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Evergreen!

Rotarian Maggie Hardy reports on a very special occasion: Club members and Friends gathered on the afternoon of Monday 12th August to celebrate the 95th Birthday of fellow Rotarian Hubert Pierce – a Rotarian of over 50 years’ experience. At

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No Ferry? No problem – Crowds flock to Rotary Fête

The well-reported problems with the ferry proved no concern for the annual Swanage & Purbeck Rotary Summer Fête, supported by our Business Partners, as crowds flocked to Sandpit Field to see the numerous stalls, entertainment and activities on offer. From

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Adventures with Wildlife

Our speaker at the very well attended first meeting of the new Rotary year was Sam Whitton. Sam is a film maker and is currently completing a degree at Falmouth University with a view to becoming a wildlife photographer. He

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Model Young Citizen

Swanage & Purbeck Rotary’s new President, Steve Parsons, recently presented the Clem Dennis Young Citizen Award to Year 9 student Lydia Cattle, at The Swanage School’s end of year Celebration of Learning. Clem Dennis was a much loved and respected Rotarian who was selfless,

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Changing of the Guard!

On a balmy late June evening, the traditional end of the current Rotary year and the start of a new one took place. Outgoing Club President Linda Winter handed over responsibilities to incoming President Steve Parsons in front of almost

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Presentation Night

It was a night to remember as members of the club and guests gathered to celebrate another great year for Swanage & Purbeck Rotary. Jodie and Jude from President Linda’s chosen charity for this year, Little Birds Pre-School at St

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Eradicating Polio – Reminiscing on a Memorable Trip

We had a full house for our speaker meeting this week, with Rotarians Maggie Hardy, Sue Whitton and former Swanage (now Boscombe & Southbourne) Rotarian Ron Emmitt talking about a National Immunisation Day that they were involved with during a

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Fun in the Park

More than 30 local groups, charities and good causes joined Swanage & Purbeck Rotary in King George’s Field this weekend to raise awareness of all the fantastic activities that are available to our community. Coupled with the Swanage Classic Car

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Open Gardens

Our speaker this week was Mark Elling from The Lewis Manning Trust, who came to tell us about the Open Gardens scheme. Lewis Manning was opened in 1992, originally in the house of the late Marjorie Lewis-Manning, a local business

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Diamond Geezers!

The great and the good from Swanage and Purbeck, including Club members, Business Partners, Friends of Rotary, Past members and other Rotary clubs assembled at the Knoll House Hotel on Wednesday 20th March to celebrate the Club’s 60th Charter. Amongst

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