This page shows events from around the district in the last 3 years where additional information is available.

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27th Annual Charity Golf Tournament. Fri 07/09/2018 - 27th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Tynedale - In aid of the Great North Air Ambulance Service held at Prudhoe Golf Club. Enjoy a good day of golf while supporting this great charity. Thanks to all at Prudhoe Golf Club for the course. Over £100,000 raised by Golf Tournament over the years.

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Family fun in Ponteland Park Sun 02/09/2018 - Annual Duck Race

Ponteland - Family Fun Day featuring 5 Duck Races, Boat Races & many other features & attractions

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Celebration of Youth Sat 14/07/2018 - Stokesley Celebration Of Youth

Stokesley - Events throughout the town on Sat 14 July. Music and Performances on The Plain and in the Churches, as well as Photography and Art Exhibitions and more in The Globe - between 11am and 4pm. Check with us for timings . Concert at 7pm in Methodist Church

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Sun 08/07/2018 - Washington Triathlon

Washington Forge - Run by Get Set North Events

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Fri 06/07/2018 - A Night with President Mathew & Family

Washington Forge - An evening to celebrate President Mathew's year

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Mon 18/06/2018 - Speaker - John Culine MBE - Completed

Spennymoor - Speaker for the Night on Monday 18th June 2018 is John Culine MBE from the Showmen's Guild

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Pooches in the Park Sun 17/06/2018 - Pooches in the Park

Bishop Auckland - A dog walking foray around Bishop Auckland Castle Park. A bring a "DOG" party!

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Classics on Show Sat 16/06/2018 - Classics on Show 2018

Stokesley - Classics on Show Sat. 16 June 2018, Stokesley Showfield

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Sat 09/06/2018 - Presidents Night at Laskill House

Stokesley - ‚ÄčPresidents Night at Laskill Country House near Hawnby. Gin tasting followed by Dinner.

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Sun 13/05/2018 - Swimathon at Spennymoor Leisure Centre

Bishop Auckland - Charity swim at Spennymoor Leisure Centre

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Thu 03/05/2018 - The Rise and Fall of the Provincial Jewish Communities in Britain – with a focus on the North-East

Barnard Castle - Our Speaker is David Newman OBE is professor of Geopolitics at Ben-Gurion University in Israel where he has lived since 1982. He studied for his Ph.D at the University of Durham between 1979-1982.

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Mon 23/04/2018 - St Georges Evening at the Races

Spennymoor - St Georges Evening will be held on Monday 23rd April 2018 at Sedgefield Racecourse.

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Sat 21/04/2018 - Ukulele Night with Stockton to Darlington Ukulele Express

Bishop Auckland - Joint event with Inner Wheel of a ukulele club based in Darlington who do a number of events throughout the year. Venue: Shildon Civic Hall 7.00pm for 7.30pm

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Mon 16/04/2018 - Speaker - Pat Lawton - Completed

Spennymoor - Speaker for the Night on Monday 16th April 2018 is Pat Lawton regarding Picnic in the Park

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Sat 14/04/2018 - National 'Know Your Blood Pressure' Day

Washington Forge - In support of the work of the Stroke Association we offered free blood pressure checks in The Galleries, Washington. Saturday 14th April 2018 - 10.00am to 4.00pm

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Fri 23/03/2018 - Mad March Gig

Newton Aycliffe - Groovy Street will be entertaining us at the Big Club in Newton Aycliffe with a special appearance by Shanaya

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Peter Barron Former Editor of Northern Echo Wed 21/03/2018 - An Evening with Peter Barron

Bishop Auckland - Listen to Peter Barron former editor of The Northern Echo. Humour and anecdotes about his 17 years at the sharp end of newspaper journalism.

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The event is at 7pm Saturday the 21st April at the Grand Hotel, Hartlepool. Rooms are available at a discounted rate of £65 for 2 people including full breakfast. The 3 course meal is followed by dancing to the Rockaholics band. Wed 14/03/2018 - President's Evening: Rotary Charity Ball at the Grand Hotel, Hartlepool 21st April 2018

Hartlepool - Our Charity Ball is at 7pm Saturday the 21st April at the Grand Hotel, Hartlepool. Rooms are available at a discounted rate of £65 for 2 people including full breakfast.

