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Lighthouse Challenge achieved
ON 24th June, two members of Seaford Rotary Club, President Elect Mike Roper and Keith Ross were among the 663 walkers participating in the Lighthouse Challenge, a rare opportunity when a low Spring tide occurs during daylight hours for people to walk around the Beachy Head lighthouse....


Patchwork Farm Chailey Heritage
ON Wednesday 14th June Patchwork Farm at Chailey Heritage received the Royal Seal of Approval when their Patron, HRH The Duchess of Gloucester officially opened the farm....


Rouen Vouvray Twinning Visit
THE work of the twinning group, which started in November 2015, was finally rewarded when the Rouen-Vouvray club began communicating with us and eventually decided to come for a preliminary visit....


President's weekend on Isle of Wight
THE President was pleased and, yes, a bit relieved to discover that all the 38 members and loved ones who took the ferry to the Isle of Wight for our annual Weekend Away on 25th – 28th May had an enjoyable time at the lovely Brunswick Hotel in Shanklin....


Caravan cleaning for Children with Cancer Fund
CHILDREN with Cancer Fund (Polegate) was formed in 1998 to enable the children, and families of the children with cancer, to have a quality of life that we would hope to have ourselves....


Tony Lees Rotary meetings on Cunard's Queen Eleizabeth
HAVING spent a few weeks in Australia visiting my son and his family, I boarded the Cunard liner Queen Elizabeth in Brisbane for the journey home back to Southampton, the second half of a world cruise (69 nights), the journey of a lifetime....


May Boot, Craft and produce Fair
THE early morning of 14th May did not appear to bode well for the second Boot, Craft and Produce Fair of 2017 with heavy rain greeting the early risers....


Seaford Head students Sri Lanka trip
WHEN many members of the Rotary Club were at school, if anyone had suggested that, in their summer holidays, they might undertake a school trip to carry out a community project in Sri Lanka (or Ceylon for many!...


Seaford Musical Theatre Juniors
ON Wednesday 10th May President Bill Pierce and Past President Paul Vaesen went to the Barn Theatre during rehearsals of Seaford Musical Theatre Juniors (SMTJ) to present a cheque to Paula Woolven to help with support for disabled children who are part of this energetic and enthusiastic group....


Pevensey Walk
ON a grey but nevertheless dry morning, 19 Rotarians and wives and two canine walkers, Teddy and Mollie, set off to explore the Pevensey Levels....


Arlington Bluebell Walk and Farm Trail
This year, 2017, is the 45th anniversary of the opening of the Arlington Bluebell Walk, and the fifth year that Seaford Rotary Club has manned the Walk and provided refreshments for visitors....


Santa's garage completed
ONCE upon a time Seaford Rotary Club stored Santa’s Christmas sleigh in a garage at the Mercread Youth Club....


April Boot, Craft & Produce Fair
THE first of the 2017 season of the Rotary Boot, Craft & Produce Fairs took place at Martello Fields on Easter Sunday, 16th April....


Grand Charity Quiz
Sixteen teams eagerly gathered at St....


Young Writer Presentation
The results of the Seaford Rotary Young Writer competition open to pupils from primary schools in the Seaford area was announced in a presentation ceremony held on 20th March at Seaford Head School....


Young Photographer presentation
The winners of Seaford Rotary Club’s third competition for Young Photographers, supported by Fotobox, have announced....


Young Musician of the Year 2017
There was a packed audience at Cross Way Church for the sixth annual competition to find the Seaford Young Musician of the Year organised by Seaford Rotary Club....


Glyndebourne Visit
Three tenors, Bert Cutts, Gerry Peachey and myself, were invited to the famous Glyndebourne Opera House, near Lewes and granted a backstage tour (in exchange for £13....


Ray Hazan retires President of Blind Veterans UK charity
Past President Ray Hazan retired on 7th February from being President of Blind Veterans UK (BVUK), a position that he had held for 13 years....


John Owen aids Polio project in India
The whole experience was inspiring, humbling, motivational and eye opening....


Young Artist's Competition Prize Presentations
Seaford Rotary Club’s second competition to find the Seaford Young Artists of the Year has now been completed and prizes presented....


