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Council Minutes

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Rotary in Motion

Minutes of SGM held Tuesday 14th of October

more Minutes of SGM held 14th of October 2014 at the Red Lion Newent as issued by our Secretary Paddy

Christmas Carols

A note from President Tim re our Carol Sevive 17th of December 2013

more Our Christmas Carol Service Gorsley Chapel 17th of December 2013

Highnam Players and Gloucestershire Young Carers

more A fine Performance from Highnam Players and £200 to Gloucestershire Young Carers see note from Secretary Paddy.

Rotary leads the way.

Club Council Meeting

more Club Council Meeting 7.00pm Red Lion


Newent Rugby Club - The Green Army

more Newent should be proud of the achievements of its fine Rugby Club. Saturday they play a semi final nationally should they win they will play the final at Twickenham. In Gloucester Division 1 they stand top WON ALL 18 AND 12 POINTS CLEAR OF THE SECOND!

Rotary Cares!

Kisumu Students Visit our Club 19/3/2013

more A message as received from Tony Clark Teacher Newent Community School following the Kisumu students visit to our club for our meeting Tuesday the 3rd of March 2013


An Episode In Life

more Speaker Our member Barry Freeman Host President Richard.

New Zealands Mountains

Rotary in New Zealand

more A Talk by our member Paul Lassman on Rotary in New Zealand

Pune Sports City Rotary our partners in this fine work.

Pune Update from Paul Charter

more Please see below Paul Charter's update on the work we are partnering in Pune India. Because I have left thi as a public photo gallery I cannot show any pictures of activity with yong ladies to meet request from our partnering club. Ray.

A christmas Image

Christmas Presentations - Organiser President Richard

more Christmas Presentations evening led by President Richard

President Richard explains the format of our service.

Carol Service Gorsley Chapel tuesday 18th December 2012

more Our annual Club Carol Concert this year at Gorsley Chapel 18th of December 2012.

Just one of the Yummy Cakes

Featherstone Cup Christmas Cake Competition

more Students of Newent Community School. Christmas Cake Competition for the Featherstone Cup.

Our Annual Students Public Speaking Contest

more Our Annual Students Public Speaking Contest always a great evening. Don't Miss it! Presiding on this evening SVP Tim Rosser.Judging panel Chairman Brian Robbins, working with Margaret Rippe and Rev. Pat Phillips.

Minutes of SGM 2012

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Its a fine Nob!

Nobs Motor Rally September 2012

more 4 great photos of this years Nobs Motor Rally from Secretary Paddy.

Lets write the Clubs History!

more Lets Write the Clubs History! Part1 Organised by David Rippe.

Monmouth Rotary Raft Race Fun on the River Wye!

Monmouth Rotary Raft Race

more You will no doubt recall our decision at the meeting on the 21st of August to delay our entry until Rotary year 2013 - 2014

No words needed!

Peter Lane Golf

more The Peter Lane Memorial Golf Tournament A great couple of days Golf, the rain threatened then disapeared and it was Hot! Tough course. Worthy winner Secretary Paddy! Thanks to Garry for excellent organisation! Were next Paddy? O - Garry Martin

Meeting 30th October

more C.I.D. Investigations Speaker Arthur Lowe. O - Mike Cook H - Paul Gurney

The Gloucester Javelin

Brian Walker A history of the Gloucester Aircraft Company

more Brian Walker Stonehouse Rotary Club. "The History of The Gloucester Aircraft Company". Brian has asked if we could pass round a pot so he can add contributions to his club's "End Polio Now" appeal. O - Ray Bell H - Paddy Roche

Fine Engineering!


more Our Club Effort in support of this fine and very busy event by providing a team to assist with Gate Manning and at the same time assist in our charity fund raising efforts.Organiser Bill Reay. Please Help!

Our thanks to Wickes for their highly valued help.

Valuable Help from Wickes Store Gloucester

more Please see the short report below from, Secretary Paddy thanking Wickes Store Gloucester for their valuable help towords our efforts in Kisumu Kenya working with a team from Newent Community School.

The head of Saint Georges with his two Visiting Students

Visit of Saint Georges School Kenya Students.

more An excellent and very moving meeting with a Talk by the head teacher of Saint Georges and a Performance of song and poetry by two Saint Georges Students

Newent Market House

Hand over dinner 26 of June

more Our hand over Dinner 26th of June 2012. Very sorry the picture is very poor quality. Ray.

