Category Archives: Sherborne Local Support

Auction of Toy, Games, Childrens books

The entire contents of a local playschool are being auctioned in Sherborne this Saturday 25th November. Approximately 200 items are being sold with proceeds going to Sherborne Castles Rotary Charities and the Hidden Needs Trust.  Come along on Saturday and buy your Xmas … Continue reading

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2016 Winners of our Andrew Simpson Olympic Bursaries

In 2012, in recognition of the London Olympics, the two Rotary clubs in Sherborne decided to offer a bursary to two youngsters from the Gryphon School, each year until the Rio Olympics in 2016. Now for the fourth year two … Continue reading

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Donations from the proceeds of Hidden Gardens

The hidden gardens event is always popular with the people of Sherborne and the 2014 event generated a total of £ 4,313 distributed equally between the two chosen beneficiaries, who were the Friends of the Yeatman Hospital and Marie Curie End of Life Care. At the cheque … Continue reading

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Big Lottery TakepArt Project at Sherborne Youth Centre

Members of Sherborne Castles Rotary club show that they are not afraid to get their hands dirty when it comes to helping out with this local project. Sustainable building techniques are being used to construct a new building in the grounds of Sherborne … Continue reading

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President Bruce Carries out his first Cheque Presentation to St Margaret’s Hospice

Newly installed as President, Bruce is already out and about making cheque presentations to deserving charities and good causes. On Tuesday he visited St Margaret’s Hospice, Yeovil with John Buckley who is our club’s Powerman UK co-ordinator. He and John … Continue reading

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Sherborne Town Band Benefits From Rotary Great Western 10K Run

President John handed over a cheque for £1,000 to the Sherborne Town Band in their Band Room on the Terrace last Friday the 27th June. The donation was made up of funds presented to the club by Yeovil Town Road … Continue reading

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Andrew Simpson Bursary Winners Meet Dame Kelly Holmes

This years winners of the Andrew Simpson Olympic Bursary, from the Gryphon School in Sherborne, had a weekend to remember when they were invited to the Powerman event on 11th May. As well as holding the tape at the end of … Continue reading

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Sherborne Castles Donation Kick Starts New Project at Yewstock School

At morning assembly last Friday Sean Kretz head teacher of Yewstock School, Sturminster Newton announced the go ahead for the school’s new Rebound Therapy Project. He told the assembly that he was able to do so thanks to the Rotary Club of … Continue reading

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Our Olympic Legacy Bursaries

We are again awarding two Olympic Bursaries this year so this seems a good time to review how last years awards went.    Following the successful 2012 Olympic Games it was agreed that both Rotary Clubs in Sherborne would give £500 per annum for … Continue reading

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SHIFF Opening Night a Great Success

“Excellent choice of film” and “Best film I have seen for ages” were just two of the comments heard as film goers left the opening film of this years Sherborne International Film Festival last night.   This opening night film, Untouchable, is a French … Continue reading

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Increased Donation and Proceeds from this years Rotary Great Western 10K Run

As his last official duty President Nick presented a cheque for £750 to the West End Pre-School. The pre-school celebrates its 40th anniversary on the 19th July and is raising funds to replace much of the play equipment that has … Continue reading

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Club Supports Sherborne Youth Club’s Kaleidoscope Project

A cheque for £500 was handed over to members of Sherborne Youth Club at our meeting on the 17th June by President Nick to support the Kaleidoscope Project being run from the Youth Club in Tinneys Lane. The project provides … Continue reading

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