Completed meetings and events 2018-2019

Wed 26th June 2019 Council follows Dinner

Wed 26th June 2019 Business Meeting followed by Dinner

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Wed 19th June 2019 Wendy Pickering - Look Good & Feeling Great

Local group that helps cancer sufferers. read more...

Wed 12th June 2019 Tony Callister Lancashire Football Association

Tony is a man of many talents and joined us to talk about his work with the Lancashire FA. read more...

Sat 8th June 2019 Club does its bit for the community.

Club helps out locally in atrocious conditions to clean up a local beach. read more...

Wed 5th June 2019 Club Assembly

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Wed 29th May 2019 OUT MEETING - Ostley House

Ostley House, Barrow & Districts Blind Society

Wed 22nd May 2019 Council follows Dinner at Business Meeting

Wed 22nd May 2019 Business Meeting followed by Dinner

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Wed 15th May 2019 Rick Shaw - The Ambulance Service

NWAmbulance Sector Manager at North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust read more...

Wed 8th May 2019 Nuclear Explosions!

Apparently they are not all the same. Peter Rodell explains more. read more...

Wed 1st May 2019 Open Evening - time to have your say

Wed 24th April 2019 Council follows Dinner at Business Meeting

Wed 24th April 2019 Business Meeting followed by Dinner

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Wed 17th April 2019 St George's Day celebration

Julie with her son and PE Brian Saint George's Day is the feast day of Saint George as celebrated by the several nations, kingdoms, countries, and cities of which Saint George is the patron saint. read more...

Wed 10th April 2019 Jacqueline Preston. Protect yourself from fraud.

Jacqueline with President Colin Jacqueline Preston and Gillian Potter from Barclay’s Bank spoke about protection against online fraud, read more...

Wed 3rd April 2019 AGM

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Wed 27th March 2019 Council follows Dinner at Business Meeting

Wed 27th March 2019 Business Meeting followed by Dinner

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Wed 20th March 2019 The Brathay Trust

Our visitors from the Brathay Trust The Brathay Trust builds meaningful, high quality, relationships with young people. They are built on respect, care, and unconditional positive regard. read more...

Wed 13th March 2019 Dr Malcolm Cook - Man and machines

Dr Malcolm Cook Dr Malcolm Cook from BAE Systems, is a psychologist, working for a submarine constructor! Click to find out why.
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Wed 6th March 2019 Gordon Turner - fascinating facts.

Gordon presenting his Fascinating Facts Immediate Past President Gordon Turner treated us an entertaining talk on fascinating facts. Click to find out more. read more...

Wed 27th February 2019 Council follows Dinner at Business Meeting

Wed 27th February 2019 Business Meeting followed by Dinner **this week we are at the Chetwynde Hotel**

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Wed 20th February 2019 All at sea with Possy

Skhadi - Norse mythical creature Past President and Web Editor Graham Postlethwaite told of a sailing adventure from 40 years ago! Surprised he could remember! read more...

Wed 13th February 2019 South Walney Nature Reserve

Warden Sarah Dalrymple told us about this Cumbria Wildlife Trust property which is home to the only grey seal colony in Cumbria. read more...

Sun 10th February 2019 - Sun 10th March 2019 Come & Join Us

You're very welcome to come along to listen to any of our speakers.

Wed 6th February 2019 Donna Stretton - Headteacher - Sandside Lodge School



Sandside Lodge School is a highly inclusive and nurturing school with a strong sense of community. read more...

Wed 30th January 2019 OUT MEETING - Cancelled due to weather conditions

Wed 23rd January 2019 Tour de Furness Presentation Evening

Report and photos from the night when we said thank you to all those who took part in the 2018 ride, and singled out some for a special mention. read more...

Wed 16th January 2019 Business meeting followed by Council

Wed 9th January 2019 Rod White - Tales behind the Stones

Cemeteries may not seem the best of subjects on which to talk but local historian Rod White brought the subject to life! read more...

Wed 2nd January 2019 NO Meeting

Wed 26th December 2018 NO Meeting

Wed 19th December 2018 Christmas Party

Our final meeting of 2018 and it was time to let our hair down. Assuming we have any left of course! read more...

