News

Jul 102019
 
President's Lunch & Handover

Gravesend Rotary held its outgoing President’s lunch and handover on 1st July 2019 at Nurstead Court. All those attending enjoyed a two-course meal with wine. It marked the end of the 2018-19 Rotary year and heralded the start of the next year. Outgoing President Tony Muckley welcomed fellow Rotarians, spouses, members of the Inner Wheel

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Jul 072019
 
Popcorn at Shorne Primary School Fete

On Saturday 29th June 2019 Rotarians Bob Denby, Andrew Moffat and John Dyke pitched the Gravesend Rotary gazebo at the School fete. It was a very hot day, but it didn’t deter many pupils, families and friends of the school arriving for the fun, and games. The Rotarians offered freshly made, free popcorn to all

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Jul 032019
 
Cecil Road School raises £1,069 for ShelterBox

On Wednesday 26th June 2019 the Rotary Club of Gravesend received a cheque for £1069.80p from the pupils and staff of Cecil Road School, Gravesend.  This money was raised for the  ShelterBox Charity, the Rotary inspired organisation which sends boxes of  emergency supplies  to areas stricken by natural and man made disasters  such as earthquakes,

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Jun 202019
 
Visit from our French twinned club

At the beginning of June 2019 members of the French Rotary Club of Cosne-Sancerre visited Gravesend for 5days of camaraderie and exchanges of experiences with Gravesend Rotary. The clubs have exchanged visits over many years. President Tony Muckley welcomed the visitors, and Martine Melier, President of the Cosne-Sancerre Club brought the very best salutations from

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May 222019
 
Rotarian Cycles to Hamburg

USA cyclist Edwin Valarde set out on a 1,200 kilometer (740 miles) EPiC Journey from Gravesend to Hamburg on Monday. Gravesend Rotary saw him off from Mid Kent Golf Club, Singlewell Road, for the 45 mile route to Canterbury. Then the following day it was to Dover and ferry across the Channel. Edwin lives with

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May 222019
 
On Your Bike 2019

Gravesend Rotary  held it 33rd annual fun bike ride on Sunday 12th May 2019. His Worshipfulness Cllr. David Hurley the Mayor of Gravesham started the assembled riders at 08:45 sharp and wished them a safe and enjoyable ride. 550 riders cycled the 15, 30 and 45 mile routes starting from Gravesend Promenade and returning back

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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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