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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 …

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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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President Steve was delighted to welcome Martin Edwards, CEO of Julia’s House, to our latest meeting. The charity is the Presidential Charity for this Rotary year and the President is keen to do as much as possible to raise valuable …

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Swanage & Purbeck Rotary and Wareham Rotary held a long overdue joint meeting at The Springfield Hotel in Wareham this week to learn all about Signing. Our presenters for the evening were Ken Ebbens from the Rotary Club of Southsea …

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Robin Walker was the speaker at our most recent club meeting. These days a captain of the Sandbanks ferry, Robin spent part of the 1970s as a radio operator with the British Antarctic Survey (BAS). He gave us a fascinating …

Antarctic Memories Read More »

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. . . is the strap line for the latest project to be undertaken at Durlston Country Park. We were delighted to welcome Ben Tolley, who is one of the rangers up at Durlston, who came to talk to us …

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Rotarian Maggie Hardy reports on a very special occasion: Club members and Friends gathered on the afternoon of Monday 12th August to celebrate the 95th Birthday of fellow Rotarian Hubert Pierce – a Rotarian of over 50 years’ experience. At …

Evergreen! Read More »

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The well-reported problems with the ferry proved no concern for the annual Swanage & Purbeck Rotary Summer Fête, supported by our Business Partners, as crowds flocked to Sandpit Field to see the numerous stalls, entertainment and activities on offer. From …

No Ferry? No problem – Crowds flock to Rotary Fête Read More »

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Our speaker at the very well attended first meeting of the new Rotary year was Sam Whitton. Sam is a film maker and is currently completing a degree at Falmouth University with a view to becoming a wildlife photographer. He …

Adventures with Wildlife Read More »

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