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Busy Start to the New Rotary Year

There was a packed agenda for new Club President Ro Clark’s first meeting. Not only did we have Chris and Hannah from Swanage Gymnastics Club but Swanage Town Crier Andrew Fleming was also present, and two Paul Harris Fellowships were

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Roger was Jolly!

OK, neither of them are actually called Roger, but you get the idea! Just over a week ago the 2nd Purbeck Pirate Festival, organised by the Swanage Pier Trust, took place in and around Swanage pier. The event was well

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Handover Goes With a Splash!

    The handover from President John Thraves to new Club President Ro Clark took place last week. In less than ideal summer weather, Club members, family and friends assembled at the home of Past DGs Dave & Mary Pike

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‘Kids Out’ for Adventure

Last week saw the annual Kids Out day, this year at a new venue ‘Adventure Wonderland’, and as you can see everyone had a great time in wonderful weather. Just under 600 children took part in this year’s event and

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Living with Paralysis

Mark Taylor spoke to us this week about living with paralysis. Mark originates from the West Midlands and has lived all over the southern half of the UK but now resides in Cambridgeshire. He spent many happy times in the Swanage area

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Presentation Night

Our meeting this week included some guests who were receiving money from the proceeds of the club’s fundraising activities over the past year. President John was delighted to present cheques to:   Swanage Lights Lydia Bennett Langton Matravers Lights Admiral

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Swanage goes Quackers for the Duck Race

In less than perfect conditions, Bank Holiday Monday saw the latest running of the Swanage Rotary Duck Race. Tickets were on sale throughout the day from locations near the post office, in Station Road and on the seafront. At precisely

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‘Etched’ in History

Members of the club visited the Etches Collection at Kimmeridge last week. Following the visit, they enjoyed refreshments at the nearby Clavells Restaurant. Full details of the trip to follow soon.

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Partners in Fundraising

Club was delighted to welcome two of our business partners to this week’s meeting, to tell us more about themselves and their businesses. Gary Buglass from Bipcom Voice & Data Solutions addressed the meeting first, and told us about his

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