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Visit to the Centre for Alternative Technology

President Tom writes (with pictures also additional pictures from John W): A group of 20 from Wellington Rotary, (but also including District Governor Robyn, Past District Governor Trevor and other guests), overcame all obstacles to visit the Centre for Alternative Technology at Machynlleth for a day out. We were taking advantage of the free one …

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The press this week

You may like to see an article in Shropshire Live that reports the Wellington Rotary projects at the BMX track in Dawley.  Please follow this link to read the article: https://www.shropshirelive.com/news/2021/09/19/telford-bmx-club-unveils-new-facilities/#

Opening of Club House for Wrekin Riders BMX Track Club

In 2018 Kirsty Smallman made an eye opening presentation to Wellington Rotary. We were unaware of the national standard Wrekin Riders BMX Track Club at Dawley, which Telford & Wrekin Council had funded. A couple of the club’s members went along to see the site with Kirsty and it was apparent that being located on …

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Treasurer’s Tweets

Although we have not been able to hold many fundraising events for a while, we have made the following donations: Food Bank – £1,025 (Aug/Sep) Parents Opening Doors – £1,100 Bursary – £2,400 Bloodbikes – £1,565 Telford & Wrekin CVS – £900 Outreach – £2,250 Medic Malawi – £250 ShelterBox (Haiti Appeal) – £250 Rotary …

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Young Heroes Awards

We are looking for nominations for local “Young Heroes” to encourage/recognise those youngsters who have been thinking about others instead of themselves over the past 18 months or so in respect of either the Covid pandemic or any other issue! We would like to make awards to young persons who, at 31/12/21, will be aged …

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Wellbeing Café – Madeley

President Tom and other members went to the Wellbeing Madeley Community café run by Telford & Wrekin CVS to provide a grant from our Fairbourne Fund which will enable two trainees to be taken on and to prepare them for future employment. The café is a non for profit safe space for people to access …

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Fairbourne grant to PODS

The Fairbourne Fund was pleased to support PODS (Parents Opening Doors) https://www.podstelford.org/ with a grant towards their trip to Rhyl. Jo Smith with her son Reece start to book the coaches in the picture.

Afternoon Tea with Tom & Mary

From our special correspondent Venn Davies How kind of President Tom and Mary to entertain members and guests at their lovely home. As we emerge from the constraints of Coronavirus it was wonderful to get together and chat. Pleasant weather, relaxing safe surroundings and perfect hosts.  A great time had by all.Thank you Tom and …

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