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Visit to Pitchford Hall

Instead of the Club’s usual Friday meeting President Tom took a party to Pitchford Hall. Tom took some time out for some high level talks.

Remembrance Parade

Members with some wives and dog paraded through Wellington to lay a wreath at the Lych gate

Scout/Young Carers Fun Day

On Saturday 9th November the scouts of 1st Wellington, 1st Wrekin (Hadley) and 1st Prees entertained a party from Telford & Wrekin Young Carers Service to a survival training fun day at the Wrekin Campsite. Rotary provided the BBQ sponsored by Morgan’s Country Butchers & Smokery and a tasting selection of Caribbean food. For details …

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Rotary Shoe Box Appeal

Louise Haston gave a presentation to a club meeting and showed members what can be put into shoe boxes for distribution to the less fortunate of Eastern Europe. There is no need to buy a pair of shoes to get a shoe box as the Rotary Shoebox Scheme provide the boxes for a small fee. …

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District Grant – Citizens Advice Bureau Laptops

Brian Richards writes: Twelve laptops (each with a USB mouse) and two wheelie laptop bags were handed over to Valerie Graham of CAB Telford at their Wellington offices this week, funded by a £1,000 District Grant matching the £1,000 from the Club Benevolent Account. The laptops will enable the CAB Digital Inclusion Project to deliver …

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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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