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Blood Bikes

Last Tuesday evening, 11th May, Fordingbridge Rotery was treated to an excellent highly interesting talk about “Blood Bikes” (see attached photo) Robert Smith, from “Serv Wessex”, part of the National Association of Blood Bikes, explained what the organisation is like and what it’s like to be a blood biker. One of Fordingbridge Rotary members, is one […]

Verwood Rotary hosts Fordingbridge and Ringwood

Last Tuesday evening, 20th April, Verwood Rotary hosted Fordingbridge and Ringwood Rotaries, to a virtual “get-together”, courtesy of Zoom, naturally. It was a presentation by Anita Rigler, on how she and her colleagues set up “VoW”, “Verwoodians on Waste”, their way of cleaning up Verwood and greatly increasing how much Verwood re-cycles. She organised a […]

Jeremy Prescott’s talk on Violette Szabo

Last Tuesday evening, Fordingbridge Rotary was joined by members of Verwood Rotary, via the medium of Zoom, of course. They were treated to a very interesting talk by regular speaker, Jeremy Prescott, who delivered a  presentation on Violette Szabo and how she was awarded the George Cross posthumously, having been executed by the Germans, at […]

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People

Hearing dogs for deaf people

An interesting talk was delivered to Fordingbridge Rotary members, via the medium of Zoom, last Tuesday evening 9th February. The speakers were Malcolm and Eileen Pickett of the “Hearing Dogs for Deaf People” organisation. Eileen is deaf and the beneficiary of a “hearing dog”. Malcolm explained all about the training that these dogs go through, […]