August

Sep 5, 2021 by

We welcomed speaker Mark Blackman this month to talk about plans for the St Mary’s school site. We also held our first face to face business meeting post lockdown.

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July

Jul 28, 2021 by

July actually felt more like normality had resumed. We started the month with our Gold Hill Festival event, rotarians gathered for a garden party and we finally returned to the Fleur for a meeting.

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June

Jul 18, 2021 by

This month we finally met in person with our club assembly being held at the Coppleridge Inn. June also brought our annual President handover with Tim Cook taking the seat.

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May

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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April

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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March

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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February

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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January

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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December

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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November

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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October

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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September

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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