When Knutsford Medical Partnership decided to undertake the latest vaccination programme at the Community Hospital, Knutsford Rotary Club were asked if they could once again provide the car park marshalling service, as they had throughout 2021. “We felt that another 3 months at the end of 2022 was well within our capability, and a very useful service we could provide to the people of Knutsford” said Tony. “Of course, it would not have been sustainable to attempt the task purely within the resources of Rotary, but when Knutsford Hosts, Catenians, previous supporters of We Are Knutsford and almost all the others who had simply volunteered in 2021, all agreed to join in once more, we knew we could do it again, and help to get Knutsford vaccinated”.
A strange sight awaited patients attending the Knutsford Community Hospital for their Covid and ‘flu vaccines on the last session before Halloween. The Grim Reaper and three wicked witches were on duty to marshal the car park! It was the result of a little email banter between Rotary President, Tony Booth (the Grim Reaper), and (l to r) Sarah Chudley, Fiona Winderam and Helen Brownlie (who had previously marshalled, dressed as Mummy Christmas last December), and shows that we like to have a little fun while volunteering! And we hope we didn’t scare too many patients as they drove into the car park!
The autumn programme (expected to top 5,000 Covid vaccinations – 10,000 if you include ‘flu) is scheduled to continue throughout October, November and December, where marshals expect to clock up around 500 “man-hours” of support. We’ll also be hoping for a little global warming during the winter months.
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Knutsford Rotarians were busy on 14 November providing traffic management for the Acts of Remembrance in the town centre and at St Cross, Crosstown.more
On a very hot Sunday afternoon in July a dozen Knutsford Rotary volunteers were in the town closing streets for a short while so that the Mayor's procession could pass through the town centre safely.more
Rotarians were back on duty on the 23rd December as the next round of COVID-19 booster jabs began .more
Great coverage in the Knutsford Guardian for our work marshalling the carparking for COVID and Flu vaccinations.more
Members of the Club were kept busy on the morning of 14 November handling the traffic management for the Acts of Remembrance in the town centre and at Crosstown.more
Rotarians and friends were at Booths supermarket from Thursday 10th March to Sunday 13th March 2022 collecting donations for relief work in Ukrainemore
Club Members were delighted to read a letter in the Knutsford Guardian from Sarah Flannery, Chairwoman, Knutsford Hosts.more
The Club was asked if it could provide the car park marshalling service for the 2022 COVID and Flu vaccinations the Club of course said, Yes. Members were ably assisted on the last session before Halloween by 3 witches and the Grim Reaper!more
Fully trained Knutsford Rotarians took responsibility for the road closures for the Mayors Civic Parade from the Council buildings to St Cross Church on 5th September 2021.more
At 3:00pm on Monday 22nd November 2021, the last patient to receive a Covid vaccination from the Knutsford Medical Partnership was guided into the Knutsford Community Hospital by a team of marshals organised by Knutsford Rotary Club.more
There are many hungry and starving people in the world today. But the world produces enough food to feed everyone. The problem is getting the food to those who need it.more
Georgine Blackburn, a member of the Rotary Club of Knutsford, handed out theatre tickets to members of the Thursday Morning Club at the Jubilee Hall in Knutsford for the Little Theatre's presentation of Robin Hood. Thiry people will be going in January,more