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5th Grand Quiz Night

Fordingbridge Rotary Club’s 5th Grand Quiz Night will be held on Friday 11 November 2016 at Avonway Community Centre, Fordingbridge. All 17 team places have now been booked for this year.  Look out for next year’s quiz and get in early to avoid disappointment. There is a maximum of six people per team, and the cost is […]

“The AA Man”

In August guest speakers David Weller and Vera Hughes (pictured) delivered a dramatised talk entitled “The AA Man”, taken from the memoirs of the association’s first secretary, Stenson Cooke. They described the early days of motoring when sneaky plain clothes police officers measured out a furlong and used a stopwatch to detect motorists exceeding the […]

Fordingbridge Summer Festival 2016

The Rotary Club had prepared the field, the marquee was ready and dawn broke on Saturday to a summer morning, with sun and white puffy clouds. It was the day of the 8th Fordingbridge Summer Festival. Soon the peace of Fordingbridge Recreation Ground was broken by the arrival of 16 working craft displays, 50 trade […]

Presidents’ Handover 2016

The Presidents’ handover event went smoothly on Tuesday 5th July.  Clearly from this picture the past president Jo is relieved and new president John is proud of his new job. Our thanks are extended to Jo for his year in office and we are pleased to welcome John as our new leader. John set out his […]