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3ccr Event 2015

The next 3ccr event is expected to be on the 7th of June.

Click on the on the 3ccr link for details and photographs from the 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 Three Counties Cycle Ride.

We are delighted that Garth Hill College is supporting the Three Counties Cycle Ride with the start and finish areas …

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3ccr Event 1st of June 2014

The weather was perfect for the event. 625 riders were enrolled through the website and another 88 riders enrolled on the day (713 total riders).

The day went off without any major incidents and RCOB have since received many compliments – a few we have reproduced below:

Another great event – congratulations! Colin Johnson

My son (11yrs) and myself (48yrs) …

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Rotary Leadership Award 2013

On Tuesday 20th August, Stacey Chambers came to Rotary Lunch to tell us all about the RYLA course she had attended earlier this summer. Every year our Rotary Club finances a young person to experience the adventure that is Ros Y Gwalia in North Wales. Stacey provided us with an excellent insight into the various challenges and activities she had …

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Stanlake Vineyard Trip

Stanlake Vineyard Trip Aug 2013


On Thursday 15th August 15 of us visited Stanlake Vineyard in Twyford to sample the wines and hear about how they are produced. It was a very enjoyable and interesting visit. The members were transported by Dave Donaldson in a Mini Bus. We followed this up with lunch at the Baratus Restaurant in the Royal Oak in Ruscombe. …

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2013 Annual Barbecue

RCOB Annual Barbecue Aug 2013


On Saturday 10th August President Alan and his wife Sue hosted a Barbecue in their lovely garden. The weather was kind to us and all 25 members, partners and guest who attended enjoyed the event very much. Alan was assisted by Dave Donaldson in cooking the meat and fish. The Barbecue is now established as a popular annual …

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Mike Daley Joins RCOB


An enthusiastic round of applause greeted the induction of our latest new member Mike Daley when he officially joined our club on Tuesday 9th July. In welcoming him as a new Rotarian, President Alan explained that he was now a member of a world wide association of professional and business persons united in the ideal of service.

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RCOB Election of Presidents 2013-14


President Alan Davis was persuaded to continue in office for a second year following the resignation of former Senior Vice President Steve Rakowski for personal reasons.


John Tobin is Senior Vice President and Diana Henfrey Junior Vice President for the Rotary year 2013/2014 respectively.

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Heart Radio Interview


On Friday 1st March Alan Davis and Dave Donaldson were interviewed by Heart Radio. They presented a cheque for £1000 to them for their charity ‘Have a Heart’ from last year’s event and took the opportunity to promote this year’s Three Counties Cycle Ride which was held on Sunday 2nd June 2013. See www.3ccr.org for more details.

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