Posts By: derek.ayling

Fordingbridge Rotary Raises around £1500

Fordingbridge Rotary, this week, is celebrating a landmark charitable achievement, as one of numerous Rotary Clubs that has raised over £1 million to “LendwithCare” (see attachment), which enables people in the UK to make small loans to entrepreneurs from poor communities around the World, enabling them to start or expand their small businesses, and work […]

Local History Days

The photos depict Fordingbridge Junior school visiting Breamore Station on a “Rotary Local History Day” during 2011. This annual event was organised during Spring each year, forming part of the “Rotary School Local History Project”. Pupils would walk along Breamore, via various footpaths and the old train line, which eventually took them to Breamore Station. […]

Remembrance Sunday

Every year for the last decade or so, Fordingbridge Rotary has provided marshals to close the roads for the Remembrance Sunday parade. Sadly this year, the parade could not take place. Normally, the President would be the only Rotarian excused from marshalling duties, so that he/she could lay the wreath and represent Rotary in the […]

50 years of service

Last Monday evening 2nd November, just before lockdown, saw key members of Fordingbridge Rotary celebrating 50 years of membership by one of its longest serving members, Foster Herd. The picture depicts this year’s President, Toni Butler, congratulating Foster and presenting him with a certificate for 50 years of service.. Foster joined Rotary in November 1970. His career has always been in catering, and […]