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Dictionaries for Wrekin View Year 6

At the end of their end of year play featuring the panic of an end of term Oftsted inspection, the Year 6 pupils were treated to a short talk about Rotary International. 

President Brian Richards noted that the Leicester Tigers badge was recognised by more pupils than the Rotary logo.  

Rotary Wellington's New President

The incoming President of the Rotary Club of Wellington, Brian Richards, wished all members of the Club a ‘Happy Rotary New Year’ as he was welcomed into office by Immediate Past President John Wardle.

An Evening of Surprises

 It was cold - very cold! The temperature in the car registered 14C on arrival at Scott & Josie’s for the End of Year BBQ. Fortunately we had the shelter of a splendid marquee - except for Ed from Oakapple who stood in a covered outside area cooking sausage, burgers and chicken.

Croquet round 2 victory

On a cloudy evening of 27th June the croquet team entertained Stafford Knot at Church Farm Rowton.   Stafford Knot were intrigued by the hoop positions and the lie of the land.    The first two Wellington pairs came from losing positions to sneak 7-6 victories, the next games also went to Wellington and as the rain increased Stafford Knot conceeded in the interest of additional drinking time.    Both teams adjourned to the warmth of the kitchen where Rob and Virginia had prepared refreshments.    Thanks very much Rob.

A Vet's Story

Retired Vetinary Surgeon Elfed Jones entertained members with stories from his life as a vet beginning from when he trained in Edinburgh and tracing time until he arrived in Wellington to establish a practice in the town.

Telford Tree of Light - National Recognition

I am pleased to inform the club members and especially those which have involved themselves with the Telford Tree of Light over 21 years that the London Gazette today stated that her Majesty had awarded the Telford Tree of Light the Queens Award for Voluntary Service.    This is the equivalent of a MBE for an individual. 

Paul Booth, Chairman of the Rotary Clubs of Telford and District Trust Fund issued the following press release:  

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