Posts Categorized: Club News

Avonway Community Wellbeing Day

Avonway Community Wellbeing Day, organised through the Fordingbridge Carer Hub, was held on Wednesday October 26th with the objective of showcasing the many and varied services and support organisations based in and around the Fordingbridge area. Many have a relationship with the Avonway Centre, who hosted and sponsored the day. Visitors were invited to chat […]

A New Roof in the Playground

During half-term, members of the Fordingbridge Rotary Club were involved with another community project in the Fordingbridge area. As a result, St. James’ CE VC First School, Alderholt, now have a new roof on their playground store. Elliotts, the builders’ merchants in Fordingbridge, kindly provided the roofing materials.

Rain-Water Harvesting Project, Hillcrest, South Africa

We have been working on a Rotary Global Grant since Dennis Wesley of the Hillcrest Rotary Club came to the District Conference in Bournemouth in October 2014. You will be pleased to know that this project has now well under way. In essence the total cost of installing the rain water harvesting plant at the orphanage […]

The History of English Wine Growing

On 27th September the Club welcomed English wine grower Roger Marchbank and his partner Diane. Roger is a former chairman of the National Vineyards Association. He gave an interesting talk about the history of wine dating from 5000 years BC to the Roman invaders who planted vineyards in England very successfully and the decline brought […]