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Read the latest from Chipping Campden Rotary related to the work we do in the local community of Chipping Campden and beyond.

ALL SET!

ALL SET!

    Our Tree of Light is ready for Make Campden Sparkle at 5pm on Saturday the 4th of December. Thank you once again to out magnificent firefighters for their assistance.

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November’s Speaker

November’s Speaker

November’s Speaker was Susie Tombs from Friends of Wolds End Orchard. Susie looked back at the history of apple orchards in England and then highlighted the importance of the last remaining ancient orchard in Chipping Campden. Susie’s talk was extremely engaging, she...

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Tree of Light

Tree of Light

Tree of Light Appeal. Each year The Rotary Club of Chipping Campden and District erect a Christmas Tree in the centre of Chipping Campden to compliment the wonderful Christmas lights. The Tree is lit as a tribute to loved ones who are no longer here to celebrate the...

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CHN Racenight

Unfortunately, due to a lack of ticket sales, we have had to cancel the Campden Home Nursing Race Night scheduled for the Saturday the 14th. We are hoping to run a similar event next year. Thank you for everyone who bought tickets, which will be refunded.  

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September’s Speaker

September’s Speaker

Our speaker this month was Andy Jarrett from The Nelson Trust (a charity that works to provide a confidential service to both men and women) Andy focused his talk on the provision for vulnerable women in the community. The Nelson Trust provides help and support in...

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Scarecrow Competition at Camfest

Scarecrow Competition at Camfest

CAMFEST was a hugely enjoyable day and a great way to end the summer and gather the community back together after a very tough year. Rotary would like to give our thanks to all of the businesses and children for their scarecrow entries. Business and Group entries...

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The Great Scarecrow Competition

The Great Scarecrow Competition

This month we would like to ask businesses and organisations to join in the fun and help us raise more funds for deserving causes. Included in our news this month is an entry form especially for you. Click below for entry form: A5 Business GREAT SCARECROW COMPETITION...

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DIY and Garden Tools Needed

DIY and Garden Tools Needed

Rotary Club of Chipping Campden and District have always been proud supporters of Campden Home Nursing. Campden Home Nursing are now appealing for DIY and gardening tools, we are looking into ways in which we can support them with a new venture at Jecca's House. In...

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Speaker Meeting – April

Speaker Meeting – April

Our speaker this month was Doug Eyre, whose subject was “HMS Broadway”.  Doug had been a former member of the Rotary club Chipping Campden and District Club. Doug is currently the resident artist at the Broadway Museum. Doug described HMS Broadway, built in America in...

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Our Speaker for March

Our Speaker for March

Our speaker this month was Paul Leadbeater who spoke on the subject of “Counterfeiting and Forgery of Identity Documents”, and we were joined by 25 guests. Paul had worked in the Vetting Department of West Yorkshire CID before retiring to establish his own consultancy...

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Rotary COVID-19 Vaccine Appeal

Rotary COVID-19 Vaccine Appeal

“We want to make the COVID-19 Vaccination available to all around the world” Rotarian David Evans, President of the Rotary Club of Cheltenham, said, launching the appeal on 23 February 2021. “In this country we are lucky to have our vaccinations for free. Many...

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Happy Birthday Rotary!

Happy Birthday Rotary!

On 23rd February 1905, Rotary International was founded by Chicago-based lawyer, Paul Harris. This year, Rotary Day will celebrate 116 years of our incredible organisation! During that time, Rotary has united people in a common purpose – making connections and making...

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February speaker meeting

February speaker meeting

Our ‘Zoom’ speaker this month was Mary Wheildon. We were joined by friends and family and fellow Rotarians from other districts. Mary took us on a whistle stop tour of some of the extraordinary places she has visited on her extensive travels. She took us to the arctic...

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Lelep School

We are pleased to be able to make a difference to a very remote Lelep School. Our combined District contributions have revitalised the school and secured a sound educational environment for the future. Bringing about dramatic improvements to the living conditions for...

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Tree of Light

Tree of Light

The Campden Christmas Market Committee have decided to leave the Campden lights sparkling into mid-January this year. We have decided to join them and so we are leaving the Tree of Light glowing beyond Twelfth Night, just for this year. Many have lost loved ones to...

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