Performing for your entertainment that fine Choir

Music on a Summer Evening

more A Newent Rotary Club Special Event O - David Rippe H - Our President Richard.

NOBS Car Rally

more NOBS. A very Special Sunday out and tour with your Motor whatever it might be.Full details in good time! this fine event will now take place on the 9th of September which leaves us clear to enter a team in the Monmouth Rotary Raft Race. O - John Fortnam


Kids out 2012

more A day out for disabled and disadvantaged children at the Dick Whittington Farm Park.

Never mind the weather. We are having Fun,Fun,fun!

Our Great Fun Jubilee Party!

more What a Great Jubilee Party at Wedderburn House.

Croagh Patrick not a push over!

Newent Rotarians Climb Croagh Patrick

more A team of Brave and adventurous Newent members and Partners gave it a go along with a large contingent from Gloucester Rotary North!

Four fine men and a Machine will polish off this job!

Working in the Veg Garden

more At work Improving and extending the Vegetable Garden at "The Chill Out Zone".

Phyllis Charter National President of Inner Wheel 2011/12 and a member of Newent Inner Wheel

Inner Wheel Conference April 2012

more The National President Of Inner Wheel for 2011-2012 is Phyllis Charter a Member of Our Inner Wheel in Newent

Picture of our Charity wishing Well at Three Shires

more Thanks to Paddy for the picture. I have not been involved with this project but believe that Clive was largely responsible for construction. Many thanks to three Shires for the site.

Eyecare Propject Pune India

more See full details of our work related to this project as provided by incoming president Bill

Our team on the water in their dragon boat at Gloucester Docks.

Some pictures of our dragon boat racing team.

more Pictures of our dragon boat racing team as supplied by President jeremy.

Focus on the Crocus

more An RIBI initiative to focus attention on polio iradication by planting Crocus Bulbs in October so they are in flower for Rotary Day on the 23rd of February 2011

A Note from Secretary Brian

more A visit to RIBI website can provide lots of useful information. For example a full description of rotary insurance conditions. See Brians note

Special Prospective Members Guest Night

more On Tuesday the 28th of September we held a Special evening for prospective members see the short report from our Secretary Brian Below

Our thanks to the Pupils and teachers of Picklenash Junior School for their fine efforts!

Planting Day for Focus on the Crocus

more A Host of Crocus where planted at Westbury Court Gardens and on a Grass bank in Newent

As you can see from the Picture provided by president Bill held thursday the 25th of November.

Featherstone Memorial Student Cake Decoration Competition

more Held in memory of Club Member Mike Featherstone. Taking part are the Students of Newent Community School Judged by a professional and president Bill

Details of Revised Meeting venue

more Message received from Secretary Brian re updated Club Meeting venue from 10th of May 2011

Note from Incoming Seretary John setting out Programme Items for July

more See Notes Below

A message from our President


Programme for weekly meetings

more July to September as recieved from Secretary John.

An Excellent hand over dinner i am sure we are all looking forward to a new Rotary Year

more Thanks to President Brian for picking up leadership at such short notice and for the excellent support provided by new secretary John.Pictures provided by Paddy.

List of proposed activity for this Rotary Year

more A listing received from secretary John setting out provisional information of proposed major events etc to assist your diary.

Making a Donation to DEC

more You will be aware of the famine in East Africa arising from failure of the rains for two years via this message from Rotary GB&I you can if you wish make a donation. The pictures of the conditions prevailing via T.V. i find quite horrifying.Ray.

Rugby World Cup 2011 New Zealand - Rotary Hosting

more See copy of email recieved by President Brian giving details of a Rotary Hosting Programme for the Rugby World Cup.

Tony Chien Past President of the Rotary Club of Dalkeith Westurn Australia during his presentation to all attending the evening event at Three Shires Garden Centre.

Copy of President Brian's Press Release on subject of Austrailian RFE Visit

more The District Rotary Friendship Exchange visit by the Australian Group was very successful including the hosting and special activity organised by our club. Thanks to our President and Fran and to all hosting members and event organisers

DEC Horn of Africa Famine Appeal

more The President of Newent Rotary Club Brian Robbins Confirms that the Club have sent £250 to the DEC Appeal.

Two members of our team David Rippe and John Buckley greet a couple who are really into the mood of the event!

