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Polio Eradication

Last Monday, President Martin gave an interesting and enlightening talk on his experience of attending a National Polio Immunisation Day in Kolkata, India in January. This also included some of the general background of Rotary’s involvement in the Polio Global … Continue reading

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David Hobbs

David Hobbs, a long time member of Eastleigh Rotary,  died on the 18th February 2018 at the age of 96. David’s indomitable spirit and willingness to join in as many activities as he could, even in his nineties, was an example … Continue reading

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Visit to Clanfield Observatory

Last  Tuesday evening 14 of us visited the Clanfield Observatory.  Unfortunately the night sky was obscured by cloud so direct visual observations were not possible. We were given a tour of two of the Club’s observation domes, one of which … Continue reading

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5th Monday Dinner 30th October

Tony Trowsdale (from Rotary Club of Romsey Test) gave a highly entertaining and informative presentation to Eastleigh Rotary Club Evening Dinner held at the Concorde Club last Monday. His subject was Shelter Box, a disaster relief charity providing emergency shelter … Continue reading

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Planting Purple Crocuses for Polio

We spent this morning planting 5,000 purple crocuses as part of World Polio Day. A big thank you to everyone who helped and the great help we got from Eastleigh Borough Council – thanks Paul and Ali. Rotary has been … Continue reading

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Talk from Charlotte Stamp, Alzheimer’s Society

Charlotte Stamp – Community Fund Raiser for the Alzheimer’s Society in Hampshire – gave a very interesting presentation at our Monday Lunch. She immediately dismissed the belief that Alzheimer’s was a normal outcome of the aging process to inform us … Continue reading

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RYLA Students Talk

At the Monday evening meeting two Barton Peveril College students – Alice and Amana – gave a well structured feedback presentation on their time at Avon Tyrell. They were part of around 60 young people participating in a programme designed … Continue reading

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CSR Awards at District Conference

We were delighted when Wendy Martin-Green, Executive Chairperson at Peter Green Furnishings, and Rob Dewing, Director, Notherwood Systems received their Corporate Responsibility Awards at the District 1110 Rotary Conference. Wendy, a Rotarian of The Rotary Club of Eastleigh, encourages our club to … Continue reading

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Rotary District 1110 Conference

Over 200 Rotarians, from across the District, attended the Conference. Rotarian Wendy Martin from our Club gave a talk on how her father, Peter Green, started the furniture business in Eastleigh with £150 in his pocket and built it up … Continue reading

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