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Sat 10/03/2018 - On the right track for Rotary Model Railway Exhibition

Newton Aycliffe - It’s all systems go for the 9th Annual Model Railway Exhibition being organized by the Rotary Club of Newton Aycliffe at the Youth Centre, Burn Lane, Newton Aycliffe DL5 4HT (opp Tesco) on Saturday 10th March from 10 am to 5 pm.

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Fri 09/03/2018 - Annual Presidents Dinner

Washington - Held at the Mecure George Washington Hotel, Washington

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Fri 09/03/2018 - President's Dinner Night

Washington - Held at the Mecure George Washington Hotel

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President Elizabeth welcomes the guests Mon 05/03/2018 - CLUB DINNER

Seaburn - We had our annual Club Dinner at the Sea Hotel again, always an enjoyable occasion. The speaker was retired Army Major Anthony Tate talking about royal ceremonial parades.

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DISTRICT YOUNG CHEF WINNER HANNAH TAYLOR OF ALNWICK AND PHIL FARMER OF THE COOK AND BARKER, NEWTON ON THE MOOR. Sat 24/02/2018 - YOUNG CHEF DISTRICT FINAL

Alnwick - A kitchen battle between competitors sponsored by Newcastle Gosforth Rotary Club and Alnwick Rotary Club

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Mon 12/02/2018 - Curry Night 2018 at Spice Lounge

Bishop Auckland - One of our most popular events of the year. Ideal for an early Valentines! Contact Keith Black for tickets at k.black@sky.com

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Tue 23/01/2018 - BURNS NIGHT

Seaburn - A good number came to join us for a Burns Night celebration, with traditional meal followed by Ceilidh dancing to Redeswyre.

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2017/18 YOUNG MUSICIAN FINALISTS Sat 13/01/2018 - Young Musician District Final 2017/18

Alnwick - Alnwick Rotary hosted the Young Musician District Final 2017/18 at The Duchess's Community High School.

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Fri 12/01/2018 - French Evening - Music & Food

Barnard Castle - St Mary's Parish Hall

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Fri 08/12/2017 - Born Free Charity Music Event

Stokesley - A great night to celebrate the success of Aids-Free Birthright for Children, with performances from Crash Bang Wallop Youth Theatre Company and the Stokesley Strummers Ukulele Group. Seasonal nibbles, Cash Bar. It will be a great night out.

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Thu 30/11/2017 - Rotary Public Lecture -What can a robotics engineer learn from biology? - Professor Jon Timmis from York University

Barnard Castle - What can a robotics engineer learn from biology? Professor Jon Timmis from York University will give our Autumn Lecture on Thursday 30 November.

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President Elizabeth and husband Tony await the guests. Sat 25/11/2017 - President's Night Dinner Dance

Seaburn - President Elizabeth Wortman had her event at Seaburn Marriott Hotel this year, again. A most enjoyable night was had by over 50 guests.

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Fri 10/11/2017 - Whisky Tasting Night & Burn's style Supper

Middlesbrough Erimus - Middlesbrough Erimus Rotary Club members are looking forward with excitement to November 10th when they will be met by a traditional Scottish piper as they arrive for a very special evening sampling the very finest whiskies that the Scotch Malt Whisky.

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Fri 10/11/2017 - Rotary Foundation concert celebrating 100 years

Barnard Castle - Venue - Barnard Castle School, Enjoy the music and voices of Barnard Castle School in celebrating the centenary of the Rotary Foundation, Rotary’s own charity which continues to help individuals and communities locally, nationally and internationally.

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Race Night Fundraiser Fri 10/11/2017 - Fundraising 'Race Night'

Washington Forge - We held our annual fundraising Race Night in The Penshaw Suite at the Nissan Sports & Leisure Complex.

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Sat 04/11/2017 - FIREWORKS FIESTA

Blyth - IN CONJUNCTION WITH DISTRICT 3 INNER WHEEL RAFFLE WITH VERY GOOD PRIZES SPLIT BETWEEN ROTARY AND INNER WHEEL

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Tue 24/10/2017 - Visit to Durham, North Carolina U.S.A.

