Tottington & Bury West Rotary Club
Guests would be most welcome at any of the meetings/projects on 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesdays (meetings on 4th Wednesdays with speaker usually at Greenmount Golf Club, £15 for the meal):
Trevor Eastland is our President in 2018-19
Our meetings now vary from week to week with a Business meeting for Rotarians on the First Wednesday with other meetings/events on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th weeks of the month open to all.
On 3rd weeks in the month we undertake various community projects, at present including helping out at Pets in Need (Mondays), St John's Garden/cemetery clearance and improvement (most Wednesday mornings), and guiding visitors at Turton Tower. Litter picks 3rd Wednesdays meeting lower end Kirklees Trail 2.30 pm at Brandlesholme Rd. traffic lights. Not if very wet!
Some of us are also helping at Tottington Centre with the voluntary library service to replace that relinquished by the local council in December 2017.
Father Christmas and Christmas Rotary Charity collections: If you can help with collecting or towing in December, please let us know! Starts Monday 3rd December, then on Mondays Tuesdays and Thursdays for 3 weeks to Christmas (6.30 to 9 pm). Also at Tesco Bury on 20th and 21st December (during day, no Santa) :
Sleigh dates as follows, starting from, at 6.30 pm-
Dec 3 Walshaw Sports Club
Dec 4 Hilda Ave
Dec 6 Watling Street
Dec 10 Tesco Express, Tottington Rd
Dec 11 Walshaw Park, trading estate car park, Walshaw Rd
Dec 13 Woodhill Rd
Dec 17 Walshaw Church
Dec 18 Hunstanton Drive, Brandlesholme Rd
Dec 20 Burrs Close, Brandlesholme Rd
2018-19 Meetings and Events
Monday 3rd December: Start of Father Christmas Float. Tours around Tottington & Bury West on the evenings of Mondays Tuesdays and Thursdays until 20th (see above for details), plus collections (music but no Santa) at Tesco Woodfields Bury on 20th and 21st December.
Wednesday 19th December: Club Chrismas meal at Greenmount Golf Club
Wednesday 9th January: The Mouse Trap, 47 Bolton Rd Ramsbottom
Week beginning 14th January: project week
Wednesday 23rd January: Meal at Greenmount Golf Club, 7.30 pm. Speaker Neil Coldrick, "Latest News from Holcombe Moor Heritage Group"
Wednesday 30th January: Launch of Associate Membership 7.30pm
Wednesday 13th February: Meal celebrating Chinese New Year at China Rose, Tottington, 7.30 pm
Week beginning 18th February: project week
Wednesday 27th February: Meal at Greenmount Golf Club, 7.30 pm. Speaker Jodie from DeCaFF, "What We Are Up To Now"
Friday 8th March: Elvis Tribute Night (Patelvis), at Dobbies Sports and Social Club, Bradley Fold Rd BL2 6RL. In aid of Dementia and DeCaFF.
Over the last year or so we have donated to, or hosted/assisted at, the following:
Christmas dinner/party for Carers, Kids Out for young carers,Joshua Wilson Trust, Bury Hospice, Dementia Awareness Week,Junior Masterchef and Young Musician (for local secondary schools), It's Time4Change, Early Break, Lancashire Fusiliers Band,Disaster Aid, Mercy Ships, Jaipur Limb, Rotary Youth Leadership Award, Bury Society for Blind and Partially Sighted, Rotary Foundation (including Polio Plus), provided transport to Rotary Disabled Sports, Veterans in Communities, Churches Together Ramsbottom, Francis House and Derian House Children's Hospices, the new Bury Children's Hospice (Grace's Place), D-CaFF( Greenmount Village Community) and Alder Hey Children's Hospital.
If you wish to attend a Rotary meeting, can offer your help with projects, or would like further information about joining Rotary please contact me
07885 492 901
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Meetings & Venue
Where and when:
(1st week of month Business and Council Meeting. 2nd week of month Alternative event away from Greenmount Golf Club. 3rd week of month No Meeting. 4th week of month Club Meal at Greenmount Golf Club. Possible 5th week of month Alternative meeting.)
Greenmount Golf Club
Greenhalgh Fold Farm
Bury, Lancs BL8 4LH 01204 883712