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May 052019
 
Munchies at Cobham

nThe Gravesend Rotary team participated at this year’s Munchies on the Meadow event in Cobham on Saturday 4th May. We assisted the smooth coordination of the event and pitched our gazebo to advertise the On Your Bike ride on 12th May and to hand out ICE (In Case of Emergency) cards. At times the weather

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May 022019
 

Deborah Keys and her willing band of helpers were again providing meals for youngsters who are eligible for free school meals, this time at the Northfleet Central on Saturday 20th April. Following on from the assistance given by Andrew Moffat and Tony and Sue Muckley, this time John Dyke and John Baker rolled up sleeves

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Apr 142019
 
Hive Hope Food Bank - School Break Meals

Youngsters who are eligible for free school lunches are supported during the school breaks by the Hive Hope Food Bank. On Friday 12th April 2019 Andrew Moffat and Tony Muckley from Gravesend Rotary and Sue Muckley from the Gravesend Inner Wheel Club joined Deborah Keys and her Hive Hope team to serve up a nourishing

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Mar 232019
 

On Saturday 16th march the Rotary Club of Gravesend held their annual quiz to raise money for international charities. As happens every year the quiz was put together and the evening organised by Adrian and Lynfred Warburton. It proved to be a great success with the nine teams competing and the sum o f£475 raised

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Nov 182018
 
Armistice Day 2018

  On Sunday 11th November at 11am many members of the rotary Club of Gravesend with their partners attended the Service of Remembrance at The Windmill Hill Memorial gardens in Gravesend. This year was particularly poignant as it was exactly 100 years to the day that the World War One armistice was signed. The commemoration

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Nov 162018
 
IYFR ("Rotary Boat Club") in Hull

The International Yachting Fellowship of Rotarians (the posh name for the Rotary Boat Club) decided to hold its national AGM in Hull on the 3rd November.  Although Hull is a long way from Gravesend, a group of us agreed we should attend the meeting and take the opportunity to meet up with friends from the

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Nov 012018
 

Cathryn Hindle spoke at our Lunch meeting on Monday and started by giving us a brief resume of her family life in South Africa and later in the UK, at which time she was working in human resources for multinational companies like BA and BASF. When based in Cambridge (and later London & Southampton) the

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Oct 122018
 
Cecil Road School supports Shelterbox

Members of the Rotary Club of Gravesend    gave a talk to the pupils of Cecil Road Primary School  today 11th Oct and showed them what was in the Shelterboxes that are  being sent to Indonesia. Afterwards the deputy head teacher Carrie Old  announced that   the children would be fund raising over the coming weeks to

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Sep 302018
 
Three Clubs Golf and Dinner 2018

A golf club handy for the town centre with good free parking and easy access to motorways and countryside. We were most fortunate in our choice of club HQ it enables the golfers amongst us to get in some regular practice before inviting our Rotarian friends to an afternoons competition. Not that it always guarantees

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Sep 222018
 
Bat & Trap

It was one o’ clock, on Sunday the 12th August and there was tension in the air that was tangible. The patchy clouds rolled overhead in the summer breeze showing the 21 yard pitch that nestled amongst the gardens towering trees – this would be the battleground. Club pride was at stake here and while

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