The Rotary Club of Alford & Mablethorpe in Lincolnshire, UK • Established 1978 • Home club of Rotary International Past President Bill Huntley

The Rotary Club of Alford & Mablethorpe News

Barn Dance at Saleby

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Last Saturday we hosted a Barn Dance at Galley Hill Farm in Saleby to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. The event featured live music from The Rake Up Ceilidh Band with plenty of people enjoying the dancing. A licensed bar borrowed from The Dunes and staffed with Rotary volunteers supplied the drink and a… Read More

Alford’s Indian Summer

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An excellent Indian themed event in Alford which saw crowds from all over the county, was supported by our Rotary Club with an information stall and a stall selling donated handbags, scarves and jewellery to raise funds for Lincs with India, a charity we have supported for over 20 years. The event itself was very… Read More

The 2017 Furlongs Festival at Sutton On Sea

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The 2017 Furlongs Festival included a Sheep Show, Sheep Race, Giant Tortoises, Tortoise Race, Fun Dog Show (judged by Rotarian Jean Banfield) and Falconry as well as stalls, games, refreshments and of course our Rotary Barbecue. The event was well attended and a great success – despite flash floods in the neighbouring county of Yorkshire,… Read More

Talk From St Andrew’s Hospice in Grimsby

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As a club we have supported St Andrew’s Hospice in Grimsby for many years and we were pleased to welcome Alison Lark as our guest last week to give us an update. St Andrew’s, which also incorporates Andy’s Children’s Hospice, cares for individuals with life limiting illnesses and offers support to their family and carers…. Read More

Mablethorpe Bike Night & Sutton Carnival

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In July we supported the Mablethorpe Bike Night and Sutton on Sea Carnival with our Barbecue. This was a chance to give our new trailer it’s first proper test and it proved a great addition that will become even more useful as we continue to adapt it for our needs. As an added bonus, the… Read More

A New Public Defibrillator For Alford Supported By Rotary

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The historic Alford Manor House is the site for a new community defibrillator. Sandie Spenceley of Alford Civic Trust who run the manor house headed up the fund raising efforts with help from Alford Town Council, Probus, Alford Craft Market and Rotary. The Rotary Club of Alford and Mablethorpe gave a substantial donation toward the… Read More

Tour of an Energy From Waste Facility at North Hykeham

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Earlier this month 12 Rotarians and friends enjoyed a guided tour of the Energy from Waste Facility at North Hykeham (off the Lincoln bypass). The facility receives what would be recognised locally as ‘black bin waste’ i.e. the household rubbish that cannot be recycled or spread on fields and so would traditionally be buried in… Read More

Rotary Barbecue to Attend Mablethorpe Bike Night

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A date for your diary – we will be supporting the Mablethorpe Bike Night on the 18th of July and raising funds for Rotary charities with the Rotary Barbecue. Please visit the organisers event page on Facebook for more details.

Club Handover 2017

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Dianne Baxter, Proprietor of the Nurseries Caravan Park at Mumby handed over the Chain of Office of the Alford and Mablethorpe Rotary Club to Church Leader Nigel Collins at the Club’s meeting on Tuesday. Nigel is a local man, married to Judy, they have five children and also act together as foster carers; Nigel co-founded… Read More

Farmer Browns Open Day 2017

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On the 11th of June, for the first time, we supported Farmer Browns Ice Cream open day with our Barbecue. The event raised over £3000 (including our contribution of over £500) which was matched by Barclays Bank making a total of over £6000 for Sheffield Children’s Hospital. The rest of our proceeds will go towards… Read More