Durham - Rotarians from Durham U.K. will visit R.C. Durham N.C.

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Tue 24/10/2017 - Spennymoor Lights Up For End Polio Day 2017

Spennymoor - Thank you to the Town Council for their support in lighting up the Town Hall Building and Clock Tower in purple for End Polio.

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At the Majestic Hotel, Harrogate Fri 06/10/2017 - District Conference 2017

Another weekend to look forward to ...

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SVP Tony Ford and Brenda with Rtn. Jim Greensmith enjoying  their first Rotary Conerence Fri 06/10/2017 - District Conference Harrogate

Durham - DG Len Burns invites Rotarians to the Annual District Conference.

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Stadium of Light Tue 03/10/2017 - Celebration of Engineering

Sunderland - Celebration of Engineering at the Stadium of Light.

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The Cleaning Team Wed 02/08/2017 - Litter Pick in Princess Anne Park

Washington Forge - Working together with other community groups

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A closely fought final Sun 30/07/2017 - Dragon Boat Race Day

Seaburn - Rotary again held a very successful Dragon Boat Race Day at Hetton Lyons Park.

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Sun 16/07/2017 - Charity Swimathon 2017

Washington Forge - This year's Swimathon was held again at the 'Everyone Active' Washington Leisure Centre. This year our headline charitable cause was 'T1KZ' - assisting children, young people and families living with Type 1 diabetes in the North East

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Wed 05/07/2017 - Alnwick Rotary Young Chef Competition

Alnwick - DCHS Students Cook up a Storm!!

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... Sun 02/07/2017 - District Handover 2017

New for this year - Family Sunday Lunch

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Sat 17/06/2017 - Collecting for Macmillan Cancer Support

Durham - We are for communities ...

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Sun 11/06/2017 - Garden Party with a Taste of Persia theme

Durham - An enjoyable afternoon at the home of Past President Fari Serajian.

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Sat 03/06/2017 - ROTARY RIDE 2017 CANCELLED

Bishop Auckland - In view of the very low number of entrants who have so far registered, it has been decided with regret to cancel this year's Rotary Ride event. Entry fees will be returned to those who have already paid and we offer apologies to anyone about to register.

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Fri 19/05/2017 - Opening of The People's Garden

Barnard Castle - We are pleased to announce that Pam Warhurst, the founder of Incredible Edible, will be opening our "Dementia Friendly " People's Garden on May 19th (Friday) at 1pm.

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Sat 06/05/2017 - Stroke Awareness Day

Durham - Do you know your blood pressure?

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Thu 04/05/2017 - District Assembly

District Governor Elect Len Burns looks forward to welcoming members to our District Assembly

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Fri 28/04/2017 - Jazz Night

Crook - Hot Club du Nord St Cuthbert's Centre, Crook Tickets:£7

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Fri 28/04/2017 - 'President's Night'

Washington Forge - President Ron Monaghan celebrated his year. The venue was the Chilton Country Pub & Hotel, Fencehouses

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Fri 28/04/2017 - Bop at The Biddick

Washington - Featuring The Rockafellas and a fantastic special guest appearance from Amal Shuckup. Raising money for Crohn's and Indian Women in Need. Venue; The North Biddick Club; Tickets: £5 Contact: Neil McOnie 07930 183883 or Mick Drake 07977 484786

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Mayor with nurses. Fri 21/04/2017 - Stroke Awareness Day

Seaburn - Roll up for a free test! Members set up a stall in The Bridges Shopping Centre to enable nurses to check the blood pressure of members of the public.

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Best Western Roker Hotel, front entrance. Sat 01/04/2017 - JOINT PRESIDENTS ANNUAL DINNER AND DANCE

Sunderland - Rotary club of Sunderland with Inner wheel club of Sunderland Annual Dinner and Dance at Roker Hotel Sunderland at 19:00 Hrs.

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Thu 30/03/2017 - Black tie dinner at The Morritt, Greta Bridge in aid of Teesdale YMCA

Barnard Castle - Music provided by the highly acclaimed string quartet Aurora Strings.

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Sat 18/03/2017 - President's Evening

Durham - We joined President Pauline for an evening of fellowship and entertainment.