Welland Steam Rally our clubs involvement

more A team of club members led by Immediate Past President Bill Reay manned one of the gates to the event

A Picture of the Pullovers provided by the efforts of Newent Inner Wheel to the boys of the home along with washable mattresses (as the boys where sleeping on the floor)

Proposal for a joint Project with the Rotary Club of Pune Ganeshkhind India

more See Below our President Brian Rpbbins Report on an excellent Joint Project to support a Boys Home in Pune India.

A View of some of the Beautiful South Herefordshire Countryside

Car Treasure Hunt Organised by Secretary John

more A great Evening hunting Clue's around South Herefordshire

IMPORTANT Forward Planning a listing of dates for your diary

more Following our forward planning discussion in club on the 16th of August 2011 see below a list of dates for your diary as produced by President Brian.

Stewart Gilbert - Past District Govenor

more Will Talk about Rotary International Charities O - President Brian H - John Buckley

Away Visit to - Last Nignt of the Proms Cheltenham Everyman

more Great evening we have enjoyed in the past organised by the Rotary Club of Cheltenham Sunrise.Council need confirmation that we will go as a club party. please confirm your interest.

Big Charity Quiz Night at Newent School.

more Please organise your team of 10 max. and see all details published by Secretary John. ALL Club Event.

Club Christmas Party

more Big Fun Night Out with partners at Ross Golf Club, Don't miss it!

Christmas Carol Service Yatton Church

more Organised by President Brian. Don't Miss It.

Club Christmas Party at Ross Golf Club

more A Great Party with Partner's Don't Miss It! See Upcoming Details

Club and Friends Carol Service at Yatton Church

more Organised by President Brian Full Details to be provided shortly.

Rosie on Stage at the 2010 awards ceremony.

Fond Memories of Rosie Kilburn

more Rosie Kilburn passed away 12th of September 2011 aged just 19. Rosie was nominated RIBI Young Citizen of the Year for her wonderful charity work via her Charitable Blog "The Knock on Effect" See the tribute below. God Bless Rosie.


Tributes to Rosie Kilburn

more Rosie Kilburn RIBI Young Citizen of the year 2010 and nominated by Newent Rotary Club passed away on the 12th of September 2011 having achieved more in 19 years than most of us will achieve in a normal life span.


A further Tribute to Rosie Kilburn RIBI Young Citizen of the Year 2010

more See the Tribute below and visit Rosie's Blog "The Knock on Effect"


more Proceedure to submit your apologies if you cannot make a meeting

Penyard House Weston-under-Penyard

Our Presidents Ball Saturday the 31st of March 2012

more See full details of our "Presidents Ball" in the notice by President Brian Below

Charity Quizz 19th of November 2011

more Message from Secretary John Hyndman thanking organising team and all giving their support for a great evening and an excellent result.

Just Look at that Board Guy's!

Skittles! Little Old Newent Beat Top Team Gloucester By Two Pins!

more See the Note below from Paddy re. our skittles victory in a Tense match by TWO PINS!

Conclusion of SGM Plus

more Carry over of Items not concluded at SGM plus discussion forward planning and communication

Confirmation of Events,Meetings Etc. over Christmas Period

more Content of email as recieved from our Secretary re-confirming all activity over Christmas-New Year Period

There all up at the moment!

Skittles! More success for our team!

more See Report from Paddy Roche

Notes Prepared by our President Brian Robbins

more These notes prepared by our Club President Brian Robbins briefly set out how the funds we raise during this Rotary year will be used on Charitable projects localy nationally and internationally.

Story and Fellowship Evening!Don't Forget your Contribution

more Lets have lots of Laughs Fun and Fellowship! O-Tim Rosser H-Paul Gurney

Committee Forward Planning Meeting

more Time to discuss past and proposed activity in committee before Chairman speaks to all Club members

Club Presidents Ball!

more Big Night out with President Brian and Fran at Penyard House! Put the date in your diary Now!

Pontnewydd Welsh Male Voice Choir

Information From Secretary John re. Welsh Choir Concert

more Note regarding our chosen Welsh choir and soloist

A Message from Secretary John Re. The Welsh Choir Concert

more See message!

A tin of Ronseal!

District Govenor elect message

more Read the message posted on the district 1100 website by our Govenor Elect.

