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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 …

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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 …

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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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President Linda introduced Sue Davison from Livability to our meeting this week. Sue looks after the southern region of the charity, which may not be a familiar name to many but was born from the merger of two other more …

Learning About Livability Read More »

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Our Club President’s Charity for this year is Little Birds Pre-School and Jodie and Jude from the charity came to speak to us this week. Little Birds is based at St Mark’s School in Swanage and looks after up to …

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We were delighted to welcome Ross Martin from National Coastwatch Institution to this week’s meeting, who works at the the Peveril Point watch station. National Coastwatch, whose strapline is “Eyes Along The Coast” are responsible for watching over our coastline, looking …

Coastwatching! Read More »

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The Annual Summer Fête took place on 9th August and despite an uncertain weather forecast, the showers held off to allow thousands of locals and visitors alike to enjoy everything that was on offer. From staple activities such as the …

Fête a hit as it dodges the showers Read More »

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We were delighted to welcome newly elected District Governor Allan Smith to our meeting this week. Allan lives in Jersey so he has a lot of travel to do to meet the majority of clubs in the District. The DG …

Meet the Governor! Read More »

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At the end of a highly successful year it was time for President Ro Clark to hand over the Presidency of Swanage & Purbeck Rotary to New President Linda Winter. On a glorious summer’s evening in the gardens of Dave …

Passing the Baton Read More »

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