Category Archives: International

Week 8 – Rotary in Action at home and overseas

We are launching “Friends of Rotary in Sherborne” to support us with our very busy schedule of activities. If you are too busy to become a regular member of our club, but would like to support your local Rotary club … Continue reading

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Memorial Garden in Klaipeda a gift of Sherborne Castles Rotary Club

On 28 September Helena Peart and her son Christopher arrived in Klaipeda form the UK in order to present a cheque for 34,000 Euros to the St Francis oncology Centre. The money had been collected by the Sherborne Castles Rotary … Continue reading

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Collection for Nepal

Both Rotary clubs in Sherborne were in Cheap Street last Friday collecting to help the victims of the earthquake in Nepal.  We are so grateful to everyone who gave so generously to help with this cause. We raised  just under … Continue reading

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Bridge over the Mudi River now complete

David Pearson’s work with Joshua Orphan & Community Care in Malawi, and funding by our club,  has now reached another milestone as the bridge over the Mudi River has now been completed. Manyenje Bridge has provided easy access to Manyenje Village while the Manyenje … Continue reading

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Mudi River Footbridge in Malawi

Good news from Malawi. After a late start due to continuing rains rapid progress has been made in the construction of the new footbridge spanning the Mudi River. The latest photograph from Malawi shows the footbridge nearing completion with only … Continue reading

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Village Life in Malawi

While the major construction work was going on in Malawi, there were a number of other projects which David and Marjorie have been working on which have significantly changed lives. Feeding Kitchens Most of the children in the village are … Continue reading

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David Pearson wins Times/Sternberg Prize for African aid work

Congratulations David on winning this award.  We are all very proud to be associated with your work.   Just see the Times Online to find out what this is about. See more about Davids international work on our web site.

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Well done Sherborne! Updated Jan 2014

You very generously gave a total of £2,463 in our street collections last weekend. This is enough to purchase 4 shelter boxes for homeless people in the Philippines, in addition to the 2 that our club has donated. In addition … Continue reading

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Philippines Disaster Appeal in Sherborne

We will be collecting in Cheap Street on Saturday and Sunday.  Please do help us to raise funds for Shelterbox. The Rotary of Clubs of Sherborne Castles and Sherborne, and the Inner Wheel club are all working together this weekend … Continue reading

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Hidden Gardens of Sherborne hits a new record

The Hidden Gardens of Sherborne event, organised by the club over the weekend of 8th and 9th June, managed to create a new record this year: over 500 people visited the gardens and an unparalleled £4167 was raised. The beautiful … Continue reading

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We are all choc’d out!

Members of the club and their guests enjoyed an evening of chocolate tasting – and wine pairing – on Monday 25 March. The evening started with a glass or two of rosé prosecco accompanied by a chocolate dipped strawberry. Once everyone … Continue reading

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Club sends medical equipment to Ecuador

Part of the proceeds from our last Film Festival -SHIFF’12- has been earmarked to help provide medical equipment to a small community in Ecuador. The project is being overseen by the LATA Foundation and concerns the village of La Bocana … Continue reading

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The Maize Mill is open for business

More great news from David Pearson. The Maize Mill is open for business

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Jenny’s report on her valuable Rotary Friendship Exchange Visit to India

Rotary Friendship Exchange Visit to District 3201 February 2013 12 Rotarians and partners took part in the RIFE visit to Kerala and Tamil Nadu from 10th-26th February 2013. The exchange was organised by PDG Brian Murray of Yeovil Rotary Club. … Continue reading

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Sensational chocolate evening planned

The Rotary Club of Sherborne Castles plans to introduce a new skill into Sherborne next month, just in time for Easter: it’s all about knowing your chocolates. The CHOCOLATE TASTING evening will also give attention to the most suitable wines … Continue reading

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