Gordano Breakfast Rotary Club

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Christmas Trolley Dash Winner

Congratulations to Peter Stephens who won our £200 Trolley Dash Draw at Sainsbury's Store in Portishead!

Thank you to everyone who supported the draw, which has raised over £1000 for our charities and good causes!… Read More

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Christmas Hamper Winner at The Ship, Portishead (and Second Hamper)

Congratulations to George Martin who won our Christmas Hamper at The Ship. The draw took place earlier than planned as all tickets were sold so quickly. A huge thanks to everyone who bought tickets, Landlord Vic for hosting and Aldi, Iceland, Lidl, Portishead Motorcare, Sainsbury’s and The Port for their … Read More

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Last Night of the Proms!

A huge thanks to everyone who supported our sell-out "Last Night of the Proms" last night! An excellent evening with Westbury Park Orchestra, The North Somerset Good Afternoon Choir and, guest soloist, Verity Huntley. Our conductor was Ben England. The evening raised over £2,000 for charities. Thank you!… Read More

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Rotary Remembers

Members of Portishead Rotary and Gordano Breakfast Rotary Club were pleased to act as road marshals for today's British Legion Remembrance Parade in Portishead… Read More

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New Members

We are delighted to welcome three new members to the club: Peta Cox, Mike Cox and Jan Grimshaw. We all look forward to working with you!… Read More

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Chris Sperring: Wilding and Protecting our Environment

Huge thanks to Chris Sperring, presenter and conservationist, for an excellent presentation on wilding and protecting our environment and the species that it supports.… Read More

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Charity Golf Day September 2019

What a fantastic day at Bristol and Clifton Golf Club...even the weather was perfect with a warm sunny day! Well done to Handelsbanken Portishead (highest team score) & Mark (longest drive, nearest the pin & highest individual score!).

Thank you to all the teams who entered who help us raise … Read More

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Cheque Presentation to Nicola Corry Support Foundation

The Club was delighted to be able to present Mary Pearce from the Nicola Corry Support Foundation with a cheque for £500 at our breakfast meeting this morning.
This money was raised during our recent ‘Music on a Summers Eve’ concert at which tenor Ben Makisi performed.… Read More

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President's Supper and Cheque Presentations

The club held a very enjoyable President's Supper at the Poacher in Portishead last night. This was the first Supper of Jenny's Presidency. Food was excellent and a great evening was enjoyed by all. Ben and Maina Makisi, who both performed at our Music for a Summer's Eve concert raising … Read More

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Music on a Summer's Eve

Operatic Tenor, Ben Makisi, sang to a packed house at St. Peter's Church. Ben was accompanied by the gifted pianist, Matthew McCombie, who also performed some solo pieces. Ben's wife, Maina, joined him in the second half of the programme to perform some traditional songs. The evening was enjoyed by … Read More

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GBRC Fairground Games out for Portishead Raft Race

The Club took our fairground games, designed and built with Gordano pupils taking their Duke of Edinburgh awards, to the Raft Race today at Portishead Lake Grounds. Another beautiful day in Portishead!… Read More

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Physiotherapy to manage common conditions

Really interesting presentation from Skye from Severn Physiotherapy this morning at our first Speaker meeting of the new Rotary year. She gave us a comprehensive overview of physiotherapy in common conditions, services available in our community and a few tips on how to stay mobile and well in later years.… Read More

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President's Handover

Jim Packer hands over the reins to Jenny Wring, President for 2019/2020. The club also presented cheques of £500 each to Jessie May Trust and to Ebenezer Clinic, Kingdom of eSwatini.… Read More

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Great Western Air Ambulance Charity

Excellent presentation by Ian from Great Western Air Ambulance this morning. Keep up the great work!… Read More

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Ebenezer Clinic, Kingdom of eSwatini (Swaziland)

Huge thanks to Dr. Dee Wevill for making the journey from Birmingham to give us a very inspirational insight into Swaziland and the work (and challenges) of Ebenezer Clinic. Ebenezer Clinic is our international charity for this Rotary year. We have donated £450 to Ebenezer so far and agreed that … 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
Media enquiries: John Mills
Youth Lead: Gary Fudge
Website: David Tyers
or complete our Contact Form in the next column if you are not sure where to direct your enquiry.
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& Rotary Club of Gordano Breakfast Trust Fund (Charity Number: 1179753)
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