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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.

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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Tree of Light

Tree of Light

A huge thank you to everyone who donated to our Tree of Light this year, helping us to continue our charitable work throughout 2021. A very happy Christmas to you all!

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Food Bank donation

Food Bank donation

Rotary Club Chipping Campden and District made a further donation to the food bank this week. This particular donation weighed in at 112.76Kg!

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Speaker meeting November 26th 2020

Speaker meeting November 26th 2020

Teacher Jackie Flaherty and student Jess Gregg from Chipping Campden School spoke to us this month about the exciting climate change project they are involved in. Jackie Flaherty introduced the project that the students have been involved in. The students have taken...

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Tree of Light

Tree of Light

On Saturday the 5th of December this year's Tree of Light was switched on. Making Campden Sparkle this year was the town's oldest resident at the small, due to current restrictions, switch on ceremony. The Lights are magnificent and as a centre piece our Tree of Light...

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Fire Service Lend a Hand with Our Tree of Light

Fire Service Lend a Hand with Our Tree of Light

A huge thank you goes out to the Firemen of Chipping Campden for putting up this year's Tree of Light. Supplied by TOPS Nursery and donated by local business, 'At home with the Rudds'. We are looking forward to seeing it lit up on the 5th of December. Donations to the...

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Remembrance Sunday 8th November

Remembrance Sunday 8th November

Following the Government announcement of a month-long lock-down from Thursday 5th November Chipping Campden Town Council is encouraging residents to stay at home and observe a two minutes’ silence on their doorsteps at 11am on 8th November. After consultation with the...

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Tree of Light

Tree of Light

This month we are once again launching our Tree of Light appeal. We will be putting up a Christmas tree in the centre of Chipping Campden, lit as a tribute to loved ones who are no longer here to celebrate the Christmas season with us. The Rotary Club of Chipping...

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Lighting up a Dark Year

Lighting up a Dark Year

In the face of the global Covid pandemic, and the increasingly bleak daily news bulletins we are offered, it may sometimes seem that the world has little good news to celebrate. However, Rotary International has been celebrating a historic landmark as Africa has...

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Our New Website Launches

Our New Website Launches

We're pleased to announce that our new website has now been launched.  We have been working with OJE Technology over the last few months to help get us online so we can better serve our community and inform everyone about our projects.  We are delighted with our new...

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A Day in the Life of Quebec 4

A Day in the Life of Quebec 4

Speaker Meeting - 24th September 2020, 06.30pm Following a brief career summary Roger will focus on his latest adventure. Working three days a week in a prison. HMP Send is a women’s prison situated in Ripley just outside Woking, Surrey. It is in open countryside...

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Business as Usual

Business as Usual

Despite the restrictions the Rotary Club of Chipping Campden and district has continued to operate with our virtual Zoom business meetings. In addition, our speaker this month was John McElroy who also joined us on Zoom to give us a fact packed talk on the subject of...

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A Life-Time in Management Consulting

A Life-Time in Management Consulting

Speaker Meeting 27th August at 06.30pm A life-time in Management Consulting Assignments: Abattoirs to xylophones (electronic); Rostrum cameras to crushing machines; best wool worsted to shrink wrap! Marketing, machining, matching, merging recruiting, restructuring,...

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Climate Change Meets COVID-19

Climate Change Meets COVID-19

Speaker Meeting 23rd July at 06.30pm As the number of Covid 19 infections reduces to a more manageable level and the death rate falls, we are beginning the difficult transition out of lockdown, with governments turning their attention to how they stimulate economic...

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Happy New Rotary Year

Happy New Rotary Year

Every New Year brings change in many forms, we have a new president and new ways of interacting with each other. This is my first little article as I take on the role of publicity officer, a change of role for me and at this point I would like to thank my fellow...

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