Rotarians were joined by staff and pupils from St Andrews Primary School, members of Bishop Auckland and Coundon in Bloom, Cultivate4life and the Clean and Green Team of Durham County Council on Tuesday 17th October. The combined forces planted 10,000 crocus corms to add to the 5000 planted in 2016 on Rotary Way (Bishop Auckland Bypass) - the route that many of the pupils take to school.
It forms part of the Rotary Club "Purple for Polio" campaign and their contribution to Bishop Auckland and Coundon in Bloom
Each spring, there will be an area of purple crocuses to remind us of the End Polio Now campaign
more News from our Newgate Street Collection 2021
more President Tony Sanderson awards Paul Harris Fellowships to Rotarians John J Yeomans and Brian Pike
more Kishor Velangi in Goa India and Bill Robson in New Zealand and Australia
more Pictures of purple for polio crocus plants for spring 2021
more A certificate was presented to Rob Yorke of Teescraft Engineering Ltd for his help in producing a replacement club plaque
more The recipients of the Charity Funds totalling £5,400 were "The Chyrelle Adams Cancer Trust" & "The Solan Connor Fawcett Family Trust" each receiving £2,700.
more Bill Robson and Tony Sanderson has completed the walk from Witton Park to the River Tees at Stockton along the original track bed of the Stockton and Darlington Railway as a fund raising effort for the End Polio Now appeal
more News from our Newgate Street Collection, Christmas Tree Collection and the Yeomans's chilly dip!
more At the weekly meeting of Bishop Auckland Rotary Club at "The Park Head Hotel" president Nigel Bell presented Butterwick Hospice fundraiser Dionne Kingsley with a cheque for £750
more Comedy and Curry night at Spice Lounge Bishop Auckland raising funds for local communities
more Children at St Andrew's Primary School, Bishop Auckland, planted shrubs and trees with help from parents and members of Bishop Auckland Rotary Club
more Fantastic night with fantastic food and entertainment
more On 5th July 2016 our Presidential Handover was attended by the new District 1030 Governor Peter Chandler
more The Rotary club of Bishop Auckland presents a barbecue for its members and guests
more The Club"™s inaugural Rotary Ride event was held on June 12th. Thankfully we were blessed with reasonable weather, the Rugby Club proved to be the perfect venue for hosting the event and we had a great turnout of around 50 riders for the main ride
more Success of the soundwaves concert raising a further £833.50 for "End Polio Now"
more A selection of photographs of the various activities throughout the years
more Report on the outcome of our first sponsored walk in conjunction with Alzheimers Society
more On 7th July 2015 our Presidential Handover was attended by the new District 1030 Governor Terry Long
more Fun and games at the annual summer bbq at "Chez Robsons"
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