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Passing the Baton

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

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Fundraising Success!

Club members gathered with organisations who have been supported by Swanage Rotary, and organisations that have supported the club’s activities, on 13th June to commemorate another successful year of fundraising, with almost £21,000 raised up to the end of April

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Pirate Invasion a Roaring Success

The much anticipated arrival of swarms of Pirates over the Bank Holiday weekend, coupled with magnificent weather that was not forecast, made the Third Purbeck Pirate Festival a huge success. Basking in almost wall-to-wall sunshine, events on Sandpit Field, as

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Walking for Dementia Awareness

Rotarian Maggie Hardy, Community Committee Chair and event lead, reports on a wonderfully fulfilling day in the sun! SWANAGE WALKS, held on May 5th 2018, was organised and run by the Community Committee of Swanage and Purbeck Rotary Club in support of

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Swanage Rotarians Carry On Regardless!

The weather may have taken a nasty turn for the worse, but nothing stops Swanage Rotarians from carrying on with their planned activities and there’s been quite a lot going on over the past week or so. At our meeting

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Young Musicians Steal The Show

Last weekend (18th February) saw the running of the District Young Musician Competition, held this year at Talbot Heath School. Those present, including the Deputy Lieutenant of Dorset, were treated to an exceptional array of talent from both instrumental and

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Christmas Breakfast Brings Joy to the Big Day

Rotarian Maggie Hardy reports on a morning of fellowship and joy at a special time of year Guests, Rotarians and Friends came together at the beautifully decorated United Reformed Church Hall on Christmas morning to enjoy fellowship, a delicious cooked

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Christmas Market Brings Out the Crowds

Last Saturday (9th December) saw the annual Christmas Market take over Station Road in Swanage. Over 50 stalls selling everything from festive clothing to mince pies set up early in the morning to entice members of the public to part

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Lighting Up Langton!

Rotarian Maggie Hardy reports on a night of song and joy I felt honoured to represent Rotary at the switching on ceremony of the Langton village lights. Rotary has supported the cost of the Lights. The event was held at

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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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