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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Sep 112018
Petanque 2018

  Gravesend … riverside resting place of Princess Pocahontas and gateway to London.   And home of a championship petanque rink at the Gravesend Rugby Club where the Rotary clubs of Gravesend and Northfleet gathered in late August to battle for the annual championship cup. According to the meteorologists the long hot summer had finally

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Nov 082015
Kent Search & Rescue

At our regular monthly dinner with partners and guests in November we were  given an insight into the workings of the KSAR and in particular the training and operation of the canine section of the service. Jo Kenny, pictured with her dogs Bryn, a 10 year old Border Collie and Sky a 6 year old

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Sep 152015
Three-Clubs Petanque

The three clubs of Gravesham meet annually for the  Gravesend Rotary Petanque Cup and on previous occasions the elements have almost defeated them. But this year the temperature rose,  the  drinks were cooling and the barbeque  was enjoyed by all.   So we didn’t win…that honour went to our daughter club of Gravesend and Meopham but

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Mar 142015
Quiz Night

The winning team at our annual International Quiz night  look pleased with their prize….a bottle each and a couple to spare!   This year the evening raised nearly £400  which will be sent to Medecins Sans Frontieres to help in the fight against the ebola disease in West Africa.  Bob Denby

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Mar 092015
Mayor Attends Civic Day

The Mayor of Gravesend Councilor John Caller and the Lady Mayoress Mrs Sue Caller  were guests of the Rotary Club of Gravesend for the club’s annual Civic Day lunch on Monday 7th March. In his address to the members, the Mayor said that during his year in office he had been most impressed by the

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Aug 172014
Bat & Trap with Rochester Rotary Club

Rochester Rotary Club once again threw down the gauntlet to us. The annual Bat and Trap Challenge was held at Meopham on Sunday 17th August. Despite the appalling weather forecast and our limited numbers (due to holidays and sickness) we fielded a reasonable team. From the moment we arrived, the Rochester Rotarians treated us to

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May 212014
President's Dinner

As well as working to make their town a better place and helping those in need, our members  also relax and enjoy a good meal and entertainment.  This year  the president and members of our club together with their wives and partners, guests and friends. were at the Manor Hotel in Gravesend and  after dinner  were treated to Henry

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Apr 182014
Golf at Etchinghill

Purrrrfect. That was how the day started. Beautiful clear morning where you could see forever with the sun drying out the overnight dew. No great hurry as we were teeing off at just after 11:15 so down the M20 to the lovely club of Etchinghill where we joined some 90 other Rotarians and their friends.

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