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Also on 1st September, IPP Merrilyn Chadwick presented her charities with donations from her year of fundraising.


Representatives from Rochdale RSPCA, Rochdale Children's Moorland Home and Mercy Ships updated members on their latest activities before accepting cheques from Merrilyn.

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IPP Merrilyn with Jackie Brook and Shirley Mellor from Rochdale RSPCA

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IPP Merrilyn with Garry Bradbury from Rochdale Children's Moorland Home

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IPP Merrilyn with Alan Kershaw representing Mercy Ships

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On 1st September Faisal Latif became the newest member of the Club as he was inducted into Rotary by President Selwyn. Membership Secretary John Kay watched on.

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Social evening at Castleton Bowling Club

On a rain affected evening 30 Rotarians, Inner Wheelers and friends enjoyed a fun night out playing crown green bowls followed by a pie supper.

Many struggled to get near the jack on a soggy green but Lis Kay and Russell Bray gained a bowls trophy for their cabinets presented by President Selwyn.

Many thanks to Castleton bowling club for their hospitality and Millcroft Tea Rooms who did the catering .

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The 2022 Classic Car and Bike Show took place a Falinge Park on a lovely hot sunny day. Over 200 vehicles were on display, along with 35 stalls selling a variety of goods. 2,000 passed through the park gates and enjoyed a great day.

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Images courtesy of Ken Rowlett

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Videos from the show and now available on the Car Show page here.


The 2023 Car Show will take place at the same venue on Sunday 16th July 2023. 

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The Presidential handover took place at the Masonic Buildings on 7th July. IPP Merrilyn Chadwick thanked her officers for their work over the last 12 months before handing the Chain of Office to incoming President Selwyn Hodge.

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