David Lovatt

Tree of Light Switched On

On Thursday 14th November at around 16.30 a crowded Mall at Telford Centre filled by the sounds of the Salvation Army Band waited patiently for the Rotary Telford Tree of Light to be switched on. But this year was different. The Tree was at a new site – in New Row in the recently completed …

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RYLA 2019

Tabitha Byne spoke to Club members about her week at Kibblestone where she was our RYLA nominee.  Tabitha spoke eloquently about all the activities she was involved in and explained how the week had changed her outlook and attitude to life.

Jacob Chandler – Sculptor 2019

The Club once again welcomed Jacob Chandler a young sculptor intent on following his dream. Everyone was enthralled by Jacob’s talk which focussed on the installation of his 3meter high sculpture at Telford Town Centre’s new fashion area. Jacob’s website [jacobchandler.co.uk] reveals that his ‘work focuses on the most dramatic point of an action, be …

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Charity film Night 2019

The Rotary Club of Wellington’s Annual Charity Film Night took place on Tuesday 29th October at the Charlton School in Wellington. Organised by Rotarians Sophie Yates and Jim Tranter the film chosen was ‘Fisherman’s Friends’. The audience were also shown a short film about the work of Home-Start. Sophie and Jim were successful in bringing …

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Members of the Club met this morning at Foden’s solicitors to collect boxes of Remembrance Day Poppies for distribution around Telford. The group of Rotarians and friends led by Sophie Yates took boxes of poppies to schools, pubs and supermarkets in preparation for this year’s Remembrance events.

B Team Triumph

A summer’s evening at Church Farm, Rowton was the setting for the grudge match between Wellington A and Wellington B croquet teams.  Captains Rhodes & Evans gave their team talks and the match got underway.  Deep discussions took place as to whether knocking a ball under the bush was unsportsman like or whether hitting the …

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Presentations to the Preens

PDG Barry Preen together with Dorothy were at the Club meeting on 21st June when on their way from their home in Weston Super Mare to a holiday destination in Wales.  Barry used the opportunity to advise members that he would be leaving the Club at the end of this Rotary Year.  Barry joined the …

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