Completed meetings and events 2016-2017

Wed 1st March 2017 Club Meeting

Business Meeting

Wed 22nd February 2017 Club Meeting

Speaker by Eric Meanock. Disaster Aid UK read more...

Sat 18th February 2017 Inner Wheel Tea Dance

Tea dance at St. Paul's Church, Shaw. Tickets available from Ian Royle or David Holt

Wed 15th February 2017 Club Council Meeting February 2017

7.30pm Yew Tree Inn, Oldham Road, Rochdale

Wed 15th February 2017 Club Meeting

Speaker by David Heather. Brain Tumour Research read more...

Wed 8th February 2017 Club Meeting

Speaker by Hedley Jackson read more...

Wed 1st February 2017 Club Meeting

Business Meeting

Wed 25th January 2017 Club Meeting

Rotary Foundation by Mike Payne.

Wed 18th January 2017 Club Council Meeting January 2017

7.30pm Yew Tree Inn, Oldham Road, Rochdale read more...

Wed 18th January 2017 British Red Cross by Kerry Threadgill

Kerry Threadgill British Red Cross Kerry gave an excellent talk on the work of Red Cross both overseas and also in the UK. Though most members knew something of the international aspects, the information on the work in the UK gave an added dimension.

Wed 30th November 2016 VSO by Addie and Barbara Redmond

Addie and Barbara Redmond Voluntary Service Overseas by Addie and Barbara Redmond read more...

Wed 26th October 2016 Dogs for Good by Linda Healey

A presentation on training dogs to assist disabled people. read more...

Wed 19th October 2016 Life as a GP by Dr Eamon O'Daly

Some human stories from General Practice. read more...

Wed 12th October 2016 Disbursements Lunch

Members of some organisations helped by the Club during the past year. Disbursements Lunch read more...

Wed 28th September 2016 Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind by Nina Markham-Bew

Nina explained that every year one in four people will experience mental health problems and TOG Mind are there to help people and communities achieve positive mental health. Members found the talk very thought provoking. read more...

Wed 21st September 2016 Benefits of the Club Website by Ian McAlpine

Ian gave members information on the new Data Management System (DMS), how to login to the website, and use of the website for improved communications and event organisation.

Wed 14th September 2016 Visit of District Governor Stan Bowes

Stan Bowes spoke of some of the events he had attended recently, which showed the true face of Rotary in District 1285. He asked us to continue to promote Rotary in our area to the benefit of all in the community and worldwide.

Wed 10th August 2016 Community Benefit Societies by Bill Edwards

Bill Edwards, Community Benefit Societies Bill gave some background on Community Benefit Societies. In particular he explained how they funded the Saddleworth Community Hydro Scheme, and he gave details of the new Oldham Community Power scheme for solar panels on schools and community buildings.

Wed 3rd August 2016 Granite anecdotes by Ray Millington

Ray Millington, with President David Holt and Peter Shrigley Ray gave a talk on his career in the granite industry peppered with amusing anecdotes.

Wed 20th July 2016 Friends of Jubilee Colliery by Peter Lax and Gary Brain

Peter Lax and Gary Brain Friends of Jubilee Colliery Peter and Gary gave an informative talk on the former Jubilee Colliery, and mining in the surrounding area, over the years. They explained some mining practices and showed some equipment used by miners.

Wed 13th July 2016 Groundwork by Robert Glenn

Robert Glenn from Groundwork Robert gave an interesting talk on Groundwork in Oldham and Rochdale. They are based in Higginshaw and carry out a range of environmental projects including the Prince's Trust Team Programme for 16-18 year olds.

Wed 6th July 2016 Induction of President David Holt

New President David Holt is inducted by retiring President Derek Cottrell New President David Holt was inducted by Past President Derek Cottrell at the Club lunchtime meeting. Derek commented upon the events of the past year and David thanked Derek for stepping in so successfully as President at the last minute last year.

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