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

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

The Guildford Rotary Eye Project

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Rotarians have the opportunity to be involved in a wide variety of projects both near and far. One of our members, Kath Hayes, is an ambassador for the Guildford Rotary Eye Project and gave us an update last night – just take a moment to learn about the amazing work they do. The charity was… Read More

Club Charter 2017

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Each year we host an event known as the Club Charter which is effectively a party to celebrate the anniversary of the birth of the club. This year we enjoyed a sunny Sunday afternoon in the gardens of The Alford Manor House followed by a meal in the marquee. Harpist John Pacey set a wonderful… Read More

Sutton on Sea Street Party 2017

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Today our volunteers supported the Sutton on Sea Residents Association Street Party on Cromer Avenue with our Rotary BBQ. The weather was glorious!

Gibraltar Point Nature Reserve Trip

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This evening our members and guests enjoyed an environmental evening at Gibraltar Point Nature Reserve. A fascinating talk was given by volunteer warden Barrie Wilkinson on the natural and engineered changes that have occurred over many years. This was followed by a fantastic buffet laid on by the visitor centre staff. The nature reserve is… Read More

Welcome Rotarian Sanjay Pilani

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At tonight’s meeting we were delighted to welcome our newest member Sanjay Pilani who runs Mablethorpe’s petrol station on Alford Road. Our membership committee aims to induct three new members each year so we are always looking for professional individuals with an interest in voluntary service. If you’d like to know more please get in… Read More

Passion Play 2017

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Rotarians were out to provide help with stewarding at The Mablethorpe & Sutton Churches Together Passion Play on the Prom which took place this Good Friday morning on Mablethorpe pullover. A good turnout from locals and visitors kept Rotarians (L-R) John Handley, Chris Drew, Cannon Chris Lilley (Narrator for the voice of Jesus and producer),… Read More

Talk, Eat and Drink (TED)

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Thanks to Tracy Parr from Talk, Eat and Drink project (TED) who joined us for a meal tonight as our guest speaker (picture with President Elect, Nigel Collins). T.E.D. aims to improve the quality of life for the over 50’s and Tracy’s presentation focused on the challenge of reaching, and helping, people suffering from isolation… Read More