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Admiral Nurse Update

Rotarian Mo Andrews spoke to the club this week to give us an update on our Purbeck Admiral Nurse, partly supported by Swanage & Purbeck Rotary, who came to speak to us at a meeting in 2018 and has now

Bringing Joy to Others at Christmas

Club members were delighted to welcome around 30 local residents to the United Reformed Church on Christmas morning for breakfast. This annual event has been running for many years and is always a very happy occasion, with a full English

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Merry Christmas!

It’s been a busy few weeks for Swanage & Purbeck Rotary. The Annual Christmas Street Market on the 8th was again a great success. Over 50 stalls braved the rather windy weather and the threat of rain, and were rewarded

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Weather Fails to Dampen Christmas Spirit

Despite warnings of a washout, the annual Rotary Christmas Market proceeded as planned, with over 50 stallholders setting up in Station Road in Swanage.  Although windy, the day remained relatively dry for most of the time and the event was

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Life in the Hotel Business

Tracy Tennant, one of our club members, spoke to us this week about her life in the hotel business. Tracy is currently the General Manager of the Knoll House Hotel in Studland and explained her background and her mantra “A Happy

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“To Work We Go” – Memoirs from a Career in Local Government

Our very own John Thraves spoke to us this week, reflecting on his working life in Local Government. After the obligatory photos from when John was very young (!), he decided at quite a young age that he wanted to

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Techniques for Restfulness

Charles Brettell came to Club this week to talk to us about Transcendental Meditation (TM). Charles explained the origins and principles behind the techniques of TM, and went on to explain the many benefits that can be gained from learning

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A Conference to Inspire Success

Members of Swanage & Purbeck Rotary, together with over 650 members of the District 1110 clubs and their partners, converged on St Helier, Jersey for the Annual District 1110 Conference. Only held on one of the Channel Islands every few

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‘Flying Visit’ from Little Birds

Our Club President’s Charity for this year is Little Birds Pre-School and Jodie and Jude from the charity came to speak to us this week. Little Birds is based at St Mark’s School in Swanage and looks after up to

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Coastwatching!

We were delighted to welcome Ross Martin from National Coastwatch Institution to this week’s meeting, who works at the the Peveril Point watch station. National Coastwatch, whose strapline is “Eyes Along The Coast” are responsible for watching over our coastline, looking

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