We always do our best to help our local hospice: St Michaels Hospice, raise funds to continue its vital work.Details
Send a disadvantaged child in another part of the world a welcome gift.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.
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, Sep 28th 2021 7:30 pm
Tue, Oct 5th 2021 7:30 pm
Young People’s Independent (YPI) Counselling
Sat, Oct 9th 2021 11:00 am
Join us on Saturday 9th October at the Marriott Hotel, Portsmouth for this unique conference event which offers everything to enhance your enjoyment of Rotary and derive greater fulfilment from the service you provide to others
Tue, Oct 12th 2021 7:30 pm
Tue, Oct 19th 2021 7:30 pm
Tue, Oct 26th 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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