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Out on the Town

Swanage & Purbeck Rotarians demonstrated that they are just as good at the fellowship part of Rotary as the service and fundraising elements when they met up for a night out this week. Over 20 Rotarians, Inner Wheelers, partners and

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Thanks to Swanage & Purbeck Community

We were delighted to receive recognition from The Fire Fighters Charity, following the collection in Swanage following the Grenfell Tower Fire, thanking Swanage Rotary for the donation made to the charity. Our thanks accordingly go to the whole community of

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Where There’s A Will There’s A Way!

Our speaker this week was our very own Ann Corke, who as well as being a Swanage Rotarian is also a solicitor with local firm Humphries Kirk. Ann talked to us in a most entertaining way about some of the

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From (Bela)Russia With Love!!

Our speaker this week was our very own Bernard Bettles, who spoke to us about his work with the Chernobyl Children of Belarus. The children of Belarus were seriously affected by the nuclear cloud that was blown across the country

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Right On Track!

Our speaker at this week’s meeting was Dr Mike Walshaw, an electrical engineer who volunteers as a signalman at the Corfe Castle signal box on the Swanage Railway. Mike came to talk to us about Project Wareham – the project

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The Return of Summer Heralds Successful Fête

Club President Ro Clark reports on a day of sunshine, laughter, fun and fundraising After all the recent poor weather, Swanage Rotarians approached this week’s Summer Fête and Craft Fair with some trepidation, wondering even if the event would be

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Support for the Victims of Grenfell Tower

Rotarian Maggie Hardy reports on a fantastic local response to a recent tragedy On 21st June, a week after the Grenfell Tower blaze, the Swanage and Purbeck Rotary Club organised a street collection for those affected by the disaster. The

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Recognition for Model Young Citizen

Rotarian Hilary Thraves reports on a night of celebration at Swanage school. The Clem Dennis Young Citizen Award was presented by Swanage & Purbeck Rotary to Yasmin Unsworth at The Swanage School’s Celebration of Learning Evening on 13 July. Clem

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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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