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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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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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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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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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