David Lovatt

Joint Church Service & Lunch 2014.

Members of Inner Wheel, Rotary and their guests were made most welcome when they joined the congregation of Wellington Methodist Church for our annual church service. The two Presidents had chosen hymns which encouraged lively singing and they each read one of the lessons. The Minister, Graham Sturdy, emphasised the importance of ‘Service Above Self’ …

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Awards for Young Cricketers

At last night’s Junior Awards evening at Wellington Cricket Club the Rotary Club of Wellington made two awards . The awards were made to two outstanding young people who may not be the best cricketers but they are the hardest triers and improved players. The winners this year were Katharine Eatough and Isaac Sturrock. The …

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Scattering to Church Stretton

Rotarian Mike Heath writes: On a very dark night 13 intrepid members ventured south via that ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ breaking their journey to imbibe at the home of he who speaks so much of it. We were made most welcome at the Longmynd Hotel by President George and members of the Rotary Club …

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Tree of Light Switch-On 2014

The Telford Tree of Light was switched on Thursday 13th November at Telford Town Centre by Lee Carter, Managing Director of AFC Telford.   Rotarian Peter Seaward, Chairman of the Tree of Light Committee, thanked all the helpers, sponsors and people of Telford and surrounding areas for making the Tree such a successful fundraising event …

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Tree of Light at the Buck’s Head

The Rotary Clubs of Ironbridge, Telford Centre, The Wrekin and Wellington sponsored the match ball at AFC Telford’s match against Altrincham on November 12th 2014.  The Clubs used the opportunity to raise the profile of both Rotary and The Telford Tree of Light.            

Remembrance Parade

The President is joined by members of the Club at Wellington’s Act of Remembrance at the Lytch Gate of all Saints Church.

Disaster Aid International

Rtns Walter Thomas and Ted Cowley shared with us the work of a Rotary project, now known as Disaster Aid UK and Ireland. In 1975 the idea of a Rotary Emergency Box was conceived in the then Rotary District 105 (now 1050) by t he late Arthur Bowker. Arthur was a founder member of the …

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District 1210 Quiz Results

Congratulations to the four Wellington teams qualifying for the next round of the District quiz. Rotary District Quiz: Team Scores – Round 1, 2014-15 Teams going through to Round 2 170 Audley A:  166 Whitchurch A;  Walsall:  162 Shrewsbury:  158 Newcastle A:  157 Wellington A:  155 Walsall Saddlers; Uttoxeter A:  154 Wednesfield:  152 Tettenhall:  149 Stone …

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Berlin Visit

President Venn declares “Ich bin ein Berliner” Well, what a trip! Berlin is steeped in ‘ancient and modern’ history and our visits to many historical locations were thought provoking and sobering. We stayed in a splendid hotel where bacon and eggs, cold meats, cheeses, cereals, fresh fruit, bread and much more ensured a good start …

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