Tottington & Bury West Rotary Club
Guests would be most welcome at any of the meetings/projects on 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesdays (meetings on 4th Wednesdays with speaker usually at Greenmount Golf Club, £15 for the meal):
John Hutton is President in 2017-18
Our meetings now vary from week to week with a Business meeting for Rotarians on the First Wednesday with other meetings/events on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th weeks of the month open to all.
On 3rd weeks in the month we undertake various community projects, at present including helping out at Pets in Need (Mondays), St John's Garden/cemetery clearance and improvement (Wednesdays), WW1 Project at Bury Fusilier Museum and guiding visitors at Turton Tower. Litter picks 3rd Wednesdays meeting lower end Kirklees Trail 2.30 pm at Brandlesholme Rd. traffic lights. Not if very wet! (No litter pick 18th June.)
Some of us are also helping at Tottington Centre with the voluntary library service to replace that relinquished by the local council in December 2017.
Engagement Ring Found whilst gardening at St John's Churchyard!! If you think it is yours, please contact me (details below)
Father Christmas: We know it's early but we urgently need a new home to store our Christmas floats! And if you can help with collecting or towing in December, please let us know.
2018 Meetings and Events
Tuesday 5th June: Junior Masterchef at Woodbury entrance, Bury College, 6.00 pm
£10 for buffet.
Saturday 9th June: Concert Mill Gate Centre, 10.00 - 4.00 pm. Young musicians from Bury Music centre and other instrumentalists and singers from across the area. Collection for local charities
Week beginning 18th June: project week. No litter pick Kirklees Trail.
Wednesday 27th June: Meal at Greenmount Golf Club. Presidential Handover and Club
New President 2018-19 is Trevor Eastland.
Wednesday 11th July: Visit to Barton Aerodrome. Lunch 12.30 in Runway 26 Restaurant + tour at 1.45 pm (about 90 minutes).
Week beginning 16th July: project week.
Tuesday 24th July: Meal at Greenmount Golf Club. Speaker from Turton Tower.
Wednesday 8th August: Visit to Turton Tower + meal. Details to follow
Wednesday 12th September: Meal Wellington, Bolton Road 5.30 pm + Tour Greater Manchester Fire Services Training Ground, Wellington Road 7.00 pm
Saturday 6th October: Lancashire Fusiliers Band with Scots Pipes and Drums Concert in aid of Parkinson's UK. Drill Hall, Bury, 7.00 for 7.30 pm. £5
In addition to the projects mentioned above, over the last year or so we have donated to or hosted/assisted at the following:
Christmas dinner/party for Carers, Kids Out for young carers,Joshua Wilson Trust, Bury Hospice, Dementia Awareness Week,Junior Masterchef and Young Musician (for local secondary schools), It's Time4Change, Early Break, Lancashire Fusiliers Band,Disaster Aid, Mercy Ships, Jaipur Limb, Rotary Youth Leadership Award, Bury Society for Blind and Partially Sighted, Rotary Foundation (including Polio Plus), provided transport to Rotary Disabled Sports, Veterans in Communities, Churches Together Ramsbottom, Francis House and Derian House Children's Hospices, the new Bury Children's Hospice and D-CaFF( Greenmount Village Community).
If you wish to attend a Rotary meeting, can offer your help with projects, or would like further information about joining Rotary please contact me
07885 492 901
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Family Rotary club use skills to kick-start local charities
Rotary members unite to tackle world hunger
Meetings & Venue
Where and when:
Greenmount Golf Club
Greenhalgh Fold Farm
Bury, Lancs BL8 4LH 01204 883712