Jun 10, 2021 by

This month we held the 5th annual North Dorset Cycle ride. It may have been wet but it was great to be holding our first event of the year and getting back out in the community.

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May 8, 2021 by

It was another quiet month of Zoom meetings but we are raring to get going when restriction are eased. We are very excited that the North Dorset Cycle Ride and Gold Hill Fair are now not far away.

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Apr 6, 2021 by

It has been a most turbulent 12 months. Last year, March saw the decisions to cancel meetings and events. This March, whilst all online, we have spent the month planning for what is hopefully a more normal year.

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Feb 26, 2021 by

This month we said thank you to our local Covid-19 heroes, our newest member did a presentation and our shoe boxes finally got on the way to the Moldova, Romania, Montenegro and Albania.

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Jan 24, 2021 by

Since lockdown was back in force, we started 2021 with another quiet month. We held 2 zoom meetings this month and the highlight was welcoming a new member to our ranks.

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Dec 19, 2020 by

With the current 2 week format, usual Christmas break and how the dates fell, we met just once (via Zoom) this December. We also received a lovely letter from KidsOut. We wish you a Merry and Safe Christmas.

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Dec 6, 2020 by

With Lockdown back in effect, November was a quiet month. However, vaccines were the big news and we spent time discussing how we can assist with the upcoming programme. We also pay our respects for the passing of a good friend.

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Oct 28, 2020 by

With the new rule of 6, it seems our Zoom meetings are here indefinitely. This month we heard about the completion of the Agritoilets in Malawi, a project we donated to in 2018. Rotary also made it as a mention in the Common’s for our work on eradicating Polio.

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Oct 3, 2020 by

After months of virtual meetings, we finally held an event in-person, venturing to Shaftesbury football club for a game of boules. Unfortunately, the freedom was short lived so are back to meeting on-line. We had 2 zoom meetings this month discussing plans for the future.

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Aug 29, 2020 by

This month had two very interesting zoom meetings. Firstly, we welcome speakers from the Friends of Westminster Memorial Hospital for a presentation. We also heard from Gwyneth Millard who discussed Global Sight Solutions and their work.

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Aug 3, 2020 by

This month, we sadly saw the date for Gold Hill Fair come and go. However, we still met online to keep in touch, as has become the new normal. With such a quiet month, we also look back to last July, hearing from one of our longest serving Rotarians.

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Jun 30, 2020 by

It was another month of successfully keeping things going by meeting on Zoom however, it was with great disappointment that we had to cancel the kids out day to Longleat for Yewstock school. June is the time for the annual change of command, with incoming President Steve outlining his plans for the year and a surprise for outgoing President Win. We also welcomed two speakers this month.

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