Youth

Thorpe Bay Rotary is proud to support numerous Youth competitions in the Southend on Sea area.


PROMISING YOUNG WRITERS PRAISED BY OLD WESTCLIFFIAN! 

 Local writer Sam Lierens was pleased to present the winner of the annual Southend Rotary Young Writer competition Fountain (Yr.10 WHSG) with her certificate and prize and added a copy of her own latest book Daughters of War. Sam, an Alumni of Westcliff High School for Girls was herself excited to be back there on such an important occasion. She said of Fountain’s poem: I loved the knowledge of your subject and the clarity of expression adding that fellow judge Richard Kurti and she: appreciated the innovative approach. When asked by Headteacher Andrew Cooper why she had entitled it Bristlecone Pine, Fountain explained that she had researched the subject and found that the bristlecone Pine is the oldest tree in existence, some 5060 years old. She said: Reading gives you knowledge and knowledge is power.

Rtn Catrina Lambert presented Chidimma (Yr.9 WHSG) with a special prize for her Grandfather : Granddaughter conversation piece which was highly commended by the judges who “loved the structure …and the dialogue was very powerful” 

After the presentations Sam Lierens gave all year 10 students some much appreciated advice on creative writing. 

 The poem and conversation by Fountain and Chidimma have been entered into the Rotary District 1240 round of the competition.

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The latest Defibrillator Installation

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Halji Health Post Nepal

In2005/6 Thorpe Bay Rotary helped to fund a new Health Post in the village of Halji.

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Abby is the Winner of the Rotary District 1240 heat and will be put into the National Finals.

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The Chairman of Rochford District Council Cllr Julie Gooding and the Mayor of Southend on Sea Cllr Margaret Borton officiated at the start of the 2021 Foulness Bike Ride.

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Grace Bower and Danielle Zamora are presented with their awards by Senior Vice President Nigel Gayner

Thorpe Bay are delighted to announce the winners

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The winning entries

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Thorpe Bay Rotary is proud to support numerous Youth competitions in the Southend on Sea area.

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All Thorpe Bay Rotary Events and Meetings are postponed but we are busy working behind the scenes.
Watch this space for the latest information and feel free to contact us via the links on the website. Please KEEP SAFE & KEEP WELL

All Thorpe Bay Rotary Events and |Meetings are postponed but we are busy working behind the scenes. Watch this space for the latest information and feel free to contact us via the links on the website. Please KEEP SAFE & KEEP WELL

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Santa's Sleigh

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Svetlana presents her team for 2019/20

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