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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 …

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Storm Dennis may have wreaked havoc across the country but it still didn’t deter our young musicians from ensuring that they performed at the District Young Musician final. Held once again at the excellent facilities of Bryanston School in Blandford, …

Young Musicians Defy Storm Dennis to Delight Audience Read More »

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Bob Foster and Kim Gallagher came to see us this week to tell us all about the Swanage and Purbeck Development Trust. The Trust was born out of an urgent need for community support arising from decisions made by the …

Development for the Community Read More »

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Storm Ciara was not enough to stop our young musicians coming out to take part in the local heat of the Rotary Young Musician competition, held on Sunday 9th February at Swanage Methodist Church. The competition was in two parts, …

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Swanage Rotary members enjoyed a more relaxed evening out this week, enjoying a break after the recent busy festive period. We met up at the recently refurbished Village Inn at Ulwell to enjoy a lovely meal, good company and a …

A ‘Corny’ Night Out! Read More »

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After the well-earned Christmas break, it was back to business this week with our first meeting of 2020. And it couldn’t have been more inspirational with the visit of Sarah Spurling. Sarah is the Litter Free Coast and Sea Project …

Making Swanage Sustainable Read More »

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Club members joined together to celebrate another very successful festive season last week. A two course Christmas Dinner comprising Roast Turkey with all the trimmings and Christmas Pudding was served to over 40 Rotarians, partners and guests. December fundraising has …

‘Natural World’ Festive Celebrations Read More »

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The weather was fine for the annual Swanage Christmas Market and the public responded by coming out in their droves. Over 60 stalls selling a variety of produce, gifts, leisurewear, mulled wine, spiced cider and many other items were available …

Festive Fun Draws the Crowds Read More »

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Our speaker this week was Rotarian Maurice Turner from the Wareham club. Maurice came to speak to us about The Rotary Foundation (“TRF”), our very own charity. The Rotary Foundation was founded in 1917, twelve years after the start of …

A Good Foundation Read More »

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