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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.

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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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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