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2018 Burns Night Fund Raising for Gurkha Welfare Trust

On Saturday 20th January, the Rotary Club of Bracknell held a very successful Burn’s Night Dinner at the Flavell Suite, Sindlesham Court, attended by a 105 people including District Governor, David Pope. The evening was memorable for the wonderful Bagpipe music of Alan Vaughan from the Reading Pipe Band, accompanied by Gregor Hosie, Drummer, a delicious four course Burns’ …

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Radio Berkshire Peach Quest

Radio Berkshire Peach Quest

Radio Berkshire Peach Quest

Peach Quest was excellent fun. We formed a team made up of Rotarians Bruce Irvine and Zoe Lattimer from Easthampstead, Norman Lattimer from Reading Abbey and Dave Donaldson from Bracknell and called ourselves Rotary MAD (Making A Difference). We met Andrew Peach at the Radio Berkshire Studio in Caversham and started the Quest. We were given the first clue and …

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Burns Night Charity Dinner 2018

On the occasion of the anniversary of Scotland’s Immortal Bard:

Burns’ Night Gala Charity Dinner

FUNDRAISING IN SUPPORT OF: Gurkha Welfare Trust
Saturday 20th January 2018
7 for 7.30pm
Flavell Suite
Sindlesham Court Masonic Centre
Mole Road,
Sindlesham, RG41 5EA

Tickets: £40
Advance booking essential:
By post: Burns’ Night, 7 Meadow Road, …

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Three Counties Cycle Ride Presentation of Cheques

On Tuesday 12th December, the Rotary Club of Bracknell held a Presentation of Cheques event at the Old Manor hotel in the town. The club had organised the annual Three Counties Cycle Ride last June and invited representatives from the four main charities to come and receive cheques of £2000 each. The charities were Thames Valley Air Ambulance, The British …

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Chapel at Wellington College

Service of Nine Lessons and Carols

Chapel at Wellington College

The Rotary Club of Bracknell were pleased to welcome a large congregation to the beautiful Chapel at Wellington College last Friday evening for their annual traditional Service of Nine Lessons and Carols. The Round Table Choir were in good voice and our Rotary District Governor, David Pope, sang the first verse of Once in Royal David’s City as a solo. …

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David Gowing Presentation

David Gowing Presentation

David Gowing Presentation

David Gowing has retired from the Rotary Club of Bracknell after thirty years of membership in which he has been involved in many local, national and international projects. He will be remembered as an active member but especially for his excellent work as Club Treasurer and also as Treasurer for the Three Counties Cycle Ride. The Club President, Nigel Boshier, …

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Remembrance for Honorary Member John Nike

Remembrance for Honorary Member John Nike

Remembrance for Honorary Member John Nike

On Saturday 22nd April, President Nigel Boshier and Rotarian Dave Donaldson represented the club at a special Service of Remembrance for Honorary Member John Nike who died on Christmas day. The photographs show a display of John’s OBE, Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire insignia and Freeman of the Borough of Bracknell Forest. Candles were lit by family and friends and …

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RCOB Presentation to Borough Mayor 2017

RCOB Presentation to Borough Mayor

RCOB Presentation to Borough Mayor

Every year, at Christmas time, the Rotary Club of Bracknell organises a Service of Nine Lessons and Carols held in the beautiful Chapel at Wellington College and the proceeds from the collection are donated to the Bracknell Forest Borough Mayor’s Charity.

Club members were pleased to welcome the Mayor, Cllr Tony Virgo to their meeting on Tuesday 28th March to …

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Sand Dams Project

Sand Dams Project

On Tuesday 21st March 2017, the club welcomed Rotarian Bruce Irvine from the Rotary Club of Easthampstead to give a talk on the Sand Dams Project. Bruce is a great enthusiast for Sand Dams and is the leading Rotarian in our District to promote this very worthwhile cause. He was awarded a Paul Harris Fellowship earlier this year in recognition …

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3ccr 2017 Official Launch

The Rotary Club of Bracknell is organising the Three Counties Cycle Ride again this year and it will take place on Sunday 4th June.

On Tuesday 14th March at 12.00, we launched the event with a Radio Berkshire interview and a press photo-call/publicity event at the Old Manor Hotel in Bracknell.

The Launch was attended by the Mayor of Bracknell …

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