Comments and pictures of recent activities of the Axminster Rotary Club.
The Club’s skittles team pulls off another surprise.
Following its achievement in the 2018-19 season of winning the Cornwall and Devon Rotary Challenge Cup, the team pulled off another cup surprise by reaching the semi-final of the Axminster League knockout cup.details
Skittles v The Rotary Club of Chard
On Tuesday 15th October we played a “friendly” skittles match against Chard Rotary Club at The Ridgeway in Smallridgedetails
Rotary Club listens to another good speaker
It has become a custom of the Rotary Club of Axminster to have a speaker at its Thursday evening meetings. Recent speakers have been very good and the October speaker was no exception. He was David Murling who gave a talk about Medieval Exeterdetails
3rd January 2020 - Neil Pollard, PHF becomes President of the Club.
At the first meeting of the Club in 2020, Peter Creek passed the Presidency to Neil Pollard. Neil will be in his new office until the end of the Rotary Year in June.details
Axminster Rotarians make the annual Rotary collection at Tesco on 19th. December 2019
Every year the TESCO management kindly allows the Rotary Club to have a collection in the foyer of the store to enable it to raise much needed funds to help the local community.details
The Axminster Rotary Club Christmas lunch 2019
The Axminster Rotary Club Annual Christmas Lunch was held in the Guildhall on Friday, 13th December 2019.details
Axminster Carnival 2019
The Rotary Club was, once again able to provide some volunteers for the 2019 Axminster Carnival and they became a part of the team of stewards and other workers.details
Rotary Club donates towards the 2019 ‘Axminster Christmas together ‘event.
The ‘Axminster Christmas Together’ event does much to help those members of the community who would be alone on Christmas Day. The club saw its importance to many in the community and decided to offer £200 towards the coming 2019 lunch.details
Donation given to the Axminster Football Club
A donation of £200 has been given to the Axminster Football Club to help towards the high cost of suitable goalposts needed for its large under-13 Section.details
Great skittles run comes to an end
Despite a valiant effort by our players, the great run in the Axminster League Knock-Out Cup ends in defeat by leading team Lamb Spartansdetails
Paul Harris Fellowship Award 2019
The Rotary Club presented Dr. John Church with a Paul Harris Fellowship which is the highest award given by Rotary International.details
800 km charities walk by a Rotarian and an ex-Rotarian.
Bernie and Ian Styles (Member and past member of Axminster Rotary Club) made a decision to make a walk of 800 km through the North West of Spain and use the walk as an opportunity to raise money for charity.details
Collections for charities. 2019
The club makes a number of collections in each year. These include emergency collections when sudden disasters strikedetails
Club gives Illustrated dictionaries to Year 6 students
The Rotary Club presented illustrated dictionaries to all the Year Six Students of Axminster. Rotarian Robyn Jennings is seen in the picture with the children of Axminster Community Primary Academy after she had presented them with dictionaries.details
Induction of a new member –July 2019
As the last act in his Presidential year, President Don Waterhouse had the pleasure of inducting Ian Hamilton as a new member of the club.details
The Skittles team wins the District 1175 Cup-2018/9
The Rotary Club of Axminster defeated The Rotary Clubs of South Moulton and Padstow to win the Devon and Cornwall Rotary (District 1175) Knock-Out Cup.details
Rotary Club’s Floral Trophy
For many years the club has awarded atrophy for the what, in the view of the judge, is the best hanging basket display on a business premises.details
The Sand Dams project.
In the 2019-20 Rotary year the club has decided to support the construction of sand-dams to help supply water close to populated areas where water is a scarce commoditydetails
Each year the club holds an internal skittles competition and meal at the Tuckers Arms in Dalwood. The competitions are open to members, prospective members, close friends and wives/partners.details
Annual Blood Pressure Day
More than 50 people were given a free blood pressure check at a screening day in Axminster on Thursday, 11th April 2018.details
Golf Day - May 2019
The Rotary Clubs of Axminster and Lyme Regis jointly manage a Charity Golf Day in May at the Lyme Regis Golf Club.details