The Logo for the End Polio Now Project Funded by the whole of Rotary International and The Bill Gates Foundation

Our Presidents Message to the Public

more Our Club Presidents Message to any member of the Public Viewing our Website April 2012

Gloucester Cathedral

A Visit to Gloucester Cathedral

more Important Note!! this meeting is cancelled due to limited reponse during the bank holiday period!

Rotary Foundation Logo

Our District Governer will visit our Club

more Our district Governer will visit our club. O - Richard Cockroft H - Paddy Roche

The Hereford Bull

On the Thames with the Hereford Bull

more The story of the Wye Trow that took part in the Royal Pageant on the Thames. Speakers Jeremy Picton-Turbervill and Ian Hale. O - Brian Robbins. H - Mick Cook

Morrisons our friendly store!

Morrisons Ross on Wye Bag Packing?

more Bag Packing at Morrisons Store Ross on Wye Full details to be Provided shortly. O - Paul Lassman

We are having a fun Night!

Curry and Fun Night

more We are having a Curry and Fun Night this week! President Richard has kindly confirmed he will Organise and Host.

Club Special General Meeting

more Our Club Special General Meeting

R.I.Theme for this Rotary Year.

World Affairs Seminar - Peace through Service

more 2012 Rotary Youth World Affairs Seminar Students - Milwaukie USA. Rob Paulson (Tewkesbury) & Henry Cosh (Ledbury)will discuss their experience. Organiser - Paul Charter Host - Brian Robins

Our 35th Aniversary

Big Do Our 35th Aniversary Dinner

more Big night out Our 35th aniversary Dinner. Don't Miss this splendid evening. Host - Our President Richard O - Senior Vice President Tim. Please note as agreed at Council meeting this event moved to actual aniversary date which is Thursday 29th November!!

Christmas is a'coming

Committee Meetings Evening

more I am advised that this meeting will be one to assess our work in committee's. Please note update President Richard will preside.

Our Christmas Celebration

Our Christmas Carol Concert

more Our carol concert this year will be held at Gorsley Chapel (Near to the Road Maker Pub) Car parking at rear of Chapel. Start time 7.30pm. Please see Notes Below.

Its a very special Christmas Party.

Our Christmas Dinner

more Don't miss this very special Christmas Celebration at Ross Golf Club who always look after us in fine style. Excellent organisation by John Hyndman please see his all members emails and pay for your partner and any guests.

And a happy Christmas to one and All.

No Meeting

more Because Its Christmas Day. Have a lovely Christmas Day with your family!

Have a very Happy and Healthy New Year.

No Meeting

more Because its New Years Day. And a very Happy New Year to All


Rotary District 1100 Conference 2013

more Our President Richard has indicated that he would like to see us make a special effort to have a good party this year in Torquay Devon. Please put the weekend dates in your diary.

We'll Have a Ball!

Our Presidents Ball

more Our Presidents Ball! Full datails to be provided in due course. But get the date in your diary Today!

Saint George and the Dragon

Saint Georges Day Dinner

more A special dinner date to celebrate our Patron Saint! Don't miss this celebration.


Ivan Houston Memorial Skittles Match

more Please Get this date in your diary now so we have a first class turn out.

Its up a Blinking Mountain!

Club Away Weekend

more Our annual away weekend!Don't miss it.Please advise John H. of your availability Now! so he can arrange accomodation Tell you what from experience it's hard walking down Snowdon! But what a view. PLEASE SEE JH UPDATE BELOW

Our A.G.M.

Club A.G.M.

more Our Club A.G.M. Always a very inportant meeting!

Club Assembly

Our Club Assembly

more Our Club Assembly at this very important meeting via our incoming President we discuss our plans for the upcoming Rotary Year.

Hand Over

Our Hand Over Dinner

more Here we wind up yet another succesful Rotary Year! Get the date in your diary.


Scatter Week 18th to 22nd February 2013

more This is our week to Scatter to other clubs in our district. Please advise Secretary Paddy of your intent and make the club you are visiting aware of your intent.

Open Dicussion - Led by SVP Tim

more Discussion re. our plans for the upcoming Rotary Year, led by President Elect Tim.

Club Council Meeting

more Club Council meeting at the Red Lion 7.00pm start

Well done to our fine Quiz team win over Wychavon, Malvern and Worcester

more See message below from President Tim

Planting with lots of Help!

Results 2014 of Our Focus on the Crocus efforts in 2013

more You will recall our efforts last Rotary Year on the "Focus on the Crocus" inituative. Hence some pictures of our spring display 2014