Youth Speaks 2018 – Rhyddings Team in action!

  These are a few photos of the team from Rhyddings School who participated in the Rotary District 1190 Youth Speaks Final, held at Windermere School on 3rd Feb 2018. As you may be aware, they performed fantastically, coming 3rd out of a very strong, competitive list of finalists from other schools across the region.

NW Blood Bikes Charity Fundraising Event – 24th Feb, 2018

The Rotary Clubs from East Lancashire are holding a charity fundraising event to raise monies for the Blood Bikes organisation. The Dinner Dance is to be held on Sat 24th Feb, 2018, (6.30pm arrival for 7.00pm) at the Dunkenhalgh Hotel, Clayton-le-Moors. The ticket price is £35/head for a 3-course meal, live entertainment and DJ. The

Grand Litter-Pick, Saturday 3rd March from 10.00am

Poster-for-Grand-Litter-pick-2018 (A) Please find attached the basic details of a planned Litter-pick, organised together with Great Harwood Rotary. The area chosen is of mutual benefit to both our clubs and the community at large; GH&R territory but also at least one important mile of our Charity Walk! We will commence at 10.00 am and finish

GRAND PRESENTATION OF CHEQUES TO 4 LOCAL CHARITY ORGANISATIONS

Church and Oswaldtwistle Rotary at their recent Monday meeting presented cheques to four local organisations who provide such a great service to people of East Lancashire. These organisations were the Air Ambulance North West, The MS Society, The Accrington and District Blind Society and the Oswaldtwistle Food Bank. These donations were as a result of

Ian sells Corporate Membership

Ian McTurk made a presentation yesterday, January 10th 2018, to the Ready 2 Network group. Subject: Opportunity to work in the community. Ian went through the numerous community activities that a modern Rotary club get involved in covering a number of Youth Projects, Santa’s Sleigh and Walk 4 your Charity.  He pointed out that to

A BIG THANK YOU TO THE RESIDENTS OF CHURCH AND OSWALDTWISTLE

The members of Church and Oswaldtwistle Rotary, would like to take the opportunity of thanking all the residents of Church and Oswaldtwistle, for contributing £4,166 from the house to house collections during the month of December when Santa and his sleigh toured the district. In addition to this figure £2,325 was raised by collections at

ACCRINGTON BRANCH OF ARTHRITIS CARE MAY HAVE TO CLOSE

  In 1976 the Accrington branch of Arthritis Care was formed by Raymond Higham, it soon become a very popular Organisation with eventually around 150 members attending the monthly meetings. Two years later when Edward (Teddy) and Irene Barnes were singing at one of the social events, they were both asked if they would join

Presentation by Master Butcher Roy Porter from Chatburn.

  Rotary in Church & Oswaldtwistle, was treated to a traditional presentation by a traditional Master Butcher at their Monday meeting at the Dunkenhalgh Hotel. Roy Porter was born and bred in Chatburn, he attended the local Primary school there; gaining his 11+ he also attended Clitheroe Grammar School. Taking on further education in the