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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 …

Celebrating our Senior Citizens 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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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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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 …

Getting to know Julia’s House Read More »

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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 …

Signing To Help Understanding Read More »

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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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