittles - 12th March 2020

Peterborough Arms, Dauntsey Lock, (Nr. Lyneham), SN15 4HD

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Speaker Meeting, 6.15 for 6.30pm

Speaker Meeting, 6.15 for 6.30pm

Speaker: Rtn Mike Helyer "My holiday on Route 66"

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Swindon Young Musician of the Year 2016

Swindon Young Musician of the Year 2016

Swindon Young Musician of the Year Competition 2016

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Swindon Young Musician of the Year 2017

Swindon Young Musician of the Year 2017

Report and Pictures

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Swindon Young Musician of the Year 2019

Swindon Young Musician of the Year 2019

The young musicians gave us 3 hours of incredible ENTERTAINMENT. The 2020 competition is on Sunday 9th February at the Blunsdon House Hotel

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£4,360 RAISED AT THIS SUPERB EVENT

£4,360 RAISED AT THIS SUPERB EVENT

Dinner, cabaret and dance - all proceeds for Friends of Gloucester House Highworth

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2019 Charity Quiz with Ploughman's Supper

2019 Charity Quiz with Ploughman's Supper

£1,343 RAISED FOR THE NSPCC IN SWINDON

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Rotary at Armed Forces Day

Rotary at Armed Forces Day

Faringdon Road Park, Swindon, 22nd June

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Pétanque and Tea

Pétanque and Tea

President Ann's End of Year Party

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Inter-Committee Skittles Match - 4th July 2019

Inter-Committee Skittles Match - 4th July 2019

A clear win for Community Service

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Our new team for 2019/2020 is installed

Our new team for 2019/2020 is installed

President Ann inducts Robin Elliott as her successor

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Summer Walk and fellowship evening for members and partners

Summer Walk and fellowship evening for members and partners

The Club meeting on 29th July took the form of a walk followed by a pub meal for members and partners.

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Charity Quiz 2018

Charity Quiz 2018

£1,500 raised for Swindon Womens Aid at the Club's annual Quiz and ploughmans supper

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Christmas Meeting, 6.15 for 6.30pm

Christmas Meeting, 6.15 for 6.30pm

Presentation of £500 to the Open Door Centre followed by entertainment by their choir

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£460 raised for Rotary Charities

£460 raised for Rotary Charities

Rock and Roll Bingo Evening with a curry supper

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Members & Partners Fellowship Weekend Away - September 2018

Members & Partners Fellowship Weekend Away - September 2018

The Royal Mint Experience, Llantrisant, South Wales

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President's End-of-Year Tea Party

President's End-of-Year Tea Party

10th June 2018

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Two Grand for TWIGS - April 2017

Two Grand for TWIGS - April 2017

Presentation of two £1,000 cheques to TWIGS at their Community Gardens in Cheney Manor

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Quizzers dig deep for TWIGS

Quizzers dig deep for TWIGS

More than 100 people reached into their pockets and their generosity leaves TWIGS with a pledged donation of £1,890

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Swindon Pegasus Brass Band Concert raises £600 for SHELTERBOX

Swindon Pegasus Brass Band Concert raises £600 for SHELTERBOX

A concert given by Swindon Pegasus Brass for the Rotary Club in Highworth Parish Church

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Members and Partners Weekend Away - 8th September 2017

Members and Partners Weekend Away - 8th September 2017

A social weekend with a 2-night stay in Bournemouth and a trip to Swanage and Corfe Castle by sea and rail (steam locomotive)

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Fellowship weekend for members and partners 2017

Fellowship weekend for members and partners 2017

Staying for 2 nights at The Premier Inn, Westcliff, Bournemouth, and including a sea cruise and steam train journey from Poole to Corfe Castle via Swanage

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Fellowship weekend for members and partners 2016

Fellowship weekend for members and partners 2016

Two nights at The Premier Inn, Basingstoke and including a visit to Milestones Museum

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50th Anniversary Charter Dinner

50th Anniversary Charter Dinner

The Pear Tree at Purton

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Charity Quiz raises £873 for BRIGHTER FUTURES Appeal

Charity Quiz raises £873 for BRIGHTER FUTURES Appeal

Organised jointly by the Rotary Club and the Inner Wheel Club of North Wiltshire to raise funds for BRIGHTER FUTURES

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Inter-Committee Skittles Match - 6th July 2017

Inter-Committee Skittles Match - 6th July 2017

The Red House, Purton. 7 for 7.30pm start

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President David Collett's End-Of-Year BBQ (Members and partners only)

President David Collett's End-Of-Year BBQ (Members and partners only)

At the Bakers Arms in Badbury, 1.00pm

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Rotary Club of La Fleche

Rotary Club of La Fleche

Some 14 members of the Rotary Club of La Fleche in France, with their partners, were in the Blunsdon House Hotel, staying for one night whilst on a journey from La Fleche to Leominster.

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Weekend at Bletchley Park

Weekend at Bletchley Park

Fellowship weekend for members and partners

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Charity Static Cycle Relay

Charity Static Cycle Relay

Static Cycle Relay in the Co-Op Foodstore in Highworth

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Mini Golf & Afternoon Tea

Mini Golf & Afternoon Tea

The President's Mini Golf Challenge followed by Afternoon Tea

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Tour of BBC TV Bristol Studios 25 Jan 2014

Tour of BBC TV Bristol Studios 25 Jan 2014

BBC Bristol, Broadcasting House, Whiteladies Road, Bristol, BS8 2LR

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Weekend in Ironbridge Gorge

Weekend in Ironbridge Gorge

Members & Partners weekend away, staying at the Premier Inn, Telford and visiting the attractions in Ironbridge Gorge

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Weekend on the Isle of Wight, October 2012

Weekend on the Isle of Wight, October 2012

Club Members' & Partners' weekend away on the Isle of Wight.

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John Goodearl visits Rotary Clubs in Canada, August 2012

John Goodearl visits Rotary Clubs in Canada, August 2012

John & Linda Goodearl went to Canada in August 2012

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The 1940's Evening

The 1940's Evening

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Swindon Young Musician of the Year 2011

Swindon Young Musician of the Year 2011

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Auction of Goods & Promises

Auction of Goods & Promises

Held on 21st May 2010 at Blunsdon House Hotel it raised £8,000

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2010 Charity Golf Day

2010 Charity Golf Day

Organised jointly by the Rotary Clubs of Swindon North and Swindon Thamsdown at Ogbourne Downs Golf Club

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Highworth May Fayre

Highworth May Fayre

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