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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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On a balmy late June evening, the traditional end of the current Rotary year and the start of a new one took place. Outgoing Club President Linda Winter handed over responsibilities to incoming President Steve Parsons in front of almost …

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It was a night to remember as members of the club and guests gathered to celebrate another great year for Swanage & Purbeck Rotary. Jodie and Jude from President Linda’s chosen charity for this year, Little Birds Pre-School at St …

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We had a full house for our speaker meeting this week, with Rotarians Maggie Hardy, Sue Whitton and former Swanage (now Boscombe & Southbourne) Rotarian Ron Emmitt talking about a National Immunisation Day that they were involved with during a …

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Our speaker this week was Rotarian Maurice Turner from the Wareham club. Maurice came to speak to us about The Rotary Foundation (“TRF”), our very own charity. The Rotary Foundation was founded in 1917, twelve years after the start of …

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President Linda introduced Sue Davison from Livability to our meeting this week. Sue looks after the southern region of the charity, which may not be a familiar name to many but was born from the merger of two other more …

Learning About Livability Read More »

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