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Sat 11/03/2017 - Rotary Club of Newton Aycliffe's Annual Model Railway Exhibition.

Newton Aycliffe - Full steam ahead for Rotary Railway Exhibition

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Mon 13/02/2017 - Curry Night 2017 at Spice Lounge

Bishop Auckland - One of our ever popular events of the year. Ideal for an early Valentines!

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Tue 07/02/2017 - Syd Launches Aycliffe Appeal

Newton Aycliffe - Tireless charity campaigner Syd Howarth MBE has appealed for people throughout the Aycliffe area to help raise £2.5million to buy two state-of-the-art MRI scanners to improve medical services for patients in the North East.

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Northern Voices Choir Fri 03/02/2017 - Northern Voices Concert

Bishop Auckland - Northern Voices Choir at The Methodist Church, 21 Cockton Hill Road, Bishop Auckland in aid of the Children's Heart Unit at the Freeman Hospital.

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Thu 26/01/2017 - Charity Golf day

Teesside West - Rotary Club of Teesside West 18th Annual Charity Golf Day on Friday 23 June 2017 at Dinsdale Spa Golf Club

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Piping in the Haggis Tue 24/01/2017 - BURNS NIGHT

Seaburn - Come and join us for a traditional Burns Night Supper followed by entertainment by Redeswyre Ceilidh Band. Tickets £20.00 via this website.

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Sun 22/01/2017 - Rotary Young Musicians Competition - Club Level

Barnard Castle - Venue: Barnard Castle School - Sixth Form Centre

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Sat 07/01/2017 - Christmas Tree Collection Scheme 2017

Bishop Auckland - Collection of christmas trees for recycling in a joint project with Butterwick Hospice

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Santa arriving at Swalwell Thu 15/12/2016 - Christmas Events

Blaydon, Ryton & Whickham - Some of the places Santa will visit

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Fri 02/12/2016 - The Christmas Sleigh - 2016

Durham - Santa is out and about again ...

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Sat 19/11/2016 - Annual Swimathon - the ninth!

Durham - We were at Freeman's Quay once again for our annual Swimathon.

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Sat 12/11/2016 - President's Night Dinner Dance

Seaburn - 80 guests joined President Brian Franklin at Seaburn Marriott for a delicious dinner and dancing to Cats Night Out.

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Getting Ready for the children to plant Crocus Bulbs Wed 09/11/2016 - End Polio Now

Blaydon, Ryton & Whickham - President Kevin giving a talk on End Polio Now to the children at Ryton Primary School

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Wed 26/10/2016 - "SERATA ITALIANA" - (ITALIAN EVENING)

Bishop Auckland - Italian Evening with the purpose of enjoying excellent food and fellowship, and to raise funds for Aquabox

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Fri 21/10/2016 - A Walk to End Polio

Durham - David did it again!

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Planting crocus bulbs Tue 18/10/2016 - Planting Polio Crocus Bulbs

Tynedale - RIBI is working with The Eden Project and the International Flower Bulb Centre (IBC) in Holland to plant purple crocus bulbs from the beginning of October so they will be in flower for Rotary Day "“ 23 February.

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Top table guests at Presidents NIght Sat 15/10/2016 - President's Night 2016

Tynedale - Tynedale Rotary President"™s Night 2016 "“ Provisional date of Saturday 15th October 2016. at the Angel Inn Corbridge

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Majestic Hotel, Harrogate Fri 07/10/2016 - District Conference 2016

Another enjoyable weekend

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Tynedale Rotarians relaxing at the 1030 District Conference Fri 07/10/2016 - District Conference 2016

Tynedale - 1030 District Conference in Harrogate. Our club photos

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Fri 23/09/2016 - Sponsored Walk with Gordon Henderson

Bishop Auckland - A sponsored walk in aid of general charitable funds following the old railway line

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Fri 09/09/2016 - Rotary Club of Newton Aycliffe's 2016 Annual Charity Golf Day. Are you interested?

Newton Aycliffe - One of our flagship events which regularly raises money for both Rotary's and other worthwhile causes.

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Swimathon Tue 06/09/2016 - Launch of Swimathon 2016

Durham - We met at Freeman's Quay Swimming Pool, Durham City, to announce the details of this year's Swimathon.