Chestnut Tree House Donation
On 18th January 2017, Abigail Harley, community Fundraiser for Chestnut Tree, visited to Club for lunch and to talk to the Club about the work the charity does in the local community....


Christmas Collections
Seaford Rotary Club wish to thank the people of Seaford for the successful Rotary Christmas collections around the streets of Seaford during seventeen December evenings and static in Broad Street on four Saturday mornings, with Father Christmas in his Sleigh of Goodwill....


Christmas Dinner
A member of Seaford Rotary Club became aware that two ladies who had no local relatives would otherwise be spending Christmas Day on their own....


Senior Citizens' Christmas Party
THIRTY-SIX senior citizens were treated to the annual Christmas party on 25th November held at St James Trust, Blatchington Road....


New Bell Muffles
Earlier this year a request was received from the bell ringers for financial assistance for provision of new muffles for the eight bells at St Leonard’s church....


Ray Hazan on Radio 107 Meridian FM
Get your diaries out, please!...


Rotary Club Competitions: Round 1
OCTOBER saw the commencement of the annual Rotary District annual competitions....


Kingston Walk
The morning of Tuesday 18th October dawned dismally grey and wet but nevertheless as the clouds cleared, to show what a hardy lot we are, 18 members and wives with 3 dogs (Bruno, Teddy and Mollie) and two guests from Heathfield and Waldron Rotary Club turned up at the car park adjacent to The Juggs Arms public house at Kingston to embark upon our latest safari exploring the countryside around Kingston and Lewes....


Sunday Roast
ON Sunday 23rd October, 55 Rotarians, their wives and partners, Harris fellowship recipients and guests enjoyed a Rotary Sunday Lunch Special....


President interviewed on Seahaven FM
MANY people have told me I have a face ideal for the wireless....


Life Before Rotary: Derek Reynolds
MY most vivid memory as a young boy growing up in North Belfast in the early 50's was when my father had invited an important visitor to our house for dinner....


Youth Services programme
Chair of Seaford Rotary Club's Youth Services committee Jim Anderson has confirmed the Club will again be organising various competitions for our young people over the next few months....


Grand Charity Draw presentation
THE winner of the first prize of £500 in Seaford Rotary Club’s Grand Charity Raffle is Michael Osborne who is the identical twin brother of Rotarian Tony Osborne....


September Boot, Craft and Produce Fair
THERE are strange forces at work that appear to be troubling the Rotary Boot, Craft & Produce fairs this year....


Firle walk
ON a hot sunny Tuesday morning in August 12 members and wives together with 2 dogs (Bruno and Teddy) assembled in the car park at the rear of The Ram public house at Firle to commence our latest walk exploring the countryside around Firle....


5th Seahaven Para Games
On Sunday 7th August the fifth annual Seahaven Para Games took place at the Downs Leisure Centre, Seaford hosted by Wave Leisure Trust (Wave)....


August Boot, Craft and Produce Fair
The weather for the Rotary Boot, Craft & Produce Fairs in 2016 continues to be changeable....


Car Parking for South Coast Triathlon and Half-Marathon
THE weekend of 9th/10th July saw competitors for the South Coast Triathlon and Half-Marathon descend upon Seaford, and once again Seaford Rotary Club organised the car parking in the Martello Fields....


July Boot, Craft and Produce Fair
PREPARATIONS for the Fair were made on the Friday before when the pitch areas were marked with white lines....


Vintage Tea Party
OVER 100 guests enjoyed a quintessential English Vintage Charity Tea Party held at Bates Green Farm Arlington on 3rd July hosted by Past President Mike Logan....


Paul Harris Fellowship award
Before his last act as President there was one task that Peter Fenwick had much pleasure in performing - the presentation of a Paul Harris Fellowship award....


President's Night and Handover 2016
ANNUALLY Rotary Clubs change their Club President on the first of each July....


Events

  • Sat 01 Jul 2017
  • President's Evening and Handover
  • Sun 02 Jul 2017
  • Michael & Pippa Logan's Garden Party
  • Wed 05 Jul 2017
  • Fellowship
  • Sun 09 Jul 2017
  • Boot, Craft and Produce Fair

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