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Planting for Polio

Rotary has been involved in attempts to eradicate the wild Polio virus for more than 30 years, and it is heartening to learn that new cases across the world have fallen from more than 1,000 a day in the 1980s

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Learning About Saving Life At Sea

Our meeting this week was very different as we were delighted to be invited to take a look around the new Swanage Lifeboat Station. This state-of-the-art facility was only completed earlier in 2017 and houses not only the brand new

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Stamp of Authority!

Our speaker this week was Eve from The English Stamp Company, based in Worth. They don’t do postage stamps! That was made very clear right from the start. They actually make rubber stamps for stamping fabrics, business stamps, logo printing

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Out on the Town

Swanage & Purbeck Rotarians demonstrated that they are just as good at the fellowship part of Rotary as the service and fundraising elements when they met up for a night out this week. Over 20 Rotarians, Inner Wheelers, partners and

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Thanks to Swanage & Purbeck Community

We were delighted to receive recognition from The Fire Fighters Charity, following the collection in Swanage following the Grenfell Tower Fire, thanking Swanage Rotary for the donation made to the charity. Our thanks accordingly go to the whole community of

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Where There’s A Will There’s A Way!

Our speaker this week was our very own Ann Corke, who as well as being a Swanage Rotarian is also a solicitor with local firm Humphries Kirk. Ann talked to us in a most entertaining way about some of the

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From (Bela)Russia With Love!!

Our speaker this week was our very own Bernard Bettles, who spoke to us about his work with the Chernobyl Children of Belarus. The children of Belarus were seriously affected by the nuclear cloud that was blown across the country

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Busy Start to the New Rotary Year

There was a packed agenda for new Club President Ro Clark’s first meeting. Not only did we have Chris and Hannah from Swanage Gymnastics Club but Swanage Town Crier Andrew Fleming was also present, and two Paul Harris Fellowships were

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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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