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Last year's winners from Seaburn Rotary. Sun 31/07/2016 - Dragon Boat Race Day

Seaburn - The Dragon Boats returned for another fun-packed Race Day at Hetton Lyons Country Park.

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Ramside Hall Hotel Sat 02/07/2016 - District 1030 Handover

Stokesley - Book now for the best District handover ever !

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                                   RAF Battle of Britain Flight Sat 25/06/2016 - Battle of Britain Flight comes to Redcar

Redcar - The RAF Battle of Britain memorial Flight is coming to Armed Forces day in Redcar on Saturday 25 June 2016 , Redcar Rotary Club has arranged for the Spitfire, Hurricane & Lancaster of the Memorial Flight to over fly the event on Redcar High street

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Wed 15/06/2016 - Charity Cheques Distribution

Durham - Our annual distribution of charitable funds ...

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Gateshead Mayor outside Gibside school Fri 10/06/2016 - Presentations at Gibside School

Blaydon, Ryton & Whickham - The Mayor of Gateshead outside Gibside School before giving out certificates to the pupils. Please note the Outstanding Ofsted notice on the above right.

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Gateshead Mayor Allison Thompson arriving at Front Street School Fri 10/06/2016 - Front Street Young Writer Presentations

Blaydon, Ryton & Whickham - The Mayor is met by Mrs R O'Neil at the entrance to Front School Whickham before the presentations.

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May 14 - Durham Market Place Sat 14/05/2016 - Stroke Awareness Day

Durham - Know Your Blood Pressure!

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Thu 05/05/2016 - District Assembly - 2016

An invitation to all Rotarians in District 1030 from DG Elect Peter Chandler ...

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Lord Lieutenant  Mrs Sue Snowdon with the club's previous member Revd David Tomlinson and  Rt Hon Helen Goodman, MP Thu 31/03/2016 - Charter Celebrations

Durham Elvet - 2016 sees the tenth anniversary of Durham Elvet Rotary Club receiving its Charter ...

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Two Rotarians at the Post Box in Tesco Mon 21/03/2016 - Rowlands Gill Easter Egg Hunt

Blaydon, Ryton & Whickham - Easter Egg Hunt in Rowlands Gill 21st March to 24th March 2016

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Sat 19/03/2016 - 7th Annual Model Railway Exhibition

Newton Aycliffe - Trains, trade stands and preservation societies ...

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Celebration candles Sat 27/02/2016 - President's Evening

Durham - A thoroughly enjoyable evening ...

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Anna with Club President Denese Cartwright Tue 23/02/2016 - Young Citizen of the Year

Newton Aycliffe - The Club successfully nominates a brave young woman as UK Young Citizen of the Year

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Lisa Stephenson, from Land of Oak and Iron and Guests at the Club Thu 11/02/2016 - The Land of Oak and Iron

Blaydon, Ryton & Whickham - Talk by Lisa Stephenson

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St Peter's Church, Monkwearmouth Fri 18/12/2015 - Annual Carol Service

Seaburn - Was held this year at St Peter's Church, Monkwearmouth.

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Santa Claus Fri 04/12/2015 - The Christmas Sleigh - 2015

Durham - Santa has been out and about around Durham ...

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Swimathon 2015 Sat 21/11/2015 - Swimathon 2015

Durham - Our EIGHTH Swimathon - a joint venture between Durham County Council and the Club.

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Come and join us at this historic event Fri 30/10/2015 - Medieval Banquet at Sunderland Minster

Seaburn - Iconic building hosts unique event

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Deerness Gymnastics Academy Wed 28/10/2015 - Norman Richardson Bequest Award

Durham - A well-deserved award from our Trust Fund

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End Polio Now Fri 23/10/2015 - A Walk to End Polio

Durham - David did it again!

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An open gun ... Sun 20/09/2015 - Annual Clay Pigeon Shoot

Durham - Open Clay Pigeon Competition at Spennymoor & District Clay Pigeon Club

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The Swimathon Press Launch Sun 20/09/2015 - Charity Swimathon 2015

Washington Forge - 'A successful Sunday Swimathon'

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