Remember the Sitting with Jane benches which raised funds for Ark Cancer Centre Charity from 2017? We re-located our much-loved bench yesterday which now sits in the central garden at the Candover Centre at Basingstoke Hospital.Details
Our club has ben involved with the car parking at Hampshire Court Hotel since before Christmas - see some of the amazing feedback that we have received hereDetails
Have a heart and help a heart! Atrial Fibrillation (AF) sufferers in North Hampshire need your help to get treatment here in Hampshire!Details
A great day out for all the family, whether you're a keen motor buff or you just want an interesting and enjoyable Sunday. Free entry tooDetails
Gareth was born in South Wales and ‘emigrated’ to Poole, Dorset, in the late 1940’s.
Educated at Poole Grammar School to ‘O’ level standard, he later attended Bournemouth Municipal College after a short period working for Barclays Bank. He took ‘A’ levels in pure, applied maths and physics and finished his formal education taking a BSc(Eng) degree at UNCW Bangor. The rest of his life as been spent learning about life on an informal basis.
In 1968 he joined the BBC as a Graduate Engineer, and has spent the working part of his life surviving the roller coaster world of broadcast enginering. He retired in 2009.
During this period he worked on a huge range of equipment from black and white 405 line pictures all the way through to full digital, multichannel broadcast systems.
In the ’90's whist at Sony Broadcast, he took the order for the turnkey broadcast system for the then nascent Sky company, followed by the start MTV channel in the UK. Following his time at Sony, he became Head of Projects at Central Television.
Through his life he has has a passionate interest in sound and pictures, and how we see and hear, and has spent the last few years digitising film and audio programs for clients.
For many years he was a Freemason in South Africa, and on return to the UK, he joined Basingstoke Deane Rotary Club in 2015.
Tue, May 11th 2021 7:30 pm
Tue, May 18th 2021 7:30 pm
Tue, May 25th 2021 7:30 pm
Tue, Jun 1st 2021 7:30 pm
We meet on Tuesdays at 1900 for 1930hrs(No meeting following a Bank Holiday) Test Valley Golf Club, Micheldever Rd, Overton
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