Gordano Breakfast Rotary Club

News & Features

Hamper Winner!

Congratulations to Ed (and his dog Ted!) who is the lucky winner of our Christmas Hamper at the Ship. Thank you to everyone who bought tickets, to Aldi, Lidl, Sainsbury's and The Port for donating prizes and to Vic and Debbie for hosting the hamper at The Ship. £80 now … Read More

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The Miracle Flower - From Flanders to The Tower - The History of the Poppy

Many thanks to Jeremy Prescott for his inspirational presentation on the history of the poppy as a symbol of remembrance.… Read More

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Christmas Hamper Draw: The Ship Inn

You can now buy tickets for a draw to win a Christmas Hamper at The Ship Inn in Portishead. Proceeds go to charities and other good causes supported by Gordano Breakfast Rotary Club. Many thanks to all who have donated items for the hamper and to Debbie and Vic Long … Read More

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Club Skittles Social

An enjoyable evening of (social) skittles and a meal at The Kings Arms, Easton in Gordano.… Read More

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Old Key Recycling for Charity

Gordano Breakfast Rotary, with the support of Sainsbury’s, will have a redundant key collection box on display in the store during November. We all have left-over keys where the locks have long been replaced. Dig them out and drop them in the box. This valuable scrap metal will then be … Read More

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New Donation Platform

Virgin Money giving is soon to be closed down. We have now moved to Give as You Live Donate to assist with our fundraising for our charities and good causes.

The link below will take you to our donations page:

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Visit to Oakham Treasures

Several members and their partners enjoyed a visit to this privately-owned museum of retail and farming history. Many memories were evoked as we viewed items that we (or our parents/grandparents) used to own.… Read More

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Formal Presidential Handover

Yesterday, Bernd Langheim met with David Oyns and Colin Wring, who were accompanied by their spouses, Margaret and Jenny, to formally hand over the President and Vice President chains.  Bernd now has a short time to deal with family matters before taking up the role of Assistant Governor in Rotary … Read More

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St. Peter's Church Storyboat 700+

The club was delighted to take part in St. Peter's Church's celebration of 701 years serving Portishead.

Individuals and organisations were invited to decorate a small cardboard boat with their own Portishead story. The Club provided one of the hundreds of storyboats now displayed in the church. The GBRC boat … Read More

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Oxygen for India Campaign: RESULTS!!

We are delighted to report that our Oxygen for India Campaign has raised an amazing £1630.50...enough for two oxygen concentrators. Thank you for your generous support of this worthy cause!

Our original campaign request:

Why we need your help

With new cases topping 400,000 a day, a critical oxygen shortage, … Read More

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Straight from the West End: Luke McCall via Zoom 15th April

Gordano Breakfast with Nailsea & Backwell Rotary Clubs are delighted to present to you Luke McCall, the youngest Welsh artist who has played two of the most iconic roles in musical theatre: The Phantom (in Phantom of the Opera) and Jean Val Jean (in Les Miserables). … Read More

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Community Spirit Awards – NOMINATE YOUR HERO!

Gordano Breakfast Rotary has teamed up with the Portishead and Clevedon Resident for our Community Spirit Appreciation Award (CSA). Nominations are invited for anyone in the Portishead Community (person and/or business) who has stepped up to help during the past year of pandemic restrictions.

Do you know somebody who stepped … Read More

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End Polio Now Crocus Display in Bloom!

Spring is almost here and the 4,000 crocus bulbs planted in support of our ‘End Polio Now’ campaign by Gordano Breakfast and Portishead Rotary Club, with the valued help of Portishead in Bloom, are now in bloom at the Lake Grounds. An impressive display!

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Art Competition Results

Thank you to everyone who entered our first art competition. The standards were very high and selecting the winners was not an easy decision. We hope to repeat the competition again next year!

View the entries here in this YouTube presentation


10 years and under: Paint Category:

Watercolour… Read More
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Rotary Christmas Tree

Many thanks to Pauline and Jenny for expertly decorating our Rotary Christmas tree, which is now on display in St. Peter's Church.

Thanks too to Brackenwood Garden Centre who kindly donated the tree.… Read More

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Please contact the appropriate person from the list below if you would like any information about the club. Click the name to email:
President: David Oyns
Secretary: Mike Bennett 
Treasurer: James (Jim) Packer
Speaker bookings: Mike Cox
Media enquiries: John Mills
Youth Lead: Gary Fudge
Website: David Tyers
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