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Christmas collections 2017
SEAFORD Rotary Club wish to thank the people of Seaford for the successful Rotary Christmas collections around the streets of Seaford with Father Christmas in his Sleigh of Goodwill during seventeen December evenings, and the static collections in Broad Street on four Saturday mornings....


Club Skittles Match
On the last day of November, 13 Rotarians, their partners and friends descended on the Royal Oak, Barcombe to play skittles – in preparation for the forthcoming District skittles competition and to have an enjoyable evening....


Senior Citizens' Christmas Party
Forty-six senior citizens had accepted our invitation to the Christmas Party at St James Trust on 24th November, but this was reduced to 43 on the morning due to double booking and ill health....


Arlington Walk
After a very wet Monday evening it was a relief to wake up on Tuesday to a dry morning which gave us the green light for our walk....


Young Chef Competition
If you happened to be walking along Steyne Road one Saturday morning recently and you were captivated by an aroma of five star cooking it may just have been from the Young Chefs Competition which the Seaford Rotary Club organised at Seaford Head School....


Visit to Hippodrome Theatre, Eastbourne
ON the first Friday of November a group of Rotarians and their partners went on a guided tour of one of Eastbourne's most famous and historic buildings, namely the Royal Hippodrome Theatre in Seaside Road....


Grand Charity Raffle Draw and Prize Presentation
The draw for the Grand Charity Raffle took place on 17th October at Morrisons, Dane Road, when the winning tickets were drawn by Megan Kirwan, People Manager of Morrisons....


President in Focus: Tony Lees interviews President Mike Roper
PAST President Tony Lees interviewed President Mike Roper during the lunchtime meeting on 18th October....


Last 2017 Boot, Craft and Produce Fair
The last Boot, Craft and Produce Fair of 2017 took place on 15th October, and thanks to Hurricane Ophelia the day was blessed with mild and occasionally sunny weather....


Visit to HMS Belfast
On the last Thursday of September, a small group of Rotary members paid a visit to the Pool of London....


Ditchling Walk
Tuesday 26th September dawned rather grey and misty, but this did not quench the enthusiasm of our walkers who set off from the village car park in Ditchling on a five mile walk....


Visit to Rouen-Rouvray
This was the second part of the process of Seaford and Rouen-Rouvray Rotary Clubs “getting to know each other” after the Rouen Club’s visit to us in June....


SASBAH at Lodge Hill Activity Centre
SASBAH – What’s That?...


Seahaven Para Games – Sunday 13 August 2017
Sunday 13th August saw the sixth running of the annual Seahaven Para Games at the Downs Leisure Centre in Seaford....


August Boot, Craft and Produce Fair
THERE were some bright white clouds in the sky over the sea, but the rest of the sky on the morning of the August fair was a continuous blue....


Safety in Action 2017: Best Team
FOLLOWING the presentation of the Best School award to Plumpton School in June, on 20th July President Mike Roper and Rotarians Mike Hemmings, Peter Posgate and Paul Vaesen went to Harbour Primary School in Newhaven to present the Best Team award....


July Boot, Craft and Produce Fair
THE sky of the morning of 9th July was a lovely pale unbroken blue with no sign of any clouds when the first of the sellers arrived to set up their stalls....


President's Night and Handover 2017
EACH year on 1st July, Seaford Rotary Club changes its Club President....


Seaford Community Cinema matinee performance 'La La Land'
THE Barn Theatre, Saxon Lane, Seaford is the location of Seaford Community Cinema, a volunteer run, not-for-profit organisation that relies on a team of volunteers and on-going support to bring selected recent film releases to Seaford....


President's Donation
AS one of his last duties as President for 2016/17, Bill Pierce visited the local shop of Cancer Research UK in Broad Street, Seaford on 26th June 2017 and presented the President’s donation of £1,000 to the shop manager Laura Gerrard....


Lighthouse Challenge achieved
ON 24th June, two members of Seaford Rotary Club, President Elect Mike Roper, Paul Connor, a Friend of Rotary and myself 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....


Safety in Action 2017: Best School
DURING week commencing 22nd May 2017, 789 children aged 10 - 11 from 27 different schools within the boundary of Lewes District Council descended on Newhaven Fort to take part in Safety in Action Week....


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....


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