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February 2019 Newsletter

bulletForthcoming Events
bulletWhat you have missed
bulletCommittee Members

Forthcoming Events

Members Meeting - 14th February


Members Meeting - 14th March

Janet Searl talking to us about Dorset Trivia



Ken Exworth talking to us about The London Police


Membership Meeting - 11th April


Membership Meeting -9th May

John Myers talking to us about the amazing Red Arrows


Valerie Young talking to us about Leprosy in Myanmar

Orée d’Anjou Visit - 30th May to 2nd June

Our committee are currently organising a programme of events for their visit in May.

Would you please contact Debbie on 01202 828171 if you are available to host some of our guests. If you haven’t hosted before, please don’t be shy in getting in touch, as its great fun.


Cotswolds Mini-Break 21st-25th October

There are still a few spaces available on this fantastic trip. You’ll be booked into the Prince of Wales Hotel, Berkeley, with trips arranged to Moreton-in-Marsh, Bourton-on-the-Water, Cirencester & Bath. Please call Jane Cowley on 01932 808590 or 07990 594940 to make your booking for a bargain price of £216 per person.

Polo Shirts


Sad News

Twinning polo shirts are still available to purchase. If anyone would like to place an order, then please contact John Pettitt.



We’ve recently said good-bye to three long serving members, Pam Reeks BEM, Joyce Timpson and Fred Spencer OBE, who will be missed dearly. Our love to Ron, Dave, Josephine and their families.

What You Have Missed

Members Meeting - October 2018


Members Meeting - November 2018

David Daniels talking about South American Adventures.


Martin Stewart (Stewart's Garden Centre's) talking about Green fingers!

Members Meeting - January 2019


Members Christmas Party

Amelia’s dad, Karl, talking about fulfilling his daughters wish to continue to help other children, and how their small team organise events and fundraise to enable to help children in need within Dorset. (Editors note:- Money collected at the meeting including the speaker fee and voluntary collections amounted to £177 - well done.)


A great social night with food, wine, raffle and some great impromptu singing.

Your Committee Members

Chairman Clive Grove (01202 826449)


Vice Chair Julie Blackwell-West (01202 900867)

Carol Geary

Treasurer  Sandra Grove
Minutes Secretary Sheila Hollingsworth
Membership Secretary

John Pettitt

Newsletter / Facebook Debbie Scott
Speaker Organiser

Ian Lucking (Currently open to a takeover bid)

Website Stuart Clifton (
Council Representative Susan Shaw
Other Committee Members

Sheila Burgess, Pat Danes, Avril Pettitt,  Vivien Clifton, Mike Billington, Stephanie Billington


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