Bluebell wood walk and lunch

Enjoying our Talent Auction bids

Lovely short walk with a few Rotary friends through bluebell woods in Great Houghton and then a fabulous lunch at David and Joyce's

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6. Social events

back Stainborough is a friendly club with lots of well supported events throughout the year. Some are 'just for fun', whilst others raise money for good causes at the same time.