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In a first for our club, this week’s meeting was an experiment in combining a Zoom Meeting with a socially distanced physical one at our normal meeting venue of Swanage Conservative Club. Just under half of the members met in …

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We were delighted to welcome one of our newest business partners to our Zoom meeting this week. Chris LeFevre introduced Ian Futcher, who is a consultant with Quilter Financial Advisers and has many years experience in various roles in the …

Learning About Inheritance Tax Read More »

For our first meeting of the new Rotary year, we were grateful to be able to grab some of our brand new District Governor Tim Mason’s time on Zoom, to give us an early steer of his plans for the …

Message from the New DG Read More »

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Swanage & Purbeck Rotary raises considerable funds from our lovely local community every year, and much of it goes to very well known local organisations and projects. However, a substantial amount goes to very local small good causes who don’t …

Fundraising In Action Read More »

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Our speaker at our recent Zoom meeting was our very own Hubert Pierce. Hubert’s Rotary service goes back more than 50 years and he was a member of Blackpool North and Lytham clubs prior to coming down south to join …

A Lifetime of Service Read More »

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The lockdown brought about by the Coronavirus pandemic has forced plenty of people to make enormous changes to their lives. Here in our own community it has also presented some wonderful opportunities. One of those is the expansion of the …

Food for Thought as Lockdown Continues Read More »

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Swanage Rotary held its first ‘virtual’ speaker meeting this week, since the start of the lockdown, and we were delighted to welcome District Governor Nominee Paul Steele from Guernsey Rotary to join our Zoom meeting and tell us all about …

Meeting in the New Normal Read More »

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With deep regret we are very sad to announce that the Swanage Rotary Fête, planned for Thursday 6th August, has had to be cancelled. We have been waiting as long as possible for clarification on the feasibility of running the …

Summer Fête Cancelled Read More »

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In spite of the ongoing crisis surrounding the Coronavirus outbreak, it was decided that President’s Night should continue as planned, and a merry band assembled at the superb Kingston Country Courtyard for an event rather different to the norm. Joined …

Medieval Night Was Legendary! Read More »

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Our annual Silver Saturday event took place at Emmanuel Church this weekend, celebrating the more senior members of our community. Over 50 guests joined Rotarians, partners of Rotarians and friends for an afternoon of fun, fellowship and, most importantly, a …

Celebrating our Senior Citizens Read More »

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