Wed 12th December 2018 What's all the building work going on at BAE Systems?

BAE Systems Facilities Programme Director Allan Day explained all. read more...

Wed 5th December 2018 Meg Fletcher - founder of the Kinamba Project

President Colin giving a cheque for £500 to Meg Fletcher for the Kinamba Project. The genocide of 1994 had a devastating effect on the lives and futures of a large proportion of the Kinamba community in Rwanda. This project offers hope to war widows, genocide orphans, and marginalised and vulnerable people. read more...

Wed 28th November 2018 Council follows Dinner at Business Meeting

Wed 28th November 2018 Business Meeting followed by Dinner

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Wed 21st November 2018 District Governor's Visit

DG 2018-2019 District Governor Mary Bradley visited the club, and her presentation showed her passion for Rotary and all it achieves. read more...

Wed 14th November 2018 Dowdales World Challenge TANZANIA 2020

Dowdales students on World Challenge Three students from Dowdales explain about their planned trip to Tanzania in 2020, including how they plan to raise the money. They will be working on community projects to benefit local people. read more...

Wed 7th November 2018 SGM

Wed 31st October 2018 OUT MEETING - Prince of Wales Foxfield

A visit to this popular hostelry. read more...

Wed 24th October 2018 Council follows Dinner at Business Meeting

Wed 24th October 2018 Business Meeting followed by Dinner

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Wed 17th October 2018 The Well Communities in Barrow

The Well give support to people recovering from drug and alcohol addiction through therapy, counselling, peer mentoring, employment training and social activities. read more...

Tue 16th October 2018 District Quiz vs Ulverston

Furness and Ulverston battle it out for a place in the next round. read more...

Wed 10th October 2018 Gill Jepson - local author

Gill is known for her love of Furness Abbey but she casts the net a bit wider for her latest book 'Barrow-in-Furness in 50 Buildings'. read more...

Wed 3rd October 2018 Council follows Dinner at Business Meeting

Wed 3rd October 2018 Delayed September Business Meeting

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Wed 26th September 2018 Our 1st OPEN MEETING of the Year

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Wed 19th September 2018 Matthew Dodd - BeeArrow Productions

Matthew regularly has his work shown on BT Sport, but as he demonstrated he also tackles many other kinds of video assignments. read more...

Wed 12th September 2018 Eve Mulholland - Art Gene

Eve Mullholland Environmentalist Art Gene is a unique, independent, international research facility founded and led by artists Stuart Bastik and Maddi Nicholson, and based in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.
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Wed 5th September 2018 Tour de Furness briefing

This annual ride will be held on Sunday 9th September, starting and finishing at Roose Conservative Club. Our aim is for you to ENJOY this event, to have a great day out, and to soak up the delights of the Furness area, whilst raising money for charity. read more...

Wed 29th August 2018 NO MEETING

The proposed visit to the Brathay Trust is not going ahead, so tonight’s Out Meeting has been called off. The weekly meeting at Barrow Golf Club is cancelled.

Wed 22nd August 2018 Council follows Dinner at Business Meeting

Wed 22nd August 2018 Business Meeting followed by Dinner

Business 2nd logo The Business Meeting will feature planning for the forthcoming Tour de Furness.

Wed 15th August 2018 Alicia Bennett - Kenya

Cheque presentation to Alicia Alicia Bennet is going on a VSO assignment to Kenya for a couple of months.
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Wed 8th August 2018 Michael Cassells - Furness Carers

Michael and Alan Furness Carers read more...

Wed 1st August 2018 Natasha Miller talks about VSO

Natasha Miller carried out a VSO project in Namibia, partly funded by the Rotary Club of Furness. read more...

Wed 25th July 2018 Council follows Dinner at Business Meeting

Wed 25th July 2018 Business Meeting followed by Dinner

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Wed 18th July 2018 Speaker followed by Dinner - Host John Calvert

John speaking at our club. read more...

Wed 11th July 2018 Cando FM

CANDO FM - tuned in to the local community. Cando FM is a radio station which broadcasts from Furness College, but they will soon have a new home. read more...

Wed 4th July 2018 Club Changeover

All change as the new Rotary year begins. read more...
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